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MIFF Talks Podcast: Dystopia on Film

MIFF Talks Podcast: Dystopia on Film

Fill the Handmaid's Tale-sized hole in your life with this panel discussion.

Drawing on MIFF’s Sci-Fi Retrospective and other dystopian works, including Ben C Lucas' OtherLife, filmmakers, film critics and authors invite you to join them in talking all things dystopian and post-apocalyptic, and just how plausible a Gileadean future (or present!) may be.

Panellists include Alexandra Heller-Nichol

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Top of the Lake: China Girl – An Interview with Ariel Kleiman

Top of the Lake: China Girl – An Interview with Ariel Kleiman

Jane Campion’s Top of the Lake: China Girl co-director Ariel Kleiman talks about the project with MIFF 2017 Critics Campus participant Blythe Worthy
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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | We Are Here: Jessica Brillhart on Virtual Reality

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | We Are Here: Jessica Brillhart on Virtual Reality

The principal VR filmmaker at Google, Jessica Brillhart has been demonstrating the power of the VR medium through numerous award winning shorts and documentaries.

Martin Brown (AFTRS) joined her at MIFF 2016 to discuss the nascent medium of VR, and her exploration of the cinematic language of VR.

Melbourne International Film Festival wishes to acknowledge the US Consulate, Melbourne, for their s

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | In Conversation with the Moras

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | In Conversation with the Moras

Join Melbourne gallerist William Mora (pictured on the right) and filmmaker Philippe Mora (pictured in the middle) as they share their unbelievable family story with Trevor Graham (pictured on the left), the director behind the MIFF 2016 Premiere Fund-supported film, Monsieur Mayonnaise. Find out more about the film and upcoming screenings.

Watch the video in full.

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | The Family: Behind the Cult

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast | The Family: Behind the Cult

Journalist Martin McKenzie-Murray hears the incredible story from some of the survivors of one of Australia’s most notorious cults, The Family. Also on the panel is Lex de Man, the detective who uncovered their story and Rosie Jones, the director of The Family, a MIFF Premiere Fund supported documentary in world premiere at MIFF 2016. The film is on release cinemas from 23 February 2017. Find out

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MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast: In Conversation with Terence Davies

MIFF Talking Pictures Podcast: In Conversation with Terence Davies

Join the conversation with ‘Britain’s greatest living auteur’ Terence Davies as he discusses his latest film, Sunset Song, with David Stratton.

Recorded on Sunday 31 July 2016 at Federation Hall, Victorian College of the Arts.

Thanks to Derry Sheehan and David Ellis at Tooth & Claw for recorded and editing.

Produced by Al Cossar, Caitlin Kavanagh and Lauren Zoric for Melbourne International Fil

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