If you’re looking for a gloriously frenetic way to whip up your weekend, then treat yourself to Dark City Beneath the Beat. Currently screening digitally as part of MIFF 2020, it's rising star rapper and producer TT the Artist's propulsive love letter to Baltimore’s banging music scene. Not since the Pope of Trash himself, John Waters, has a director captured with such irreverent glee the crackling creative energy emanating from that city’s streets.
Melbourne International Film Festival might look a little different this year, but you can bet there are still stacks of fantastic Australian and international flicks still to see.
The scale of the festival can be quite daunting – luckily Time Out's crack team of critics has put in the hard yards to review some of our top picks. Whether you're after an enlightening doco, a chilling thriller or a hot new drama, here's your guide on what to watch this MIFF.