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SBS Film

11 Jul 2011 - 3:41 PM  UPDATED 26 Feb 2014 - 4:09 PM

Meet MIFF's new artistic director
Like many Melbournians at this time of year, Michelle Carey has a well-thumbed copy of the Melbourne International Film Festival program. The difference is that the numerous red ink markings that appear in Carey's guide as a form of cinematic shorthand denote the films that the event's Artistic Director hasn't yet seen. For most festival goers the program is a welcome aid, but for Carey it's the physical realisation of almost a year's work... Read more

OPENING NIGHT FILM

The Fairy
(Belgium/France)
Directors: Fiona Gordon, Dominique Abel, Bruno Romy
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CLOSING NIGHT FILM

Drive
(US)
Director: Nicholas Winding Refn
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INTERNATIONAL PANORAMA

Melancholia
(Denmark/Sweden)
Director: Lars Von Trier
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Outside Satan
(France)
Director: Bruno Dumont
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Le Havre
(France/Finland/Germany)
Director: Aki Kaurismaki
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A Separation
(Iran/France)
Director: Asghar Farhadi
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The Guard
(Ireland)
Director: John Michael McDonagh
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Intimate Grammar
(Israel)
Director: Nir Bergman
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Beginners
(US)
Director: Mike Mills
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Silent Souls
(Russia)
Director: Aleksei Fedorchenko
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Jane Eyre
(UK)
Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga
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Submarine
(UK)
Director: Richard Ayoade
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Tyrannosaur
(UK)
Director: Paddy Considine

Neds
(UK/France/Italy)
Director: Peter Mullan

A Useful Life
(Uruguay)
Director: Louis Garrel
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Terri
(US)
Director: Azazel Jacobs
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The Forgiveness of Blood
(US/Albania/Denmark/Italy)
Director: Joshua Marston
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Win Win
(US)
Director: Tom McCarthy
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Martha Marcy May Marlene
(US)
Director: Sean Durkin
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Tiny Furniture
(US)
Director: Lena Dunham
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Take Shelter
(US)
Director: Jeff Nichols
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The Future
(US/Germany)
Director: Miranda July
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Circumstance
(Iran/US)
Director: Maryam Keshavarz
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Another Earth
(US)
Director: Mike Cahill
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Our Idiot Brother
(US)
Director: Jesse Peretz

The Kid With A Bike
(Belgium/France/Italy)
Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
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You Are Here
(Canada)
Director: Daniel Cockburn
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TELESCOPE

Michael
(Austria)
Director: Markus Schleinzer
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Attenberg (pictured, top)
(Greece)
Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari
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Finisterrae
(Spain)
Director: Sergio Caballero
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AUSTRALIAN SHOWCASE

33 Postcards
(Australia/China)
Director: Pauline Chan
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Face To Face
(Australia)
Director: Michael Rymer
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Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure
(Australia)
Director: Matthew Bate
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Red Dog
(Australia)
Director: Kriv Stenders
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The Eye of the Storm
(Australia)
Director: Fred Schepisi
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Toomelah
(Australia)
Director: Ivan Sen
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Life In Movement
(Australia)
Directors: Bryan Mason, Sophie Hyde

My Wedding and Other Secrets
(Australia)
Director: Roseanne Liang
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X
(Australia)
Director: Jon Hewitt
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ACCENT ON ASIA

Outrage
(Japan)
Director: Takeshe Kitano
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13 Assassins
(Japan)
Director: Takashi Miike
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Norwegian Wood
(Japan)
Director: Tran Anh Hung
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The Day He Arrives
(South Korea)
Director: Hong Sang-Soo
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CRIME SCENE

Polisse
(France)
Director: Maiwenn
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Once Upon A Time In Anatolia
(Turkey/Bosnia Herzegovina)
Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan
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THIS SPORTING LIFE

Boxing Gym
(US)
Director: Frederick Wiseman

Knuckle
(Ireland)
Director: Ian Palmer
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Senna
(UK)
Director: Asif Kapadia
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DOCUMENTARIES

Cave of Forgotten Dreams
(Canada/US/France/Germany/UK)
Director: Werner Herzog
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Armadillo
(Denmark)
Director: Janus Mertz
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Tabloid
(US)
Director: Errol Morris
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Project Nim
(US)
Director: James Marsh
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POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold
(US)
Director: Morgan Spurlock
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BACKBEAT

LennoNYC
(US)
Director: Michael Epstein
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PRIME TIME

The Mysteries of Lisbon
(Portugal/France)
Director: Raul Ruiz
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