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Melbourne International Film Festival Launches Its First Virtual Program This August

Festivals, Film & Art, Melbourne, Sydney / July 17, 2020

Get ready for 113 flicks from over 56 countries at the first-ever virtual Melbourne International Film Festival.

While Melburnians are navigating life in lockdown once again, we’re all finding ways to stay entertained at home this winter. And if you need something to brighten up your week, we’ve found an exciting new virtual film festival to add to your diary.

For the first time ever, the Melbourne International Film Festival is going ahead entirely online, delivering an 18-day festival that every Aussie can tune into from home. Running from Thursday, August 6th to Sunday, August 23rd, get ready for MIFF 68½, delivering the 2020 program as a digital film festival.

With over 60 features, four short packages, talks, events and activations all being streamed online, this virtual film festival is set to be one not to miss. The best bit? Regular MIFF attendees will still get to enjoy the festival’s usual format, with an opening night, centrepiece and closing night screenings all going ahead online.

Wondering what to tune into at this festival? Here are some of our top picks:

Tickets to MIFF’s 2020 virtual program are on sale now. To browse the full program, click here.

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