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Mandala Festival Lounge and Wine Bar

The Forum Theatre lights up daily during MIFF as the Mandala Festival Lounge and Wine Bar. Pop in for a coffee by Profile Coffee, make it your one-stop festival food destination – there will be daily specials from Huxtable and Mister Close – or stay for a glass of Mandala wine as we celebrate Melbourne's winter nights inside the historic main theatre.

Free wi-fi and internet facilities also available.

Forum Theatre, 154 Flinders Street (corner of Flinders and Russell streets)

Opening Hours

Friday August 1: 9pm–late
Saturday August 2: 4pm–late
Sunday August 3: 5pm–late

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Monday–Friday: 4pm–late
Saturdays: midday–8pm
Sundays: midday–late

Food

Huxtable and Mister Close will be providing food daily, including salads, sandwiches, dhal and sweet delights. Head down to the Forum for daily food specials.

Coffee

Meet Zach from Profile Coffee. He will be brewing MIFF's best espresso coffee daily, so drop in and say hi to get your caffeine fix.

Drinks

Direct from the Yarra Valley, Mandala Wines will be available to quench your thirst. If wine isn’t your thing, Cerveza Aguila beer might hit the spot.

 

Special Events

Launch Party

Join DJ Andrew McLelland spinning sweet Brit-pop tunes.

RRR Live Broadcast

Come down or tune in to hear all the action live!

Meet Me at MIFF U35s

Filmbuff speed dating is back for the third year!

Meet Me at MIFF 35+

Filmbuff speed dating is back for the third year!

Meet Me at MIFF Queer

Filmbuff speed dating queer edition: female seeks female.

Meet Me at MIFF Queer

Filmbuff speed dating queer edition: male seeks male.

Ping Pong Tournament

A showdown in recognition of the Next Gen film Ping Pong Summer.