Part 2 of a Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) 2021 review special. Presenter Paul Anthony Nelson invites special guest reviewers Cerise Howard and Emma Westwood to share their highlights from this year's program, streaming Australia-wide, until 22 August. Films reviewed include: DEAR COMRADES! dir. Andrei Konchalovsky (2021), THE NOWHERE INN dir. Bill Benz (2021), HOPPER/WELLES dir. Orson Welles (2020), THE NIGHT dir. Kourosh Ahari (2019), COMING HOME IN THE DARK dir. James Ashcroft (2021), RIDERS OF JUSTICE dir. Anders Thomas Jensen (2021) and WORD IS OUT: STORIES OF SOME OF OUR LIVES dir. Nancy Adair, Andrew Brown, Rob Epstein (1977).
About this program
Primal Screen is a show about movies, from the ones on the big screen to the ones you stream. A mix of new release and retrospective film reviews, and occasional interviews with film practitioners. Presented by Paul Anthony Nelson and Flick Ford with regular guest critics.
Co-producer and panel operator: Karl Chapman
Podcast editor: Maudie Osborne
The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.