Go in-depth into Festival films through virtual Q&As and Coffee Talks with Festival filmmakers. All recordings of past Livestream Q&As are available to view free on YouTube.
Friday, Oct 15: 10:00am
Green Screens: Exposing Environmental Crises in Cinema
From the Amazon rainforest to the Arctic ice caps to Southeast Asian super typhoons, a number of urgent, topical, and captivating films at this year’s Festival’s tackle stories of climate change and environmental crisis. Join directors Holly Morris (Exposure), Luiz Bolognesi (The Last Forest) and Carlo Francisco Manatad (Whether the Weather is Fine) discuss their works and the issues.
Sunday, Oct 17: 10:00am
Pandemic Cinema: Film Art in the Age of Contagion
A shared experience unlike any in recent history, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented problems for filmmakers both practical and aesthetic. Join directors Miguel Gomes (The Tsugua Diaries), Radu Jude (Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn) and Rob Jabbaz (The Sadness) as they discuss their drastically different ways of representing the pandemic on screen.