MDFF: Short Session 2

Yes And
By Aly Zhang
Cristina ‘Rhyme’ Spizzica and Jeremy ‘Zone’ Hughes are ‘Rhymezone’, an improvised rap musical comedy duo, where from a one word suggestion from an audience, launch into an unplanned and different rap musical every performance. Their relationship with each other, the art form, and themselves, is reflected on and joyfully considered in this portrait documentary.

The Last Typewriter Shop In Melbourne
By Yauming Chiam
Tom Koska owns the last typewriter shop in Melbourne, and possibly Australia. He has been repairing typewriters in the same street in Melbourne since the 1960s. He's a remarkable individual, resolute in his determination to keep the sunset trade alive.

My Friend Paul
By Emmett Redding
My Friend Paul is a reflection on fierce friendships that are all-consuming, yet wash away over time. It explores the nature of nostalgia and the fluidity of memory through the recollection of a summer in suburban Australia. Restricted to persons aged 18+.

An Introduction to Genre
By Shannon Marinko
An insultingly simplistic examination of film genre that will ruin movies for you forever

Baba
By Firass Dirani
‘Baba’, which means ‘Dad’ in Arabic, tells the heartwarming story of Mohamad Abbas Dirani, a Lebanese-Australian immigrant, and his ambitions as a young shepherd. Mohammad was the eldest of 10 children, and was ordered to be the family's main bread winner at the age of 7. He never imagined adversity knocking at his doorstep so early

Icebergers
By Darcy Newton
he club of cold open ocean swimmers - Icebergers - houses a heartwarming, motivational & supportive community full of inspiring stories.

Hunger Ward
By Sky Fitzgerald
Nominated for a 2021 Oscar®, HUNGER WARD is the third film in the Refugee Trilogy by 2x Oscar® & Emmy® nominated director Skye Fitzgerald. Filmed from inside two of the most active therapeutic feeding centers in Yemen, HUNGER WARD documents two women health care workers fighting to thwart the spread of starvation against the backdrop of a forgotten war. The film provides an unflinching portrait of Dr. Aida Alsadeeq and Nurse Mekkia Mahdi as they work to save the lives of hunger-stricken children within a population on the brink of famine. With unprecedented access within a sensitive conflict-zone, HUNGER WARD reveals a world of bravery and commitment-to-care for war-stricken children amidst desperate need
Saturday, 11th September

Legend Deluxe: In-Cinema dining session.
Event: Special event screening, complimentary & discount tickets do not apply
CC & AD: Closed Captions or Audio Description available for individual/personal use in those shows indicating a 'CC & AD' notation on a film's session time booking button. Please note that only selected sessions are capable of offering the Closed Captions or Audio Description option, please contact the cinema in the event of confusion to avoid disappointment.

Session times for the new cinema week, commencing each Thursday, will be released the Tuesday afternoon prior

Commences Saturday, 11 Sep 2021
Rating E
Genre To Be Advised
Running Time 100
Language
D PDF sessions Closed Caption MUSIC IN MOVIES MDFF Australian Made CINEMA FIASCO CNMN First Nations Acknowledgement