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You Can Win a Free Double Pass to an Online MIFF Screening

Can't squeeze in a trip to Melbourne International Film Festival? We've got just the ticket.
By Grace MacKenzie
August 05, 2022
By Grace MacKenzie
August 05, 2022

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If you're here, it's safe to say you're a bona fide movie buff. You've seen the latest blockbusters, you're in attendance at the festivals (in person or via live stream) and you're always on the lookout for the indie gems to set your gaze upon. So, this year's 70th anniversary of Melbourne International Film Festival is sure to be on your radar (and its sponsor Dropbox is gifting you something special to celebrate).

The far-reaching 2022 program offers a bevy of applauded flicks from home turf and afar, and has a knock-out lineup of deep-dives with esteemed guests, premiere events and discussion panels. So, if you can't squeeze a sneaky trip to Melbourne into your August agenda, we've got just the ticket to get you a front-row seat to the action from afar — 25 of them, to be precise, because we've teamed up with Dropbox to give 25 lucky film lovers at-home double passes to attend an online MIFF Play screening of their choosing.

That's right, skip the queues — and skip the shoes if you want — and microwave those kernels, because there are thrillers, dramas, rom-coms and biographies aplenty just waiting for you to watch from the comfort of your own home. Will you tune in to Lucky Peach, a deeply personal exploration of suburban tensions and the sacrifices made by first-generation immigrant families; charmingly quirky comedy The Lonely Spirits Variety Hour; or Citizen Ashe, the story of tennis champ Arthur Ashe, the first Black athlete to win a singles Grand Slam singles title? The choice is entirely yours.

Celebrating these filmmakers isn't only done by audiences — they're also supported by advances in technology. Smooth-moving collaborations between producers, screenwriters, animators and actors? Real-time sharing of heavy files? Avoidance of glitchy email chains and lost-to-the-void sparks of genius? Dropbox looks after it — and that's why it's an official supporting partner of the Festival. It's that crossroads of creativity and technology that empowers these artists to continue doing what they love — and what delivers the 25 double tickets that we're giving away right here.

Keen to shake up your watch list? Enter the competition below.

Melbourne International Film Festival runs from Thursday, August 4 till Sunday, August 21. Select films will be available to stream online from Thursday, August 11 till Sunday, August 28.


Published on August 05, 2022 by Grace MacKenzie
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