MIFF 1982

Geoff Gardner

Festival Program
91 feature films and 104 short films were screened from 3 June to 14 June
Full Program

Program in Focus
As well as a full screening program, the 1982 festival program featured an editorial on New German Cinema, while paying homage to Fritz Lang via a retrospective of his work. Statements by Australian independent filmmakers Carolyn Strachan and Alessandro Cavadini, James Clayden and Dirk de Bruyn also featured.

Filmmaker in Focus
Fritz Lang
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Opening Night Film
Cutter's Way (Ivan Passer)

Featured Film
Americana (David Carradine)

Image Gallery

From the Festival Files

You Had to Be There

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On Screen and in the Cinema

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