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The 2021 MIFF Shorts Award Winners

Words By Arnel Duracak With the 69th MIFF concluding this Sunday, it is fitting to end the festival on a high following […]

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The 69th MIFF Revised

Words By Arnel Duracak With the restrictions from Melbourne’s recent lockdown — which saw the closure of cinemas across Victoria for almost two […]

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Looking Ahead To The 69th Annual MIFF And What’s On Offer

Words By Arnel Duracak After having managed to operate and deliver an online film festival for the first time during COVID in […]

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SYN REVIEWS: ‘KUSAMA INFINITY’ at MIFF

KUSAMA – INFINITY Melbourne International Film Festival Screening  Director/Editor/Producer/Writer: Heather Lenz Words by Ceitidh Hopper.  Passes provided by MIFF.   [Content Warning: […]

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SYN REVIEWS: ‘Mirai’ at MIFF

MIRAI Melbourne International Film Festival screening Words by Tom Parry Passes provided by MIFF In the medium of animation, it is rare […]

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Review: Spotlight of The Eyes of My Mother, Baskin, Under the Shadow, Fear Itself – MIFF

The first half of the Melbourne International Film Festival has flown by, and I’ve already seen some great films like Cosmos, Paterson […]

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Review: The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki – MIFF

Not-so-Raging Bull, Juho Kuosmanen’s boxing biopic pulls the gentlest punches it can in telling the story of amateur boxer Olli Mäki, hailing […]

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Review: Kaili Blues – MIFF

First-time filmmakers seem to either stumble on their feet or find those feet immediately and use them to run away with a […]

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Review: Cosmos – MIFF

When I read the book [Witold Gombrowicz’s Cosmos] in preparation for watching the film I was struck by the singular oddness of the […]

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Review: 11 Minutes – MIFF

Jerzy Skolimowski’s career is defined by a healthy disregard for conventional filmmaking. He has always been a punk of the highest order. […]