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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
All Light, Everywhere – Four Ways
16.08.2021 | Critics Campus Reviews

All Light, Everywhere – Four Ways

Theo Anthony’s All Light, Everywhere receives some critical attention from four of our 2021 Critics Campus participants: Muhib Nabulsi, Jared Richards, Charlotte Daraio and Louise Cain.
Critics Campus Reviews
Meditations on Mortality: Christopher Makoto Yogi’s I Was a Simple Man
15.08.2021 | Critics Campus Reviews

Meditations on Mortality: Christopher Makoto Yogi’s I Was a Simple Man

Critics Campus 2021 participant Ying-Di Yin examines the portrayals of death, diaspora and family in I Was a Simple Man.
Critics Campus Reviews
Building the Palazzo: An Interview with Madeleine Martiniello
14.08.2021 | Critics Campus Interviews

Building the Palazzo: An Interview with Madeleine Martiniello

Critics Campus 2021 participant Vyshnavee Wijekumar speaks to Palazzo di Cozzo director Madeleine Martiniello about Franco Cozzo’s legacy, community and the changing face of Melbourne.
Critics Campus Interviews
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