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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 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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Cruel Summer: The Films of Luca Guadagnino

On 04/07/2017 at 2:00 pm

In anticipation of the director's arrival in Melbourne, Lauren Valmadre, the Program Director at Human Rights Arts & Film Festival, writes a few words on Luca Guadagnino, sunshine and sex.

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Q&A with Adrian Wooton

On 04/07/2017 at 12:00 pm

Presented by MIFF 37ºSouth Market & Accelerator Lab, Adrian Wootton – former director of the London Film Festival, British Film Institute and the UK’s National Film Theatre – returns exclusively to Me...

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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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Wendall Thomas Q&A

On 20/06/2017 at 10:45 am

Five questions for celebrated LA-based developer Wendall Thomas, who returns exclusively to Melbourne for more of her popular series unlocking the secrets of film writing.

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Michel Chion: The Audio-Spectator

On 24/04/2017 at 5:00 pm

As part of Michel Chion’s historic and unlikely-to-be repeated visit to Australia, he will present an epic, two-and-a-half-hour concert for ten surround-speakers featuring three classic compositions.

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | In Conversation with Jonathan Rosenbaum

On 04/04/2017 at 4:00 pm

Philippa Hawker speaks with esteemed film scholar/journalist Jonathan Rosenbaum about his writing, film culture and the state of cinema today. ... Philippa Hawker has been writing on film and the arts...

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | What Next, Cinephilia?

On 04/04/2017 at 4:00 pm

Co-presented with MIFF Critics Campus ... Prestigious film festivals, curated streaming sites, international podcasts – for a new generation of cinephile, the potential for discovery is endless! But i...

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | In Conversation with the Moras

On 28/02/2017 at 12:00 pm

Join Melbourne gallerist William Mora (pictured on the right) and filmmaker Philippe Mora (pictured in the middle) as they share their unbelievable family story with Trevor Graham (pictured on the lef...

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | Bodies in Motion

On 08/11/2016 at 12:00 pm

To depict dance on film requires a balance between a meaningful and accurate display of the movement whilst making use of the filmic techniques of the medium. Alice Glenn (No Lights No Lycra) discusse...

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast: In Conversation with Terence Davies

On 06/09/2016 at 2:00 pm

Join the conversation with ‘Britain’s greatest living auteur’ Terence Davies as he discusses his latest film, Sunset Song, with David Stratton. ... Recorded on Sunday 31 July 2016 at Federation Hall, ...

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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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The Short Films of Celia Rowlson-Hall

On 29/07/2016 at 4:00 pm

Ma may be Celia Rowlson-Hall's debut feature film, but the talented director and choreographer has made some extraordinary short films and music videos which are well worth catching before you see Ma ...

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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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65 Seconds With Fran Strine

On 22/07/2016 at 4:00 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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65 Seconds with David Stubbs

On 22/07/2016 at 4:00 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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