MIFF: a first glance at the 71st festival

With its first slate of program picks revealed, MIFF 2023 is shaping up to be the film event of the year.

Melbourne International Film Festival has unveiled its first program picks for MIFF 2023, following its confirmation of key festival dates beginning on 3 August.

‘In 2023, the Melbourne International Film Festival returns for our 71st edition, bringing you essential, incredible, unexpected cinema from the whole world before us, far beyond the streamers, far beyond the multiplex – hotly anticipated works by iconic filmmakers, alongside new and breakthrough voices waiting to be discovered,’ said festival artistic director Al Cossar.

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Silvi Vann-Wall is a journalist, podcaster, and filmmaker. They joined ScreenHub as Film Content Lead in 2022. Twitter: @SilviReports