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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
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
Everyday Spectres: Madiano Marcheti’s Madalena
13.08.2021 | Critics Campus Reviews

Everyday Spectres: Madiano Marcheti’s Madalena

Critics Campus 2021 participant Louise Cain dissects the depictions of class conflict, trans identity and the supernatural in Madalena.
Critics Campus Reviews
Success Story: Madeleine Martiniello’s Palazzo di Cozzo
12.08.2021 | Critics Campus Reviews

Success Story: Madeleine Martiniello’s Palazzo di Cozzo

Critics Campus 2021 participant Hassan Abul discusses migration, nostalgia and ownership – of objects and stories – as explored in Palazzo di Cozzo.
Critics Campus Reviews
Reconciliation cinema: First Nations filmmaking at MIFF

Reconciliation cinema: First Nations filmmaking at MIFF

In honour of National Reconciliation Week 2020, we’ve compiled a list of MIFF-featured titles made by, or in collaboration with, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Australian Films MIFF Premiere Fund Reviews
MIFF Docos To Watch From Home

MIFF Docos To Watch From Home

Five of the best MIFF-featured documentaries you can stream online from Programmer Kate Fitzpatrick.
Documentary International Films Reviews
Itchy Feet: Films That Beckon You Outside & Inwards

Itchy Feet: Films That Beckon You Outside & Inwards

A curated list of streamable titles from MIFF Programmer Kate Jinx.
International Films Reviews
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