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Tetsuo: The Iron Man - A Queer Marxist Reading

Tetsuo: The Iron Man - A Queer Marxist Reading

A video essay by 2017 Critics Campus participant Amanda Barbour explores the queer Marxist possibilities opened up by Shinya Tsukamoto’s Tetsuo: The Iron Man.
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Pushing Boundaries: The Breakout Films from Pioneering Women

Pushing Boundaries: The Breakout Films from Pioneering Women

The Pioneering Women filmmakers of Australian cinema look into aspects of women’s experiences often ignored by their male counterparts, argues MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Faith Everard.
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On Dries and Rethinking the Fashion Documentary

On Dries and Rethinking the Fashion Documentary

2017 Critics Campus participant Phoebe Chen strips back the glamour in her look at Reiner Holzemer’s Dries and the fashion documentary.
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Fitting In is Tough: The Trials of a Teenage Dahmer
By Alex | 10.08.2017 | 66th MIFF Critics Campus MIFF 2017

Fitting In is Tough: The Trials of a Teenage Dahmer

The ethics of movies about real life serial killers like Marc Meyers' My Friend Dahmer is placed under the microscope by 2017 Critics Campus participant Kai Perrignon.
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Nothings Lasts Forever and Oddball Dystopias of the 70s and 80s

Nothings Lasts Forever and Oddball Dystopias of the 70s and 80s

Nothing Lasts Forever is one of a number of subversive sci-fi satires worthy of your attention, says 2017 Critics Campus participant Dominic Ellis.
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Alive and Radical: The Grey-Haired Girls of Top of the Lake: China Girl

Alive and Radical: The Grey-Haired Girls of Top of the Lake: China Girl

Jane Campion celebrates the spirit of women in their prime both on screen and in person with Top of the Lake: China Girl, writes 2017 Critics Campus participant Blythe Worthy.
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Michelle Carey Receives Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters
By Melanie | 06.08.2017 |

Michelle Carey Receives Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters

Congratulations to MIFF Artistic Director Michelle Carey, who has been awarded the Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.
Avoiding MIFF fatigue in 2017
By Melanie | 02.08.2017 | MIFF 2017 66th MIFF

Avoiding MIFF fatigue in 2017

Get the most out of MIFF with seasoned festival fan Evan Young's tips for staving off festival fatigue.
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Q&A with Locker Room Director Greta Nash

Q&A with Locker Room Director Greta Nash

Rowena Lloyd speaks with Greta Nash, director of the Accelerator short film Locker Room.
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Why Pioneering Women?

Why Pioneering Women?

Pioneering Women co-curator Alexandra Heller-Nicholas takes us into the historical movement that created the foundations for many Australian women filmmakers today.
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