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Real to Reel? Fitting True Lives to FilmTalking Pictures Podcast : iTunes RSS
Can someone’s life truly work as a piece of fiction? Mac Gudgeon (screenwriter Last Ride, Ground Zero) with acclaimed Australian writer Jan Sardi (Shine, MIFF 1996; Mao’s Last Dancer), Shaun Grant (Snowtown) and Christine Olsen (Rabbit-Proof Fence) as they talk about the intricacies of real life, reimagined for the screen. Co-presented with the Australian Writers Guild.
Did you see the rare screening of the full 13 hours of Jacques Rivette's 1971 work Out 1: Noli Me Tangere at MIFF 2014? Check out the MIFF-commissioned video essay series in collaboration with MUBI, with contributions from international film critics including Adrian Martin and Cristina Álvarez López, and Kevin B. Lee and Jonathan Rosenbaum.
Missed it at MIFF? Find it in the MIFF iTunes Super Store! Titles from 2012-2014 are up now, with more to come soon.
Catch up with one of the most interesting Talking Pictures panels at MIFF 2014: To Make or Break - Do Critics Matter? with a video excerpt of the panel discussion from The Wheeler Centre on Saturday 9 August 2014. Featuring a panel of experts - moderator and journalist Tom Ryan, the Hollywood Reporter's David Rooney, Margaret Pomeranz (ABC's At the Movies), Karl Quinn (National Film Editor,The Age), Joel Pearlman (Managing Director, Roadshow Films) and revered Australian director Fred Schepisi (The Eye of the Storm, MIFF 2011) this event is a companion to the Critics Campus initiative launched at MIFF 2014.
MIFF's inaugural Critics Campus was held during the 2014 festival. An intensive seven-day lab for emerging Australian film critics to develop their skills in a live festival setting, the event was an inspiring and invigorating experience for participants and mentors alike. Read all the Critics Campus coverage of MIFF 2014.