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MIFF Shorts at Fed Square

Join us every evening in April from 5-6pm in the plaza at Fed Square for a package of amazing short films, screened at MIFF in 2015 or 2016. Includes Olympic Nick: A Donutumentary, Oscar winner Adam Elliot's Ernie Biscuit and Big City, recently selected for this year's Tribeca Film Festival! More info here.

2017 Festival Dates

The 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival dates are announced! We'll be waiting for you in the cinema from 3–20 August 2017. Until then:

Gift Vouchers On Sale!

Give the gift of unforgettable cinema experiences! Gift Vouchers for MIFF 2017 are now available, and are delivered to you via email as a downloadable PDF. Perfect for last minute presents as well as being incredibly thoughtful - with over 300 films on offer at the 2017 festival, the gift voucher recipient will delight in selecting on what to spend their MIFF money.

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast

In the latest Talking Pictures podcast join Jonathan Rosenbaum (film critic and author, USA), David Jenkins (Little White Lies, UK), Conor Bateman (4:3 website), Cerise Howard (Czech and Slovak Film Festival) and Alexandra Heller Nicholas (3RRR) as they discuss the past, present and future of cinephilia.

Stay up to date with our monthly podcast series: subscribe to MIFF eNews or subscribe via iTunes.

Mini Passes now on sale

Guarantee your future happiness with a 2017 Mini Pass. Valid for 10 sessions (with a bonus 3 sessions before 5pm on weekdays), a Mini Pass is great value. Save money, and give yourself more sessions to really explore all that the festival has to offer, including ticketed Talking Pictures panels and discussions. Valid for this year's festival, 3-20 August 2017.

MIFF Member: $135 | Full: $160 | Concession: $145

Donate to MIFF

MIFF is a not-for-profit organisation, presenting an annual festival since 1952. We are one of the world's oldest film festivals, and a reflection of Melbourne's deep roots in film culture and passion for cinema. We invite you to donate to MIFF. Your donation makes a significant impact – with your support MIFF can deliver ambitious and distinctive artistic programming, ongoing operational innovation and create memorable big screen and festival community experiences. Donate now

2016 Festival Video Wraps

Check out our wrap videos from MIFF 2016! From the Official Wrap to Opening Night Gala (pictured above), Virtual Reality and Filmmaker Perspectives, relive all the amazing moments from this year's festival.

MIFF Membership

Become or renew as a MIFF Member in April 2017 - you'll automatically go into the draw to win a MIFF 2017 Festival Passport! MIFF members get in first all year – with festival priority entrypre-sale and ticket discounts, plus from invitations to free monthly preview screenings of the latest film releases to concession entry at our cinema partners. Find out more and sign up now.

April MIFF Members' Screening: Berlin Syndrome

Alone and adrift in Berlin, Clare (Teresa Palmer) meets the handsome and charismatic Andi (Max Riemelt) and there’s an instant attraction between them. What begins as a passionate holiday romance takes a sinister turn when Clare wakes up to discover Andi has locked her in his apartment, and he has no intention of letting her leave, ever.

Berlin Syndrome is a gripping thriller from acclaimed Australian director Cate Shortland (Lore, Somersault).

Want invitations to free preview screenings all year-round? Then you'll need a MIFF Membership! Become a Member now for your invitation to FREE monthly preview screenings and so much more.

Subscribe to Widescreen eNews

Subscribe to MIFF eNews Widescreen because you want to get exclusive MIFF news and freebie giveaways straight to your inbox every month, and daily updates and insider news during the festival. Join the MIFF community!

MIFF on iTunes

Missed it at MIFF? Find it in the MIFF iTunes Super Store! Titles from 2012-2016 are up now, with more to come soon.

Looking for MIFF 2016 Program?

Want to refer to something from the MIFF 2016 program? View the program pages here, or scroll through the digital guide.