Festivals are one of those events that people look up to; most of which are usually situated in the closing parts of the year. The laughter, fun and dance are always epic and leave everyone a lasting impression. This year with the global health challenges, lots of festivals that were scheduled for this year are postponed, and several others are left observing if they could still roll to action. Nevertheless, some communities both local and international have taken to adapting instead of being rigid in these times. They have formulated ways to still enjoy themselves regardless of the restricted movement enforced on the world. Their adoption of other ways to carry out their activities have caused others to think outside the box to make things happen, and the Melbourne Festival is one of those events that have taken the initiative.
Melbourne International Film Festival is one of those events that are followed by high anticipation. Until now, several people look forward to making trips to Melbourne and having a great time there. But since there will be no such on-site festival, you can enjoy the Melbourne movie experience from the comfort of your home. This year’s edition of the festival is scheduled to hold online, you can stream the movies from your TV or your laptop. There is so much stacked up for your streaming, with over a hundred premieres that are set to be released on the day of the festival. In addition, preparations are being made to ensure your mouth keep’s moving during the entire process with the best cuisines in all of Australia available for pre-order. Some include; chinchin and chandon, mountain goat dishes and handpicked wine.
One wonderful feature of the Melbourne Film Festival is the way they allow small voices to be heard. Some of these so called small voices are those of independent film producers, who seek to put out their ideas and experiences for the world to see. Because of this feature, they have been called ‘little films with big hopes’; some of producers take out time to explain how tough it is to be an independent movie producer. They mention that the ability to face adversaries becomes highly challenged and chances of giving up will always be in your face. Some producers went on to explain the setbacks that they’ve been experiencing trying to move all their plans to fit an online festival presentation this time. Still, they believe they show must go on, and have continued with planning despite the unplanned turn of events.
Film Festival in Melbourne would have lit up the entire area this year, as much was expected to happen this year. Despite this, the show must go on, and plans are being put in place to make it just look and feel good this year. The producers are resilient and so is the entertainment services, everyone is encouraged to tune in to the Melbourne festival as soon as it rolls into the internet. Don’t fail to order your favorite snacks and food category in your around town.