‘Sicko,’ ‘England’ bookend Melbourne

Australian festival runs July 25 - Aug. 12

Michael Moore’s “Sicko” and Shane Meadows’ “This is England” will bookend the 56th Melbourne Intl. Film Festival, Australia’s pre-eminent fest, which runs July 25-Aug. 12.

New topper Richard Moore breaks tradition by featuring foreign pics in key slots.

MIFF introduces a market this year, a kid vid program, the Magnum in Motion retrospective and spotlights on Israeli and African cinema.

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