Melbourne International Film Festival

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Below

Australia [1h33mins]
Director: Maziar Lahooti

Starring Ryan Corr and Anthony LaPaglia, Below is a pitch-black comedy with a unique, and uniquely provocative, take on Australia’s controversial asylum-seeker detention system.

 

Happy New Year, Colin Burstead

UK [1h35mins]
Director: Ben Wheatley

“Ben Wheatley strips things way back for his nerve-raddled family reunion comedy, and the result is one of his best, most fluid films.” 
- Variety

 

No Time for Quiet

Australia [1h30mins]
Directors: Hylton Shaw, Samantha Dinning

Featuring appearances from Courtney Barnett and Cable Ties, No Time for Quiet joins a group of girls and gender-fluid youths as they discover the empowering strength of music through a GIRLS ROCK! band camp in Melbourne.
*contains suicide themes

 

Measure for Measure

Australia [1h40mins]
Director: Paul Ireland

Following the critically acclaimed Pawno, director Paul Ireland moves from Footscray to Prahran’s commission flats for this contemporary re-interpretation of Shakespeare, with Hugo Weaving leading a powerful, multicultural cast.

 

A Family

Australia [1h30mins]
Director: Jayden Stevens

Deadpan to its core, A Family is an offbeat comedy that takes us into the home of a lonely man who hires actors to play his parents, brother and sister.

 

Vai

New Zealand [1h35mins]
Directors: Nicole Whippy, ‘Ofa-Ki-Levuka Guttenbail-Likiliki, Matasila Freshwater, Amberley Jo Aumua, Miria George, Marina Alofagia McCartney, Dianna Fuemana, Becs Arahanga

Eight different female directors from eight separate Pacific Island nations celebrate Indigenous resilience and creativity through the life of one extraordinary woman. 
 

 

SESSION TIMES

Between 4 October 2019 7PM - Below and 6 October 2019 4PM - Vai

LOCATION

Wonthaggi Union Cinema Arts Centre - Cinema
96 Graham Street, Wonthaggi, VIC 3995

CONTACT DETAILS

Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre

03 5671 2470

jacqui.francis@basscoast.vic.gov.au

Sessions

Sessions Description Status
4 October 2019 7PM - Below MIFF - Below [1h33mins] [Australia] Open
5 October 2019 1PM - Happy New Year MIFF - Happy New Year, Colin Burstead [1h35mins] [UK] Open
5 October 2019 4PM - No Time for Quiet MIFF - No Time for Quiet [1h30mins] [Australia] Open
5 October 2019 7PM - Measure for Measure MIFF - Measure for Measure [1h40mins] [Australia] Open
6 October 2019 1PM - A Family MIFF - A Family [1h30mins] [Australia] Open
6 October 2019 4PM - Vai MIFF - Vai [1h35mins] [New Zealand] Open
4 October 2019 7PM - Below
MIFF - Below [1h33mins] [Australia]
Open
5 October 2019 1PM - Happy New Year
MIFF - Happy New Year, Colin Burstead [1h35mins] [UK]
Open
5 October 2019 4PM - No Time for Quiet
MIFF - No Time for Quiet [1h30mins] [Australia]
Open
5 October 2019 7PM - Measure for Measure
MIFF - Measure for Measure [1h40mins] [Australia]
Open
6 October 2019 1PM - A Family
MIFF - A Family [1h30mins] [Australia]
Open
6 October 2019 4PM - Vai
MIFF - Vai [1h35mins] [New Zealand]
Open