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Accelerator Shorts 2

Accelerator Shorts 2

Preview the next generation of homegrown directors.

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Behind the Scenes - Cinematography: Katie Milwright

Behind the Scenes - Cinematography: Katie Milwright

Peek behind the curtain in this MIFF Accelerator Lab series and uncover the secrets of film production with key creative talents from this year’s MIFF Premiere Fund–supported films.

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Behind the Scenes - Editing: Katie Flaxman

Behind the Scenes - Editing: Katie Flaxman

Peek behind the curtain in this MIFF Accelerator Lab series and uncover the secrets of film production with key creative talents from this year’s MIFF Premiere Fund–supported films.

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Body Melt

Body Melt

Philip Brophy’s hilariously bonkers debut feature makes an oozing, suppurating, bloody mess of Melbourne suburbia.

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Brian and Charles

Brian and Charles

Director Jim Archer

A crowd favourite at Sundance, Brian and Charles is a quirky, cheerful comedy about robots, cabbages and friendship.

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Broker

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.

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Dreaming Walls

Dreaming Walls

Step inside New York’s iconic Chelsea Hotel as a decade-long refurbishment nears completion, and meet its colourful residents and illustrious ghosts.

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Emily the Criminal

Emily the Criminal

Aubrey Plaza plays a woman with nothing to lose in this thriller about the late-capitalist lines some are willing to cross for the American Dream.

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Flux Gourmet

Flux Gourmet

Culinary indulgence is more aural than oral in Peter Strickland’s new foray into fanciful fetish, which gives new meaning to ‘playing with your food’.

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Framing Agnes

Framing Agnes

Director Chase Joynt

She gamed a transphobic medical system – and now this hybrid documentary about trans identity gets playful in telling her community’s stories.

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Franklin

Franklin

A young Tasmanian activist follows in the literal footsteps of his late father, who in the 80s fought to save the pristine Franklin River wilderness.

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Funny Pages

Funny Pages

Director Owen Kline

In this Safdies-produced coming-of-age black comedy, a comic-book nerd thinks he’s hit the jackpot when he meets a cranky fiftysomething ex-colourist.

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Holy Spider

Holy Spider

Director Ali Abbasi

In this polemical Iranian noir, an intrepid female journalist hunts down a serial killer who believes he’s doing Allah’s work.

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In Search of Anna

In Search of Anna

Director Esben Storm

In this underseen gem of the Australian New Wave, a young man drives a 1938 Buick from Melbourne to Sydney – and towards his future.

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Marcel the Shell With Shoes On

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.

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Moving Out

Moving Out

A teenage Vince Colosimo makes his film debut in this 1983 coming-of-age tale about an Italian-Australian boy caught between two worlds.

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My Small Land

My Small Land

Hirokazu Kore-eda protégé Ema Kawawada debuts with this heart-rending drama exploring the little-seen world of Kurdish asylum seekers in Japan.

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Navalny

Navalny

This award-winning, jaw-dropping documentary follows Vladimir Putin’s political rival as he investigates a state-sponsored poisoning: his own.

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Of an Age

Of an Age

Goran Stolevski’s heart-meltingly tender, quintessentially Melbourne queer coming-of-age tale will make you swoon from beginning to end.

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Plan 75

Plan 75

This disquieting sci-fi drama direct from Cannes envisions a dark path for Japan’s ageing population.

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Pub: The Movie

Pub: The Movie

From the director of The Search for Weng Weng comes a film as delightfully irreverent as its subject, Fred Negro – “the unofficial mayor of St Kilda”.

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Saloum

Saloum

Explosive action, supernatural horror and subversive politics collide in this Senegalese film about mercenaries marooned in a spooky coastal paradise.

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Senses of Cinema

Senses of Cinema

This archival treasure trove chronicles the rise and role of Melbourne and Sydney filmmaking cooperatives in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Sick of Myself

Sick of Myself

Meet the new Worst Person in the World: dangerously narcissistic and disastrously insecure, she’s ready to do whatever it takes to get your attention.

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The Stranger (Thomas M. Wright)

The Stranger (Thomas M. Wright)

Acute Misfortune writer/director Thomas M. Wright returns with a taut crime thriller starring Joel Edgerton and Sean Harris, direct from Cannes.

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Sweet As

Sweet As

Director Jub Clerc

The Breakfast Club meets the outback in this uplifting coming-of-age road movie by Nyul Nyul / Yawuru director Jub Clerc (The Turning, The Heights).

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Three Thousand Years of Longing

Three Thousand Years of Longing

Fans of Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba will find their wishes lavishly granted in George Miller’s delirious fable about a lovelorn djinn.

