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MIFF welcomes back Critics Campus

If you're a budding film critic, don't miss your chance to enter the MIFF Critics Campus mentorship program.

Ablaze, by Tiriki Onus, was one of the major films at MIFF 2021. Image supplied.

MIFF announces $140,000 competition for Best Film

A jury of prominent filmmakers and industry professionals will decide the winner of the new prize this August.

Australian film buffs were thirsty to see international films from Europe and Asia. Image: supplied by the author.

MIFF: how the Melbourne International Film Festival began 70 years ago

MIFF will commemorate its 70th anniversary in August 2022, making it one of the world’s oldest film festivals.

Ling Ang, MIFF XR grant recipient

Ling Ang talks dreams, documentary, and the MIFF XR grant

With the MIFF XR grant provided by Ang Ling, audiences will be able to explore a digital version of the…


MIFF 2021 short film winners announced

The eight winners of the MIFF Short Film Awards are internationally flavoured, even the Australian ones.

Tiriki Onus in Ablaze

MIFF Film Review: Ablaze reframes our artistic past with affection and passion

Ablaze utilises incredible archival footage to redress the gaps of the Australian artistic industry’s shameful and largely un-interrogated past.

Yael Stone and Emily Barclay in 'You and Me, Before and After'. Photo: Lisa Tomasetti.

'You and Me, Before and After' selected for Toronto International Film Festival

The Australian short film by Madeleine Gottlieb will screen at TIFF next month. It's also available free on MIFF Play…

Maryanne Amacher in Sisters with Transistors. Photograph: Peggy Wells

You should watch... Sisters with Transistors at MIFF Digital

Sisters with Transistors is a highlight of MIFF Digital: ‘The history of women has been the history of silence –…

Still from Sun Children

The tragedy is real: Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) cancels cinemas and extends online

It's the news we've been expecting but dreading. No MIFF cinema screenings in Melbourne for the second year running.

A still from the animated feature Cryptozoo, showing as part of MIFF
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MIFF: The six films to watch, according to programmer Kate Jinx

These picks from the 2021 Melbourne International Film Festival are worth your time, and more importantly, there are tickets available.…

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