Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

← Back to films

The Candidate

About the film

The Candidate is a feature length observational documentary that follows Greens candidate Alex Bhathal over the final three weeks of her campaign to win a seat in the Australian Federal parliament. In this, her sixth attempt, and with a 1% margin between her and victory, she and her team have good reason to believe that history is finally on their side. But this is no ordinary campaign…

Runtime 1 hour 15 mins
Premiere World Premiere

Director(s) Helen Gaynor

Venue Cinema Nova

Address 380 Lygon St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Date July 28, 2019

Time 11:00 am

GenresAustralian, Blockbuster / Premiere, Melbourne Stories, World Cinema, Female Directors

Buy tickets

2019 Films

Feature Docs

Blockbuster / Premiere

Sports

Docs After Dark

Music

Australian

Shorts

Hidden Gems / Indie

True Crime / Stranger Than Fiction

Doc Web Series / Video Essay

Melbourne Stories

World Cinema

Women in Film

LGBTIQ

Aboriginal

Film Buff

Environmental / Tech / Health

Doc Challenge

Art Documentaries

Legends of Documentary

Get in touch

info@mdff.org.au Melbourne Documentary Film Festival GBO Box 4007 Melbourne 3000