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Melbourne International Film Festival

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 2019 – MIFF Dates & Ticket Prices

As the name suggests, the Melbourne International Film Festival is all about celebrating international film. The MIFF’s list of events include showcasing a selection of feature films, arthouse films, documentaries and short films. Families will be excited to know that some of these include a number of children’s and family films.

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 to 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.


01 August 2019 to 18 August 2019

Event Times

Session times vary for each venue and showing


Various theatres around Melbourne


- ACMI Cinemas and MIFF Box Office - Forum Melbourne and MIFF Festival Lounge - Comedy Theatre - Hoyts Melbourne Central - Kino Cinemas, a Palace Cinemas Partner - [email protected] - Regent Theatre - Village Roadshow Theatrette - State Library of Victoria - The Wheeler Centre - Library at the Dock - Melbourne Planetarium - The Astor Theatre
Melbourne, VIC

Contact Details

(03) 8660 4888
[email protected]


Previous year's Pricing

Peak pricing (weekdays after 5pm, weekends)
Full: $20
Concession: $17.50
MIFF Member: $16

Off-peak pricing (weekdays before 5pm)
Full: $17
Concession: $16.50
MIFF Members: $15

Festival Passport: $370
Mini Pass Adult (10 sessions): $160
Mini Pass Concession (10 sessions): $145


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