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Not that Kind of Asian Girl: An Interview with director Hyun Lee

Not that Kind of Asian Girl: An Interview with director Hyun Lee

August 18th 2018 | Shorts MIFF 2018 Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant André Shannon speaks with Hyun Lee, director of the short film Asian Girls screening in the WTF Shorts package.
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The Mystery of the Opal: An Interview with Strange Colours director Alena Lodkina

The Mystery of the Opal: An Interview with Strange Colours director Alena Lodkina

August 17th 2018 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2018 Interviews Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
MIFF Critics Campus intern Faith Everard speaks with Strange Colours director Alena Lodkina.
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An Elephant Sitting Still – “The World Is A Barren Field”

An Elephant Sitting Still – “The World Is A Barren Field”

August 17th 2018 | MIFF 2018 International Films 67th MIFF
MIFF Programming intern River Jiang examines the beautiful tragedy of Hu Bo and An Elephant Sitting Still
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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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