Film classification regulations in Australia require all films to
either be formally classified OR restricted to an audience of 18
years of age and over. Like most festivals, we do not have the resources
to classify films, and it is for this reason alone that we
are not able to admit any person under the age of 18 years to
the main MIAF screenings.
Polish animation is simply extraordinary. It
has always been so. Our Masters Of Polish Animation several MIAF’s
ago was one of the most spellbinding programs we have ever screened.
Poland’s history and culture ensures an extraordinary depth
in virtually every artform her artists tackle, and animation, most
assuredly, is no exception. Our recent journey to Poland found contemporary
animation there is as strong as it’s ever been and these three
programs demonstrate a community of animators that have mastered
new technologies to astonishing effect standing shoulder to shoulder
with those steeped in the traditions of exquisite puppet and hand-drawn