Melbourne Festival Program

Melbourne Festival of Australian Film Program

AACTA’s Festival of Australian Film - For Your Consideration (formerly the Official Screenings Program) gives members the opportunity to see the best films made in Australia in the past year.

Complimentary to AFI | AACTA members, the Festival returns to Melbourne with screenings of the nominated feature length documentaries and shorts, and the feature films competing for a nomination for the 7th AACTA Awards presented by Foxtel.

 

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The Festival of Australian Film will take place from 29 August – 21 September 2017 at Cinema Nova in Carlton.


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ALI'S WEDDING
Opening Night FF

TUE 29 AUG
6:30PM
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HOUNDS OF LOVE FF
WED 30 AUG
6:30PM
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THE DEATH AND LIFE OF OTTO BLOOM FF
WED 30 AUG
8:30PM
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2:22 FF
THU 31 AUG
6:30PM
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BAD GIRL FF
THU 31 AUG
8:30PM
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RED DOG: TRUE BLUE FF
TUE 5 SEPT
6:30PM
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DANCE ACADEMY: THE MOVIE FF
TUE 5 SEPT
8:30PM
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CASTING JONBENÉT FLD
WED 6 SEPT
6:30PM
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DEEP WATER: THE REAL STORY FLD
WED 6 SEPT
8:30PM
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DAVID STRATTON: A CINEMATIC LIFE FLD
THU 7 SEPT
6:30PM
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WHITELEY FLD
THU 7 SEPT
8:30PM
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JUNGLE FF
FRI 8 SEPT
6:30PM
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THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL FF
FRI 8 SEPT
8:30PM
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WHAT IF IT WORKS? FF
SAT 9 SEPT
6:30PM
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ELLIPSIS FF
SUN 10 SEPT
4:30PM
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THE BUTTERFLY TREE FF
SUN 10 SEPT
6:30PM
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ZACH'S CERMONY FLD
TUE 12 SEPT
6:45PM
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BLUE WORLD ORDER FF
TUE 12 SEPT
8:45PM
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THE COLOUR OF DARKNESS FF
WED 13 SEPT
6:30PM
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BAD BLOOD FF
WED 13 SEPT
9:00PM
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SHORT FILM PROGRAM SA SFF
THU 14 SEPT
6:30PM
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SKIN DEEP FF
THU 14 SEPT
8:30PM
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AUSTRALIA DAY FF
FRI 15 SEPT
6:30PM
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BETTER WATCH OUT FF
FRI 15 SEPT
8:30PM
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THREE SUMMERS FF
SAT 16 SEPT
6:30PM
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DRAMA FF
SUN 17 SEPT
4:30PM
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ZELOS FF
SUN 17 SEPT
6:30PM
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ONE LESS GOD FF
TUE 19 SEPT
6:45PM
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THE OSIRIS CHILD FF
WED 20 SEPT
6:30PM
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EVENT ZERO FF
WED 20 SEPT
8:30PM
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THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE FF
THU 21 SEPT
6:30PM
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THAT'S NOT ME FF
THU 21 SEPT
8:30PM

You can download a pdf version of the Melbourne Festival program here.

 

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AACTA is delighted to have the following key cast and crew attending their screenings to personally introduce their films during Week 3 of the festival program:

  • BLUE WORLD ORDER | Ché Baker (Director/Writer/Producer)
  • THE COLOUR OF DARKNESS | Lorraine Grigg (Producer) & Dr Sharif As-Saber (Special Advisor)
  • BAD BLOOD | David Lightfoot (Producer) & Michael Allen (Composer)
  • SKIN DEEP | Jonnie Leahy (Director)
  • THREE SUMMERS | Ben Elton (Director/Writer)
  • DRAMA | Dominique Mathisen (Producer)
  • ZELOS | Claire Harris (Writer/Producer)

Please note the following new session times, which are also listed above in the full and updated program:

  • BAD BLOOD | Wednesday 13 September, 9:00pm

 

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CINEMA NOVA
380 Lygon Street
Carlton, VIC 3053

CINEMA ADMISSION
AFI | AACTA members recieve complimentary access to all Festival of Australian Film sessions upon presentation of their membership card at the cinema box office at the time of the screening.

Seating is offered on a first come, first serve basis and is strictly limited by the capacity of each cinema.

GUEST PASSES
Guest passes can be used for all sessions, with the exception of Opening Night. Guests must complete their details on the reverse of the guest pass and present the completed pass at the cinema box office at the time of the screening.

CINEMA OFFERS
Members can receive a 10% discount on alcoholic drinks at the Cinema Nova bar upon presentation of their membership card.

 

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Download your Festival of Australian Film Guide (6.4MB) - your complete guide to the festival's program, feature length documentary and short film nominees, and to the feature films competing for a nomination for the 7th AACTA Awards presented by Foxtel.

 

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Whether your place is on the screen, behind the camera or front row in a cinema, AFI | AACTA membership offers a complete passport to the very best in Australian film and television.

Enjoy the Festival of Australian Film as an AFI | AACTA member with:

  • The privileged right to vote, determining the nominees and winners of the AACTA Awards.
  • Exclusive cinema discounts at Festival of Australian Film screenings.
  • Complimentary access to all Festival of Australian Film events - that's over 120 screenings of 48 films in 4 cities around Australia!
  • Exclusive access to AACTA TV where you can watch the nominated feature length documentaries, shorts and the majority of feature films competing anytime, anywhere and on any device.
  • And much more!

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