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MIFF Talks: Disability and Cinema – Beyond Representation

MIFF Talks: Disability and Cinema – Beyond Representation

February 25th 2020 | 2019 68th MIFF Festival Guests MIFF 2019 MIFF Talks
Drawing from disability scholars, activists and filmmakers, this panel considers the various ways people with disabilities are marginalised both on-screen and behind the scenes, to discuss the way forward and to celebrate the accomplishments of trailblazers paving the way for future generations.
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MIFF Talks: Bruce Beresford In Conversation

MIFF Talks: Bruce Beresford In Conversation

January 9th 2020 | 2019 68th MIFF Festival Guests MIFF Talks
Following the MIFF screening of the NFSA’s digital restoration of Bruce Beresford's 1991 Australian/Canadian co-production Black Robe, Bruce sits down for one-hour conversation about his extraordinary career.
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MIFF Talks: Peter Strickland In Conversation

MIFF Talks: Peter Strickland In Conversation

December 3rd 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Festival Guests MIFF Talks
As one of MIFF 2019's Directors in Focus, Peter Strickland visited Melbourne to present his new film, In Fabric, as well as retrospective screenings of his previous films and screenings of classic films that have inspired him. During this special event, he discusses his career, his filmography and his own cinephilia.
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MIFF Talks: Australian Cities on Film (Melbourne Conversations)

MIFF Talks: Australian Cities on Film (Melbourne Conversations)

October 21st 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Festival Guests MIFF 2019 MIFF Talks
Join filmmakers, critics and academics as they explore examples of how Australian cities are represented on film, and imagine what Australian cities on film might look like as our urban populations boom.
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MIFF Talks: The World Online

MIFF Talks: The World Online

October 1st 2019 | 2019 68th MIFF Festival Guests MIFF Talks
The internet has become central to our way of living and social networking is a global revolution. How has the online environment altered the way we behave, relate to each other and understand the world? How has popular culture attempted to reflect, understand and challenge the impact of the online world?
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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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