The Melbourne International Film Festival has returned with a huge program. Here’s our guide to the highlights and must-sees of this year’s 2023 calendar.
It’s a stellar program, but it is long. We’re here to help.
Pre-Movie Drinks, Live Music and a Curated Italian-Themed Menu: Welcome to the MIFF Campari Cinema Lounge.
EntertainmentThis year’s Melbourne International Film Festival is back with a line-up of over 250 films from around the globe alongside plenty of pre- and post-screening drinks and parties. In partnership with MIFF, we sit down with chef Karen Martini to talk about what’s coming to the Campari Cinema Lounge.
Five Emerging Directors (Including Two Aussies) To Watch Out for at MIFF This Year
EntertainmentDebuts and early features by some of global cinema’s best and brightest new filmmakers are competing for one of the richest film prizes in the world. In partnership with MIFF, we highlight five films to catch – and the directors behind them – at this year’s Bright Horizons competition.
Untold Queer Stories, a Series of Instrument Thefts and a Peek Inside a Small Village Town: The Top Documentary Picks From MIFF 2023
EntertainmentThe Mini Selects program at this year’s MIFF showcases a range of profound and powerful documentaries, giving a platform to communities rarely seen on screen.
Melbourne International Film Festival 2023
EntertainmentAs ever, it includes world-class cinema, moving features, engaging documentaries and fresh flicks from the festival circuit – including winners from Sundance, Berlinale, SXSW, Venice Film Festival and more. Check out the first 22 films.
Celebrate MIFF at Home With MIFF Play
EntertainmentMIFF’s popular streaming site is back, with over a hundred films and shorts to watch at home during this year’s festival.
From Bodybuilders-Turned-Vets to Abandoned Nuclear Sites: Our Top Nature Film Picks for MIFF 2022
EntertainmentFrom activism to volcanoes to a deep look at nuclear power’s legacy. In partnership with MIFF, here are our top picks for this year’s nature films.
Witches, Pigs and Instagram: Our Top Fright Night Picks of MIFF 2022
EntertainmentMIFF’s popular late night program Night Shift is back. In partnership with MIFF, we look at the darker side of this year’s film festival.
Our Guide to MIFF’s Inaugural Bright Horizons Emerging Films Award
EntertainmentA new competition for up-and-coming filmmakers showcases some of the world’s best emerging talent. In partnership with MIFF, we highlight ones to watch from this engaging collection.
Australian Horror-Comedy Film Sissy Takes a Gory Swipe at Toxic Influencer Culture
EntertainmentScreening at Melbourne International Film Festival, the satirical slasher stars The Bold Type’s Aisha Dee as a wellness Instagrammer – but all is not what it seems. We speak to actor Emily De Margheriti about playing the so-called mean girl and being buried alive in the Canberran bush.