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Under Cover

Under Cover

Director Sue Thomson

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

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Aftersun

Aftersun

Normal People’s Paul Mescal stars in this drama about a father–daughter bond and the small moments that build it, and those that threaten to break it.

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Aftersun

Aftersun

Normal People’s Paul Mescal stars in this drama about a father–daughter bond and the small moments that build it, and those that threaten to break it.

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Age of Rage - The Australian Punk Revolution

Age of Rage - The Australian Punk Revolution

The mainstream hated them, but those behind the Aussie punk assault of the 1970s and 80s wouldn’t have wanted it any other way.

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Age of Rage - The Australian Punk Revolution

Age of Rage - The Australian Punk Revolution

The mainstream hated them, but those behind the Aussie punk assault of the 1970s and 80s wouldn’t have wanted it any other way.

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Age of Rage - The Australian Punk Revolution

Age of Rage - The Australian Punk Revolution

The mainstream hated them, but those behind the Aussie punk assault of the 1970s and 80s wouldn’t have wanted it any other way.

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Anak

Anak

Masculinity, race and boyhood simmer in this stylish debut about a Filipino-Australian father and his six-year-old son, who are navigating a divorce.

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Bodies Bodies Bodies

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.

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Bodies Bodies Bodies

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.

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Bonjour Balwyn

Bonjour Balwyn

Melbourne’s inner suburbs offer a backdrop for the misadventures of a young dandy in this key title of the ‘Carlton ripple’.

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Brian and Charles

Brian and Charles

Director Jim Archer

A crowd favourite at Sundance, Brian and Charles is a quirky, cheerful comedy about robots, cabbages and friendship.

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Clean

Clean

The genuinely inspirational story of how ‘trauma cleaner’ Sandra Pankhurst responded to an unseen world with radical kindness.

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Death in Brunswick

Death in Brunswick

Director John Ruane

Featuring a hapless Sam Neill, Death in Brunswick – screening from a brand-new restoration DCP – is a jet-black highlight of local comedy filmmaking.

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Decision to Leave

Decision to Leave

Park Chan-wook won Cannes’ Best Director award for this enchanting, exquisitely seductive neo-noir romance – his first film since The Handmaiden.

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Decision to Leave

Decision to Leave

Park Chan-wook won Cannes’ Best Director award for this enchanting, exquisitely seductive neo-noir romance – his first film since The Handmaiden.

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Decision to Leave

Decision to Leave

Park Chan-wook won Cannes’ Best Director award for this enchanting, exquisitely seductive neo-noir romance – his first film since The Handmaiden.

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Delikado

Delikado

From the frontlines, this thriller-esque documentary cuts like a chainsaw at the heart of the Philippines’ fight for its environmental life.

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Demon Pond

Demon Pond

Discover a masterpiece of Japanese cinema from one of the pioneers of the postwar period, a fantastic kabuki fable now magnificently restored.

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The Endangered Generation?

The Endangered Generation?

Combining modern science with ancient First Nations knowledge, this documentary seeks new ways of thinking about the many crises facing our planet.

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Fire of Love

Fire of Love

Director Sara Dosa

In this love story written in lava, two intrepid scientists who adore volcanoes as much as each other gift the world with something extraordinary.

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Franklin

Franklin

A young Tasmanian activist follows in the literal footsteps of his late father, who in the 80s fought to save the pristine Franklin River wilderness.

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Funny Pages

Funny Pages

Director Owen Kline

In this Safdies-produced coming-of-age black comedy, a comic-book nerd thinks he’s hit the jackpot when he meets a cranky fiftysomething ex-colourist.

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Greenhouse by Joost

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.

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Greenhouse by Joost

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.

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Hear My Eyes: Chopper x Springtime & Mick Harvey

Hear My Eyes: Chopper x Springtime & Mick Harvey

Springtime (The Drones’ Gareth Liddiard, Dirty Three’s Jim White and The Necks’ Chris Abrahams) joins Chopper composer Mick Harvey to rescore the Aussie classic.

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Homosexuality: A Film for Discussion

Homosexuality: A Film for Discussion

A pioneering work of LGBTQIA+ representation that deftly punctures social myths around homosexuality in 1970s Melbourne.

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Lonesome

Lonesome

A revealing (in more ways than one) look at sexually charged gay youth and the connections made in the heat of naked self-discovery.

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Lonesome

Lonesome

A revealing (in more ways than one) look at sexually charged gay youth and the connections made in the heat of naked self-discovery.

