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MIFF Talks: Beyond Buoyancy, International Slavery and Our Seafood

MIFF Talks: Beyond Buoyancy, International Slavery and Our Seafood

September 5th 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Festival Guests MIFF Talks
This panel discussion – consisting of experts dedicated to exposing and preventing the human right abuses – continues the discussion Buoyancy begins, with a focus on providing information and strategies to call for transparency and traceability of seafood products in our supply chains.
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MIFF Talks: Telling Other People’s Stories

MIFF Talks: Telling Other People’s Stories

September 4th 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Festival Guests MIFF Talks
A panel of critics and filmmakers discuss if there are certain stories that cannot – or should not – be told, except by artists of a particular race, gender or lived experience.
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Peter Strickland on...In Fabric: A Video Interview

Peter Strickland on...In Fabric: A Video Interview

August 17th 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Critics Campus Festival Guests Interviews
In this video interview, 2019 festival guest Peter Strickland speaks to MIFF Critics Campus participant Olivia Bennett about his latest film, In Fabric.
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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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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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Wendall Thomas Answers Five Questions

Wendall Thomas Answers Five Questions

June 26th 2018 | Special Events Seminars and Masterclasses MIFF 2018 Interviews Festival Guests 67th MIFF
Wendall Thomas returns to Melbourne for more of her series unlocking the secrets of screen writing. Ahead of her arrival we asked her a few questions.
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Adrian Wootton Answers Five Questions

Adrian Wootton Answers Five Questions

June 20th 2018 | 67th MIFF Behind the Curtain Festival Guests Interviews Special Events
Ahead of his series of Illustrated Film Talks on Tinseltown Trailblazers, we catch up with Adrian Wootton to ask him a few questions about the Hollywood stars of the turbulent 1950s.
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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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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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