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More Heart than Horror: An Interview with Florian Habicht

On 16/08/2017 at 4:00 pm

In an interview with director Florian Habicht, MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Dominic Ellis looks behind the theme-park frights in the documentary Spookers.

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“It’s Really Worth Watching a Whole Range of Cinema”: An Interview with Wendall Thomas

On 16/08/2017 at 9:00 am

Delivering a series lectures as part of MIFF’s Industry Public Access Events, developer, writer and lecturer Wendall Thomas speaks to 2017 Critics Campus participant Greer Forrester.

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Not Just a “Woman Director”: An Interview with Gillian Armstrong

On 15/08/2017 at 5:00 pm

Gillian Armstrong talks Starstruck, High Tide and being a Pioneering Woman in an interview with MIFF2017 Critics Campus participant Faith Everard.

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The Ashes of a Medium: Anocha Suwichakornpong on the Death and Resurrection of Film

On 15/08/2017 at 1:00 pm

MIFF2017 Critics Campus participant Kai Perrignon speaks to Thai director Anocha Suwichakornpong about her film By the Time it Gets Dark

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Song to Song, Four Ways

On 13/08/2017 at 4:00 pm

Four participants from the 2017 Critics Campus tackle Terrence Malick’s Song to Song in these short reviews, with a diverse range of responses.

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Higher Learning: The MIFF Kids and MIFF Schools Programs

On 13/08/2017 at 7:00 am

2017 Critics Campus participant Greer Forrester talks to programmer Thomas Caldwell about the MIFF Kids and MIFF Schools programs, and the Kids’ Gala screening of Ash Brannon’s Rock Dog.

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Let the Sunshine In, Four Ways

On 12/08/2017 at 6:00 pm

Let the Sunshine is reviewed by four participants from the 2017 Critics Campus, providing a range of different takes on Claire Denis' latest.

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Going Underground: Celluloid in the Digital Age

On 12/08/2017 at 4:00 pm

Through Bill Morrison's Dawson City: Frozen Time and Niles Atallah’s Rey, MIFF2017 Critics Campus participant Keva York reflects on the materiality of cinema history.

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Tetsuo: The Iron Man - A Queer Marxist Reading

On 12/08/2017 at 9:00 am

A video essay by 2017 Critics Campus participant Amanda Barbour explores the queer Marxist possibilities opened up by Shinya Tsukamoto’s Tetsuo: The Iron Man.

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Pushing Boundaries: The Breakout Films from Pioneering Women

On 11/08/2017 at 3:00 pm

The Pioneering Women filmmakers of Australian cinema look into aspects of women’s experiences often ignored by their male counterparts, argues MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Faith Everard.

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On Dries and Rethinking the Fashion Documentary

On 11/08/2017 at 9:40 am

2017 Critics Campus participant Phoebe Chen strips back the glamour in her look at Reiner Holzemer’s Dries and the fashion documentary.

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Fitting In is Tough: The Trials of a Teenage Dahmer

On 10/08/2017 at 2:00 pm

The ethics of movies about real life serial killers like Marc Meyers' My Friend Dahmer is placed under the microscope by 2017 Critics Campus participant Kai Perrignon.

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Nothings Lasts Forever and Oddball Dystopias of the 70s and 80s

On 10/08/2017 at 10:00 am

Nothing Lasts Forever is one of a number of subversive sci-fi satires worthy of your attention, says 2017 Critics Campus participant Dominic Ellis.

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Alive and Radical: The Grey-Haired Girls of Top of the Lake: China Girl

On 09/08/2017 at 5:00 pm

Jane Campion celebrates the spirit of women in their prime both on screen and in person with Top of the Lake: China Girl, writes 2017 Critics Campus participant Blythe Worthy.

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Michelle Carey Receives Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters

On 06/08/2017 at 4:00 pm

Congratulations to MIFF Artistic Director Michelle Carey, who has been awarded the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.

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Avoiding MIFF fatigue in 2017

On 02/08/2017 at 1:00 pm

Get the most out of MIFF with seasoned festival fan Evan Young's tips for staving off festival fatigue.

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Q&A with Locker Room Director Greta Nash

On 02/08/2017 at 12:00 pm

Rowena Lloyd speaks with Greta Nash, director of the Accelerator short film Locker Room.

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Why Pioneering Women?

On 01/08/2017 at 6:00 pm

Pioneering Women co-curator Alexandra Heller-Nicholas takes us into the historical movement that created the foundations for many Australian women filmmakers today.

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Q&A with Have You Seen the Listers? director Eddie Martin

On 31/07/2017 at 3:00 pm

Eddie Martin, director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported film Have You Seen the Listers? speaks about the process of making the film and our changing attitudes to street art.

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A Brilliant Career: Gillian Armstrong’s Filmmaking reaches High Tide

On 31/07/2017 at 11:00 am

Rowena Lloyd traces Gillian Armstrong's career, her feminist focus, and her drive to investigate the complexities of the lives of others.

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