Milcho Manchevski's 'Mothers'.  Premiering exclusively at MFF2012.

Milcho Manchevski's 'Mothers'. Premiering exclusively at MFF2012.

The punks are coming to MFF2012.

The punks are coming to MFF2012.

Welcome to the Macedonian Film Festival 2012.

This festival promote the vast artistic and cultural landscape that is Macedonian cinema.

Program and tickets

All tickets, all sessions, all cities $15. Films start at the advertised time. All seating is unreserved.




Australian Macedonian Weekly – 30 October 2012 (PDF 81 KB) Mactel NSW – 30th October 2012 (PDF 197 KB) 2SER MFF Sydney Radio Campaign – 11th October 2012 – Download audio (mp3 1MB  30 sec)  The Age Melbourne – 21 September 2012 (JPG 239 KB)  Australian Macedonian Today – 21 May 2012 (PDF 460 KB)  Australian Macedonian [...]

Mimi will also debut her newest music video clip “I’m Yours” to the opening night audience. Originally a VCA trained jazz vocalist, Mimi’s describes her music style as “rousing fusion of dirty soul and rock.” A proud Melbournite, she has played in iconic venues Hamer Hall, Chapel off Chapel and Toff in Town. “If Anthony Kiedis, Slash and [...]

The Macedonian Film Festival opening night in Melbourne will now premier at the luxurious art-deco masterpiece, The Sun Theatre. Filled with old world charm, we are thrilled to be partnering with Sun Theatre to showcase the two feature films for 2012, Mothers and Punks not Dead as well a host of shorts that will be shown throughout the [...]

We are pleased to announced the second feature film confirmed for 2012 will be Vladimir Blazevski’s black comedy Punks Not Dead. Currently still in the film festival circut, Punks Not dead has won numerous awards including Best Film, Best actor and Best screenplay, as well as the prestigious EAST OF THE WEST “Crystal Bear” Award at the [...]

On Monday18 June, the MFF Sydney Team Betty and Peter made a special announcement and presentation at the NAFA Choc Top Seminar. The MFF Sydney team were invited to present information regarding the upcoming opportunities with the MFF 2012. Betty introduced the MFF and its history, while Peter talked about how local filmmakers can submit films [...]

The Macedonian Film Festival 2012 will open in Melbourne on 21st September at the Sun Theatre, Yarraville. We are pleased to anounce the MFF has exclusive rights to premiere Milcho Manchevski’s masterpiece “Mothers” (“Majki”). MOTHERS consists of three stories, a structure that the precociously talented Macedonian filmmaker, Milcho Manchevski, used to great effect in his superb debut [...]

The Macedonian Film Festival (MFF) is calling for entries to be showcased during the MFF2012 festival. Last year,  four Australian emerging directors were selected to screen their short films during MFF2011. Two of the films were selected for opening night in Melbourne, which gave the directors exposure to one of the biggest audiences of the [...]


The films selected as part of the MFF2012

Title Wrong Game Year 2012 Genre Short, Drama Duration 10 mins Director Omer Zekirovski Rating R (18+) Language English Subtitles NA Synopsis “Wrong game” is a triller drama in which we are acquainted with the life stories of two ex best friends from childhood, Paul and Bill who are also leaders of two known city gangs. The [...]

Title Escaping War Year 2012 Genre Short, Documentary Duration 10 mins Director Ben Kumanovski Rating R (18+) Language Macedonian Subtitles English Synopsis Escaping War is a journey into the lives of two individuals faced with death and destruction during wartime. In 1948, Doksa was expelled from her village in Aegean Macedonia during the Greek Civil [...]

Title The Little Match Girl Year 2011 Genre Short, Drama Duration 10 mins Director Filip Matevski Rating R (18+) Language Macedonian Subtitles English Synopsis The film is based on the story “The little girl with the matches” by Hans Christian-Andersen. The main character in the story is a little girl, a homeless orphan who instead [...]

Title Bit Player Year 2011 Genre Short, Drama Duration 22 mins Director Igor Aleksov Rating R (18+) (Viewer advisory: Brief  violent and sexual content.) Language Macedonian Subtitles English Synopsis Sister Anna listens to the radio while cleaning the monastery yard. Among other news there is information about a new film by cult director of the communist [...]

Title Punk’s Not Dead (Pankot ne e mrtov) Year  2011 Genre Feature, Comedy Duration 104 mins Director Vladimir Blazevski Rating R (18+) Language Macedonian, English Subtitles English Synopsis Mirsa is the former singer in what was once the most popular punk band in Macedonia, but it broke up years ago. He’s now forty, still living [...]

 Title Mothers (Majki) Year  2010 Genre Feature, Drama, Documentary Duration 123 mins Director Milcho Manchevski Rating R (18+) Language Macedonian, English Subtitles English Synopsis Two nine-year-old girls report a flasher to the police even though they never saw him. Three filmmakers meet the only residents of a deserted village – an elderly brother and sister [...]


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