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How to Watch A Jean-Luc Godard Film in 2018

How to Watch A Jean-Luc Godard Film in 2018

July 17th 2018 | MIFF 2018 International Films Headliners France Experimental Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant André Shannon gives us some tips for the best way to enjoy Jean-Luc Godard's The Image Book.
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Q&A with The Coming Back Out Ball Movie director Sue Thomson

Q&A with The Coming Back Out Ball Movie director Sue Thomson

July 17th 2018 |
Sue Thomson, director of our Closing Night Gala World Premiere screening of The Coming Back Out Ball Movie, answers a few questions about the struggles facing LGBTIQ seniors and how she became involved in this joyous event.
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Q&A with The Eulogy director Janine Hosking

Q&A with The Eulogy director Janine Hosking

July 13th 2018 | World Premiere MIFF Premiere Fund MIFF 2018 Interviews Documentary Australian Films 67th MIFF
The director of the MIFF Premiere Fund supported documentary The Eulogy spoke to us about how she became interested in the work of Geoffrey Tozer, and what it was like to work with the big personalities of Paul Keating and Richard Gill.
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Artist, Activist and Antagonist: The Misrepresentation of Mathangi Arulpragasam

Artist, Activist and Antagonist: The Misrepresentation of Mathangi Arulpragasam

July 6th 2018 | music MIFF 2018 Documentary 67th MIFF
In anticipation of documentary Matangi/Maya/M.I.A, Vyshnavee Wijekumar gives us an insight into the controversial performer's art and activism.  Traced through her own parallel family history, Vy explores her connection to M.I.A as a fellow Sri Lankan Tamil migrant.
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Wendall Thomas Answers Five Questions

Wendall Thomas Answers Five Questions

June 26th 2018 | Special Events Seminars and Masterclasses MIFF 2018 Interviews Festival Guests 67th MIFF
Wendall Thomas returns to Melbourne for more of her series unlocking the secrets of screen writing. Ahead of her arrival we asked her a few questions.
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Adrian Wootton Answers Five Questions

Adrian Wootton Answers Five Questions

June 20th 2018 | 67th MIFF Behind the Curtain Festival Guests Interviews Special Events
Ahead of his series of Illustrated Film Talks on Tinseltown Trailblazers, we catch up with Adrian Wootton to ask him a few questions about the Hollywood stars of the turbulent 1950s.
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Readings Gift Vouchers for MIFF Members

Readings Gift Vouchers for MIFF Members

May 4th 2018 | MIFF Members MIFF 2018
Renew or become a MIFF Member between May 1 and August 31, and you’ll receive a $5 Readings Gift Voucher in the post with your new Membership Card.
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Berlinale 2018 Festival Report

Berlinale 2018 Festival Report

March 7th 2018 | Film Festivals

The general consensus about the ten-day 68th Berlin International Film Festival was that the real highlights were not necessarily the more prominent films that stood out at first glance. Instead, the true gems were to be found not just among the more prominent titles in the Competition section, but also in the more art-house inclined Panorama section and the more experimental Forum section. This w

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Sundance wrap-up, with MIFF's Al Cossar

Sundance wrap-up, with MIFF's Al Cossar

February 6th 2018 | Film Festivals

40+ films seen, minimal sleep and maximum amounts of questionable-grade quesadillas (at altitude, thanks!) all congeal into an alpine fever-dream of film-scouting at the Sundance Film Festival - an annual highlight and a regular worldwide stop for MIFF’s team in building the foundation of our 340+ film program each year.

I’ve been attending Sundance for eight years now, and it’s a setting which c

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MIFF Talks Podcast: Dystopia on Film

MIFF Talks Podcast: Dystopia on Film

December 4th 2017 | Talking Pictures Sci Fi podcast MIFF Talks MIFF 2017 Film Criticism 66th MIFF

Fill the Handmaid's Tale-sized hole in your life with this panel discussion.

Drawing on MIFF’s Sci-Fi Retrospective and other dystopian works, including Ben C Lucas' OtherLife, filmmakers, film critics and authors invite you to join them in talking all things dystopian and post-apocalyptic, and just how plausible a Gileadean future (or present!) may be.

Panellists include Alexandra Heller-Nichol

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