Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

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

Restrictions: All Ages

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This July, The Melbourne Documentary Film Festival comes to Backlot Cinemas 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.

Title: As the Crow Flies
Directed by: Tess Girard

Description: Every summer, the Royal Canadian Air Cadets offers its top cadets the chance to participate in an elite flight-training camp. ‘As the Crow Flies’ follows a group of these young men and women as they undergo seven weeks of training to get their pilot's license in an intense program that normally takes six to eight months.

Title: 17 Blocks
Directed by: Davy Rothbart

Description: Using two decades of intimate home video, the story of the Sanford family, whose struggles with addiction and gun violence eventually lead to a journey of love, loss, and acceptance.