MIFF Talks

Presented by the University of Melbourne

Presented by the University of Melbourne


Complement and expand on the themes, ideas and talent of this year’s program through MIFF’s perennially engaging panel and conversation events.

MIFF Talks - Family Affair: Filmmakers Share Their Lives

MIFF Talks - Family Affair: Filmmakers Share Their Lives

Jason Di Rosso speaks to three directors whose intimate films, screening at MIFF 69, each shine a light on their own families – and therefore themselves.

MIFF Talks - Folk Heroes: Documenting Artists and Icons

MIFF Talks - Folk Heroes: Documenting Artists and Icons

Four documentarians discuss their MIFF 69 films that spotlight individuals who have carved out influential careers amid personal and professional struggles.

MIFF Talks - New Iranian Cinema

MIFF Talks - New Iranian Cinema

Bandar Band director Manijeh Hekmat discusses the films spotlighted in the New Iranian Cinema strand and the rise of filmmaking in this region.

MIFF Talks - Queer Activism: From Life to Screen

MIFF Talks - Queer Activism: From Life to Screen

A panel of filmmakers, academics and activists explore one of the prevalent documentary themes in this year’s festival: queer activism.