Transitions Film Festival

Welcome to the 9th 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 20 - Mar 6.
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 20 - Mar 6 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: Great Green Wall

Opening Date: Thursday, 20 Feb 2020

Screening with SOLAR TUK TUK short film with introduction from Julian Oshea, Comedian, Social Innovator, and Solar Tuk Tuk adventurer. Executive ... more

TFF: Convoy

Opening Date: Friday, 21 Feb 2020

Go behind the news headlines and follow former Greens leader Bob Brown and a passionate collective of concerned citizens as ... more

TFF: Your Turn

Opening Date: Friday, 21 Feb 2020

Your Turn depicts the Brazilian student movement from the protests of 2013 until the election of the new president, Jair ... more

TFF: Whale and the Raven, The

Opening Date: Saturday, 22 Feb 2020

Screening followed by an expert panel discussion. On a remote island in the Pacific, populated by wolves, ravens and two whale ... more

TFF: Spears from All Sides

Opening Date: Saturday, 22 Feb 2020

Introduction before screening Moving from the deep Amazon rainforest to Washington D.C. and back, SPEARS FROM ALL SIDES follows the battle ... more

TFF: When the River Runs Dry

Opening Date: Saturday, 22 Feb 2020

Followed by Q and A with filmmaker and guests. An Australian-made exploration of the rules governing the Murray Darling Basin and ... more

TFF: My Year of Living Mindfully

Opening Date: Sunday, 23 Feb 2020

Screening followed by Q and A with filmmaker and guests. In the midst of a growing mental illness epidemic, an investigative ... more

TFF: Wheels of Wonder, The

Opening Date: Sunday, 23 Feb 2020

Screening followed by Q and A with filmmaker and guests. THE WHEELS OF WONDER follows a team of ambitious social impact ... more

TFF: Magic Medicine

Opening Date: Sunday, 23 Feb 2020

MAGIC MEDICINE follows three volunteers in the world’s first medical trial of psilocybin, the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms, to ... more

TFF: 8 Billion Angels

Opening Date: Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020

Introduction before screening Global warming, food and water shortages, catastrophic storms, extinction of species, plant and animal habitat loss; the list ... more

TFF: Global Thermostat

Opening Date: Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020

Presented by: The United Nations association of Australia (VIC) and the United Nations association of Australia young professionals. Film screening ... more

TFF: Almost Human

Opening Date: Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020

Screening with short film LOSING LENA. Narrated by Stephen Fry, this haunting, deep, and lyrical film provides an engrossing exploration ... more

TFF: Bias

Opening Date: Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020

Introduction before screening An exploration of how unconscious bias defines and influences our workplaces, justice systems and technologies. With bias infiltrating ... more

TFF: Thirst for Power

Opening Date: Thursday, 27 Feb 2020

Screening as part of the Resilience Stream, proudly supported by Resilient Melbourne and The Resilience Shift Panel discussion following film ... more

TFF: Earth Seen from the Heart

Opening Date: Thursday, 27 Feb 2020

Presented By: The High Commission of Canada Screening as part of the Resilience Stream, proudly supported by Resilient Melbourne and The ... more

TFF: Cooked: Survival by Zip Code

Opening Date: Friday, 28 Feb 2020

Presented By: The Australian Energy Foundation and Resilient Melbourne Film screening followed by panel expert panel discussion on building resilience. Screening as ... more

TFF: Motherload

Opening Date: Friday, 28 Feb 2020

Screening as part of the Resilience Stream, proudly supported by Resilient Melbourne and The Resilience Shift Introduction before screening MOTHERLOAD is ... more

TFF: I Am Human

Opening Date: Sunday, 1 Mar 2020

Screening followed by a panel discussion. Following the courageous journeys of the world's first “cyborgs” - a quadriplegic, a blind man ... more

TFF: Hi, A.I.

Opening Date: Sunday, 1 Mar 2020

Presented By: The Goethe Institut Introduction before screening A funny and fascinating exploration of our relationship with a rapidly developing technology, Hi ... more

TFF: You Bet I Dance!

Opening Date: Sunday, 1 Mar 2020

Presented By: The Goethe Institut Introduction before screening A warm and uplifting documentary, full of irrepressible joy. YOU BET I DANCE! ... more

TFF: Sustainable Nation

Opening Date: Tuesday, 3 Mar 2020

Screening as part of the Resilience Stream, proudly supported by Resilient Melbourne and The Resilience Shift Screening followed by a ... more

TFF: Once You Know

Opening Date: Tuesday, 3 Mar 2020

Screening as part of The Resilience Stream, presented by ARUP and Resilient Melbourne Introduction before screening A profound, personal ... more

TFF: Push

Opening Date: Wednesday, 4 Mar 2020

Presented by Grimshaw. Screening as part of the Resilience Stream, proudly supported by Resilient Melbourne and The Resilience Shift Film ... more

TFF: Cryptopia

Opening Date: Wednesday, 4 Mar 2020

Introduction before screening. Five years after his first film, award-winning producer/director Torsten Hoffmann revisits the big brains and big egos behind ... more

TFF: Story of Plastic, The

Opening Date: Thursday, 5 Mar 2020

Introduction before screening From the makers of The Story of Stuff, THE STORY OF PLASTIC is a seething exposé, uncovering the ... more

TFF: Mr. Toilet

Opening Date: Thursday, 5 Mar 2020

Presented By: RMIT Social Innovation Hub Screening introduced by Who Gives A Crap? and RMIT Follow the eccentric founder of the ... more

TFF: Sanctuary

Opening Date: Friday, 6 Mar 2020

Film screening preceded by an introduction, followed by a Q and A with David Ritter, CEO of Greenpeace Australia Pacific. SANCTUARY ... more

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