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Merri-bek brings MIFF to Glenroy

Merri-bek City Council is partnering with Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) to bring the magic of cinema to you!

Running from 25-28th May, the Glenroy Film Festival showcases some of the world’s best cinema and creates a space to celebrate and learn about the rich history, culture and traditions that surround us.

Specially curated by the MIFF team, the festival features new and classic films in Arabic, English, Italian, Nepali and Urdu, reflecting the diverse Glenroy community.

The Glenroy Public Hall will be converted into a cinema for one week only – don’t miss your chance to be part of this very special event!

The festival is open to everyone, regardless of age, background, or language. See screening times and buy tickets: Glenroy Film Festival (merri-bek.vic.gov.au)


Get a discount on your meal when you present your movie ticket!

There are so many amazing restaurants across Glenroy and some of them are offering Glenroy Film Festival attendees a special discount on a meal. Simply present your film festival ticket between 25-28th May at any of the below restaurants to receive your discount.

25% discount offered at Piro –17 Morgan Court, Glenroy

15% discount offered at Afghan Ghalji Restaurant – 84 Wheatsheaf Road, Glenroy

10% discount offered Twenty One Days Later Café – 10 Post Office Place, Glenroy

10% discount offered at The Spade Melbourne – 781 Pascoe Vale Road, Glenroy

There are also many delightful treats to enjoy and sweeten your cinema experience. Explore the below options or find and support the many other local businesses across Merri-bek right here on the Love Merri-bek site.

Big Bizar – 17 Morgan Ct, Glenroy

Market of Hassoon – 81 Wheatsheaf Rd, Glenroy

Glenroy Spice Mart – 143 Wheatsheaf Rd, Glenroy

Jaam Nepali Bazaar – 78 Wheatsheaf Rd, Glenroy

Polka Deli – 22 Post Office Place, Glenroy