MIFF Blog

The Beauty of the Familiar: Hirokazu Kore-eda’s imitations of life

On 27/07/2018 at 3:00 pm

MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant Valerie Ng takes us through the beautiful everyday moments that take centre stage in the imagery of Hirokazu Kore-eda, director of MIFF 2018 films Shoplifters and The Third Murder

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Q&A with UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY Director Nicholas Wrathall

On 27/07/2018 at 1:00 pm

Director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY speaks about the unique challenges of making a film in the remote Kimberley region, and the international relevance of the tensions between first peoples and developers.

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A Sisyphean Determination: On Terry Gilliam’s struggle with The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

On 27/07/2018 at 11:00 am

Faith Everard takes us through the plagued production of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, and explores why this film is one of the most anticipated films of MIFF 2018.

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Q&A with Undertow director Miranda Nation

On 24/07/2018 at 4:00 pm

MIFF Accelerator Lab alumna Miranda Nation makes her feature directorial debut with Undertow, a Geelong-shot psychological thriller about grief and obsession set against the backdrop of local footy cu...

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Ode to the Tough Guy: Ryan Gosling and Masculinity

On 18/07/2018 at 10:00 am

MIFF 2018 Critics Campus Participant Ivana Brehas explores what Ryan Gosling can teach us about masculinity.

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Q&A with Acute Misfortune director Thomas M. Wright

On 17/07/2018 at 4:00 pm

We sat down with the director of the MIFF Premiere Fund supported Acute Misfortune to speak about the process of adapting Erik Jensen's memoir and faithfully presenting Adam Cullen on screen.

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How to Watch A Jean-Luc Godard Film in 2018

On 17/07/2018 at 4:00 pm

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

On 17/07/2018 at 3:00 pm

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

On 13/07/2018 at 1:00 pm

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

On 06/07/2018 at 1:00 pm

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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