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72 HOUR PROJECT (MA15+) (, 2004)
A team of Irish filmmakers are setting out to make a cinema-quality feature film in just 72 hours. ... The Ballad of Des & Mo is a romantic comedy that will be made on the fly on location in Melbourn… Read more

ADRIAN GRENIER IN CONVERSATION (, )
The hunk who plays Vinnie Chase in HBO's Entourage series, Adrian Grenier, speaks with Charlie Pickering about his time on the other side of the photographer's lens while making Teenage Paparazzo, an… Read more

ALL IS LOST (J.C. Chandor, 2012)
"As close to pure existential cinema as American filmmaking is likely to get these days … All is Lost [is an] emotionally resonant one-man showcase for Robert Redford." - Variety ... The … Read more

Balibo - Real to Reel (, )
Join director Robert Connolly, Balibo star Anthony LaPaglia and very special guest José Ramos-Horta, the President of East Timor, for a discussion on the historical background and filming of the vol… Read more

BEST MIFF SHORTS (, )
Catch the best shorts of the Festival at the red-carpet awards night on Friday 7 August, 7pm at Greater Union cinemas. ... MIFF features one of the most highly regarded short film competitions in the… Read more

Cantrills' Expanded Cinema (, )
Melbourne avant-garde film pioneers Arthur and Corinne Cantrill have devoted their artistic careers to the fascinating possibilities of projected light. For over 40 years, they have created film expe… Read more

CHANT OF JIMMIE BLACKSMITH, THE (Fred Schepisi, 1978)
MIFF Patron Geoffrey Rush presents a film that had a formative experience on him, Fred Schepisi's The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith. A Q&A session featuring Geoffrey Rush and Fred Schepisi will follow th… Read more

CHAOS AND ORDER A MATHEMATICS SYMPHONY (Rocco Helmchen, )
Does maths have a colour? Does it have a sound? Media-artist Rocco Helmchen and composer Johannes Kraas try to answer these questions in their latest fulldome edutainment show. ... Taking audiences o… Read more

Closing Night - Bran Nue Dae (, 2009)
An energetic, star-studded musical road trip about finding where you belong. ... Filmed in the desert-scapes of Western Australia's Broome, this exuberant musical road movie - studded with stars of s… Read more

Escher s Universe (Ernesto Páramo, )
Escher’s Universe is based on the life and work of Maurits Cornelis Escher. Was he an artist, an astronomer, a mathematician, a traveller? ... This show takes audiences into the artist’s … Read more

FAHRENHEIT 9/11 (Michael Moore, 2004)
Fahrenheit 9/11USA.Winner of the Palme d'Or and FIPRESCI prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, Michael Moore's (Bowling for Columbine) blistering film takes a look at the state ofAmerica today a… Read more

FOR Y'R HEIGHT ONLY (Eddie Nicart, 1981)
This 1981 Filipino heightsploitation classic is a satire of the James Bond series that - while featuring a hero short in stature - doesn't fail to measure up in the cheesy action department. ... --- … Read more

FULLDOME SHOWCASE 1 (, )
MIFF is excited to again present a special program of jaw-dropping fulldome screenings at the Melbourne Planetarium. Located at Scienceworks, the Planetarium features a 16-metre domed ceiling, reclin… Read more

FULLDOME SHOWCASE 2 (, 2013)
MIFF is excited to again present a special program of jaw-dropping fulldome screenings at the Melbourne Planetarium. Located at Scienceworks, the Planetarium features a 16-metre domed ceiling, reclin… Read more

Germaine Greer In Conversation (, )
Screening as part of the MIFF Premiere Fund this year, Mother of Rock tells the story of Australian journalist Lillian Roxon, matriarch of the revolutionary late 60s New York music scene. In 1970 Ger… Read more

GIORGIO MANGIAMELE: CELEBRATING THE MAN AND HIS FILMS (, )
Giorgia Mangiemele's post-war films express a unique cinematic perspective, and four of his most important films have now been fully restored and re-mastered by the National Film and Sound Archive (N… Read more

HUBBLE 3D (Toni Myers, 2009)
Strap on your 3D glasses for a voyage into the outer reaches of deep space on Melbourne's biggest screen at IMAX. ... Join seven astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Atlantis as they embark on a missi… Read more

I M SO EXCITED (Pedro Almodovar, 2013)
"Almodóvar followers who have secretly been hankering for a return to the broad, transgressive comedy of his early work will be thrilled by I'm So Excited!, a hugely entertaining, feelgood cel… Read more

In Conversation with Anna Karina (, )
David Stratton (of ABC's At the Movies) talks candidly with Anna Karina about her experiences as a young actress in the thick of the nouvelle vague movement, what it was like to work with directors l… Read more

In Conversation with Claire Denis (, )
Philippa Hawker, senior film writer for The Age, talks with French director Claire Denis (Beau travail, MIFF 00; Trouble Every Day, MIFF 03) about her approach to filmmaking, and about her new film 3… Read more

In Conversation with Michael Nyman (, 2008)
MIFF programmer Nick Moore talks with minimalist composer Michael Nyman, who has written the scores for dozens of films including The Piano, The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover and The Draughts… Read more

In Conversation with Morgan Spurlock (Morgan Spurlock, 2008)
“If I've learned anything from big budget action movies it's that complicated global problems are best solved by one lonely guy.” ... Join the charismatic documentary filmmaker, Morgan Sp… Read more

In Conversation with Nicolas Winding Refn (, )
MIFF programmer Nick Moore talks with Danish filmmaker Nicolas Winding Refn (the Pusher trilogy, MIFF 06) about his new film Bronson and his forthcoming projects. ... $25 full price$20 MIFF members .… Read more

Inglourious Basterds Gala Screening (, )
MIFF and Universal Pictures are proud to present the Gala Australian Premiere screening of Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds. ... Quentin Tarantino will personally introduce the Australian Pre… Read more

Intermission Program 1: The Wardrobe Malfunction (, )
A night of live performances by Gossip Pop, pig&machine with DP Wolf, and The Primitive Calculators, in conjunction with MIFF's Punk Becomes Pop program. ... An unanticipated exposure of bodily parts… Read more

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