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

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. Accessible toilets are available at ACMI. Please contact HRAFF if you have any questions.

Companion Card

HRAFF supports the companion card. Companion Card complimentary tickets can be booked by calling the HRAFF office, or by purchasing them in-person at ACMI. Companion 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

Many of HRAFF’s films have English subtitles and this information can be found under the title of each film in the session descriptions:

AUSLAN will be available on request for HRAFF films, forums and art exhibition artist talks. Please contact our Operation Coordinator Jacob Taylor at


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 here. A plain text version is available on request. Please contact

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: 
HRAFF HQ: (03) 9629 9944
Jacob Taylor:


Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
(03) 8663 2583 | Website

Federation Square
(03) 9655 1900 | Website

Footscray Community Arts Centre
(03) 9362 8888 | Website

Cinema Nova
(03) 9347 5331 | Website

Lido Cinemas
(03) 8658 0000 | Website

The Sun Theatre
(03) 9362 0999 | Email:

The Meat Market 
(03) 9329 9966 | Email:

Arts exhibitions & events

Bunjil Place
(03) 9705 5200 | Website

Potato Shed
(03) 5251 1998

Riverlinks Arts Centre
(03) 5832 9511 | Website

Wyndham Cultural Centre
(03) 8734 6000 | Website

The Counihan Gallery
(03) 9389 8622 | Email:

Immigration Museum
13 11 02 | Website

Fitzroy Library
1300 695 427 | Website

The Artist Guild
0452 700 013 | Email:

Burrinja Arts Centre
(03) 9754 9723 | Website

Brunswick Street Gallery
(03) 8596 0173 | Email:

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