Melbourne Film Festival

Pioneering women at the Melbourne International Film Festival 2017

By Simran Hans

A programming strand dedicated to female perspectives was a highlight of this year’s festival.

Jungle – first look review

By James Douglas

Daniel Radcliffe goes off-grid and gets more than he bargained for in this muddled Amazonian adventure.

Should film tackle racial hatred with comedy?

By David Jenkins

Abe Forsythe’s controversial new film Down Under is ruffling feathers among the Australian establishment.

Discover this new mermaid movie with a very dark twist

By David Jenkins

Agnieszka Smoczynska’s The Lure raises a blood-stained middle finger to the likes of The Little Mermaid and Splash.

Is this the feminist answer to sexploitation?

By David Jenkins

Anna Biller’s The Love Witch offers a playful take on a genre dominated by male perspectives.

How to run an international film festival

By David Jenkins

Michelle Carey, Artistic Director of the Melbourne International Film Festival, offers some vital tips to budding programmers.

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