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Song to Song, Four Ways

Song to Song, Four Ways

August 13th 2017 | 66th MIFF Critics Campus Headliners
Four participants from the 2017 Critics Campus tackle Terrence Malick’s Song to Song in these short reviews, with a diverse range of responses.
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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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Going Underground: Celluloid in the Digital Age

Going Underground: Celluloid in the Digital Age

August 12th 2017 | MIFF 2017 Experimental Critics Campus 66th MIFF
Through Bill Morrison's Dawson City: Frozen Time and Niles Atallah’s Rey, MIFF2017 Critics Campus participant Keva York reflects on the materiality of cinema history.
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Tetsuo: The Iron Man - A Queer Marxist Reading

Tetsuo: The Iron Man - A Queer Marxist Reading

August 12th 2017 | Video Essay Sci Fi MIFF 2017 Critics Campus 66th MIFF
A video essay by 2017 Critics Campus participant Amanda Barbour explores the queer Marxist possibilities opened up by Shinya Tsukamoto’s Tetsuo: The Iron Man.
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Pushing Boundaries: The Breakout Films from Pioneering Women

Pushing Boundaries: The Breakout Films from Pioneering Women

August 11th 2017 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2017 Critics Campus Australian Films 66th MIFF
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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On Dries and Rethinking the Fashion Documentary

On Dries and Rethinking the Fashion Documentary

August 11th 2017 | MIFF 2017 Documentary Critics Campus 66th MIFF
2017 Critics Campus participant Phoebe Chen strips back the glamour in her look at Reiner Holzemer’s Dries and the fashion documentary.
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Fitting In is Tough: The Trials of a Teenage Dahmer

Fitting In is Tough: The Trials of a Teenage Dahmer

August 10th 2017 | 66th MIFF Critics Campus MIFF 2017
The ethics of movies about real life serial killers like Marc Meyers' My Friend Dahmer is placed under the microscope by 2017 Critics Campus participant Kai Perrignon.
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Nothings Lasts Forever and Oddball Dystopias of the 70s and 80s

Nothings Lasts Forever and Oddball Dystopias of the 70s and 80s

August 10th 2017 | Sci Fi MIFF 2017 Critics Campus 66th MIFF
Nothing Lasts Forever is one of a number of subversive sci-fi satires worthy of your attention, says 2017 Critics Campus participant Dominic Ellis.
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Alive and Radical: The Grey-Haired Girls of Top of the Lake: China Girl

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

August 9th 2017 | Women Filmmakers MIFF Talks MIFF 2017 Critics Campus 66th MIFF
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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