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Beyond the Boundary: An Interview with The Merger director Mark Grentell

On 21/08/2018 at 5:00 pm

MIFF Critics Campus participant Claire White talks to director Mark Grentell about The Merger.

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What the dreaming doing is what the dreaming does: a conversation with the Karrabing Film Collective

On 19/08/2018 at 10:00 am

James Waters sat down with Elizabeth Povinelli, Linda Yarrowin and Cecilia Lewis of the Karrabing Film Collective discuss filmmaking, developing a collective voice and censoring swear words!

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

On 18/08/2018 at 11:00 am

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

On 17/08/2018 at 7:00 pm

MIFF Critics Campus intern Faith Everard speaks with Strange Colours director Alena Lodkina.

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

On 17/08/2018 at 1:00 pm

MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant Eliza Janssen interviews the writer/director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported Undertow, Miranda Nation.

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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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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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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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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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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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Keeping It Real: Women Paving the Way in Australian Documentary

On 05/08/2016 at 12:00 pm

Critics Campus 2016 participant Tanya Farley explores gender parity, cultural policy and the recent success of Australian women documentarians.

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65 Seconds with Sotiris Dounoukos

On 04/08/2016 at 1:07 pm

This year MIFF welcomes over 100 guests to the festival to participate in Q&As, panel discussions, special events and to showcase their films. For the 65h MIFF we sat down for 65 seconds with some of ...

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Q&A with Ella Director Douglas Watkins

On 02/08/2016 at 10:15 am

One of six MIFF Premiere Fund films for 2016, Ella will have its world premiere at this year's festival. Written and directed by Douglas Watkin, the film follows the journey of Ella Havelka, the first...

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Q&A with Monsieur Mayonnaise Director Trevor Graham

On 28/07/2016 at 10:00 am

One of six MIFF Premiere Fund films for 2016, Monsieur Mayonnaise will have its world premiere at this year's festival. Written and directed by Trevor Graham (Make Hummus Not War, MIFF 2012), the film...

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65 Seconds With Jocelyn Moorhouse

On 22/07/2016 at 5:00 pm

This year MIFF welcomes over 100 guests to the festival to participate in Q&As, panel discussions, special events and to showcase their films. For the 65h MIFF we sat down for 65 seconds with some of ...

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