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THIS SPORTING LIFE: FROM MATCHES TO MOVIES

(MIFF 2011, Talking Pictures Express)

How does a sport become a story? MIFF's This Sporting Life panel looks at the master filmmakers who can take a match and make it matter to everyone.

Moderated by Gerard Whateley (ABC Radio Grandstand), with Nick Batzias (Madman Entertainment), Rhett Bartlett (Dial M for Movies / Richmond Football Club biographer), Andy Maher (Before the Game, Morning Glory, The 5th Quarter), Peter Helliar (After the Game, Rove, The 7pm Project), journalist Gideon Haigh and Sam Pang (The Breakfasters, Santo, Sam and Ed's Cup Fever).

Thursday 4 August
5.30pm - 6.15pm

Stella Artois Festival Lounge, Forum Theatre

FREE EVENT

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