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

On 15/08/2017 at 1:00 pm

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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Let the Sunshine In, Four Ways

On 12/08/2017 at 6:00 pm

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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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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Alive and Radical: The Grey-Haired Girls of Top of the Lake: China Girl

On 09/08/2017 at 5:00 pm

Jane Campion celebrates the spirit of women in their prime both on screen and in person with Top of the Lake: China Girl, writes 2017 Critics Campus participant Blythe Worthy.

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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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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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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 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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Movements in the Desert: an Interview with Celia Rowlson-Hall

On 13/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Jessica Ellicott discusses virtuous women, the language of dance, and wanting to be Jesus with Ma director Celia Rowlson-Hall.

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