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Program Streams

Browse the full 2014 MIFF program here: from international festival award winners and homegrown world premieres to new films from old favourites and old films from new favourites; from zombies and the supernatural to documentaries and the scientific; and from three-minute shorts to 12-hour epics, this year's films truly cover the full spectrum of cinematic glory.

A Perfect Midnight: Haunted Hong Kong
7 sessions

A Perfect Midnight: Haunted Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a world leader in spooky cinema, from hopping vampires to Chinese folklore or kung fu combat!
Accent on Asia
44 sessions

Accent on Asia

Here you can enjoy Mongolian love stories, Japanese madness, Korean action, Filipino epics, Indonesian music and more.
Animation
9 sessions

Animation

From big-name animators to anime masterworks, these films take the art of storytelling beyond the bounds of live action.
Australian Showcase
32 sessions

Australian Showcase

Local films take the spotlight in Australian Showcase, with a special focus on Melbourne Stories.
Backbeat
26 sessions

Backbeat

Sonic visions on the big screen that show us the power of music – to inspire, to form friendships and to save a nation's soul.
Big Scene – Small Screen
10 sessions

Big Scene – Small Screen

This is the place to see the best of what's next on the small screen with all the benefits of the silver screen.
Celluloid Dreams: Films Shot on Film
24 sessions

Celluloid Dreams: Films Shot on Film

Used out of love for the medium, to evoke a particular era or as a part of the plot, film itself takes centrestage here.
Commedia all'italiana
8 sessions

Commedia all'italiana

Commedia all’italiana (comedy, Italian style) was hugely popular in its day. See some of the style’s best-known, most-loved films.
Documentaries
66 sessions

Documentaries

Truth, as they say, is stranger than fiction and nothing says it stronger than this year’s bumper Documentaries program.
I Dream of Genius: Science and Technology on Screen
14 sessions

I Dream of Genius: Science and Technology on Screen

These films deal with the practical, philosophical and potential facets of science and technology in our daily lives.
India In Flux: Living Resistance
11 sessions

India In Flux: Living Resistance

These Indian documentaries differ from Bollywood fantasy, and are some of the best examples of truly independent filmmaking.
International Panorama
137 sessions

International Panorama

The world’s best festival finds, its most beloved auteurs and the newest global discoveries all populate International Panorama.
Jean-Pierre Leaud
13 sessions

Jean-Pierre Leaud

Jean-Pierre Léaud has been called the child of the French New Wave. This year’s retrospective features nine of his iconic films.
Masters & Restorations
26 sessions

Masters & Restorations

From legendary filmmakers to lost cinema classics, this is a compelling program of filmmaking Masters and Restorations.
Next Gen
2 sessions

Next Gen

Next Gen films are accessible to younger viewers, offering all ages intelligent, entertaining films from around the world.
Night Shift
24 sessions

Night Shift

Vampires, zombies and werewolves or Yakuza thugs, killer curses and pint-sized action heroes? Choose your poison!
Short Film Packages
19 sessions

Short Film Packages

Short film collections, from animation and documentary shorts to experimental and WTF shorts! Browse by package.
Short Films
156 sessions

Short Films

MIFF features one of the most highly regarded short-film competitions in the world. Browse by film.
Talking Pictures
19 sessions

Talking Pictures

Events designed to have you discussing, questioning and arguing with MIFF's filmmakers and personalities.