Drawing from disability scholars, activists and filmmakers, this panel considers the various ways people with disabilities are marginalised both on-screen and behind the scenes, to discuss the way forward and to celebrate the accomplishments of trailblazers paving the way for future generations.
Join filmmakers, critics and academics as they explore examples of how Australian cities are represented on film, and imagine what Australian cities on film might look like as our urban populations boom.
2019 MIFF Critics Campus participant Jamie Tram talks to Nicole Whippy, one of the directors of the portmanteau film Vai.
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.
MIFF 2019 Critics Campus participant Zoë Almeida Goodall explores the complexities of Quentin Tarantino's already-controversial and much-anticipated new film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
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.
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.
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