The Melbourne International Film Festival welcomes the return of a MIFF travelling film festival after an absence of six years. In August and September, the MIFF Premiere Showcase hits the road with a series of weekend screenings throughout Victoria, showcasing MIFF Premiere Fund-supported Australian films, including the Australian Premeire of Kriv Stenders' (Red Dog, MIFF 2011) new film Kill Me Three Times, screening in Geelong, 14 September; and Sorrento, 21 September.
Fresh from screening at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival, Galore is a film about four teens navigating the flashpoint of adolescent relationships. Starring Ashleigh Cummings (Tomorrow When the War Began), Lily Sullivan (Mental), Maya Stange (Garage Days), Oscar Redding (Van Diemen's Land), Toby Wallace and newcomer Aliki Matangi, it screens in Bendigo, 7 September.
Directed by Tony Ayres (Tim Winton's The Turning), Cut Snake is a psychologically powered crime thriller set in mid-70s suburban Australia, starring Alex Russell, Jessica De Gouw and Sullivan Stapleton. Screening in Mildura, 29 August; Bendigo, 5 September; Geelong, 12 September; and Sorrento, 19 September.
Featuring an astounding line-up of interviewees – including Richard Chamberlain, Dolph Lundgren, Tobe Hooper and many more – Electric Boogaloo: the Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films is a loving tribute to one of Hollywoo'ds most notorious movie houses. Screening in Mildura, 31 August; Bendigo, 7 September; and Sorrento, 21 September.