The full 2013 Melbourne International Film Festival programme is now live!
The festival opens with the Australian première of Spanish director Pedro Almodovar’ s I’m So Excited!, and closes with All is Lost, JC Chandor’s follow-up to the Oscar-nominated Margin Call.
More than 300 films will screen across the 17 day festival, in strands as varied as Accent on Asia, Backebeat and International Panorama. New strands this year include Defying the Times: Activism on Film; a program of films from North Korea, rarely seen in the West; a program of new Arabic filmic voices; and the new wave of US cinema in States of Play: American Independents. The festival’s retrospective this year is Italian Giallo.
Be sure to check back here early next week for our picks for the must-see films to playing at this year’s festival.
View the schedule for the festival, which runs 25 July -11 August, and book tickets at www.miff.com.au