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MIFF Talks Podcast: Pioneering Women

On 05/09/2017 at 10:00 am

Co-presented with the Australian Directors’ Guild, the MIFF Talks Pioneering Women panel brought together influential Australian female directors and actors Gillian Armstrong, Claudia Karvan, Nadia Ta...

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Top of the Lake: China Girl – An Interview with Ariel Kleiman

On 19/08/2017 at 9:00 am

Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake: China Girl co-director Ariel Kleiman talks about the project with MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Blythe Worthy

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Pushing Boundaries: The Breakout Films from Pioneering Women

On 11/08/2017 at 3:00 pm

The Pioneering Women filmmakers of Australian cinema look into aspects of women’s experiences often ignored by their male counterparts, argues MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Faith Everard.

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Q&A with Locker Room Director Greta Nash

On 02/08/2017 at 12:00 pm

Rowena Lloyd speaks with Greta Nash, director of the Accelerator short film Locker Room.

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Why Pioneering Women?

On 01/08/2017 at 6:00 pm

Pioneering Women co-curator Alexandra Heller-Nicholas takes us into the historical movement that created the foundations for many Australian women filmmakers today.

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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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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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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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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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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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Q&A with Ben Strunin

On 29/06/2017 at 1:00 pm

Director of the MIFF Premiere Fund supported Westwind: Djalu's Legacy speaks with us about meeting Djalu and how his vision was the driving force of the film.

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Q&A with Jungle director Greg McLean

On 28/06/2017 at 9:00 am

Greg McLean, director of Opening Night film Jungle answers a few questions about the wild shoot for the film, and returning to MIFF 12 years after his debut feature Wolf Creek screened.

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Q&A with Priscilla Cameron

On 27/06/2017 at 10:00 am

Priscilla Cameron, director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported film The Butterfly Tree, speaks about her process and the impact the film had on her personally.

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | The Family: Behind the Cult

On 31/01/2017 at 11:00 am

Journalist Martin McKenzie-Murray hears the incredible story from some of the survivors of one of Australia’s most notorious cults, The Family. Also on the panel is Lex de Man, the detective who uncov...

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A Life Unsaved: an Interview with Sotiris Dounoukos

On 13/08/2016 at 9:30 am

In the final Critics Campus 2016 article, participant Doosie Morris talks true crime, vulnerability, and community with Joe Cinque’s Consolation director Sotiris Dounoukos.

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Searching for Monsieur Mayonnaise: a Conversation with Trevor Graham and Philippe Mora

On 10/08/2016 at 11:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Andréas Giannopoulos discusses humour, hummus and the Holocaust with Monsieur Mayonnaise filmmakers Trevor Graham and Philippe Mora.

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The Low Down on Down Under: An Interview with Abe Forsythe

On 10/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Tanya Farley grills director Abe Forsythe about his comedic skewering of the 2005 Cronulla riots, Down Under.

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Pulling Back the Veil: an Interview with The Family Director Rosie Jones

On 09/08/2016 at 12:00 pm

Critics Campus 2016 participant Dominic Barlow speaks to documentary filmmaker Rosie Jones about the secretive life of Melbourne cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne and The Family.

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Girl Asleep From Stage to Screen: an Interview with Rosemary Myers

On 09/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Ella Donald talks to Rosemary Myers about Girl Asleep's journey from the theatre to celluloid.

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