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A Life Unsaved: an Interview with Sotiris Dounoukos

On 13/08/2016 at 9:30 am

In the final Critics Campus 2016 article, participant Doosie Morris talks true crime, vulnerability, and community with Joe Cinque’s Consolation director Sotiris Dounoukos.

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Movements in the Desert: an Interview with Celia Rowlson-Hall

On 13/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Jessica Ellicott discusses virtuous women, the language of dance, and wanting to be Jesus with Ma director Celia Rowlson-Hall.

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Aquarius, Four Ways

On 12/08/2016 at 10:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participants Aimee Knight, Tanya Farley, Isabella McNeill, and Ella Donald review Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Aquarius.

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Emotional Mapping: an Interview with Kim A Snyder

On 12/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Isabella McNeill talks tragedy, trauma, and recovery with Newtown director Kim A Snyder.

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Show You the World: an Interview with Roger Ross Williams

On 11/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Aimee Knight chats with Life, Animated director Roger Ross Williams about Disney, autism, and diversity.

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MIFF 2016 Talking Pictures | What next, Cinephilia? | Highlight Clip

On 10/08/2016 at 4:00 pm

David Jenkins from Little White Lies on how forms of film criticism are evolving. ...   ... {wrt youtube id=qSg8RK7KDek} ...   ...

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Searching for Monsieur Mayonnaise: a Conversation with Trevor Graham and Philippe Mora

On 10/08/2016 at 11:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Andréas Giannopoulos discusses humour, hummus and the Holocaust with Monsieur Mayonnaise filmmakers Trevor Graham and Philippe Mora.

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Documentary vs Fiction

On 10/08/2016 at 9:30 am

Would you rather watch a documentary about an extraordinary historical event, or a fictionalised telling? Thanks to some fortuitous programming, this year’s MIFF allows both. Sort of. ... In 1974, new...

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The Low Down on Down Under: An Interview with Abe Forsythe

On 10/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Tanya Farley grills director Abe Forsythe about his comedic skewering of the 2005 Cronulla riots, Down Under.

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HOW TO KNOW YOU’RE IN A HONG SANG-SOO FILM

On 09/08/2016 at 6:00 pm

Posted by Hayley Inch ... Everyone you know is a former famous film director who is having a crisis over their work, or has retreated into academia. ... Everything you say, no matter how innocuous, is...

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Pulling Back the Veil: an Interview with The Family Director Rosie Jones

On 09/08/2016 at 12:00 pm

Critics Campus 2016 participant Dominic Barlow speaks to documentary filmmaker Rosie Jones about the secretive life of Melbourne cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne and The Family.

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Girl Asleep From Stage to Screen: an Interview with Rosemary Myers

On 09/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Ella Donald talks to Rosemary Myers about Girl Asleep's journey from the theatre to celluloid.

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Synchronous 360 VR at MIFF

On 09/08/2016 at 8:15 am

Synchronous 360 Video Playback will enable audiences with no prior exposure to VR to experience this new technology as seamlessly as possible.

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Is This Real Life?

On 08/08/2016 at 10:30 pm

South Korean filmmaker Yeon Sang-ho has done something very unusual and potentially unique: he has made a live-action sequel to an animated film.

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Kate Plays Christine, Four Ways

On 08/08/2016 at 1:00 pm

Critics Campus 2016 participants Jessica Ellicott, Doosie Morris, Andréas Giannopoulos and Dominic Barlow review Robert Greene's Kate Plays Christine.

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MIFF 2016 Talking Pictures | In Conversation with Terence Davies

On 08/08/2016 at 11:00 am

Recorded at Federation Hall, VCA on Sunday 31 July. ... {wrt youtube id=iGfzhCqf2L0 } ...

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A Frame Can Be a Cage: Animals on Screen at MIFF 2016

On 08/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Aimee Knight examines the relationship between humans and animals in three MIFF 2016 films.

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Stuck in the Middle with Dudes: Men on the Verge in How Heavy This Hammer and Suntan

On 07/08/2016 at 12:00 pm

Critics Campus 2016 participant Doosie Morris dissects masculinities in two MIFF 2016 international films.

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Dance on Film: Finding Meaning in Movement

On 07/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Ella Donald explores the elegiac and expressive films in the Melbourne International Film Festival’s Dance on Film program.

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Rhymes of Goodbye: Posthumous Films at MIFF

On 06/08/2016 at 12:00 pm

Inspired by Cosmos and No Home Movie, Critics Campus 2016 participant Andréas Giannopoulos sets off on a journey to uncover the meaning of the final film.

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