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MIFF Talks Podcast: Three Summers

MIFF Talks Podcast: Three Summers

October 3rd 2017 |

Acclaimed comedian, writer and director Ben Elton discusses his first Australian film, Three Summers, which screened as MIFF's Centrepiece Gala, with Natalie Bailey - the UK's go-to comedy director (The Thick of It) - about this hilarious multi-story comedy set over three years at a fictional folk-music festival. Ben and Natalie are joined by cast members Michael Caton. Magda Szubanski, Kelton Pel

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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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A Soft Film About Tough Punk Men: An Interview with Sami Saif

A Soft Film About Tough Punk Men: An Interview with Sami Saif

August 24th 2017 |
MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Keva York interviews The Allins’ director Sam Saif about the family GG Allin left behind.
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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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Not Just a “Woman Director”: An Interview with Gillian Armstrong

Not Just a “Woman Director”: An Interview with Gillian Armstrong

August 15th 2017 |
Gillian Armstrong talks Starstruck, High Tide and being a Pioneering Woman in an interview with MIFF2017 Critics Campus participant Faith Everard.
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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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