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What are you looking at? The Other Film Festival is back in 2016!

Australia’s leading disability film festival will be presented at the State Library of Victoria from 28 – 30 September 2016. 

Photo caption: Actor Bethany in rehearsals. Photo credit: Pippa Samaya

The Other Film Festival is the big party where everyone gets invited! The festival programs provocative international and Australian cinema about the lived experience of disability and the Deaf community.

Come and be energised by powerful films, thoughtful and challenging presentations about diversity in screen culture, authentic casting and discussions about the importance of feminism for filmmakers in a Deaf and disability context. There will be engaging shorts from emerging Australian filmmakers with disability, and much more to leave you with a fresh perspective of disability.

TOFF 2016 will run from Wednesday 28 September – Friday 30 September at State Library Victoria, Experimedia.

For more information please email Mija Gwyn (TOFF Director) at mgwyn@artsaccess.com.au.

What happened in 2015?

Last year The Other Film Festival conducted a strategic review. We hosted a community consultation, and received feedback from the community about the festival and its future direction.

You can download the full review report here as a PDF, or here as a Word document.

Want to know what happened at the festival in 2014? Download the report for the 2014 festival by clicking here.

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The Other Film Festival is supported by the Australian Government.
Public Partners City of Melbourne, Film Victoria and Screen Australia
Festival Partners Melbourne Fringe Festival and State Library of Victoria
Festival Supporters US Embassy, Ericcson Australia, Vicdeaf & Turquoise iAuslan
Arts Access Victoria gratefully acknowledges the financial support of Arts Victoria, Australia Council for the Arts, Department of Human Services