Archive | July, 2011
Sold-out? Says who?

Sold-out? Says who?

It’s that time of year again for the Melbourne International Film Festival, this year celebrating its 60th anniversary. And it’s also when even the best laid plans of the most dedicated cinema lover can go awry. Cue the standby queue.

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DIY video: 15 Second Place

DIY video: 15 Second Place

In this modern world, just about everyone has a mobile phone, and just about every mobile phone has a video camera. 15 Second Place is a new platform for sharing your creative ideas, with monthly challenges and prizes. Read on, dear readers!

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Mining the Mediatheque

Mining the Mediatheque

On the face of it, the Australian Mediatheque might seem a little forbidding, but more and more people are stepping over its threshold to discover a treasure chest of memories, both collective and personal.

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Superficial pleasures

Superficial pleasures

To mark the 60th anniversary of the festival, MIFF is looking back at its place in Melbourne’s cultural heritage. MIFF 60 celebrates the history of the festival through its art and design.

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Deconstructing the Western

Deconstructing the Western

Visual artist Julian Rosefeldt critically explores the Western in American Night, an immersive multi-channel video installation. We explore the political undertones of Rosefeldt’s work.

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