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Q&A with Have You Seen the Listers? director Eddie Martin

Q&A with Have You Seen the Listers? director Eddie Martin

July 31st 2017 | MIFF Premiere Fund MIFF 2017 Festival Guests Documentary Australian Films 66th MIFF
Eddie Martin, director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported film Have You Seen the Listers? speaks about the process of making the film and our changing attitudes to street art.
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A Brilliant Career: Gillian Armstrong’s Filmmaking reaches High Tide

A Brilliant Career: Gillian Armstrong’s Filmmaking reaches High Tide

July 31st 2017 | Women Filmmakers MIFF Talks MIFF 2017 Festival Guests Australian Films 66th MIFF
Rowena Lloyd traces Gillian Armstrong's career, her feminist focus, and her drive to investigate the complexities of the lives of others.
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Twilight to Starlight – The Making of Robert Pattinson’s Career

Twilight to Starlight – The Making of Robert Pattinson’s Career

July 31st 2017 | MIFF 2017 MIFF 2016 Headliners 66th MIFF
Rowena Lloyd takes a look at Robert Pattinson's post-Twilight career with some surprising choices in auteur-driven movies.
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Q&A with Rone director Lester Francois

Q&A with Rone director Lester Francois

July 26th 2017 | World Premiere Virtual Reality MIFF 2017 Australian Films 66th MIFF
The director of the VR experience Rone answers some questions about the artist's transition from street art to fine art and the challenges of making VR...
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Aladdin: An Old New World

Aladdin: An Old New World

July 21st 2017 |
Critics Campus intern Rowena Lloyd takes a look at the legacy of Aladdin, and the vanishing art of Disney 2D animation.
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Q&A with Rabbit's Luke Shanahan and David Ngo

Q&A with Rabbit's Luke Shanahan and David Ngo

July 20th 2017 | World Premiere MIFF Premiere Fund MIFF 2017 Festival Guests Australian Films 66th MIFF
The director and producer of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported Rabbit spoke to us about telepathy, twins and tornadoes!
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Aelita, Sci Fi and Altered Realities

Aelita, Sci Fi and Altered Realities

July 20th 2017 | Sci Fi MIFF 2017 History 66th MIFF
MIFF Marketing Intern Eliza Freeman looks at the huge influence Aelita, Queen of Mars has had on science-fiction filmmaking.
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Yorgos Lanthimos, Nikos Nikolaidis and the tradition of Greek shock cinema

Yorgos Lanthimos, Nikos Nikolaidis and the tradition of Greek shock cinema

July 18th 2017 | MIFF 2017 Headliners Critics Campus 66th MIFF
MIFF Critics Campus participant Kai Perrignon takes a look at the beginnings of the Greek "weird wave" that paved the way for Yorgos Lanthimos
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Beyond Ambition: Nicole Kidman and Jane Campion’s journey toward Top of the Lake: China Girl

Beyond Ambition: Nicole Kidman and Jane Campion’s journey toward Top of the Lake: China Girl

July 18th 2017 | MIFF 2017 Festival Guests Critics Campus Australian Films 66th MIFF Women Filmmakers
MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Blythe Worthy traces the journey made by Nicole Kidman and Jane Campion to bring them both to Top of the Lake: China Girl
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Q&A with Naina Sen

Q&A with Naina Sen

July 14th 2017 | MIFF Premiere Fund MIFF 2017 Festival Guests Documentary Australian Films 66th MIFF Women Filmmakers
The director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported documentary The Song Keepers speaks about the joy and privilege involved in making her film.
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