The Melbourne International Film Festival is one of the most popular events in Melbourne and is held over three weeks around July and August every year.
Founded in 1952, the film festival is one of the oldest in the world, and out of all four major film festivals in the country, this is one of the most popular.
Melbourne International Film Festival 2017 – MIFF Dates & Ticket Prices
Opening night will be celebrated on Thursday the 3rd of August at 7pm at the Regent Theatre. The film “Jungle” staring Daniel Radcliffe will be screened in a world premier and the official after party will be held at the Plaza Ballroom. Tickets cost around $150 per person and the dress code is Cocktail.
The Kids Gala will be held on Saturday the 19th of August at Hoyts Melbourne Central. The film “Rock Dog” will be screened at 1.30pm and tickets cost $12.50 for kids and $19.50 for adults.
This festival is celebrated all across the city, with films shown in various venues all across the CBD. Some of the more popular venues include the Forum Theatre, the Australian Centre of Performing Arts, the Victorian Arts Centre, Wheeler Centre, Kino Cinemas and the Village Roadshow Theatrette.
Tickets can be purchased for individual events/shows, or you can purchase a Mini Pass which gives you access too 10 shows, or a a Festival Pass which gives you access to all shows.
The festival also honours entrants by giving out awards to the best documentaries, fiction and feature films of the event. Tickets will be on sale from 14 July 2017.