MIFF Blog

Landscapes of Trauma: An Interview with Miranda Nation, writer and director of Undertow

Landscapes of Trauma: An Interview with Miranda Nation, writer and director of Undertow

August 17th 2018 | Women Filmmakers MIFF Premiere Fund MIFF 2018 Interviews Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant Eliza Janssen interviews the writer/director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported Undertow, Miranda Nation.
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The Art of the Documentary: An Interview with Pietra Brettkelly

The Art of the Documentary: An Interview with Pietra Brettkelly

August 16th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Interviews Documentary Critics Campus 67th MIFF
2018 Critics Campus participant Valerie Ng spoke to Yellow is Forbidden director Pietra Brettkelly about her artistic process, and the responsibility of being a documentary filmmaker.
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Fool's Goal: An interview with Damsel co-director and actor David Zellner

Fool's Goal: An interview with Damsel co-director and actor David Zellner

August 16th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Interviews Festival Guests Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant Ivana Brehas caught up with festival guest David Zellner to discuss the goofy, contemporary Western, Damsel.
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Burning and the adaptations of Haruki Murakami

Burning and the adaptations of Haruki Murakami

August 13th 2018 | Video Essay MIFF 2018 Headliners Film Criticism 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Marketing Intern Claudia Biaggini takes us through Murakami's Barn Burning and the filmic adaptations of his works.
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Shoplifters, Four Ways

Shoplifters, Four Ways

August 10th 2018 | MIFF 2018 International Films Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
Four participants from this year's Critics Campus - Sam Harris, Eliza Janssen, Claire White, and James Waters - tackle Hirokazu Kore-eda's Shoplifters from four different perspectives.
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Four Ways

The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Four Ways

August 10th 2018 |
Desiree Akhavan's The Miseducation of Cameron Post is approached from four different perspectives by MIFF2018 Critics Campus participants Ivana Brehas, Debbie Zhou, Valerie Ng, and André Shannon.
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It’s Like He Was Never Really Here:  How Lynne Ramsay Externalises Inner Trauma in You Were Never Really Here

It’s Like He Was Never Really Here: How Lynne Ramsay Externalises Inner Trauma in You Were Never Really Here

August 10th 2018 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant Debbie Zhou considers Lynne Ramsay's breathtaking You Were Never Really Here through the lens of her previous films.
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Bodied: Look What You Made Joseph Kahn Do

Bodied: Look What You Made Joseph Kahn Do

August 9th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 participant Sam Harris celebrates the work of Joseph Kahn through the release of his latest feature, Bodied.
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Third Wave Nicolas Cage

Third Wave Nicolas Cage

August 9th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 participant Eliza Janssen braves the wild, weird world of Nicolas Cage in anticipation of the upcoming Cage-A-Thon!
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Like How I Pictured It: Fangirls and the Enduring Power of the Boyband

Like How I Pictured It: Fangirls and the Enduring Power of the Boyband

August 9th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Documentary Critics Campus 67th MIFF
From the sweaty front row of the MIFF2018 Critics Campus, participant Ivana Brehas writes about Jessica Leski’s I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story
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