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MIFF: A punter’s point of view

MIFF: A punter’s point of view

As another Melbourne International Film Festival draws to a close, ACMI Volunteer Pinky Watson takes a look at the festival from a punter’s point of view.

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Method to the Madness of MIFF

Method to the Madness of MIFF

As we ready ourselves for the Melbourne International Film Festival 2012, we thought it only right to catch up with Artistic Director Michelle Carey to find out her thoughts, feelings and hot tips for this year’s program.

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Very Lush and Full of Ostriches

Very Lush and Full of Ostriches

In ‘Very Lush and Full of Ostriches’ parts one and two, Guy Maddin has penned insightful and downright hilarious reviews of his entire cinematic catalogue.

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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest

From a program perspective, documentaries rate as among ACMI’s most popular titles. ACMI’s Head of Film Programs, Richard Sowada, tells us why ‘Surviving Progress’ was the stand out choice of the 2011 International Documentary Festival, Amsterdam.

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Melbourne Filmoteca

Melbourne Filmoteca

Since 1999 Melbourne Filmoteca – a group of dedicated film lovers, fluent not only in the language of the big-screen – have been bringing a steady supply of fresh Spanish and Portuguese language cinema to Melbourne audiences. We caught up with Ernesto Zelaya Miñano from Filmoteca to find out more.

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Thinking global

Thinking global

The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival (HRAFF) returns to ACMI for its second year on Thursday 17 May, bringing with it an impressive program of films highlighting many of today’s global issues. We take a look at three of the films screening this year.

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