Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

Where: The Backlot Studios, 65 Haig street, Southbank, Victoria

Restrictions: All Ages Licensed

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This July, The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival comes to Backlot Studios for its fourth impressive edition, featuring the most thought-provoking, progressive and eclectic docos from Australia and around the world.

The festival competition will see country vs country, film school vs film school, festival vs festival and legendary filmmakers vs emerging talent in an epic 11 day competition.

Theme: Charity Docs / Melbourne Stories / Masterclass
Date: 22nd July 2019, Starts at 6:00pm
Venue: Backlot Cinemas, 65 Haig St, Southbank VIC 3006, Australia

Title: Forged from Fire
Directed by: Andrew Garton

Description: ‘Forged from Fire’ tells the story of how an Australian and international community of blacksmiths, welders, artists and volunteers responded to the devastating Black Saturday bushfires by creating perhaps the most ambitious public artwork and memorial in Australia – a three tonne, 9.8-meter tall stainless steel and copper gum tree – The Blacksmiths’ Tree.

Title: Healing Through Narrative Therapy
Directed by: Hannah Cairns

Description: In the documentary, ‘Red Sunday’, community members of rural far east Gippsland, Victoria, Australia recount their experiences regarding the devastating 2014 bushfires, which lasted nearly 70 long, unpredictable, and traumatic days.

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