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Masters & Restorations

MIFF exists to celebrate the art of cinema – old and new. From legendary filmmakers and film critics to lost cinema classics and restored celluloid prints, this year’s program of filmmaking Masters and Restorations is one of our strongest yet, and will have you revelling in your love of the silver screen.

Masters & Restorations presented by

For more contextual information on selected films, the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Melbourne has prepared study guides, which you can access from the films' session pages, or here.

 

BAAL

BAAL

(88 mins)
Dir. Volker Schlöndorff | Germany, 1969
DOUBLE PLAY: JAMES BENNING AND RICHARD LINKLATER

DOUBLE PLAY: JAMES BENNING AND RICHARD LINKLATER

(70 mins)
Dir. Gabe Klinger | France,Portugal,USA, 2013
EPIC OF EVEREST

EPIC OF EVEREST

(87 mins)
Dir. Captain John Noel | UK, 1925
HOW STRANGE TO BE NAMED FEDERICO: SCOLA NARRATES FELLINI

HOW STRANGE TO BE NAMED FEDERICO: SCOLA NARRATES FELLINI

(93 mins)
Dir. Ettore Scola | Italy, 2013
JODOROWSKY'S DUNE

JODOROWSKY'S DUNE

(90 mins)
Dir. Frank Pavich | USA, 2013
LIFE ITSELF

LIFE ITSELF

(118 mins)
Dir. Steve James | USA, 2014
PHASE IV

PHASE IV

(92 mins)
Dir. Saul Bass | UK,USA, 1974
ROHMER IN PARIS

ROHMER IN PARIS

(67 mins)
Dir. Richard Misek | UK, 2013
SORCERER

SORCERER

(121 mins)
Dir. William Friedkin | USA, 1977
A THOUSAND SUNS

A THOUSAND SUNS

(45 mins)
Dir. Mati Diop | France, 2013
TOUKI BOUKI

TOUKI BOUKI

(95 mins)
Dir. Djibril Diop Mambéty | Senegal, 1973
TRESPASSING BERGMAN

TRESPASSING BERGMAN

(107 mins)
Dir. Hynek Pallas,Jane Magnusson | Sweden, 2013