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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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Twilight to Starlight – The Making of Robert Pattinson’s Career

On 31/07/2017 at 10:00 am

Rowena Lloyd takes a look at Robert Pattinson's post-Twilight career with some surprising choices in auteur-driven movies.

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Q&A with Rone director Lester Francois

On 26/07/2017 at 12:00 pm

The director of the VR experience Rone answers some questions about the artist's transition from street art to fine art and the challenges of making VR...

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Aladdin: An Old New World

On 21/07/2017 at 3:00 pm

Critics Campus intern Rowena Lloyd takes a look at the legacy of Aladdin, and the vanishing art of Disney 2D animation.

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Q&A with Rabbit's Luke Shanahan and David Ngo

On 20/07/2017 at 2:00 pm

The director and producer of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported Rabbit spoke to us about telepathy, twins and tornadoes!

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Aelita, Sci Fi and Altered Realities

On 20/07/2017 at 10:00 am

MIFF Marketing Intern Eliza Freeman looks at the huge influence Aelita, Queen of Mars has had on science-fiction filmmaking.

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Beyond Ambition: Nicole Kidman and Jane Campion’s journey toward Top of the Lake: China Girl

On 18/07/2017 at 10:00 am

MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Blythe Worthy traces the journey made by Nicole Kidman and Jane Campion to bring them both to Top of the Lake: China Girl

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Yorgos Lanthimos, Nikos Nikolaidis and the tradition of Greek shock cinema

On 18/07/2017 at 10:00 am

MIFF Critics Campus participant Kai Perrignon takes a look at the beginnings of the Greek "weird wave" that paved the way for Yorgos Lanthimos

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Q&A with Naina Sen

On 14/07/2017 at 9:00 am

The director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported documentary The Song Keepers speaks about the joy and privilege involved in making her film.

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Cruel Summer: The Films of Luca Guadagnino

On 04/07/2017 at 2:00 pm

In anticipation of the director's arrival in Melbourne, Lauren Valmadre, the Program Director at Human Rights Arts & Film Festival, writes a few words on Luca Guadagnino, sunshine and sex.

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Q&A with Adrian Wooton

On 04/07/2017 at 12:00 pm

Presented by MIFF 37ºSouth Market & Accelerator Lab, Adrian Wootton – former director of the London Film Festival, British Film Institute and the UK’s National Film Theatre – returns exclusively to Me...

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