Screenings

Casting JonBenet with Q&A

Co-presented by ACMI, Netflix & AIDC
An inventive documentary exploring the unsolved death of six-year-old American beauty queen, JonBenet Ramsey. This screening will be followed by an in conversation with director Kitty Green.
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The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography with Q&A

Co-presented by ACMI, Netflix & AIDC
Acclaimed photographer Elsa Dorfman opens up her backyard archive to filmmaker Errol Morris. Includes live Q&A with producer Robert Fernandez and video introduction by Errol Morris
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The Great Big Story Shorts Showcase

Co-presented by AIDC & Federation Square
A free open-air showcase of micro-documentaries to make our Great Big World feel a little smaller!
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Jane

Presented by ACMI
An intimate portrait of Jane Goodall, who defied the odds to become one of the world’s most admired conservationists
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Beuys: Art As a Weapon

Presented by ACMI
A one of a kind chronicle of a visionary post-war artist
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​Faces, Places (Visages Villages)

Presented by ACMI
Legendary filmmaker Agnès Varda hits the road with artist JR in this surprising documentary
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Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards

Presented by ACMI and The Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival
Celebrate fashion in the best way possible - on the big screen with this bijoux collection of fashion documentaries and a panel discussion focusing on the renaissance of fashion illustration.
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The Drawings of Yves Saint Laurent

Presented by ACMI and The Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival
Celebrate fashion in the best way possible - on the big screen with this bijoux collection of fashion documentaries and a panel discussion focusing on the renaissance of fashion illustration.
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Inside Manus

Co-presented by ACMI, SBS & Screen Queensland
A powerful VR story to take the audience behind the razor-wire of the Manus Island immigration detention centre to experience the heartbreaking stories of three refugees who came to Australia seeking asylum.
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A Thin Black Line

Co-presented by ACMI, SBS & Screen Queensland
When bombs rain down on their hometown, a family is broken apart. A young girl is forced to flee by boat; her father, to stay behind.
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Every King Tide

Co-presented by ACMI, SBS & Screen Queensland
​Every King Tide is a VR documentary exploring Poruma Island, a tiny coral cay in the Torres Strait with a population of 200 people.
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