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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
Post-screening Q&A: River
12.04.2022 | Interviews

Post-screening Q&A: River

From mountain high to river deep, director Jennifer Peedom follows her 2017 MIFF hit Mountain with a stunning new cine-sonic journey along the world’s waterways.
Interviews
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
Ablaze – Q&A with Alec Morgan and Tiriki Onus

Ablaze – Q&A with Alec Morgan and Tiriki Onus

A chat with Alec Morgan and Tiriki Onus about their MIFF Premiere Fund–supported documentary Ablaze and delving deep into Indigenous and film history.
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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
Love in Bright Landscapes – Q&A with Jonathan Alley

Love in Bright Landscapes – Q&A with Jonathan Alley

Director Jonathan Alley talks to MIFF about his latest documentary, an engrossing portrait of the rise and untimely demise of David McComb, the virtuosic frontman of Australian rock band The Triffids.
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Lone Wolf – Q&A with Jonathan Ogilvie

Lone Wolf – Q&A with Jonathan Ogilvie

A chat with Lone Wolf writer/director Jonathan Ogilvie on bringing Joseph Conrad to Melbourne through his visually inventive political thriller.
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Little Tornadoes – Q&A with Aaron Wilson

Little Tornadoes – Q&A with Aaron Wilson

An interview with MIFF Accelerator Lab alumnus Aaron Wilson on recreating 1970s Australia in period drama Little Tornadoes.
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