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A Frame Can Be a Cage: Animals on Screen at MIFF 2016

A Frame Can Be a Cage: Animals on Screen at MIFF 2016

Critics Campus 2016 participant Aimee Knight examines the relationship between humans and animals in three MIFF 2016 films.
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Dance on Film: Finding Meaning in Movement

Dance on Film: Finding Meaning in Movement

Critics Campus 2016 participant Ella Donald explores the elegiac and expressive films in the Melbourne International Film Festival’s Dance on Film program.
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Rhymes of Goodbye: Posthumous Films at MIFF

Rhymes of Goodbye: Posthumous Films at MIFF

Inspired by Cosmos and No Home Movie, Critics Campus 2016 participant Andréas Giannopoulos sets off on a journey to uncover the meaning of the final film.
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Cinematic-Nonfiction: Blurring Fact and Fiction To Shed New Light with Kate Plays Christine’s Robert Greene

Cinematic-Nonfiction: Blurring Fact and Fiction To Shed New Light with Kate Plays Christine’s Robert Greene

Critics Campus 2016 participant Isabella McNeill interviews Robert Greene on truth, fiction and the freedom to fail in his latest film Kate Plays Christine.
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Keeping It Real: Women Paving the Way in Australian Documentary

Keeping It Real: Women Paving the Way in Australian Documentary

Critics Campus 2016 participant Tanya Farley explores gender parity, cultural policy and the recent success of Australian women documentarians.
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Q&A with Monsieur Mayonnaise Director Trevor Graham

Q&A with Monsieur Mayonnaise Director Trevor Graham

One of six MIFF Premiere Fund films for 2016, Monsieur Mayonnaise will have its world premiere at this year's festival. Written and directed by Trevor Graham (Make Hummus Not War, MIFF 2012), the film follows artist and filmmaker Philippe Mora (Mad Dog Morgan, MIFF 2015; Swastika, MIFF 1973) as he produces a graphic novel about his late father, mayonnaise sandwiches and Nazis!

We sat down with Gr

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Introducing MIFF Ambassador Anna McGahan

Introducing MIFF Ambassador Anna McGahan

For MIFF 2016, in addition to our long serving and very loyal Patron Geoffrey Rush, we welcome a new wave of talent to the fold as MIFF Ambassadors.

So that you can get to know them a little more, and their love for MIFF, we asked them to sit down and talk about all things cinema, MIFF and what they are looking forward to for 2016.

Anna McGahan


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Spotlight on Documentary Shorts
By alex | 15.07.2016 | Shorts MIFF 2016 Documentary

Spotlight on Documentary Shorts

Posted by Jillian Tan, Bachelor of Arts (Creative Writing) at RMIT University and MIFF 2016 Intern.

Storytelling has and always will be a necessary presence in cultures around the world. Since the beginning of civilisation, stories featuring myths and legends have endured and enchanted the masses, conveying important meanings and symbolisms that explore both the historical and the traditional. In t

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5 Must-See Election Films To Get You To The Polls
By alex | 29.06.2016 | MIFF 2016 Documentary 65th MIFF

5 Must-See Election Films To Get You To The Polls

Posted by Alice Burgin, MIFF 2016 Critics Campus Coordinator.

Globally, 2016 seems to have become the year of the election – with Britain voting to leave the EU, Trump and Hilary at odds, and our own Federal election just a few days away. We love democracy, right? Well, just in case you are feeling more than a little underwhelmed, we’ve put together five inspiring films to get you voting.

 

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Getting to know, Louis Theroux
By alex | 29.06.2016 | MIFF 2016 Documentary 65th MIFF

Getting to know, Louis Theroux

Posted by Richard Stephens, Bachelor of Media and Communications at Swinburne University and MIFF 2016 intern.

Louis Theroux is a name synonymous in the art of the documentary. His dulcet, comforting demeanour is notorious for coaxing out his case studies deepest, and usually darkest thoughts, feelings and emotions. Often admissions which otherwise wouldn’t be confessed to their own mothers, Ther

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