MIFF Schools

MIFF Schools films are free for teachers to stream in 2020. The program was chosen with a view to presenting high-quality, diverse films in some of the languages commonly taught in Victorian schools: French, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish.

These sessions, available to view from 3 to 17 September, are open to all. Find out more about bookings, learning areas and other details here.

MIFF Schools is supported by ACMI and MLTAV.

*PLEASE NOTE: Bento HarassmentMarona’s Fantastic Tale and White Snake are now sold out. If you would like to book for Los Lobos or Nevia, contact boxoffice@miff.com.au for assistance.

 

Bento Harassment

Bento Harassment

Japan (2019, dir. Renpei Tsukamoto, 106 mins)
Language: Japanese, with English subtitles

Dig in to this delicious drama about a mother who sabotages her moody daughter’s lunch to try and mend their fraught relationship.
Los Lobos

Los Lobos

Mexico, USA (2019, dir. Samuel Kishi Leopo, 95 mins)
Language: Spanish, English and Cantonese, with English subtitles

In this moving drama about family and displacement, which won the Berlinale’s Generation KPlus Grand Prix for Best Film, two young boys dream of Disneyland from within their tiny apartment.
Marona's Fantastic Tale

Marona's Fantastic Tale

France, Romania (2019, dir. Anca Damian, 92 mins)
Language: French, with English subtitles

This gloriously imaginative fable isn’t just about a dog’s life – it’s a profound meditation on life itself.
Nevia

Nevia

Italy (2019, dir. Nunzia De Stefano, 86 mins)
Language: Italian, with English subtitles

A young girl raised in the container parks of Naples yearns for freedom in this social-realist coming-of-ager that won the Venice Film Festival’s Lizzani Award.
White Snake

White Snake

China (2019, dir. Ji Zhao and Amp Wong, 99 mins)
Language: Mandarin, with English subtitles

This spectacular animated adaptation of a Chinese folk legend follows a snake hunter who falls for a beautiful woman who also just happens to be a giant snake demon.