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Meet the diverse range of festivals and film clubs on Melbourne’s cultural calendar that call ACMI home.

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Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC)

Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC)

Australia's premier event for documentary, factual and unscripted screen content.

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Birrarangga Film Festival (BFF)

A celebration of Indigenous filmmakers from across the globe showcasing their unique stories.

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Documentary Australia

Connecting filmmakers, activists, educators and change-makers. Empowering them to maximise their advocacy and impact goals.

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Indonesian Film Festival (IFF)

The largest celebration of Indonesian screen culture in Australia.

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Japanese Film Festival (JFF)

Celebrating the multifaceted landscape of Japanese cinema, from sensitive portrayals of modern everyday life to vibrant alternate worlds.

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Korean Film Festival Australia (KOFFIA)

Showcasing the wonder of Korean culture through film.

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Melbourne Cinémathèque

Australia's longest-running film society dedicated to screening significant works of international cinema.

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF)

The largest stand-alone comedy festival in the world, showcasing national and international acts.

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Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF)

A curated global program of innovative screen experiences and the world’s largest showcase of exceptional Australian filmmaking.

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Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF)

Showcasing the best in new and retrospective LGBTIQ+ cinema.

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Melbourne Women in Film Festival

An annual festival celebrating and showcasing the work of Australian, Aotearoa New Zealand and Pasifika women and gender diverse filmmakers.

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VCAA Top Screen

A unique opportunity to view the work of Victoria's next generation of filmmakers.

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