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In Conversation with Morgan Spurlock


"If I've learned anything from big budget action movies it's that complicated global problems are best solved by one lonely guy." - Join the charismatic documentary filmmaker, Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me); as he speaks about his life and latest film, Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden? Hosted by John Safran (John Safran vs God, Music Jamboree). Sat 2 Aug 4:00 PM, Cooper's Festival Lounge, 154 Flinders St. Further Information.

MIFF Festival Program Launched! Buy tickets NOW!



The MIFF Box Office opens today at The Forum Theatre!
154 Flinders St (cnr Russell St).

Mon 14th July - Thursday 24th July 11am - 7pm.

Friday 25th July - Sunday 10th August 10am to start of last session.

Phone bookings available on 03 9662 3722.
Monday 14 July - Thursday 24 July 11am to 9pm.
Friday 25 July - Sunday 10 August 10am - 9pm.

Or buy online! Check out our program HERE on the website.
Single tickets, festival passes and Opening & Closing Night tickets are available for purchase NOW.

MIFF Pulls Bank Job with Jason Statham



MELBOURNE, Monday 30 June, 2008 - The Melbourne International Film Festival in collaboration with Paramount Pictures and Omnilab Media is pleased to present a special advance screening of Roger Donaldson’s (The World’s Fastest Indian) latest film, The Bank Job, starring Jason Statham (Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels).

Actor Jason Statham will be in Melbourne to introduce an exclusive MIFF Members ONLY screening on Sunday 13 July at the Forum Theatre. This screening is one of many exclusive benefits MIFF members are able to take advantage of. Visit to become a member today!

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MIFF Launched!



The Melbourne International Film Festival is excited to announce that Premiere Fund Film, Not Quite Hollywood, will open the 57th Melbourne International Film Festival on Friday 25 July - screening at Hamer Hall and presented by Yarra Trams.

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Orbit - Music Videos Wanted!


ORBIT takes a spin around all that's fresh and exciting in Australian and New Zealand music video making with a program of independent and underground clips seen on the big screen for the first time.

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JERRYCAN wins jury prize at Cannes


Congratulations to Julius Avery, the writer and director of the film JERRYCAN, Producer Stuart Parkyn and team.  JERRYCAN was awarded a SPECIAL MENTION by the Short Flm Jury at the Cannes International Film Festival.

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Check out what MIFF Senior Programmer Michelle Carey has been up to in Cannes by reading her latest Blog entry.

MIFF On Demand


Melbourne’s iconic screen event is now available online.  The Melbourne International Film Festival is proud to present a selection of festival films, curated especially for BigPond Movies.
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MIFF Programming Team Found Alive!


After months of being trapped in cinemas, the MIFF programming team has emerged with a sneak peak of this year’s Festival. Read More

Call for Volunteers


If you love film, enjoy helping people and like the buzz of being involved in a high profile event, then MIFF would love to hear from you!

MIFF is calling for volunteers for the 2008 Festival and we need a dedicated troupe of people to assist us in running Australia's pre-eminent film festival.



MIFF Media Internships / Work Experience Opportunity


Applications for 2008 Media Internships are NOW CLOSED.



Applications for the position of Publicist are now CLOSED.

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