Australian Film Festival 2016 – 22 to 24 January

The Maleny Festival of Australian Film is on again!

Presenting the latest and best of Australian film over the weekend of the 22 to 24 January 2016, and including short films by Griffith University Film School graduates!

MattToomeyOn Friday 22 January we will be joined by our special guest, film critic, Matthew Toomey. Matthew Toomey developed a love for cinema after landing a job in a video store as a 17-year-old. In 1998, he started reviewing movies for a community radio station and created a website (The Film Pie) to help share those reviews. For the past 10 years, Matthew has been the film critic on the 612ABC breakfast program hosted by Spencer Howson (currently Brisbane’s highest rated breakfast radio show). He also reviews for regional ABC radio outlets based in Toowoomba, Bundaberg, Rockhampton and Mt Isa. In addition to critiquing movies, Matthew has also had the chance to interview an array of actors and filmmakers including Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, George Clooney, Kenneth Branagh, Albert Brooks and J.J. Abrams.


Friday 22 January: Force of Destiny – 7.15pm (doors open 6pm) – includes short film Ace of Spades from Black Screen Australia – MORE INFORMATION

Saturday 23 January: Women He’s Undressed – 3pm (doors open 2.30pm) – includes short film Season from Griffith University – MORE INFORMATION

Saturday 23 January: The Dressmaker – 7.15pm (doors open 6pm) includes short film Sailboats from Griffith University – MORE INFORMATION

Sunday 24 January: Film Discussion over coffee and cake @ The Maleny Marketplace, 55 Maple St – 10.30am

Maleny Film Society would like to thank our Festival Sponsors for their generous support!









FESTIVAL PASS: (On sale from 8am 28 November 2015 to 12pm 22 January) Festival passes are available online (PURCHASE PASSES HERE) and at other MFS screenings on 28 November, 6 December and 9 January or at the door on 22 January from 5pm.
MFS MEMBERS $20 / GENERAL PUBLIC $35 (passes give access to all 3 screenings).

INDIVIDUAL SCREENING TICKETS: PRE-SALE TICKETS ONLY AVAILABLE TO MFS MEMBERS (On sale from 9 January) – Members can pre-purchase tickets to individual AFF screenings online (go to link for the relevant screening for ticket purchases) and at the Maleny Visitor Information Centre (members’ guests tickets also available at info centre). Tickets will also be available at the door unless sold-out.
MFS MEMBERS $8 (ALL MFS members must purchase tickets as this is a special event not covered in GOLD MEMBERSHIP)
GENERAL PUBLIC $13 (Only available at the door)

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