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MIFF Talks Podcast: Dystopia on Film

MIFF Talks Podcast: Dystopia on Film

December 4th 2017 | Talking Pictures Sci Fi podcast MIFF Talks MIFF 2017 Film Criticism 66th MIFF

Fill the Handmaid's Tale-sized hole in your life with this panel discussion.

Drawing on MIFF’s Sci-Fi Retrospective and other dystopian works, including Ben C Lucas' OtherLife, filmmakers, film critics and authors invite you to join them in talking all things dystopian and post-apocalyptic, and just how plausible a Gileadean future (or present!) may be.

Panellists include Alexandra Heller-Nichol

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MIFF Talks Podcast: Pioneering Women

MIFF Talks Podcast: Pioneering Women

September 5th 2017 | Women Filmmakers MIFF Talks MIFF 2017 Festival Guests Australian Films 66th MIFF

Co-presented with the Australian Directors’ Guild, the MIFF Talks Pioneering Women panel brought together influential Australian female directors and actors Gillian ArmstrongClaudia KarvanNadia TassAna Kokkinos and Clara Law. Moderated by Sam Lang, this is an absolute must-listen (or watch!) if you missed it during the festival. Recorded on Saturday 12 August 2017 at The Wheeler Centre. Watc

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

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

August 19th 2017 | Talking Pictures MIFF 2017 Critics Campus Australian Films 66th MIFF
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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On Character and the Feeling of a City: An Interview With Peter Mackie-Burns

On Character and the Feeling of a City: An Interview With Peter Mackie-Burns

August 18th 2017 | MIFF 2017 Critics Campus 66th MIFF
Filmmaker Peter Mackie Burns talks to 2017 Critics Campus participant Phoebe Chen about his movie Daphne, his influences and filming London.
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Michel on Malick: The Disembodied Interview - A Video Essay

Michel on Malick: The Disembodied Interview - A Video Essay

August 18th 2017 | MIFF 2017 Critics Campus 66th MIFF
MIFF2017 Critics Campus participant Amanda Barbour presents a video essay of her interview with legendary composer, filmmaker, historian, writer and sound theorist Michel Chion.
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More Heart than Horror: An Interview with Florian Habicht

More Heart than Horror: An Interview with Florian Habicht

August 16th 2017 | MIFF 2017 Documentary Critics Campus 66th MIFF
In an interview with director Florian Habicht, MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Dominic Ellis looks behind the theme-park frights in the documentary Spookers.
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 “It’s Really Worth Watching a Whole Range of Cinema”: An Interview with Wendall Thomas

“It’s Really Worth Watching a Whole Range of Cinema”: An Interview with Wendall Thomas

August 16th 2017 | Seminars and Masterclasses MIFF 2017 Interviews Critics Campus 66th MIFF
Delivering a series lectures as part of MIFF’s Industry Public Access Events, developer, writer and lecturer Wendall Thomas speaks to 2017 Critics Campus participant Greer Forrester.
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The Ashes of a Medium: Anocha Suwichakornpong on the Death and Resurrection of Film

The Ashes of a Medium: Anocha Suwichakornpong on the Death and Resurrection of Film

August 15th 2017 | 66th MIFF Critics Campus Interviews MIFF 2017 Women Filmmakers
MIFF2017 Critics Campus participant Kai Perrignon speaks to Thai director Anocha Suwichakornpong about her film By the Time it Gets Dark
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Higher Learning: The MIFF Kids and MIFF Schools Programs

Higher Learning: The MIFF Kids and MIFF Schools Programs

August 13th 2017 | Next Gen MIFF Kids MIFF 2017 Family films Critics Campus 66th MIFF
2017 Critics Campus participant Greer Forrester talks to programmer Thomas Caldwell about the MIFF Kids and MIFF Schools programs, and the Kids’ Gala screening of Ash Brannon’s Rock Dog.
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Let the Sunshine In, Four Ways

Let the Sunshine In, Four Ways

August 12th 2017 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2017 Headliners France Critics Campus 66th MIFF
Let the Sunshine is reviewed by four participants from the 2017 Critics Campus, providing a range of different takes on Claire Denis' latest.
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