MIFF Schools

MIFF Schools returns in 2021, running from 2 to 16 September on the festival’s digital platform MIFF Play. The program was chosen with a view to presenting high-quality, diverse films in some of the languages commonly taught in Victorian schools: French, Mandarin, Spanish, Japanese and German

Each film can be booked for $35 (incl. GST) per stream. Find out more about each film and book tickets via the links below.

Find out more about MIFF Schools here

 

A School in Cerro Hueso

A School in Cerro Hueso

Argentina (2021, dir. Betania Cappato, 69 mins)
Language: Spanish, with English subtitles

This heart-rending Argentinian drama traces the unconventional schooling of a young girl diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.
It’s a Summer Film!

It’s a Summer Film!

Japan (2020, dir. Sōshi Matsumoto, 97 mins)
Language: Japanese, with English subtitles

Time travel, ambition and teen heartache mix in this exuberant coming-of-age comedy that celebrates friendship and our collective love of the movies.
Mission Ulja Funk

Mission Ulja Funk

Germany (2021, dir. Barbara Kronenberg, 94 mins)
Language: German, with English subtitles

A 12-year-old astronomy geek and her hearse-stealing classmate set out in pursuit of an asteroid in this rollicking road trip.
The Day Is Over

The Day Is Over

China (2021, dir. Qi Rui, 108 mins)
Language: Mandarin, with English subtitles

In Qi Rui’s hauntingly lyrical debut, a child grappling with impoverishment and absent parents dreams of a different life.
The Fantastic Journey of Margot & Marguerite

The Fantastic Journey of Margot & Marguerite

France (2020, dir. Pierre Coré, 89 mins)
Language: French, with English subtitles

Two girls learn about life and acceptance in this Parent Trap–style romp with a time-travel twist.