Festival Archive 1952-2018

The MIFF online archive contains 66 past editions of the festival (1952–2017) for you to browse or search through. We hope the archive will be a resource used by festival goers, film lovers, students, historians and whoever else would like to learn more about the types of films MIFF has screened over the years, or to track the trajectory of the festival’s curatorship, its directors and its scope.

Search options currently include: ‘Festival Year’, ‘Film Title’, ‘Director’ and ‘Country’.

A big thank you to our MIFF volunteers and partners who have helped make this archive possible.

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. With over 12,000 film synopses and more than 9000 directors’ names, there may appear a few typos here and there as our database comes to terms with special characters (my, there was a huge amount of Eastern European cinema screened at the festival back in the 60s!) and other items that need manual tweaking. Similarly, sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are slowly filling these in with further research. 


MIFF 1965

Festival Program
38 feature films and 104 short films were screened from 4 June to 19 June
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Program in Focus
Notable films include The Engagement (Ermanno Olmi), Bande à part (Jean-Luc Godard), Mahanagar (Satyajit Ray), Peter and Pavla (Milos Forman), Lola (Jacques Demy), Le feu follet (Louis Malle), Woman in the Dunes (Hiroshi Teshigawara).

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Il Posto (Ermanno Olmi, 1961)
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Bande à part (Jean-Luc Godard, 1964)
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