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Looking to discover more about the big ideas behind your favourite moving image moments? Here you’ll find articles on all the things we love, from film and TV to videogames and art, as well as recorded talks and upcoming events.   

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Articles

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AIDC's Alice Burgin on making a career in the world of non-fiction film

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"What's the time?"

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Masculinity, violence and empathy with Minding the Gap director Bing Liu

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An introduction to Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma

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Xanthe Dobbie: Internet art to heal your queer heart

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Editor's note: Nayuka Gorrie on Cleverman

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“Well, nobody’s perfect”: Billy Wilder's cynical, classic cinema

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Making Florence: a craft game studio at work

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Five tips for rising above the haters as a woman in games

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Imperfect reflections: a defence of bad queer representation

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Screen It to Steam: interview with Bradley Hennessey

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Looping on repeat

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Why Homecoming Queens' nuanced portrayal of chronic illness is vital

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Narrative prosthesis: how disability as metaphor is shaping on-screen casting diversity

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Recorded talks

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Recorded talks: Dystopia on Screen

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Forgotten Rebels: From Book to Screen

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Recorded Talks: Mainstreaming Disability and Appearance Diversity on Screen

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Recorded Talks: The Decolonising of Aboriginal Representation on our Screens

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Recorded Talks: The Pleasure of Pixels

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Recorded Talks:Electric Girlhoods and Alices Past and Future

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Recorded Talks: Art, Politics and Protest

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Recorded talks: Preserving the Artefacts of the Future

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ACMI Conversations

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Events

Festival

Melbourne Women in Film Festival 2019

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Women & Non-Binary Gamers Club

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Film & talk

Fashion Film Award Screening + Discussion

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International Women's Day

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OzFlix Independent Film Awards

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Cleverman Comic Making

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