MIFF Blog

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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Michelle Carey Receives Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters

Michelle Carey Receives Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters

August 6th 2017 |
Congratulations to MIFF Artistic Director Michelle Carey, who has been awarded the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.
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Avoiding MIFF fatigue in 2017

Avoiding MIFF fatigue in 2017

August 2nd 2017 | MIFF 2017 66th MIFF
Get the most out of MIFF with seasoned festival fan Evan Young's tips for staving off festival fatigue.
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Q&A with Locker Room Director Greta Nash

Q&A with Locker Room Director Greta Nash

August 2nd 2017 | Women Filmmakers Shorts MIFF 2017 Australian Films 66th MIFF
Rowena Lloyd speaks with Greta Nash, director of the Accelerator short film Locker Room.
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Why Pioneering Women?

Why Pioneering Women?

August 1st 2017 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2017 Australian Films 66th MIFF
Pioneering Women co-curator Alexandra Heller-Nicholas takes us into the historical movement that created the foundations for many Australian women filmmakers today.
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Q&A with Have You Seen the Listers? director Eddie Martin

Q&A with Have You Seen the Listers? director Eddie Martin

July 31st 2017 | MIFF Premiere Fund MIFF 2017 Festival Guests Documentary Australian Films 66th MIFF
Eddie Martin, director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported film Have You Seen the Listers? speaks about the process of making the film and our changing attitudes to street art.
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A Brilliant Career: Gillian Armstrong’s Filmmaking reaches High Tide

A Brilliant Career: Gillian Armstrong’s Filmmaking reaches High Tide

July 31st 2017 | Women Filmmakers MIFF Talks MIFF 2017 Festival Guests Australian Films 66th MIFF
Rowena Lloyd traces Gillian Armstrong's career, her feminist focus, and her drive to investigate the complexities of the lives of others.
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