#MIFF2015 dates are locked in: 30 July-16 August 2015. Clear your diary for those 17 days! 2015 eMini Passes (valid for 10 peak time sessions, and 3 off-peak weekday sessions) are now on sale. MIFF members can also purchase the exclusive MIFF Passport, for entry to every single film session (excluding special events) at the 2015 festival. Book now!
The MIFF office will be closed from 20 December and re-open on Monday 5 January 2015.
During this time, please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have urgent enquiries. There may be a delay in responding unless it is regarding an urgent issue relating to gift vouchers or passes. All enquries will receive a reply when the office reopens.
Wishing you a safe and happy festive season. We look forward to seeing you at #MIFF2015!
Christmas is coming – solve all your gift giving quandries with a MIFF Gift Voucher. Purchase online and instantly receive a printable PDF Gift Voucher. Valid for redeeming against MIFF eMini passes, certain special event tickets and MIFF membership, a MIFF Gift Voucher is a beautiful way to give the gift of unforgettable cinema!
In the spirit of the season, MIFF presents acclaimed Australian short films on the Big Screen at Federation Square as part of the 2014 Spirit of the Square Outdoor Cinema program throughout December.
All selected from MIFF 2014, short features and documentaries screening are:
Building Bridges by Jessica Barclay Lawton
Love Song Devotions by Amanda Hood
There Is No Such Thing as a Jellyfish by Alena Lodkina
Junked by Gus Berger
Ror by Natalie Cunningham
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MIFF Members' screenings in November include Cannes Palme d'Or winner Winter Sleep and much anticipation NZ feature The Dark Horse.
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Did you see the rare screening of the full 13 hours of Jacques Rivette's 1971 work Out 1: Noli Me Tangere at MIFF 2014? Check out the MIFF-commissioned video essay series in collaboration with MUBI, with contributions from international film critics including Adrian Martin and Cristina Álvarez López, and Kevin B. Lee and Jonathan Rosenbaum.
Missed it at MIFF? Find it in the MIFF iTunes Super Store! Titles from 2012-2014 are up now, with more to come soon.
Catch up with one of the most interesting Talking Pictures panels at MIFF 2014: To Make or Break - Do Critics Matter? with a video excerpt of the panel discussion from The Wheeler Centre on Saturday 9 August 2014. Featuring a panel of experts - moderator and journalist Tom Ryan, the Hollywood Reporter's David Rooney, Margaret Pomeranz (ABC's At the Movies), Karl Quinn (National Film Editor,The Age), Joel Pearlman (Managing Director, Roadshow Films) and revered Australian director Fred Schepisi (The Eye of the Storm, MIFF 2011) this event is a companion to the Critics Campus initiative launched at MIFF 2014.
MIFF's inaugural Critics Campus was held during the 2014 festival. An intensive seven-day lab for emerging Australian film critics to develop their skills in a live festival setting, the event was an inspiring and invigorating experience for participants and mentors alike. Read all the Critics Campus coverage of MIFF 2014.