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MIFF 2024: hidden gems as picked by the programmers

The Melbourne International Film Festival's programmers pick their favourite films from this year’s jam-packed lineup.

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Cinema guide: new films in Australia this week

Check out the new films in cinemas this week (15 to 21 July), from Aussie horror films Birdeater and Sting…

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Borderlands film preview: Cate Blanchett has fun in leather and red hair

Borderlands, the live action adaptation of the popular video game is finally primed for cinemas in August.

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Netflix’s A Family Affair rejects stories of sexual women as ‘bad mothers’ – but it’s a terrible film.

Starring Nicole Kidman and Zac Efron, A Family Affair fails in its mission to challenge stereotypes about sexual mothers.



Modern Melbourne: Maggie Edmond

Matt Richards | Australia | 2024 | Unclassified (All Ages) Join us in the cinema for the premiere screening of this year's Modern Melbourne edition, featuring 2003 Gold Medal…

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MIFF 2024: Bright Horizons Competition and Award films

The ten films competing for the $140,000 MIFF Bright Horizons Award in 2024 have been named.

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MIFF 2024: full program

The program for the Melbourne International Film Festival (8 to 25 August 2024) is now available.

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Blu-rays: new films released this week and where to buy them

Your guide to new Blu-ray releases from 15-21 July 2024, including La Chimera by Alice Rohrwacher.


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Calamity Jane Film Screening, Amy Barry Book Launch

Join author Amy Barry for the launch of Marrying off Morgan McBride, followed by a special screening of Calamity Jane!

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