An iconic Melbourne event, the festival takes place annually in the heart of the city, presenting an acclaimed screening program alongside industry and celebratory events

Melbourne (Aug 1-18, 2019)

31jul6:00 pm7:30 pmVictoria Harbour & MIFF present Movie Trivia Night at Chilangos6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Fest:Melbourne International Film Festival 0 <~ Add to My Wishlist

01aug11:00 am11:59 pmMelbourne International Film Festival11:00 am - 11:59 pm Melbourne International Film FestivalFest:Melbourne International Film Festival 0 <~ Add to My Wishlist

01aug(aug 1)7:00 pm02(aug 2)12:30 amMIFF Opening Night Gala - The Australian Dream7:00 pm (1) - 12:30 am (2) Fest:Melbourne International Film Festival 0 <~ Add to My Wishlist

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02aug9:00 pm10:00 pmThurston Moore Plays Maya Deren9:00 pm - 10:00 pm Astor Theatre, Corner Chapel Street and Dandenong RoadFest:Melbourne International Film Festival 0 <~ Add to My Wishlist

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03aug12:30 pm1:30 pmThurston Moore: In Conversation12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), 1 Convention Centre PlaceFest:Melbourne International Film Festival 0 <~ Add to My Wishlist

03aug9:00 pm11:00 pmHear My Eyes: Girlhood + Sampa The Great9:00 pm - 11:00 pm Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), 1 Convention Centre PlaceFest:Melbourne International Film Festival 0 <~ Add to My Wishlist

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06aug6:00 pm11:30 pmMIFF + Supernormal: We Are Little Zombies6:00 pm - 11:30 pm Supernormal, 180 Flinders LaneFest:Melbourne International Film Festival 0 <~ Add to My Wishlist

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10aug2:00 pm4:00 pmSOLD OUT: The Film Music of Nick Cave and Warren Ellis2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Arts Centre MelbourneFest:Melbourne International Film Festival 0 <~ Add to My Wishlist

10aug(aug 10)6:15 pm11(aug 11)1:00 amMIFF Centrepiece Gala - Little Monsters6:15 pm (10) - 1:00 am (11) Fest:Melbourne International Film Festival 0 <~ Add to My Wishlist

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11aug1:30 pm4:00 pmMIFF Family Gala - H is for Happiness1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Astor Theatre, Corner Chapel Street and Dandenong RoadFest:Melbourne International Film Festival 0 <~ Add to My Wishlist

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Melbourne International Film Festival News & Reviews

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

One rarely expects a film as good as ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ to ...
God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya

God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya

A solid premise matters little when the execution can barely match it ...
Dirty God

Dirty God

In a Festival beset by unnecessary controversies and ill-considered depictions of violence, Dirty God showed ...
Ant Timpson on new thriller-comedy 'Come To Daddy'

Ant Timpson on new thriller-comedy ‘Come To Daddy’

"As a fan making a film I wanted to make something that I knew would ...
The Unknown Saint

The Unknown Saint

There’s no better place for dry humour than the desert. Couldn’t resist ...
Producer Majhid Heath on Indigenous Horror Anthology 'Dark Place' Premiere

Producer Majhid Heath on Indigenous Horror Anthology ‘Dark Place’ Premiere

"Five wickedly twisted tales from the next generation of Aboriginal Writer/Directors all looking at the ...
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Everything you always wanted to know about emojis, but were afraid to ask... 😅To celebrate #WorldEmojiDay we're giving two double passes to our MIFF2019 screening of Picture Character, a film that takes us through emoji history and behind the scenes on the campaigns for three new emojis: the hijab or woman with headscarf 🧕 (released in 2017), a maté gourd, and a drop of blood (period).Comment below with your most used emoji for your chance to win ✨For more on this film and our documentary strand The World Online visit http://miff.com.au/program/film/picture-character
Don't forget to pick up your copy of the MIFF 2019 Festival Program in The Age today. Then head over to http://miff.com.au/ to get your tickets. See you at the festival!
382 films. 31 world premieres. Tickets are now on sale for MIFF 2019! Book now at http://miff.com.au/ 📽️
Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let's work together for a shared future. #naidocweekAdam Goodes is a proud Adnyamathanha and Narungga man, and the subject of our Opening Night Gala screening THE AUSTRALIAN DREAM. Written by award-winning journalist Stan Grant – a Wiradjiri man whose 2015 viral speech in the wake of the Goodes affair has been called Australia’s Martin Luther King moment – this film is Goodes’s story, from his pre-draft days through to his post-AFL career as an outspoken activist for Indigenous rights.We are also proud to announce this year's program includes a number of projects created by First Nations people.Discover more titles at: http://miff.com.au/program/films/theme/First+Nations
Here we are at the MIFF 2019 program launch! Tune into the Facebook livestream now for updates...
A reminder that tonight's program launch is completely booked out! Missed out on a ticket? Remember to tune into our Facebook live stream from 7pm AEST and be the first to find out what we have in store for MIFF 2019! 📺📺🎉🎉
Are you a film aficionado? Think you know the silver screen?  Want the chance to win great prizes to MIFF 2019 and more? Victoria Harbour and Melbourne International Film Festival present the MIFF Movie Trivia Night at the brand new Chilangos. Grab your friends, book your tickets and test your knowledge against the best.
Book now: http://miff.com.au/program/film/victoria-harbour-and-miff-present-movie-trivia-night-at-chilangos
Sign up or renew your MIFF Membership today to guarantee access to the exclusive two-day MIFF Member pre-sale from Wed 10 July, before tickets go on sale to the general public ✨For a full list of benefits and to become a MIFF member now visit
👉 http://miff.com.au/membership
Become a part of the team for MIFF2019! Volunteer applications are closing this Sunday ✨✨
Apply now 👉 http://miff.com.au/volunteers
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