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Lucky Dip Diving: an approach to film festivals

I wanted to let go of the grasping desire to watch everything and be part of every conversation. But with the Melbourne International Film Festival in full swing, anxieties arise again. Read more »

The Spanish Film Festival: a celluloid armada

In 2010, I wrote an article about the Palestinian Film Festival. That festival showcased the works of a fragile film industry that receives no government funding – a national cinema without a nation state – from mainly diasporic Palestinian directors. Likewise, the festival itself had no major … Read more »