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I'VE GOT FRIDAY ON MY MIND ...

Friday on My Mind is a series of FREE talks* curated and hosted by AFTRS where cinephiles, industry, students and film-lovers alike can soak up some creative mind fuel - supplied by some of the best and brightest in the screen arts and broadcast industries. 

Friday on My Mind has been running since 2008 at AFTRS Sydney, with a Melbourne edition, held at ACMI, introduced in 2012.

  • The Friday on My Mind season generally runs from early March to the end of October each year.
  • All past sessions can be reviewed in the 'Previous Guests' tab, at the bottom of this page.
  • Edited transcripts of many Friday on My Mind sessions are available in the School's self-published journal LUMINA and here on the AFTRS website to review.
Go to the LUMINA section of this site to search the article list for published Friday on My Mind interviews

LATEST:

THIS WEEK: FRIDAY, JULY 10

MELBOURNE:
Watch How You Feel: MIFF Artistic Director, Michelle Carey


Established in 1952, the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is one of the oldest film festivals in the world and the most significant screen event in Australia. Michelle Carey is the Artistic Director of the Melbourne International Film Festival, where she has worked since 2007 in previous roles that include Senior Programmer. Michelle has been an editor at Senses of Cinema online journal, a programmer for the Melbourne Cinémathèque and has  worked at the Adelaide Film Festival, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image and the AFI Research Collection, among other screen culture organisations. For the Melbourne Cinémathèque, she has curated programs on Michael Haneke, Jean Luis Guerin, Pedro Costa and Rainer Werner Fassbinder, among many others.
 
For MIFF Michelle has curated successful and popular programs on Jean-Pierre Léaud (with Philippa Hawker), the Commedia all’italiana, Jean Epstein, 70s ‘New Hollywood’ comedy, Anna Karina, Australian Post-Punk Cinema, Eros+Massacre (Japanese cinema of the 60s), Taiwanese master Edward Yang.  

Michelle will share her thoughts on programming content for the iconic Melbourne festival and and the art of showcasing cinema form all around the world with host James Hewison.
  • Guest: Michelle Carey
TIME: 6PM
ACMI, FEDERATION SQUARE
TICKETS CAN BE COLLECTED FROM THE BOX OFFICE FROM 10AM THE DAY OF
FREE

Get directions to ACMI>



SYDNEY:


Friday On My Mind Sydney will be taking a short mid-semester break. Sessions will be back up and running on Friday, July 17.


Got a question about Friday on My Mind? Send an email to events@aftrs.edu.au


*Attendees of Friday on My Mind must be aged 16 and up. Generally material shown and discussed is 15+ and if on the occasion R rated content is shown warnings will be given in advance.


Last updated June 15, 2015

Image attribution: Photos taken during Friday on My Mind sessions in Melbourne and Sydney, by AFTRS.


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