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No Trace of Accelerator

Emily Wardill presents a compelling investigation into collective fear.


Dir-Scr Emily Wardill
Prod Anže Peršin
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Jarman Award winner Wardill gets Brechtian on the true story of a series of seemingly unconnected fires that suddenly combusted in an isolated French town in the 1990s, evoking an uncanny sense of the troubling emotions the fires unleashed in the community.

Kate Taylor

Festival guests

These members of the filmmaking team are expected to attend the festival:

  • Stephen Fewell, Cast

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Short films

Fall into Ruin

Dir William E. Jones. USA 2017. 30min

Jones’ formative experience of meeting influential Greek art dealer Alexander Iolas. He becomes captivated by the homoerotic sculptures of ancient Greece and the radical beauty of modern art.

Pre-Image (Blind as the Mother Tongue)

Dir Hiwa K. Greece-UK-Germany 2017. 18min

The artist retraces his journey by foot to Europe from Iraq to escape persecution as a Kurdish Iraqi while balancing a sculpture made of mirrors on his nose.


Dir Pia Borg. UK-Australia 2017. 23min

Using film and computer imagery, we witness land formally valuable as the gemstone mines, now abandoned and used as sets for sci-fi movies.

Additional information

Total running time 121min

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