From subversive B-movie block busters and tonguein-cheek horror to pointed political and social satire – MIFF is proud to present a selection of films from one of Hollywood’s most unruly renegades, Joe Dante, who joins us as a guest of the Festival. Just be sure not to feed him after midnight…
Gremlins 2: The New Batch
The Movie Orgy
The Second Civil War
It’s a Good Life
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Thanks to an initiative of the Victorian State Government, the MIFF Premiere Fund is co-financing a slate of new local films that have their world premiere at MIFF. In just three yearsthe fund has co-fi nanced 21 projects, including films already in the pipeline for MIFF 2011 and 2012.
This year, continuing a recent tradition of MIFF Premiere Fund supported fi lms opening MIFF (which started with Mark Hartley’s Not Quite Hollywood in 2008 and continued last year with Robert Connolly’s Balibo), MIFF opens with the romantic comedy The Wedding Party.
Machete Maidens Unleashed!
Mother of Rock: The Life and Times of Lillian Roxon
The Wedding Party
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Hanging up the dancing shoes and turning off the music, Not Quite Bollywood offers a selection of Indian cinema that rejects the glitz and glam of traditional Bollywood fare. Cutting edge, realistic and sometimes gritty, this program offers a new perspective on modern India cinema.
The Japanese Wife
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