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Songs of Joy and Melancholy: On My Darling in Stirling, by Frankie Kanatas, Senses of Cinema, Nov 5, 2023.

Director Bill Mousoulis Talks, by Andrew F Peirce, The Curb, Nov 3, 2023.

Notes on My Darling in Stirling, by Rüdiger Tomczak, shomingekiblog, Oct 18, 2023.

Bill Mousoulis’s Umbrellas of Stirling, by Shayley Blair, FilmInk, Oct 15, 2023.

My Darling in Stirling film review, by Adrian Martin, Film Critic: Adrian Martin, Oct 6, 2023.

Stirling one of the stars of new independent film, by Fin Dunford, The Courier, Oct 4, 2023.

A Poetic Kind of Realism: Bill Mousoulis’ Dreams Never End (1983), by Fiona Villella, Cinematheque Annotations, May 5, 2023.

The Cost of Living: Bill Mousoulis’ Lovesick (2002), by Jake Wilson, Cinematheque Annotations, May 5, 2023.

Bill Mousoulis: A Greek Australian filmmaker with integrity, interview by Kathy Karageorgiou, The Greek Herald, September 16, 2022.

Getting a Sense of Bill Mousoulis interview by David Black, AUSTRALIAN SHORT FILM NETWORK JOURNAL, August 25, 2021.

Some notes on My Blessings by Fiona Villella, Senses of Cinema, July 2021.

PANORAMA: SONGS OF REVOLUTION BY BILL MOUSOULIS by Mónica Delgado, desistfilm, February 23, 2018.

DIY Screenings by Bill Mousoulis, Pure Shit: Australian Cinema, June 8, 2018.

The Greek Cultural Crisis (PDF) by Dan Georgakas, American Hellenic Institute Foundation Policy Journal, Vol. 9, Spring 2018.

The “legend” of independent cinema in Volos by Kostas Anestis, SYN, January 2018.

Top Ten Films of 2017, by Adrian Martin, Film Critic: Adrian Martin, December 2017.

Songs of the underground, by Manolis Daloukas, Ogdoo website, August 3, 2017. English translation here. Re-published in Austraia by Neos Kosmos in the original Greek - see here. See also sister article by Manolis Daloukas. With English translation here.

Songs of Revolution review, by Jit Phokaew, Limitless Cinema, April 16, 2017.

Notes on Songs of Revolution by Bill Mousoulis, by Rüdiger Tomczak, shomingekiblog, March 26, 2017.

SUPER 8: THE LAST PICTURE SHOW by Bill Mousoulis, desistfilm, August 17, 2015.

"Some thoughts on Blue Notes", by Rüdiger Tomczak, shomingekiblog, April 3, 2015.

Spring Rhapsody review, by Jit Phokaew, Limitless Cinema, January 19, 2015.

"Notes on Wild And Precious", by Rüdiger Tomczak, shomingekiblog, December 3, 2014.

"Ah, Greece, I love you!" (Greek only), by Savvas Limnatitis, Greek Word newspaper, March 8, 2014.

"Wild and Precious", by Mónica Delgado, desistfilm, February 18, 2013.

"Wild and Precious", by Fiona Villella, Senses of Cinema, Issue 65, December 2012.

The Best of Australian Film 2012, by Adrian Martin, The Monthly magazine, October 2012.

"When art reflects the truth of life: Bill Mousoulis' Wild and Precious" (English translation), by Anna Hatzifraim, LAlitheia, September 20, 2012. (Cyprus).

Review of Wild and Precious - A+15, by Jit Phokaew, Limitless Cinema, September 6, 2012.

Wild and Precious, Sinema, September, 2012.

"Cinema, life, wild, precious", by Bill Mousoulis, Ekran, February 2012. English original.

"Wild and Precious - Bill Mousoulis makes a film in Greece ... for Greece", by Lida Galanou, FLIX.GR, May 30, 2011. English original.

