A roundtable discussion dedicated to how we have – or haven’t – changed when it comes to watching, reading, and otherwise consuming film and media since the start of the pandemic.
Critics Campus 2021 participant Ying-Di Yin speaks to Chef Antonio’s Recipes for Revolution director Trevor Graham about documenting the intricacies of life, labour and love, as well as building trust with one’s film subjects.
Critics Campus 2021 participant Tiia Kelly, in conversation with Come Back Anytime director John Daschbach, explores cuisine, community and the importance of positivity during this time of precarity.
Critics Campus 2021 participant Louise Cain speaks to Faya Dayi director Jessica Beshir about intention, instinct and creating spaces for stories to unfold on their own.
Critics Campus participant Vyshnavee Wijekumar takes an in-depth look at Off Country and The Kids, two documentaries that explore the experiences of young people within vulnerable communities across different eras and geographic locations.
A chat with Alec Morgan and Tiriki Onus about their MIFF Premiere Fund–supported documentary Ablaze and delving deep into Indigenous and film history.
Critics Campus 2021 participant Jared Richards speaks to Dry Winter director Kyle Davis about big transitions – from short to feature filmmaking, and in life – as well as depicting rural Australia in his affecting film.
Director Jonathan Alley talks to MIFF about his latest documentary, an engrossing portrait of the rise and untimely demise of David McComb, the virtuosic frontman of Australian rock band The Triffids.
Critics Campus 2021 participant Tiia Kelly unpicks the thematic and artistic threads weaving together the short films in the Bodies in Motion package.
A chat with Lone Wolf writer/director Jonathan Ogilvie on bringing Joseph Conrad to Melbourne through his visually inventive political thriller.