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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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Beefeater In-Edit Film Festival report

On 07/11/2016 at 3:00 pm

MIFF Artistic Director Michelle Carey headed to Barcelona in October for the world's biggest music documentary festival. ... Primavera Sound, Sonar, Barça, Messi, Serra, Gaudi, boccadillos, hedonism… ...

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Festival Sinema Australia Indonesia

On 02/11/2016 at 4:00 pm

MIFF Shorts and Next Gen Programmer Thomas Caldwell visited Indonesia as a guest of the Australian Embassy in Jakarta to present a workshop to local filmmakers.  ... On Wednesday 12 October I was very...

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A Glimpse Inside the Pyongyang International Film Festival 2016

On 04/10/2016 at 11:00 am

MIFF Programmer Al Cossar was invited to be a member of the five person jury at the Pyongyang International Film Festival this year, alongside other representatives from the UK, India, Russia and the ...

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | Eric Darnell: Virtual Reality and Storytelling

On 22/09/2016 at 2:00 pm

In 2016, Virtual Reality is a new frontier in storytelling - a space currently reimagining and reinventing the language of cinema, reconstituting the idea of what a filmmaker is and what an audience i...

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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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A Life Unsaved: an Interview with Sotiris Dounoukos

On 13/08/2016 at 9:30 am

In the final Critics Campus 2016 article, participant Doosie Morris talks true crime, vulnerability, and community with Joe Cinque’s Consolation director Sotiris Dounoukos.

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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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Aquarius, Four Ways

On 12/08/2016 at 10:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participants Aimee Knight, Tanya Farley, Isabella McNeill, and Ella Donald review Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Aquarius.

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Emotional Mapping: an Interview with Kim A Snyder

On 12/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Isabella McNeill talks tragedy, trauma, and recovery with Newtown director Kim A Snyder.

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Show You the World: an Interview with Roger Ross Williams

On 11/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Aimee Knight chats with Life, Animated director Roger Ross Williams about Disney, autism, and diversity.

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MIFF 2016 Talking Pictures | What next, Cinephilia? | Highlight Clip

On 10/08/2016 at 4:00 pm

David Jenkins from Little White Lies on how forms of film criticism are evolving. ...   ... {wrt youtube id=qSg8RK7KDek} ...   ...

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Searching for Monsieur Mayonnaise: a Conversation with Trevor Graham and Philippe Mora

On 10/08/2016 at 11:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Andréas Giannopoulos discusses humour, hummus and the Holocaust with Monsieur Mayonnaise filmmakers Trevor Graham and Philippe Mora.

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Documentary vs Fiction

On 10/08/2016 at 9:30 am

Would you rather watch a documentary about an extraordinary historical event, or a fictionalised telling? Thanks to some fortuitous programming, this year’s MIFF allows both. Sort of. ... In 1974, new...

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The Low Down on Down Under: An Interview with Abe Forsythe

On 10/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Tanya Farley grills director Abe Forsythe about his comedic skewering of the 2005 Cronulla riots, Down Under.

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HOW TO KNOW YOU’RE IN A HONG SANG-SOO FILM

On 09/08/2016 at 6:00 pm

Posted by Hayley Inch ... Everyone you know is a former famous film director who is having a crisis over their work, or has retreated into academia. ... Everything you say, no matter how innocuous, is...

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Pulling Back the Veil: an Interview with The Family Director Rosie Jones

On 09/08/2016 at 12:00 pm

Critics Campus 2016 participant Dominic Barlow speaks to documentary filmmaker Rosie Jones about the secretive life of Melbourne cult leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne and The Family.

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Girl Asleep From Stage to Screen: an Interview with Rosemary Myers

On 09/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Ella Donald talks to Rosemary Myers about Girl Asleep's journey from the theatre to celluloid.

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Synchronous 360 VR at MIFF

On 09/08/2016 at 8:15 am

Synchronous 360 Video Playback will enable audiences with no prior exposure to VR to experience this new technology as seamlessly as possible.

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Is This Real Life?

On 08/08/2016 at 10:30 pm

South Korean filmmaker Yeon Sang-ho has done something very unusual and potentially unique: he has made a live-action sequel to an animated film.

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