"The Greek-Australian director who maddened PASOK's guards", (Greek only) by Elias Marayevas, Dimokratia newspaper, May 10, 2011.

Fear and Laughing in Tromaville: 'Pep Squad' and 'A Nocturne', by Bill Gibron, Popmatters, July 4, 2010.

Review of A Nocturne, by Jit Phokaew, Limitless Cinema, July 4, 2010.

Review of A Nocturne, Taliesin Meets the Vampires blog, June 6, 2010.

A Nocturne by Maximilian Le Cain, Experimental Conversations, Issue 3, Spring 2009.

Feel Bill, an interview with Bill Mousoulis (PDF, go to pages 12-13 of the file. GREEK ONLY), by Dimitri Athanitis, Moter, May 2009.

entry on Bill Mousoulis by Catherine Simpson / Renata Murawska / Anthony Lambert, Diasporas of Australian Cinema (book), 2009.

Seeing in the Night: A Nocturne, by Fiona Villella, Senses of Cinema, Issue 46, 2008.

John Cassavetes program notes, by Christos Tsiolkas, ACMI website, May 2008.

A Nocturne review (Word doc), by Lesley Chow, Spark Online, November 14, 2007.

Greeks recognised at MUFF, by Manny Tsigas, Neos Kosmos English Edition, October 8, 2007.

The right stuff at MUFF (on A Nocturne) (Word doc), by Manny Tsigas, Neos Kosmos English Edition, September 27, 2007. Scan of original.

MUFF report (on A Nocturne) (Word doc), by Jake Wilson, The Age, September 21, 2007.

Playing Against Type (interview re: A Nocturne and MUFF) (Word doc), by Tony McMahon, In-Press, September 19, 2007. Scan of original.

MUFF's filmic pedigree assured (review of Blue Notes), by Jake Wilson, The Age, July 6, 2006.

Melbourne Filmmaker's Encore (on Spring Rhapsody), Neos Kosmos English Edition, August 29, 2005.

Buffed MUFF (interview with Bill Mousoulis), by Simone Ubaldi, Beat magazine, August 2005.

Exploring blue notes on film (on Blue Notes), by Dimitri Tsahuridis, Neos Kosmos English Edition, July 25, 2005. Cover of newspaper.

Subtle strokes from the underground by Rolando Caputo, Realtime, No. 64, December 2004 / January 2005. Scan of original.

Double Exposure: Films by Bill Mousoulis and Mark La Rosa by Bill Craske, Senses of Cinema, Issue 32, July 2004.

"A Sufi Valentine" (review) by Chris Boyd, The Herald-Sun, June 16, 2004.

"A Sufi Valentine" (review) by Adrian Martin, The Age, June 14, 2004. Republished on Film Critic: Adrian Martin. Scan of original.

East meets East in Melbourne (on A Sufi Valentine) by Dimitri Tsahuridis, Neos Kosmos English Edition, June 14, 2004.

"A Sufi Valentine" (review) by Tom Ryan, The Weekend Australian ?, June 2004.

"Going Underground" by Adrian Martin, The Age, July 2, 2003.

"Lovesick: Bill Mousoulis and the 'Outside World'" by Maximilian Le Cain, Metro, No.135, Autumn 2003. Scan of first page of magazine.

"A Moral Position" by Bill Mousoulis, Metro, No. 129/130, Spring 2001. Scan of original.

"Homage (No.2) to Bill Mousoulis" (on Desire) by Adrian Martin, Senses of Cinema, Issue 14, June 2001. Republished on Film Critic: Adrian Martin.

"Working in the Realm of the Senses" (on Desire) (Word doc), by Philippa Hawker, The Age, May 16, 2001. Scan of original.

"Five Questions for Melbourne Movie Maverick Bill Mousoulis", Beat, May 16, 2001.

"Q & A with director Bill Mousoulis" by Maria Anastasopoulos, Neos Kosmos, May 14, 2001.

"Bill's desire" (on Desire) by Vicki Aristidopoulos, Neos Kosmos, November 27, 2000. Front cover of magazine.

