Melbourne Film Festival

The Melbourne International Film Festival  (MIFF) is an annual film festival held over three weeks in Melbourne, Australia.  It was founded in 1952 and is one of the oldest film festivals in the world.  MIFF is one of Melbourne’s four major film festivals, in addition to the Melbourne International Animation Festival (MIAF), Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF), and Melbourne Underground Film Festival (MUFF).  As of 2013, the festival’s Artistic Director is Michelle Carey.  (More from Wikipedia)

After appearing in a 2003 documentary called Mayor of the Sunset Strip about the disc jockey Rodney BingenheimerKim Fowley became an experimental filmmaker.  He won the Special Jury Prize at the 2012 Melbourne Film Festival for two of his films, Golden Road to Nowhere and Black Room Doom.  


Black Room Doom is also the name of the all-female band that is featured in the film of the same name – his answer to the 2010 film The Runaways


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Last edited: March 22, 2021