This excellent event was chaired by Age critic Philippa Hawker with the following speakers (in order): Mark Baker, director of the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation; Adrian Martin, film critic and co-director of the Research Unit in Film and Cultural Theory; Jan Epstein, film critic and broadcaster; and Nathan Wolski, lecturer in Jewish Studies.
You can view the video segments online at Slow TV (a site worth checking out in itself) or download them as episodes to your computer using the below links (just choose the format you want).
If you are interested in reading more about the debates that these speakers address, FSFF highly recommends you click on the following six links, too.
- David Bordwell, 'A welcome basterdization', part of '(50) Days of summer (movies), Part 2', Observations on Film Art, September 12, 2009
- Jonathan Rosenbaum, 'Recommended Reading: Daniel Mendelsohn on the New Tarantino', JonthanRosenbaum.com, August 17, 2009
Video: Part 2
Video: Part 3