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MIFF 2016 Talking Pictures | In Conversation with Terence Davies

On 08/08/2016 at 11:00 am

Recorded at Federation Hall, VCA on Sunday 31 July. ... {wrt youtube id=iGfzhCqf2L0 } ...

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A Frame Can Be a Cage: Animals on Screen at MIFF 2016

On 08/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Aimee Knight examines the relationship between humans and animals in three MIFF 2016 films.

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Stuck in the Middle with Dudes: Men on the Verge in How Heavy This Hammer and Suntan

On 07/08/2016 at 12:00 pm

Critics Campus 2016 participant Doosie Morris dissects masculinities in two MIFF 2016 international films.

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Dance on Film: Finding Meaning in Movement

On 07/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Ella Donald explores the elegiac and expressive films in the Melbourne International Film Festival’s Dance on Film program.

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Rhymes of Goodbye: Posthumous Films at MIFF

On 06/08/2016 at 12:00 pm

Inspired by Cosmos and No Home Movie, Critics Campus 2016 participant Andréas Giannopoulos sets off on a journey to uncover the meaning of the final film.

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Cinematic-Nonfiction: Blurring Fact and Fiction To Shed New Light with Kate Plays Christine’s Robert Greene

On 06/08/2016 at 9:00 am

Critics Campus 2016 participant Isabella McNeill interviews Robert Greene on truth, fiction and the freedom to fail in his latest film Kate Plays Christine.

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Keeping It Real: Women Paving the Way in Australian Documentary

On 05/08/2016 at 12:00 pm

Critics Campus 2016 participant Tanya Farley explores gender parity, cultural policy and the recent success of Australian women documentarians.

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Double Fantasy: Jerry Lewis’s The Ladies Man and The Nutty Professor

On 04/08/2016 at 2:00 pm

Critics Campus 2016 participant Jessica Ellicott examines the role of fantasy in two of Jerry Lewis’s classic comedies.

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65 Seconds with Sotiris Dounoukos

On 04/08/2016 at 1:07 pm

This year MIFF welcomes over 100 guests to the festival to participate in Q&As, panel discussions, special events and to showcase their films. For the 65h MIFF we sat down for 65 seconds with some of ...

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Introducing MIFF Ambassador Jane Allsop

On 04/08/2016 at 10:00 am

For MIFF 2016, in addition to our long serving and very loyal Patron Geoffrey Rush, we welcome a new wave of talent to the fold as MIFF Ambassadors. ... So that you can get to know them a little more,...

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Introducing MIFF Ambassador Rhys Muldoon

On 04/08/2016 at 10:00 am

For MIFF 2016, in addition to our long serving and very loyal Patron Geoffrey Rush, we welcome a new wave of talent to the fold as MIFF Ambassadors. ... So that you can get to know them a little more,...

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The Story of Adult Animation

On 03/08/2016 at 12:00 pm

In the first Critics Campus 2016 article, Dominic Barlow tells the story of animation for adult viewers.

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Q&A with Ella Director Douglas Watkins

On 02/08/2016 at 10:15 am

One of six MIFF Premiere Fund films for 2016, Ella will have its world premiere at this year's festival. Written and directed by Douglas Watkin, the film follows the journey of Ella Havelka, the first...

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All About VR at MIFF

On 02/08/2016 at 10:10 am

Long speculated on and dreamed about in science fiction, virtual reality is finally reality! For filmmakers and film-goers alike, it's re-writing the rules of how we create and consume entertainment. ...

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Behind the Scenes: Directed From Memory

On 29/07/2016 at 9:00 pm

Directed From Memory is a short online film following MIFF member Keith Gove as he writes, directs and acts out his memory of the Takashi Miike thriller, Audition — a film he saw once at MIFF over 15 ...

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The Short Films of Celia Rowlson-Hall

On 29/07/2016 at 4:00 pm

Ma may be Celia Rowlson-Hall's debut feature film, but the talented director and choreographer has made some extraordinary short films and music videos which are well worth catching before you see Ma ...

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Q&A with Monsieur Mayonnaise Director Trevor Graham

On 28/07/2016 at 10:00 am

One of six MIFF Premiere Fund films for 2016, Monsieur Mayonnaise will have its world premiere at this year's festival. Written and directed by Trevor Graham (Make Hummus Not War, MIFF 2012), the film...

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Meet the MIFF Volunteers

On 26/07/2016 at 5:00 pm

You see them at every screening, and MIFF couldn't run without them: we love our wonderful volunteers. They do an amazing job, and we thought you might like to get to know them better. ... Sandra from...

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65 Seconds With Jocelyn Moorhouse

On 22/07/2016 at 5:00 pm

This year MIFF welcomes over 100 guests to the festival to participate in Q&As, panel discussions, special events and to showcase their films. For the 65h MIFF we sat down for 65 seconds with some of ...

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65 Seconds With Fran Strine

On 22/07/2016 at 4:00 pm

This year MIFF welcomes over 100 guests to the festival to participate in Q&As, panel discussions, special events and to showcase their films. For the 65h MIFF we sat down for 65 seconds with some of ...

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