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Reconciliation cinema: First Nations filmmaking at MIFF

Reconciliation cinema: First Nations filmmaking at MIFF

In honour of National Reconciliation Week 2020, we’ve compiled a list of MIFF-featured titles made by, or in collaboration with, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Australian Films MIFF Premiere Fund Reviews
MIFF Shorts to Watch from Home

MIFF Shorts to Watch from Home

MIFF Programmer Mia Falstein-Rush recommends past MIFF shorts you can stream now for free.
Animation Australian Films Documentary Shorts
Waiting for The Waiting Room: Rolf de Heer on the Future of VR

Waiting for The Waiting Room: Rolf de Heer on the Future of VR

Australian filmmaker Rolf de Heer speaks to 2019 MIFF Critics Campus participant Zach Karpinellison about his latest collaboration with directors Mark Eland and Molly Reynolds; the groundbreaking 3D VR experience The Waiting Room.
2019 68th MIFF Australian Films Critics Campus Interviews Virtual Reality
Through the Looking Glass: An Interview with Sequin in a Blue Room’s Conor Leach

Through the Looking Glass: An Interview with Sequin in a Blue Room’s Conor Leach

Conor Leach dazzles in Samuel Van Grinsven’s Sequin in a Blue Room, who chats to 2019 Critics Campus participant about his role in the film and queer culture both on screen and off in Australia today.
2019 68th MIFF Australian Films Critics Campus Interviews MIFF 2019
In My Blood It Runs: An Interview with Maya Newell

In My Blood It Runs: An Interview with Maya Newell

Filmmaker Maya Newell talks to 2019 MIFF Critics Campus participant Claire Cao about her latest documentary, In My Blood It Runs.
2019 68th MIFF Australian Films Critics Campus Documentary Interviews
Australian Stories, International Stories: An Interview with Animals Director Sophie Hyde

Australian Stories, International Stories: An Interview with Animals Director Sophie Hyde

Australian filmmaker Sophie Hyde speaks to 2019 MIFF Critics Campus participant Zoë Almeida Goodall about her latest film Animals and her career more broadly.
2019 68th MIFF Australian Films Critics Campus Film Criticism Women Filmmakers
“The Blue Room is Limitless”: In Conversation with Samuel Van Grinsven, Director of Sequin in a Blue Room

“The Blue Room is Limitless”: In Conversation with Samuel Van Grinsven, Director of Sequin in a Blue Room

2019 Critics Campus participant Luke McCarthy talks to Australian filmmaker Samuel Van Grinsven about his feature debut, Sequin in a Blue Room.
2019 68th MIFF Australian Films Critics Campus Film Criticism
In My Blood It Runs, Four Ways

In My Blood It Runs, Four Ways

Maya Newell’s In My Blood It Runs is considered from a range of different critical perspectives by four of our 2019 Critics Campus participants, including Michael Sun, Isabella Trimboli, Jamie Tram, and Olivia Bennett.
2019 68th MIFF Australian Films Critics Campus Film Criticism MIFF 2019 Women Filmmakers
What the dreaming doing is what the dreaming does: a conversation with the Karrabing Film Collective

What the dreaming doing is what the dreaming does: a conversation with the Karrabing Film Collective

James Waters sat down with Elizabeth Povinelli, Linda Yarrowin and Cecilia Lewis of the Karrabing Film Collective discuss filmmaking, developing a collective voice and censoring swear words!
MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Festival Guests Experimental Critics Campus Australian Films 67th MIFF
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