MIFF Talks

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Complement and expand on the themes, ideas and talent of this year’s program through MIFF’s perennially engaging panel and conversation events.

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MIFF Talks - Art of the Score: The Music of Horror

MIFF Talks - Art of the Score: The Music of Horror

Art of the Score looks at the music featured in the horror genre – including MIFF 69 titles In the Earth and Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched.

MIFF Talks - Consuming Culture: Pandemic Habits

MIFF Talks - Consuming Culture: Pandemic Habits

How have (or haven’t) we changed when it comes to watching, reading, and otherwise consuming film and media since the start of the pandemic?
MIFF Talks - Family Affair: Filmmakers Share Their Lives

MIFF Talks - Family Affair: Filmmakers Share Their Lives

Jason Di Rosso speaks to three directors whose intimate films, screening at MIFF 69, each shine a light on their own families – and therefore themselves.

MIFF Talks - Folk Heroes: Documenting Artists and Icons

MIFF Talks - Folk Heroes: Documenting Artists and Icons

Four documentarians discuss their MIFF 69 films that spotlight individuals who have carved out influential careers amid personal and professional struggles.

MIFF Talks - In Conversation: A Tribute to David McComb

MIFF Talks - In Conversation: A Tribute to David McComb

An opportunity to hear from friends, collaborators and notable fans of iconic Triffids frontman David McComb, the late subject of Love in Bright Landscapes.
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MIFF Talks - In Conversation: Courtney Barnett & Danny Cohen

MIFF Talks - In Conversation: Courtney Barnett & Danny Cohen

A rare chance to hear from Courtney Barnett, who will speak with director Danny Cohen about their collaboration on Anonymous Club.

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MIFF Talks - In Conversation: Leah Purcell

MIFF Talks - In Conversation: Leah Purcell

Join Leah Purcell AM as she discuss her film The Drover’s Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson as well as her extensive career across television and stage.
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MIFF Talks - In Conversation: Nitram

MIFF Talks - In Conversation: Nitram

Director Justin Kurzel will be joined by screenwriter Shaun Grant for the first live discussion about Nitram following its premieres at Cannes and MIFF.
MIFF Talks - Iranian Cinema Roundtable

MIFF Talks - Iranian Cinema Roundtable

A panel of Iranian directors spotlighted in MIFF 69’s New Iranian Cinema strand delve into their work and the rise of filmmaking in this region.

MIFF Talks - Queer Activism: From Life to Screen

MIFF Talks - Queer Activism: From Life to Screen

A panel of filmmakers, academics and activists explore one of the prevalent documentary themes in this year’s festival: queer activism.

MIFF Talks - Table Read: Love Serenade

MIFF Talks - Table Read: Love Serenade

Fall back in love with 1996’s Camera d’Or winner – Australia’s own darkly funny romance satire Love Serenade – at this live table read directed by Corrie Chen.