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Around, Back and Beyond with Fox Maxy’s Maat Means Land
02.05.2022 | 2021 Critics Campus Reviews

Around, Back and Beyond with Fox Maxy’s Maat Means Land

Critics Campus 2021 participant Muhib Nabulsi considers questions of coherence, resistance and embodied sovereignty in Fox Maxy’s experimental short Maat Means Land.
2021 Critics Campus Reviews
The Trappings of Wealth: An Interview with Amalia Ulman
25.04.2022 | Critics Campus Interviews

The Trappings of Wealth: An Interview with Amalia Ulman

Critics Campus 2021 participant Charlotte Daraio speaks to Amalia Ulman about poverty, preconceptions and the cultural pressure of “being proper”, as depicted in her film El Planeta.
Critics Campus Interviews
A Fantasy of Control: Agency and Abrasiveness in The Scary of Sixty-First
18.04.2022 | Critics Campus Reviews

A Fantasy of Control: Agency and Abrasiveness in The Scary of Sixty-First

Critics Campus 2021 alumnus Jared Richards dives head-first into the manic imagery and manifold references of Dasha Nekrasova’s provocative The Scary of Sixty-First.
Critics Campus Reviews
The Sweet Spot: An Interview with Trevor Graham
07.09.2021 | Critics Campus Interviews

The Sweet Spot: An Interview with Trevor Graham

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 Interviews
Filming a Feeling: An Interview with John Daschbach
31.08.2021 | Critics Campus Interviews

Filming a Feeling: An Interview with John Daschbach

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 Interviews
Light and Darkness: An Interview with Jessica Beshir
26.08.2021 | Critics Campus Interviews

Light and Darkness: An Interview with Jessica Beshir

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 Interviews
Podcast: The Kids Will Be Alright
21.08.2021 | Critics Campus Reviews

Podcast: The Kids Will Be Alright

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.
Critics Campus Reviews
Transience and Transformation: An Interview with Kyle Davis
19.08.2021 | Critics Campus Interviews

Transience and Transformation: An Interview with Kyle Davis

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.
Critics Campus Interviews
Transcending the Solitary Body in Bodies in Motion
18.08.2021 | Critics Campus Reviews

Transcending the Solitary Body in Bodies in Motion

Critics Campus 2021 participant Tiia Kelly unpicks the thematic and artistic threads weaving together the short films in the Bodies in Motion package.
Critics Campus Reviews
Souad – Four Ways
17.08.2021 | Critics Campus Reviews

Souad – Four Ways

Ayten Amin’s Souad is given the critical treatment by four of our 2021 Critics Campus participants: Tiia Kelly, Hassan Abul, Vyshnavee Wijekumar and Ying-Di Yin.
Critics Campus Reviews
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