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First Glance 2024

Our 2024 First Glance line-up has been announced! Enjoy a taste of the extraordinary visions, diversions and cinematic surprises coming your way this August, when over 250 films from Australia and around the world will illuminate our screens.

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MIFF Schools returns in 2024

The films in this year’s slate are in some of the languages commonly taught in Victorian schools (French, Mandarin, Japanese, Spanish and German) and align with several Victorian Curriculum learning areas and capabilities. Tickets for in-cinema screenings cost $14 per student – and free for teachers!

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Join the festival team

MIFF is currently recruiting for roles across our Guest Services, Operations, Finance and Partnerships departments to support the delivery of our 72nd edition.

If you love film and want to join a dynamic festival team, we want to hear from you.

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Want to volunteer at MIFF 2024?

Each year, MIFF engages an exceptional team of volunteers to help deliver the MIFF experience to our passionate audience. If you’re interested in working in the film or events industries, this is a fantastic way to be a part of a world-renowned festival, and a great way to get a foot in the door!

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Become a Member

Show your love for MIFF while accessing year-round benefits. Complimentary preview screenings, exclusive Member discounts and year-round concession entry to all our cinema partners are just some of the perks of joining our community of Melbourne film lovers. Members also get exclusive access to a four-day pre-sale as well as to an advance preview screening of Dìdi on Thursday 27 June.

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Latest Stories
27 May 2024

Connecting Hearts: An Interview with Adrian Russell Wills and Gillian Moody

In the lead-up to Kindred's NITV/SBS premiere during National Reconciliation Week, we speak to directors Adrian Russell Wills and Gillian Moody about the risks and rewards of recounting life experiences on film as well as the ongoing importance of empowering First Nations storytellers.
21 May 2024

Lifelong Learning: An Interview with Dr Josh Nelson

We speak to MIFF’s film-analysis and education expert Dr Josh Nelson about his lifelong love of cinema and the importance of nurturing visual literacy skills in schools and classrooms.
29 Apr 2024

MIFF Partners with DECJUBA Foundation

MIFF is thrilled to announce a major philanthropic partnership with DECJUBA Foundation.
04 Apr 2024

Critics Campus: Where Are They Now? (Part 3)

In the third instalment of a series in which we shine a spotlight on Critics Campus’s illustrious alumni, we speak to Kristen S. Hé (2015 cohort), Keva York (2017 cohort) and Merryana Salem (2020 cohort) about where their professional paths have led since their participation in MIFF’s incubator program for emerging critics.