Tag: Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

Shorts – 10 to Catch at the 2019 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

There are 62 short documentaries set to screen at MDFF 2019 and with that comes the very difficult question: What to see? Shorts often pack an emotional punch. They’ll make you laugh, cry, and drop

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2019

The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival returns July 19th – 30th bringing together an incredible ensemble of documentaries and acclaimed filmmakers from around the world and Australia. Now in its fourth year, the ever-growing festival continues

Interview: Isabel Darling on ‘Corey the Warrior’

From director and cinematographer Isabel Darling, “Corey the Warrior” is an inspiring 3-minute look into the life of artist Corey Stewart, a young Aboriginal man who finds his passion through painting after defying the odds

Interview: Costa Botes on the Making of ‘Act of Kindness’

No stranger to challenging projects, New Zealand-based filmmaker Costa Botes’ career spans more than 30 years and the spectrum of passions. Perhaps most widely known for his work documenting the making of Peter Jackson’s “The

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2017

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2017 – What’s in Store

The 2017 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival is just a month and a half away and it’s going to be. . . BIG. 80+ documentaries are scheduled to screen over 8 days at four venues across

Interview: Melbourne Documentary Film Festival Director Lyndon Stone

Stone discusses what’s in store for MDFF 2017, the qualities his team looks for in submissions, and his predictions for the future of documentary filmmaking.

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival 2016 – Award Winners

The 2016 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival came to a close last night. Here are the documentaries that received category awards: Supreme Jury Prize: “A Billion Lives” directed by Aaron Biebert Best Director: Aaron Biebert for

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival Coverage Roundup

As the 2016 Melbourne Documentary Film Festival kicks off today, here is a complete overview of all our coverage from the past month. Congratulations to all the filmmakers with documentaries screening at this year’s fest!

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Review: ‘Sustainable’

Let’s be real, documentaries on farming can sometimes be polarizing. You know the types of films I mean. The ones that are heavy on shock value and show horrific scenes of animals at mass production

Review: ‘The Coffee Man’

Billed as an “intensely personal observational documentary,” director Jeff Hann’s “The Coffee Man” follows Canberra resident and ONA Coffee founder Sasa Sestic on his quest to become the 2015 World Barista Champion. The first feature