A slew of brilliant documentary filmmaking will descend on Melbourne July 19th – 30th as the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival returns for its fourth year.
Documentary Drive has been a media partner with the festival since its inaugural start back in 2016 and as always it’s a privilege to see and tell you about all the wonderful films set to screen.
Creating a Top 10 list isn’t an easy task. Especially when it comes to narrowing it down for this year’s festival.
There are 50 features headed to Melbourne. All deserving and all telling remarkable stories that will inspire and stick with you long after the festival is over.
Below are 10 of those feature documentaries we think you ought to see.
“Sharkwater Extinction” directed by Rob Stewart
“Right to Harm” directed by Matt Wechsler and Annie Speicher
“New Homeland” directed by Barbara Kopple
“Skid Row Marathon” directed by Mark Hayes
“Pariah Dog” directed by Jesse Alk
“Looby” directed by Nick Garner and Iain Knight
“The Ghost of Peter Sellers” directed by Peter Medak
“Saving Warru” directed by Daniel Clarke and Amy Psyden
“Chasing the Jet Stream” directed by Claudio Von Planta
“Unraveling Athena” directed by Francis Amat
To learn more about the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival, visit: mdff.org.au / @mdffest / and the MDFF Facebook Group