Surpise Screenings

Enjoy these four brand new surprise screenings:

17 Aug 2018

6:30 pm
DUCK BUTTER (USA, 2018) Surprise Screening
A 24-hour marathon of sex and romantic discovery is the emotional backbone of this intimate indie starring and co-written by MIFF guest Alia Shawkat from Arrested Development and Search Party, who won... Read More
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access

18 Aug 2018

1:30 pm
WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? (USA, 2018) Surprise Screening
From the Oscar-winning director of MIFF 2013 hit Twenty Feet from Stardom comes a heartwarming documentary about Fred Rogers – the revolutionary children’s television host who taught generations of Am... Read More
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access

19 Aug 2018

1:30 pm
THE TOUCH (USA, Sweden, 1971) Surprise Screening
Long one of Ingmar Bergman’s most neglected and hard-to-see works, The Touch is a masterful examination of infidelity and trauma. ... Grieving the recent death of her mother, Karin (Bibi Andersson, Pe... Read More
Assisted ListeningSubtitles Wheelchair Access
4:15 pm
SEARCHING (USA, 2018) Surprise Screening
Winner of Sundance’s Audience Prize, this brilliant edge-of-your-seat thriller starring John Cho never leaves the computer screen as the hunt for a missing teenager spans Facebook, WhatsApp and webcam... Read More
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access

 

Encore Screenings

Due to overwhelming public demand, new screenings or more seats have been added for the following films:

09 Aug 2018

4:00 pm
THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS (USA, 2018) Past Event Encore Screening
Like something out of The Twilight Zone, this Special Jury Prize winner at Sundance is an incredible true story of triplets separated at birth … but that’s just the beginning of an even more incredibl... Read More
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access

10 Aug 2018

4:00 pm
MCQUEEN (UK, 2018) Past Event Encore Screening
"My shows are about sex, drugs and rock’n’roll. It’s for the excitement and the goosebumps. I want heart attacks. I want ambulances." – Alexander McQueen ... During the 90s, Alexander McQueen’s daring... Read More
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access

13 Aug 2018

6:30 pm
UNDER THE COVER OF CLOUD (Australia, 2018) Past Event Encore Screening
First-time Australian feature filmmaker Ted Wilson delivers the engrossing, delicately poised Under the Cover of Cloud, a feel-good film of family, cricket and one man’s hunt for David Boon. ... Ted W... Read More
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access

17 Aug 2018

6:30 pm
ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS (Germany, Australia, UK, 2018) Encore Screening
Christmas Island’s famous migrating crabs, lost souls caught in limbo and political detainees intersect in lyrical, highly cinematic fashion in the Tribeca Film Festival Best Documentary award winner.... Read More
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access

18 Aug 2018

3:00 pm
BURNING (South Korea, 2018) Encore Screening
South Korean auteur Lee Chang-dong adapts Haruki Murakami’s short story of romantic longing for this critically acclaimed, Cannes FIPRESCI prize-winning thriller starring Korean heart-throb Yoo Ah-in ... Read More
100% Subtitles Subtitles Wheelchair Access
7:15 pm
COLD WAR (France, UK, Poland, 2018) Encore Screening
Recipient of the Best Director prize at Cannes and a widely praised follow-up to his Academy Award-winner Ida, Pawel Pawlikowski’s latest film is a love story that wends its way through a partitioned ... Read More
100% Subtitles Assisted ListeningSubtitles Wheelchair Access
9:15 pm
THE GUILTY (Denmark, 2018) Encore Screening
No-one does crime drama like the Danish and nothing has ever been made like Gustav Möller’s The Guilty, a Sundance and Rotterdam award-winning, edge-of-your-seat thriller told entirely in real time.... Read More
100% Subtitles Assisted ListeningSubtitles Wheelchair Access
9:30 pm
FIRST REFORMED (USA, 2017) Encore Screening
A career-best Ethan Hawke stars in cinema legend Paul Schrader’s latest provocation, a compulsively watchable feast of brooding menace and pulpy thrills that won the Green Drop Award for environmental... Read More
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access

19 Aug 2018

6:45 pm
ACUTE MISFORTUNE (Australia, 2018) Encore Screening
Daniel Henshall stars as infamous Archibald Prize-winning artist Adam Cullen in this lyrical adaptation of Erik Jensen’s acclaimed biography. ... When 19-year-old wunderkind journalist Erik Jensen (no... Read More
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access
7:15 pm
SHOPLIFTERS (Japan, 2018) Encore Screening
Ever-prolific MIFF favourite Hirokazu Kore-eda (The Third Murder, also in this year’s program) took out the 2018 Palme d’Or with his latest deeply felt slice of Japanese life, exploring the heartbreak... Read More
100% Subtitles Assisted ListeningSubtitles Wheelchair Access
7:30 pm
HEAR MY EYES: DRIVE (USA, 2011) Encore Screening
Following last year’s sold out event, Hear My Eyes returns to MIFF with a live soundtrack event scored to Nicolas Winding Refn’s cult classic Drive. ... Starring Ryan Gosling as an unnamed mechanic an... Read More
Assisted ListeningWheelchair Access