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Resistance = Futile: The Activist Film in Australia (12mins)Talking Pictures Podcast : iTunes RSS
Join filmmakers David Bradbury (On Borrowed Time, A Hard Rain), Jeff Daniels (The 10 Conditions of Love, MIFF 2009), Alex Kelly (Nothing Rhymes with Ngapartji, Queen of the Desert) and Kitty Green (Ukraine is not a Brothel), as they speak with documentary filmmaker John Hughes to find out about the future of local film as protest, and the difference between – to apply some Godard – "making political films, and making films politically". Co-presented with the Australian Directors Guild.
Missed it at MIFF? Find it in the MIFF iTunes Super Store! Titles from 2012-2014 are up now, with more to come soon.
Catch up with one of the most interesting Talking Pictures panels at MIFF 2014: To Make or Break - Do Critics Matter? with a video excerpt of the panel discussion from The Wheeler Centre on Saturday 9 August 2014. Featuring a panel of experts - moderator and journalist Tom Ryan, the Hollywood Reporter's David Rooney, Margaret Pomeranz (ABC's At the Movies), Karl Quinn (National Film Editor,The Age), Joel Pearlman (Managing Director, Roadshow Films) and revered Australian director Fred Schepisi (The Eye of the Storm, MIFF 2011) this event is a companion to the Critics Campus initiative launched at MIFF 2014.
MIFF's inaugural Critics Campus was held during the 2014 festival. An intensive seven-day lab for emerging Australian film critics to develop their skills in a live festival setting, the event was an inspiring and invigorating experience for participants and mentors alike. Read all the Critics Campus coverage of MIFF 2014.