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Beyond the Boundary: An Interview with The Merger director Mark Grentell

Beyond the Boundary: An Interview with The Merger director Mark Grentell

August 21st 2018 | MIFF Premiere Fund MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
MIFF Critics Campus participant Claire White talks to director Mark Grentell about The Merger.
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What the dreaming doing is what the dreaming does: a conversation with the Karrabing Film Collective

What the dreaming doing is what the dreaming does: a conversation with the Karrabing Film Collective

August 19th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Festival Guests Experimental Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
James Waters sat down with Elizabeth Povinelli, Linda Yarrowin and Cecilia Lewis of the Karrabing Film Collective discuss filmmaking, developing a collective voice and censoring swear words!
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Not that Kind of Asian Girl: An Interview with director Hyun Lee

Not that Kind of Asian Girl: An Interview with director Hyun Lee

August 18th 2018 | Shorts MIFF 2018 Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant André Shannon speaks with Hyun Lee, director of the short film Asian Girls screening in the WTF Shorts package.
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The Mystery of the Opal: An Interview with Strange Colours director Alena Lodkina

The Mystery of the Opal: An Interview with Strange Colours director Alena Lodkina

August 17th 2018 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2018 Interviews Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
MIFF Critics Campus intern Faith Everard speaks with Strange Colours director Alena Lodkina.
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Landscapes of Trauma: An Interview with Miranda Nation, writer and director of Undertow

Landscapes of Trauma: An Interview with Miranda Nation, writer and director of Undertow

August 17th 2018 | Women Filmmakers MIFF Premiere Fund MIFF 2018 Interviews Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant Eliza Janssen interviews the writer/director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported Undertow, Miranda Nation.
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Q&A with UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY Director Nicholas Wrathall

Q&A with UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY Director Nicholas Wrathall

July 27th 2018 | World Premiere MIFF Premiere Fund MIFF 2018 Interviews Documentary Australian Films 67th MIFF
Director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY speaks about the unique challenges of making a film in the remote Kimberley region, and the international relevance of the tensions between first peoples and developers.
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Q&A with The Eulogy director Janine Hosking

Q&A with The Eulogy director Janine Hosking

July 13th 2018 | World Premiere MIFF Premiere Fund MIFF 2018 Interviews Documentary Australian Films 67th MIFF
The director of the MIFF Premiere Fund supported documentary The Eulogy spoke to us about how she became interested in the work of Geoffrey Tozer, and what it was like to work with the big personalities of Paul Keating and Richard Gill.
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MIFF Talks Podcast: Pioneering Women

MIFF Talks Podcast: Pioneering Women

September 5th 2017 | Women Filmmakers MIFF Talks MIFF 2017 Festival Guests Australian Films 66th MIFF

Co-presented with the Australian Directors’ Guild, the MIFF Talks Pioneering Women panel brought together influential Australian female directors and actors Gillian ArmstrongClaudia KarvanNadia TassAna Kokkinos and Clara Law. Moderated by Sam Lang, this is an absolute must-listen (or watch!) if you missed it during the festival. Recorded on Saturday 12 August 2017 at The Wheeler Centre. Watc

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Top of the Lake: China Girl – An Interview with Ariel Kleiman

Top of the Lake: China Girl – An Interview with Ariel Kleiman

August 19th 2017 | Talking Pictures MIFF 2017 Critics Campus Australian Films 66th MIFF
Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake: China Girl co-director Ariel Kleiman talks about the project with MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Blythe Worthy
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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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