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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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Kate Plays Christine, Four Ways

On 08/08/2016 at 1:00 pm

Critics Campus 2016 participants Jessica Ellicott, Doosie Morris, Andréas Giannopoulos and Dominic Barlow review Robert Greene's Kate Plays Christine.

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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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