Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

11 Features to See at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2020

The 2020 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is set to begin June 30th. Due to the current COVID-19 situation, documentary fans will have the chance to take part in a special virtual screening of the films from home this year. As always, the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival excels at selecting a diverse array of documentaries that […]

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"The World's Best Film"

Review: ‘The World’s Best Film’

Directed by Joshua Belinfante, “The World’s Best Film” is an engrossing journey about what it means to be the best and whether one can actually be the best at anything. When a 1 kilogram tumor was found between his heart and lungs in 2014, Belinfante, facing his own mortality, began to re-examine his approach to […]

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Review: ‘As the Crow Flies’

Directed by Tess Girard, “As the Crow Flies” follows the journey of a group of young Royal Canadian Air Cadets as they take part in an intense flight training program to earn their private pilot’s license. Typically, such a feat takes individuals six to eight months. For these 17-year-olds, they have seven weeks. “As the […]

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Review: ‘Unraveling Athena’

What does it take to become the highest ranked women’s tennis player in the world? That is the question Francis Amat seeks to answer in the feature length documentary “Unraveling Athena” premiering in Australia at the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival on July 28th. Four years in the making, the film features interviews with over 20 […]

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MDFF 2019: Australian Docs to Watch

Close to half of the 112 films at this year’s Melbourne Documentary Film Festival are by Australian filmmakers. The intimately personal stories they capture offer a thought-provoking reflection and unforgettable look at Australia’s heart, complexity, and uniquely wonderful soul through a diverse and deeply moving collection of narratives that highlight some of the best work […]

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