We speak to Debbie Zhou and Jessica Kiang about their experiences as mentee and mentor, respectively, during MIFF 2018’s Critics Campus.
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 Critics Campus participant Luke McCarthy talks to Australian filmmaker Samuel Van Grinsven about his feature debut, Sequin in a Blue Room.
2019 MIFF Critics Campus Jamie Tram shares his thoughts on Guy Nattiv's film Skin and the complexities of representing racism.
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.
Four participants from this year's Critics Campus – Luke McCarthy, Claire Cao, Zoë Almeida Goodall and Zach Karpinellison – tackle Jim Jarmusch's The Dead Don't Die from four different perspectives.
Ena Sendijarević's Take Me Somewhere Nice takes MIFF 2019 Critics Campus participant Michael Sun on a wild ride across Bosnia with the film's Dutch teen protagonist.
Isabella Trimboli is a MIFF 2019 Critics Campus participant who interrogates questions of class in the United Kingdom in two films playing at this year's festival: Ken Loach's Sorry We Missed You and Joanna Hogg's The Souvenir.
The lives of Pasifika women told in eight films by eight directors with eight actresses in the portmanteau movie Vai is the subject of MIFF 2019 Critics Campus participant Claire Cao's appreciative critical eye.
The politics of fishing and its social impact in two films at this year's festival – Bait and Buoyancy – are the subject of this deep dive by 2019 Critics Campus participant Olivia Bennett.