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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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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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An Elephant Sitting Still – “The World Is A Barren Field”

An Elephant Sitting Still – “The World Is A Barren Field”

August 17th 2018 | MIFF 2018 International Films 67th MIFF
MIFF Programming intern River Jiang examines the beautiful tragedy of Hu Bo and An Elephant Sitting Still
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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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The Beauty of the Familiar: Hirokazu Kore-eda’s imitations of life

The Beauty of the Familiar: Hirokazu Kore-eda’s imitations of life

July 27th 2018 | MIFF 2018 International Films Headliners Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant Valerie Ng takes us through the beautiful everyday moments that take centre stage in the imagery of Hirokazu Kore-eda, director of MIFF 2018 films Shoplifters and The Third Murder
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How to Watch A Jean-Luc Godard Film in 2018

How to Watch A Jean-Luc Godard Film in 2018

July 17th 2018 | MIFF 2018 International Films Headliners France Experimental Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant André Shannon gives us some tips for the best way to enjoy Jean-Luc Godard's The Image Book.
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Movements in the Desert: an Interview with Celia Rowlson-Hall

Movements in the Desert: an Interview with Celia Rowlson-Hall

August 13th 2016 | MIFF 2016 International Films Dance Critics Campus Women Filmmakers
Critics Campus 2016 participant Jessica Ellicott discusses virtuous women, the language of dance, and wanting to be Jesus with Ma director Celia Rowlson-Hall.
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Aquarius, Four Ways

Aquarius, Four Ways

August 12th 2016 | MIFF 2016 International Films Critics Campus
Critics Campus 2016 participants Aimee Knight, Tanya Farley, Isabella McNeill, and Ella Donald review Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Aquarius.
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Emotional Mapping: an Interview with Kim A Snyder

Emotional Mapping: an Interview with Kim A Snyder

August 12th 2016 | MIFF 2016 International Films Documentary Critics Campus
Critics Campus 2016 participant Isabella McNeill talks tragedy, trauma, and recovery with Newtown director Kim A Snyder.
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HOW TO KNOW YOU’RE IN A HONG SANG-SOO FILM

HOW TO KNOW YOU’RE IN A HONG SANG-SOO FILM

August 9th 2016 | MIFF 2016 International Films

Posted by Hayley Inch

Everyone you know is a former famous film director who is having a crisis over their work, or has retreated into academia.

Everything you say, no matter how innocuous, is misunderstood by your companions, resulting in constant arguments.

You’re trying FAR too hard to impress a girl you’ve only just met.

You have friends you only do one activity with: drink soju. Speakin

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