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Melbourne International Film Festival

August 2-19, 2012 Melbourne, Australia

What’s It All About

Founded in 1952, the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is the mostsignificant screen event in Australia. Thefestival takes place annually in the heartof the city, presenting an acclaimedscreening programme alongside industryand celebratory events.

The 61st MIFF will screen its biggestselection of films straight from the prestigiousCannes Film Festival.

Watch Out For!

Opening Night:

The Sapphires

Based on the play by Tony Briggs, it is a heart-warming and distinctly Australian celebration of youth, courage, love and family.

Closing Night:

Mental

Directed by PJ Hogan, the film showcasesa few girls who are certain they allsuffer from some kind of undiagnosedmental illness – because if they’re notcrazy, then they’re just unpopular.

Films To Be Screened:

1. International Panorama

A unique selection of global cinema,where MIFF screens the freshest filmsfrom the world’s premierfestivals.

A Respectable Family

• Alps                                                                               

• Barbara

• Beyond The Hills

2. Accent On Asia

Asian cinema showcases various genresof films, from brutal two-part ganglandepics and 3D Samurai sagas to sensitivemeditations on ageing and family life.

• A Simple Life

• Ace Attorney

• For Love’s Sake

• Miss Lovely

• Gangs Of Wasseypur I

• Gangs Of Wasseypur II

• Postcards From The Zoo

3. 70s New Hollywood Comedy

The films in this category come fromsome of the great filmmakers of the ‘70s and feature some of the era’s most iconicactors.

• Modern Romance

• Take The Money And Run

• The Fortune

• Where’s Poppa?

Other Categories:

• Tele Scope

• Australian Showcase

• Street Level Visions: Indie Docs FromChina

• Jean Epstein: Bonjour Cinema

• Leos Carax: The Last RomanticDocumentaries

• Backbeat

• Through The Labyrinth

• Facing North: Swedish Cinema In Focus

• Masters & Restorations

• Next Gen

• Night Shift

• Animation

• Shorts

SPECIAL EVENTS:

Focus ForwardShort Films, Big Ideas is a public competitionof three minute films highlightingexceptional people and world-changingideas that have impacted the course ofhuman development, or with potential tosignificantly affect how we live in the next generation.

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