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Woman Under the Influence: An Interview with Alia Shawkat

Woman Under the Influence: An Interview with Alia Shawkat

August 21st 2018 | 67th MIFF Critics Campus Film Criticism International Films Interviews MIFF 2018
2018 Critics Campus participant Sam Harris spoke to Alia Shawkat about autobiographical art, the influence of John Cassavetes in her work, and future projects.
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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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Uncompromising Voices: An Interview with Leave No Trace Director Debra Granik

Uncompromising Voices: An Interview with Leave No Trace Director Debra Granik

August 21st 2018 | MIFF 2018 International Films Headliners Festival Guests Critics Campus 67th MIFF
Critics Campus participant Debbie Zhou sits down for a conversation with Leave No Trace director Debra Granik at MIFF 2018.
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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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The Art of the Documentary: An Interview with Pietra Brettkelly

The Art of the Documentary: An Interview with Pietra Brettkelly

August 16th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Interviews Documentary Critics Campus 67th MIFF
2018 Critics Campus participant Valerie Ng spoke to Yellow is Forbidden director Pietra Brettkelly about her artistic process, and the responsibility of being a documentary filmmaker.
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Fool's Goal: An interview with Damsel co-director and actor David Zellner

Fool's Goal: An interview with Damsel co-director and actor David Zellner

August 16th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Interviews Festival Guests Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant Ivana Brehas caught up with festival guest David Zellner to discuss the goofy, contemporary Western, Damsel.
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Shoplifters, Four Ways

Shoplifters, Four Ways

August 10th 2018 | MIFF 2018 International Films Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
Four participants from this year's Critics Campus - Sam Harris, Eliza Janssen, Claire White, and James Waters - tackle Hirokazu Kore-eda's Shoplifters from four different perspectives.
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