My Blessings statement by Bill Mousoulis, Super Eight newsletter, October 1997.

"Celluloid on the Fringe" (on My Blessings) by Michaela Boland, In-Press, October 1, 1997.

"Top Ten films at MIFF" by Adrian Martin, The Age, July 24, 1997.

"Once Upon a Time in the Fest ..." by Adrian Martin, The Age, July 31, 1997.

"A Tale of Two Directors" by Adam Zwar, Herald Sun, July 27, 1997.

"Doing it his way" by Vicky Tsaconas, Neos Kosmos, July 11, 1997. Scan of original.

"Reel Life" by Kathie Kamboropoulos, Neos Kosmos, August 12, 1996.

"An $80 flick through one life" (on Makes Me Stronger), Melbourne Times, August 1996.

"I dream of avant-garde narrative ..." by Bill Mousoulis, unpublished, April 1996.

"Recent Super-8 Theatrical Features" by Scott Murray, Australian Film 78-94, 1995.

"Zooming in on Super-8" by Rachel Gibson, The Age Entertainment Guide, July 1994.

"Open City? Closed Circle" by Steven Ball, Super Eight, November 1993.

Buff's Choice (Open City), by Paul Harris, The Age, October 1, 1993.

"Not Cheap, Just No Budget" by Ben Holgate, Sydney Morning Herald, September 29, 1993.

"Walking Through the Open City" (interview on Open City), In-Press, September 1993.

"Open City = Open Cinema" by Michael Filippidis, Filmnews, September 1993. Scan of original.

"From Doubt to Faith to ...?" by Bill Mousoulis, Super Eight, Nov 1992.

"The Other Side" by Bill Mousoulis, Cantrills Filmnotes, Autumn 1990.

"Blown Up" by Michael Hutak, Filmnews, March 1990.

"Between Us" (first page only) by Raffi Ghazarian, Super Eight, February 1990.

The Australian Screen (book), entry by Adrian Martin, 1989.

"Knowing Me, Knowing You" by Andrew Frost, Filmnews, February 1989.

"30,000 Hours of Cinema" by Adrian Martin, Super Eight, May 1988.

"Embrace, A Textual Reading" by Bill Mousoulis, Super Eight, May 1988.

"Bill Mousoulis: Profile" (EXCERPT) by Rolando Caputo, Case Studies in Independent Production, 1988. Scan of full article

"Super-8 Strategies" by Anne-Marie Crawford and Vikki Riley, Cinema Papers, November 1987.

"Life on Earth: Melbourne Super 8 Festival in 1987" by Andrew Frost, Filmviews, Summer 1987.

"Faith" by Bill Mousoulis, Cantrills Filmnotes, Spring 1987.

"Faith" by Darron Davies, Filmviews 133, Spring 1987.

"Physical World" by Nadine Myatt, Filmviews 129, Spring 1986.

"Super 8 and the Super 1?" (interview with Bill Mousoulis and Sarah Johnson) by Virginia Trioli, Filmnews, September 1986.

"The Adrian Martin Selection - program notes" (on Dreams Never End) by Adrian Martin, August 1986.

"Love Letter and Back to Nature" by Nadine Myatt, Filmviews 127, Autumn 1986.

"In Memoriam Small Movies: A Homage to Bill Mousoulis" (EXCEPRT) by Adrian Martin, Cantrills Filmnotes, Autumn 1986. Scan of full article

"March Meeting Reported" by Barry Branchflower, Super Eight magazine, April 1986.

"Greats of Super 8" by Mark Titmarsh, Limit of Maps, Spring 1985.

"In the House of Super 8" (first page only) by Mark Titmarsh, Art Network, Winter 1985.

"In and Out of Super 8" (first 2 pages only) by Andrew Preston, On the Beach, Autumn 1985.

"5th Sydney Super-8 Film Festival" by Andrew Preston, Filmnews, Feb 1985.