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MIFF Talks Podcast: Dystopia on Film

MIFF Talks Podcast: Dystopia on Film

Fill the Handmaid's Tale-sized hole in your life with this panel discussion.

Drawing on MIFF’s Sci-Fi Retrospective and other dystopian works, including Ben C Lucas' OtherLife, filmmakers, film critics and authors invite you to join them in talking all things dystopian and post-apocalyptic, and just how plausible a Gileadean future (or present!) may be.

Panellists include Alexandra Heller-Nichol

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MIFF 2017 Critics Campus Best Essay Winner
By max | 06.11.2017 |

MIFF 2017 Critics Campus Best Essay Winner

Congratulations to Keva York - the winner of the MIFF Critics Campus Best Essay Prize!

Her piece - 'The Pet Politics in Rat Film and The Challenge' - was originally published in the Monthly, and can be read here.

MIFF Talks Podcast: Jungle
By max | 03.11.2017 |

MIFF Talks Podcast: Jungle

Opening this year’s festival, the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported Jungle tells the gloriously tense, real-life survival story of Yossi Ghinsberg (played by Daniel Radcliffe), who at 22 joined two friends on what was supposed to be the adventure of a lifetime. But their dream trip into the uncharted Amazon soon turned into a wilderness nightmare from which not all of the men returned.

The real Yossi

MIFF Talks Podcast: Three Summers
By max | 03.10.2017 |

MIFF Talks Podcast: Three Summers

Acclaimed comedian, writer and director Ben Elton discusses his first Australian film, Three Summers, which screened as MIFF's Centrepiece Gala, with Natalie Bailey - the UK's go-to comedy director (The Thick of It) - about this hilarious multi-story comedy set over three years at a fictional folk-music festival. Ben and Natalie are joined by cast members Michael Caton. Magda Szubanski, Kelton Pel

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