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Like How I Pictured It: Fangirls and the Enduring Power of the Boyband
09.08.2018

Like How I Pictured It: Fangirls and the Enduring Power of the Boyband

From the sweaty front row of the MIFF2018 Critics Campus, participant Ivana Brehas writes about Jessica Leski’s I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story
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Dance in the Art Film
08.08.2018

Dance in the Art Film

Inspired by Gaspar Noé’s Climax, MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant André Shannon’s video essay looks into the relationship between dance and art film
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The Killer Teen Queens of Thoroughbreds
08.08.2018

The Killer Teen Queens of Thoroughbreds

MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant Claire White goes in for the kill in her review of Cory Finley's luscious Thoroughbreds
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What Do You Want to Hear? On the Quasi-Musical Filmography of Jia Zhangke
08.08.2018

What Do You Want to Hear? On the Quasi-Musical Filmography of Jia Zhangke

James Waters’ debut piece for the MIFF2018 Critics Campus is a deep dive into the work of Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke
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Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Refugee Experience
07.08.2018

Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Refugee Experience

MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant Valerie Ng explores the spiritual side of the refugee experience through Gabrielle Brady’s The Island of the Hungry Ghosts and Beatriz Seigner’s Los Silencios.
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The Beauty of the Familiar: Hirokazu Kore-eda’s imitations of life
27.07.2018

The Beauty of the Familiar: Hirokazu Kore-eda’s imitations of life

MIFF 2018 Critics Campus participant Valerie Ng takes us through the beautiful everyday moments that take centre stage in the imagery of Hirokazu Kore-eda, director of MIFF 2018 films Shoplifters and The Third Murder
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Q&A with UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY Director Nicholas Wrathall
27.07.2018

Q&A with UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY Director Nicholas Wrathall

Director of the MIFF Premiere Fund-supported UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY speaks about the unique challenges of making a film in the remote Kimberley region, and the international relevance of the tensions between first peoples and developers.
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A Sisyphean Determination: On Terry Gilliam’s struggle with The Man Who Killed Don Quixote
27.07.2018

A Sisyphean Determination: On Terry Gilliam’s struggle with The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Faith Everard takes us through the plagued production of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, and explores why this film is one of the most anticipated films of MIFF 2018.
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 Q&A with Undertow director Miranda Nation
24.07.2018

Q&A with Undertow director Miranda Nation

MIFF Accelerator Lab alumna Miranda Nation makes her feature directorial debut with Undertow, a Geelong-shot psychological thriller about grief and obsession set against the backdrop of local footy culture. Miranda sat down with MIFF to discuss the female experience, #MeToo, men's reactions to women's stories, and Geelong's cinematic coastline.

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Ode to the Tough Guy: Ryan Gosling and Masculinity
18.07.2018

Ode to the Tough Guy: Ryan Gosling and Masculinity

MIFF 2018 Critics Campus Participant Ivana Brehas explores what Ryan Gosling can teach us about masculinity.
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