Welcome to MIFF 70

18 days in cinema. Regional weekends. Streaming Australia-wide.

Heralding a milestone celebration, we’re pleased to announce a monumental 70th program overflowing with premiere showcases, buzzworthy international features and special anniversary events in the festival’s first in-cinema Melbourne schedule since 2019.

Broker
Headliners

Broker

Hirokazu Kore-eda presents a film about an unlikely family unit on the run with an abandoned baby, starring K-pop idol IU and Parasite’s Song Kang-ho.
Melbourne on Film
Program Strands

Melbourne on Film

Traverse the streets of our beloved hometown through this selection of stories about the city and those who dwell within.
Bodies Bodies Bodies
Night Shift

Bodies Bodies Bodies

Rachel Sennott, Amandla Stenberg and Pete Davidson star in a wild Gen-Z horror-comedy that remixes Clue, Scream and Mean Girls for the age of TikTok.
The Afterlight
Experimentations

The Afterlight

One print. One screening. A one-of-a-kind chance to reflect on the ephemeral nature of celluloid, even as you watch it deteriorate before your eyes.
Under Cover
Australian Films, Documentaries

Under Cover

As Australia’s housing crisis deepens, this Margot Robbie–narrated film shows us the fastest-growing social group facing homelessness: women over 55.
Greenhouse by Joost
Australian Films, Documentaries

Greenhouse by Joost

Joost Bakker investigates what it would be like to grow all the food you ever needed, leaving no waste as you do so, right at your doorstep.
Marcel the Shell With Shoes On
Animation

Marcel the Shell With Shoes On

An endearing viral video hit starring comedian Jenny Slate is now a mockumentary feature that will warm the cockles of your heart.
MIFF XR
Program Strands

MIFF XR

Extend your reality with MIFF’s program of XR experiences, which rewrite the frontiers of storytelling through total audiovisual immersion.