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The Lost City of Melbourne

The Lost City of Melbourne

Director Gus Berger

The ‘modernisation’ of Melbourne in the 50s razed much of the city, including its elegant cinemas. Now, a Melbourne-made doc brings them back to life.

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The Lost City of Melbourne

The Lost City of Melbourne

Director Gus Berger

The ‘modernisation’ of Melbourne in the 50s razed much of the city, including its elegant cinemas. Now, a Melbourne-made doc brings them back to life.

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The Lost City of Melbourne

The Lost City of Melbourne

Director Gus Berger

The ‘modernisation’ of Melbourne in the 50s razed much of the city, including its elegant cinemas. Now, a Melbourne-made doc brings them back to life.

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MIFF Talks: On Trend: Key Directions in Screen Culture

MIFF Talks: On Trend: Key Directions in Screen Culture

Delve into current and emerging screen-based movements with academics and screen practitioners as they consider what’s next.

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Meet Me in the Bathroom

Meet Me in the Bathroom

Don your skinny jeans and vintage tees for this ode to New York’s aughts rock renaissance, featuring The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and LCD Soundsystem.

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Moonage Daydream

Moonage Daydream

An immersive, kaleidoscopic trip through the art and music of iconic shapeshifter David Bowie, with stunningly restored and never-before-seen footage.

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Moonage Daydream

Moonage Daydream

An immersive, kaleidoscopic trip through the art and music of iconic shapeshifter David Bowie, with stunningly restored and never-before-seen footage.

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Moonage Daydream

Moonage Daydream

An immersive, kaleidoscopic trip through the art and music of iconic shapeshifter David Bowie, with stunningly restored and never-before-seen footage.

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Moonage Daydream

Moonage Daydream

An immersive, kaleidoscopic trip through the art and music of iconic shapeshifter David Bowie, with stunningly restored and never-before-seen footage.

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Moonage Daydream

Moonage Daydream

An immersive, kaleidoscopic trip through the art and music of iconic shapeshifter David Bowie, with stunningly restored and never-before-seen footage.

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My Old School

My Old School

Director Jono McLeod

Animation, Alan Cumming and an academic hoax come together in this stranger-than-fiction documentary about an infamous Scottish scandal.

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Of an Age

Of an Age

Goran Stolevski’s heart-meltingly tender, quintessentially Melbourne queer coming-of-age tale will make you swoon from beginning to end.

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Petrol

Petrol

An idealistic film student is drawn into an enigmatic performance artist’s shadowy world in Alena Lodkina’s follow-up to the acclaimed Strange Colours.

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Return to Dust

Return to Dust

Director Li Ruijun

Two discarded people in rural China are forced into an arranged marriage but find themselves falling tenderly in love.

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Speak No Evil

Speak No Evil

Easily one of the most brutal and twisted films of the year, Speak No Evil is a merciless horror of manners. You have been warned.

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The Spirit of the Beehive

The Spirit of the Beehive

One of the most beloved and admired Spanish films ever made, which has inspired filmmakers for generations – including Lucile Hadžihalilović.

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The Stranger (Thomas M. Wright)

The Stranger (Thomas M. Wright)

Acute Misfortune writer/director Thomas M. Wright returns with a taut crime thriller starring Joel Edgerton and Sean Harris, direct from Cannes.

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Sweet As

Sweet As

Director Jub Clerc

The Breakfast Club meets the outback in this uplifting coming-of-age road movie by Nyul Nyul / Yawuru director Jub Clerc (The Turning, The Heights).

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Sweet As

Sweet As

Director Jub Clerc

The Breakfast Club meets the outback in this uplifting coming-of-age road movie by Nyul Nyul / Yawuru director Jub Clerc (The Turning, The Heights).

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Sweet As

Sweet As

Director Jub Clerc

The Breakfast Club meets the outback in this uplifting coming-of-age road movie by Nyul Nyul / Yawuru director Jub Clerc (The Turning, The Heights).

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Triangle of Sadness

Triangle of Sadness

Scoring Ruben Östlund his second Palme d’Or, Triangle of Sadness is a wildly funny, wildly outrageous satire of the vulgarly rich and beautiful.

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Triangle of Sadness

Triangle of Sadness

Scoring Ruben Östlund his second Palme d’Or, Triangle of Sadness is a wildly funny, wildly outrageous satire of the vulgarly rich and beautiful.

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Under Cover

Under Cover

Director Sue Thomson

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

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We Might As Well Be Dead

We Might As Well Be Dead

A sanctuary on the fringes of a dystopian civilisation crumbles from its own oppressive prejudices in this inventive and surreal feature debut.

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