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When is MIFF on this year? Block out your schedule between 28 July-14 August 2016 and join us for the 65th MIFF!

2016 Festival eMini Passes & Passports

Obviously you're not going to be anywhere else but in the cinema with us between 28 July-14 August 2016. Plan ahead and purchase eMinis and Passports (available exclusively to MIFF members) right now!

Mother's Day Gift Vouchers on Sale Now

Treat your mum this Mother's Day and purchase a MIFF Gift Voucher online and instantly receive a printable PDF. Valid for redeeming against MIFF passes, tickets and MIFF membership, with a MIFF Gift Voucher you can give the gift of unforgettable cinema!

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2015 Wrap Video

All of MIFF 2015 in a 1:40min video.

Talking Pictures Podcast | Series 2, Episodes 7 & 8

Welcome to the next series of MIFF's Talking Pictures podcast! Find us on our iTunes page or subscribe to Widescreen, where new episodes will be launched. We have two new episodes for you, the first one is Foodie-ism: Are We Full Up? featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer Jonathan Gold, chef Shane Delia and more! Watch the full video here.

Also don't miss In Conversation with Benny Safdie as he joins local filmmaker Rhys Grahman to discuss his celebrated body of work which featured as a retrospective at MIFF 2015. Watch here. 

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Putuparri Goes Global

Following its world premiere season at MIFF 2015 and the MIFF Travelling Showcase in regional Victoria, MIFF Premiere Fund-supported Putuparri & the Rainmakers has been selected to screen at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival - one of the world's largest factual content events. The film, which won the 2015 CineFest $100,000 Film Prize, continues its tour with screenings on April 7th at Fremantle (WA), 11th at Northbridge (WA) and 20th Randwick (NSW). Click for info and bookings.

March MIFF Members' Screening

Our MIFF Members' Screening for May is Highly Strung thanks to our friends at Sharmill Films and Cinema Nova.

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Scott Hicks (Shine) explores the appeal and intrigue of string instruments with a layered documentary that spans the globe, from the modest homes of the musicians who make up the Australian String Quartet to the picturesque violin-crafting township of Cremona, Italy, to Manhattan's Plaza Hotel - home to the Carpenter family, the self-anointed "Kardashians of the stringed world".

Juxtaposing the skill of craftsmen and musicians with the growing interest in the collectability of instruments by the ultra rich, Hicks weaves an involving story of passion, ego and skill.

10.30am, Sunday 1 May
Cinema Nova, Carlton


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MIFF Membership - Win a Premium Member Upgrade!

Renew or become a MIFF Member during April - you could win an upgrade to Premium Membership! The ultimate MIFF experience, Premium Membership includes reserved seating in every session, a festival Passport and bespoke lanyard, a double pass to Opening & Closing Galas, plus a hotline to our Membership Coordinator for all your session booking needs, a dinner invitation with the MIFF Program team, plus of course, priority venue entry, and more! Read up on the benefits and become a MIFF Member by 30 April to be in the draw!

MIFF on iTunes

Missed it at MIFF? Find it in the MIFF iTunes Super Store! Titles from 2012-2015 are up now, with more to come soon.