MIFF 1992

Tait Brady

Festival Program
86 feature films and 154 short films were screened from 5 June to 20 June
Full Program

Program in Focus
The 41st MIFF program focused on feature documentaries, international features, super 8 and video, retrospectives, international shorts competition, a youth festival and a spotlight on two filmmakers (MacGillivray and Kitano) and a small science films program.

Filmmakers in Focus
Bill MacGillivray. A selection of MacGillivray's work was screened. 
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Filmmakers in Focus
Takeshi Kitano. A selection of Takeshi's work was screened. 
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Opening Night Film
The Mambo Kings (Arne Glimcher)


Image Gallery


A Herd Lost in the Red Wood

Im roten Wald verliert sich eine Herde
MIFF 1992
MIFF 1992


Director Tom Tykwer
MIFF 1992
MIFF 1992
MIFF 1992

From the Festival Files

Making the Festival

The Melbourne Film Festival began as the idea of a few passionate individuals. A sub-committee, formed from delegates to the 1951 Australian Council of Film Societies film weekend, suggested that a small festival of films in the tourist town of Olinda should be held in 1952. The resulting festival was a testament to the do-it-yourself initiative of the Olinda festival committee. As some 800 festiv …

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 …