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While cinemas are closed, the team discuss films available to view at home on streaming services or via online home rental.

In the second of two Mebourne International Film Festival 2020 special episodes, regular hosts Paul, Sally, Flick are joined by special guest Cerise Howard for a selection of mini-reviews and deeper dives into this year's program. Films discussed:

SHE DIES TOMORROW (Amy Seimetz, 2020) MIFF Australian Premiere

LA LLORONA (Jayro Bustamente, 2019) MIFF Australian Premiere

WOMEN MAKE FILM: A NEW ROAD MOVIE THROUGH CINEMA (Mark Cousins, 2018) MIFF Australian Premiere

SERVANTS (Ivan Ostrochovský, 2020) MIFF Australian Premiere

ATLANTIS (Valentyn Vasyanovych, 2019) MIFF

CORPUS CHRISTI (Jan Komasa, 2019) MIFF Australian Premiere

SHIVA BABY (Emma Seligman, 2020) MIFF Australian Premiere

LAST AND FIRST MEN (Jóhann Jóhannsson, 2020) MIFF Australian Premiere

SHIRLEY (Josephine Decker, 2020) MIFF

Playlist for Primal Screen – 17 August 2020
  • Requiem, K.626 LacrimosaMondo Boys
  • DiamondsRihanna

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 and television reviews and interviews with film practitioners. Presented by Flick Ford with regular guest critics Lisa Kovacevic, Cerise Howard, Will Cox, Emma Westwood and more.

Hosted and produced by Flick Ford.
Podcast editing and social media by Luke Lay.

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