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HRAFF is committed to improving the accessibility of the festival for all festival-goers.


Service Animals

Trained guide, hearing and assistance dogs are welcome at all festival venues.


Wheelchair Access

All HRAFF art and film venues are accessible by wheelchair, except for The Ownership Project building and the ‘Stories from Detention’ installation at Long Play. Accessible toilets are available at ACMI for Melbourne film screenings.. Please contact HRAFF if you have any questions.


Companion Card

HRAFF supports the Companion Card. Companion Card complimentary tickets can be booked online when booking all other tickets, however cards must be presented at the venue when entering the cinema or collecting tickets, otherwise entry will be refused. Please contact HRAFF if you have any questions.


Assistive Listening

For all cinemas at ACMI assistive listening devices are available for collection from ACMI’s Ticket and Information Desk.


AUSLAN Interpreters and Caption Screenings

oc-nThe second screening of Call Me Dad will be screened with open captions.


Many of HRAFF’s films have English subtitles and this information can be found in the list below, and under the title of each film in the session descriptions in the 2016 Program.

AUSLAN interpreters will be available on request for HRAFF films, forums and art exhibition artist talks. Please contact our Festival Administrator, Matilda McKenna, at or 03 9629 9944.



If you’d like a large text version of this program, please contact us on
03 9629 9944 or and we will email or post a copy to you.


Different Formats Available

A text version of the program is available for download below.

Click here to download the Word version
Click here to download the PDF version

A plain English version is available on request. Please contact HRAFF on the information below.


Sight Impairments

Reserved seating is available for patrons with sight impairments. Please call HRAFF on the number below at least 48 hours prior to the screening to arrange.


For venue-specific enquiries, please contact the venues directly using the numbers listed. For all other access information, please contact HRAFF directly.


The following films will have subtitles or open captions:


(03) 9629 9944

Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)

(03) 8663 2583

Federation Square

(03) 9655 1900

Footscray Community Arts Centre

(03) 9362 8888

The Ownership Project

Neon Parlour

The Substation

(03) 9391 1110

Koorie Heritage Trust

(03) 8662 6300

Long Play

Contact Adam 0400 155 891
or Tim 0423 115 774

Dark Horse Experiment

(03) 9328 5556