Festivals

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Southside Live Music Festival in St Kilda this Winter with Sullivan Patten at the helm

Here on Art Smitten, we often get to chat with some great and talented people working in the local arts industries. This […]

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Filmmaker Alana Tompson – Made in Rezza | FUSE Darebin Festival Interview

Art Smitten host Cristina spoke with cinematographer and editor Alana Tompson on her involvement with the Made in Rezza exhibition for FUSE […]

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St. Kilda Festival Lead Programmer, Sullivan Patten

Photo Credit: Nathan Doran   Art Smitten host Chris spoke with Sullivan on the vibrant history of Naarm’s St. Kilda Festival and […]

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Loud and Queer: Religious Discrimination Bill Updates & Midsumma Recaps

Maria, Liz and Sammy go through the week of updates regarding the religious discrimination bill, plus Maria expands on a review she […]

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Loud & Queer: Our 2021 wrap, and queer solidarity in film

Liz and Bailey join forces one last time to see out 2021 in an emotional final episode on air. They discuss the […]

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Loud & Queer: Gallery 17’s Kabir talks breaking down barriers for POC artists

Sammy holds an interview with Naarm-based creative Kabir (they/she/he), about their latest work. Kabir is the Community Advisor at St Kilda’s Gallery […]

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The 2021 MIFF Shorts Award Winners

Words By Arnel Duracak With the 69th MIFF concluding this Sunday, it is fitting to end the festival on a high following […]

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The 69th MIFF Revised

Words By Arnel Duracak With the restrictions from Melbourne’s recent lockdown — which saw the closure of cinemas across Victoria for almost two […]

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Looking Ahead To The 69th Annual MIFF And What’s On Offer

Words By Arnel Duracak After having managed to operate and deliver an online film festival for the first time during COVID in […]

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MICF REVIEW: Damien Power – Regret Man

Words by Sarah O’Neill Straight away, Damien Power’s Regret Man started with a heckle. You could tell his wide array of experience […]