Transitions Film Festival

Welcome to the 8th annual Transitions Film  Festival!
The Transitions Film Festival showcases groundbreaking documentaries about the social and technological innovations, revolutionary ideas and trailblazing change makers that are leading the way to a better world.

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Festival Pass

Get a 10 Film Festival Pass eligible for Transitions Film Festival screenings Feb 21 - Mar 8.
PLEASE NOTE: Passholders are required to book ahead for their sessions, either online or at the box office. The Festival Pass is not valid for Opening Night. Conditions apply. $150


Mini Pass

Get a 5 Film Pass eligible for Transitions Film Festival screenings Feb 21 - Mar 8 for a discounted price!
PLEASE NOTE: Passholders are required to book ahead for their sessions, either online or at the box office. The 5 Film Pass is not valid for Opening Night. Conditions Apply. $75

TFF: Point of No Return

Opening Date: Thursday, 21 Feb 2019

Australian Premiere Presented by Amber Electric Followed by panel discussion with international celebrity athlete Samantha Gash, Young Australian of the Year and ... more

TFF: System Error

Opening Date: Friday, 22 Feb 2019

Australian Premiere Presented by the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute Followed by panel discussion Featuring absurdly honest interviews with leading academics, economic theorists and ... more

TFF: Tawai

Opening Date: Friday, 22 Feb 2019

Australian Premiere From the jungles of Borneo to corners of India, and from the Amazon to the Isle of Skye, Tawai ... more

TFF: Vestige

Opening Date: Saturday, 23 Feb 2019

Australian Premiere Introduced by the Jane Goodall Institute Vestige is a revealing documentary about the fraught race against time of ... more

TFF: Accelerate

Opening Date: Saturday, 23 Feb 2019

Australian Premiere Screening with short film Wild Waters Followed by panel discussion Accelerate follows one of the world’s most internationally recognised environmentalists, Bill ... more

TFF: Dirt Rich

Opening Date: Saturday, 23 Feb 2019

Australian Premiere Presented by Dumbo Feather From the team that brought us Angel Azul, Dirt Rich showcases the revolutionary new tools and ... more

TFF: Ubuntu

Opening Date: Sunday, 24 Feb 2019

World Premiere Introduced by Anna Davies Q&A with filmmakers Inspired by the South African philosophy of ‘Ubuntu - I am who ... more

TFF: Run India

Opening Date: Sunday, 24 Feb 2019

SOLD OUT An incredible story of courage and the human spirit, which follows international celebrity endurance athlete Samantha Gash (Australian Survivor) ... more

TFF: Bikes of Wrath

Opening Date: Sunday, 24 Feb 2019

Followed by a Q&A with director Cameron Ford Five Australian friends attempt to cycle from Oklahoma to California in honor of ... more

TFF: Youth Unstoppable

Opening Date: Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019

Australian Premiere Presented by The High Commission of Canada and the UNAA Followed by panel discussion Youth Unstoppable follows award-winning filmmaker Slater ... more

TFF: Burkinabe Rising

Opening Date: Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019

Australian Premiere A small, landlocked country in West Africa, Burkina Faso is home to a vibrant community of artists and engaged ... more

TFF: Energy Pioneers

Opening Date: Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019

Australian Premiere Presented by Grimshaw Architects Followed by panel discussion Energy Pioneers showcases the visionaries who are convinced that their ideas will ... more

TFF: Charged

Opening Date: Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019

Australian Premiere A story about recovery, resilience, hope and the power of the human spirit. In 2011, Chef Eduardo Garcia was ... more

TFF: It Will Be Chaos

Opening Date: Thursday, 28 Feb 2019

Australian Premiere Followed by a panel discussion Life in Southern Italy is thrown into a tailspin when refugees arrive by the thousands ... more

TFF: Radicals, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 28 Feb 2019

Screening with Short Film: Tied To The Sea Australian Premiere The Radicals follows a group of professional snowboarders and surfers as they ... more

TFF: Human Element, The

Opening Date: Friday, 1 Mar 2019

Australian Premiere Presented by Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute and Climate Reality Project Australia Followed by panel discussion From the producers of Chasing Ice, ... more

TFF: Guardians, The

Opening Date: Friday, 1 Mar 2019

Australian Premiere An indigenous community in Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve confronts internal divisions and the threat of illegal loggers in ... more

TFF: Living Earth, A

Opening Date: Saturday, 2 Mar 2019

Australian Premiere Screening with short film Simple Living Inspired by the revolutionary work of David Holmgren, A Living Earth is a beautifully ... more

TFF: Our Power

Opening Date: Saturday, 2 Mar 2019

Victorian Premiere Followed by panel discussion An empowering documentary about the Latrobe Valley community as they bear the brunt of the privatisation ... more

TFF: Psychonautics

Opening Date: Saturday, 2 Mar 2019

Australian Premiere With moments of confusion, clarity, and hilarity, Psychonautics is an engrossingly honest account of the potential healing powers of ... more

TFF: She Started It

Opening Date: Tuesday, 5 Mar 2019

Australian Premiere Presented by Melbourne Accelerator Program and TSUS Followed by panel discussion She Started It is a feature length documentary on women ... more

TFF: Ranger to Ranger

Opening Date: Tuesday, 5 Mar 2019

Introduced by Sean Wilmore Followed by a Q&A Ranger to Ranger is an inspiring documentary that follows the epic journey of nine ... more

TFF: More Human Than Human

Opening Date: Wednesday, 6 Mar 2019

Australian Premiere More Human Than Human explores what it means to live in the age of intelligent machines. In this personal, ... more

TFF: Creepy Line, The

Opening Date: Wednesday, 6 Mar 2019

Australian Premiere Containing ground-breaking interviews with controversial academic Jordan B. Peterson, Peter Schweizer, and others, The Creepy Line offers an explosive ... more

TFF: Metamorphosis

Opening Date: Thursday, 7 Mar 2019

Australian Premiere Presented by The High Commission of Canada A poem for the planet, Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper’s (Occupy Love) beautiful ... more

TFF: Need to Grow, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 7 Mar 2019

Australian Premiere Executive-produced and narrated by Rosario Dawson (Daredevil, Iron Fist), and featuring Paul Stamets and Vandana Shiva, The Need to ... more

TFF: Serengeti Rules

Opening Date: Friday, 8 Mar 2019

Australian Premiere Screens with short film Home Front Exploring some of the most remote and spectacular places on Earth, five pioneering scientists ... more

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