MIFF 1990

Tait Brady
#39

Festival Program
71 feature films and 127 short films were screened from 8 June to 23 June
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Program in Focus
The 39th Melbourne International Film Festival featured the following sections: documentaries, international features, super 8 and video, retrospectives, international shorts competition, a children's festival and a spotlight on two filmmakers, Bertolucci and Kaurismäki.

Filmmakers in Focus
Bernardo Bertolucci. A retrospective of Bertolucci's work was screened. 
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Filmmakers in Focus
Aki Kaurismäki. A retrospective of Kaurismäki's work was screened. 
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Opening Night Film
A Story of Boys and Girls (Pupi Avati)
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From the Festival Files

You Had to Be There

The thrill of the festival happens in a moment. In the shared moments created in being present at the festival, and in sharing experiences with others in the MIFF community. These moments are the instances that set the festival apart from the everyday, that remind us that we live in the present, and that some experiences are just too unique to replicate. … Each year, we return to the festival to …

The Living Festival

What would a festival be without its audience? There wouldn’t be a festival at all! … People are the beating heart of MIFF. It was the coming together of some 800 people in Olinda in 1952 that gave birth to the Melbourne Film Festival. Since that unanticipated outpouring of community love for film, MIFF has become an annual gathering space for film enthusiasts and the cine-curious from Melbourne …