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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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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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Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Refugee Experience

Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Refugee Experience

August 7th 2018 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant Valerie Ng explores the spiritual side of the refugee experience through Gabrielle Brady’s The Island of the Hungry Ghosts and Beatriz Seigner’s Los Silencios.
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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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The Ashes of a Medium: Anocha Suwichakornpong on the Death and Resurrection of Film

The Ashes of a Medium: Anocha Suwichakornpong on the Death and Resurrection of Film

August 15th 2017 | 66th MIFF Critics Campus Interviews MIFF 2017 Women Filmmakers
MIFF2017 Critics Campus participant Kai Perrignon speaks to Thai director Anocha Suwichakornpong about her film By the Time it Gets Dark
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Let the Sunshine In, Four Ways

Let the Sunshine In, Four Ways

August 12th 2017 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2017 Headliners France Critics Campus 66th MIFF
Let the Sunshine is reviewed by four participants from the 2017 Critics Campus, providing a range of different takes on Claire Denis' latest.
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Pushing Boundaries: The Breakout Films from Pioneering Women

Pushing Boundaries: The Breakout Films from Pioneering Women

August 11th 2017 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2017 Critics Campus Australian Films 66th MIFF
The Pioneering Women filmmakers of Australian cinema look into aspects of women’s experiences often ignored by their male counterparts, argues MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Faith Everard.
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Alive and Radical: The Grey-Haired Girls of Top of the Lake: China Girl

Alive and Radical: The Grey-Haired Girls of Top of the Lake: China Girl

August 9th 2017 | Women Filmmakers MIFF Talks MIFF 2017 Critics Campus 66th MIFF
Jane Campion celebrates the spirit of women in their prime both on screen and in person with Top of the Lake: China Girl, writes 2017 Critics Campus participant Blythe Worthy.
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Q&A with Locker Room Director Greta Nash

Q&A with Locker Room Director Greta Nash

August 2nd 2017 | Women Filmmakers Shorts MIFF 2017 Australian Films 66th MIFF
Rowena Lloyd speaks with Greta Nash, director of the Accelerator short film Locker Room.
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