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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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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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Burning and the adaptations of Haruki Murakami

Burning and the adaptations of Haruki Murakami

August 13th 2018 | Video Essay MIFF 2018 Headliners Film Criticism 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Marketing Intern Claudia Biaggini takes us through Murakami's Barn Burning and the filmic adaptations of his works.
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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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It’s Like He Was Never Really Here:  How Lynne Ramsay Externalises Inner Trauma in You Were Never Really Here

It’s Like He Was Never Really Here: How Lynne Ramsay Externalises Inner Trauma in You Were Never Really Here

August 10th 2018 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant Debbie Zhou considers Lynne Ramsay's breathtaking You Were Never Really Here through the lens of her previous films.
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Bodied: Look What You Made Joseph Kahn Do

Bodied: Look What You Made Joseph Kahn Do

August 9th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 participant Sam Harris celebrates the work of Joseph Kahn through the release of his latest feature, Bodied.
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Third Wave Nicolas Cage

Third Wave Nicolas Cage

August 9th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 participant Eliza Janssen braves the wild, weird world of Nicolas Cage in anticipation of the upcoming Cage-A-Thon!
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Like How I Pictured It: Fangirls and the Enduring Power of the Boyband

Like How I Pictured It: Fangirls and the Enduring Power of the Boyband

August 9th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Documentary Critics Campus 67th MIFF
From the sweaty front row of the MIFF2018 Critics Campus, participant Ivana Brehas writes about Jessica Leski’s I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story
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Dance in the Art Film

Dance in the Art Film

August 8th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Dance Critics Campus 67th MIFF
Inspired by Gaspar Noé’s Climax, MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant André Shannon’s video essay looks into the relationship between dance and art film
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