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Access

All festival sessions will screen at Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall.

521 Queensberry Street
North Melbourne, 3051
Melway Reference: 2A J10

The Other Film Festival is committed to providing access for everyone. A range of access services and facilities will be available so that everyone can have an enjoyable and accessible festival experience.

Access information for the 2014 festival will also be available in Auslan.

Please advise us of any access requirements at the time of booking and every effort will be made to provide these. If you have accessibility requirements that are not listed here please contact us.


  • Assistance Dogs

    Assistance Dogs are welcome in all areas of The Other Film Festival and water bowls are available at the venue.

  • Companion Card

    Companion Card will be accepted at all sessions and forums.

  • Information In Alternative Formats

    Information In Alternative Formats is available upon request in Audio, Large Text and Email. If you require a format that is not listed here, please contact us.

  • Detailed Access Information

    Detailed Access Information is available on request.

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    Captioning

    All films screened in The Other Film Festival will be captioned or subtitled.

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    Auslan Interpreters

    To ensure access for the Deaf Community, Auslan interpreters will be available for all spoken events including speeches, introductions, forums, workshops and Q&A sessions.

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    Audio Description

    All films will be Audio Described for people who are blind or vision impaired. Through the use of a small radio receiver, audience members can listen to a description of the visual aspects of the film during appropriate breaks in the dialogue. Foreign language film subtitles will be read out. Please book for this service

  • Handheld LCD Screens

    There are also a limited number of handheld LCD screens available for use at your individual seat. Please book for this service.

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    Assistive Listening

    The Other Film Festival is equipped with an audio loop that can be used to amplify or enhance sound quality. This system can be accessed from all seats in the theatre through the t-switch on a hearing aid. Wireless headsets are also available for people who are hard of hearing.

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    Wheelchair Access

    All public areas of The Other Film Festival are accessible for people who require wheelchair access, including toilets. Accessible seating is available in all areas, please advise at time of booking.