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A Life Unsaved: an Interview with Sotiris Dounoukos

A Life Unsaved: an Interview with Sotiris Dounoukos

August 13th 2016 | MIFF 2016 Critics Campus Australian Films
In the final Critics Campus 2016 article, participant Doosie Morris talks true crime, vulnerability, and community with Joe Cinque’s Consolation director Sotiris Dounoukos.
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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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Show You the World: an Interview with Roger Ross Williams

Show You the World: an Interview with Roger Ross Williams

August 11th 2016 | MIFF 2016 Interviews Documentary Critics Campus Animation
Critics Campus 2016 participant Aimee Knight chats with Life, Animated director Roger Ross Williams about Disney, autism, and diversity.
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MIFF 2016 Talking Pictures | What next, Cinephilia? | Highlight Clip

August 10th 2016 |

David Jenkins from Little White Lies on how forms of film criticism are evolving.

 

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Searching for Monsieur Mayonnaise: a Conversation with Trevor Graham and Philippe Mora

Searching for Monsieur Mayonnaise: a Conversation with Trevor Graham and Philippe Mora

August 10th 2016 | MIFF 2016 History France Documentary Critics Campus Australian Films
Critics Campus 2016 participant Andréas Giannopoulos discusses humour, hummus and the Holocaust with Monsieur Mayonnaise filmmakers Trevor Graham and Philippe Mora.
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Documentary vs Fiction

Documentary vs Fiction

August 10th 2016 | MIFF 2016

Would you rather watch a documentary about an extraordinary historical event, or a fictionalised telling? Thanks to some fortuitous programming, this year’s MIFF allows both. Sort of.

In 1974, newsreader Christine Chubbuck committed suicide during a live broadcast. The shocking act (which famously inspired the film Network) is depicted in two distinct films at this year’s festival.

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The Low Down on Down Under: An Interview with Abe Forsythe

The Low Down on Down Under: An Interview with Abe Forsythe

August 10th 2016 | MIFF 2016 Interviews Critics Campus Comedy Australian Films
Critics Campus 2016 participant Tanya Farley grills director Abe Forsythe about his comedic skewering of the 2005 Cronulla riots, Down Under.
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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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