The complete 2020 Brisbane Worldwide Movie Pageant (BIFF 2020) program of greater than 70 options, documentaries, quick movies and particular occasions is now on sale.
BIFF 2020 launches with the Australian premiere of Stephen Maxwell Johnson’s Excessive Floor 2020 on 1 October and closes 11 days later with the world premiere of Wayne Blair and Nel Minchin’s inspiring documentary Firestarter: The Story of Bangarra 2020.
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Pageant highlights embrace the Australian premiere of 9 Days 2020, Edson Oda’s poetic investigation into the which means of life and winner of the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award on the 2020 Sundance Movie Pageant, the Australian premiere of Purple Put up on Escher Road 2020, the most recent movie by Japanese cult celebrity Sion Sono, and Brazen Hussies 2019, Catherine Dwyer’s highly effective documentary on the Girls’s Liberation Motion in Australia.
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Brazen Hussies 2019
We’re thrilled to have worldwide options akin to Zoé Wittock’s trendy debut characteristic Jumbo 2020, a story of a younger girl who turns into romantically enchanted with a fairground, and mesmerising documentaries together with Max Richter’s Sleep 2019, Natalie John’s look behind-the-scenes at composer Richter’s bold Los Angeles park efficiency and P.S. Burn This Letter Please, Michael Seligman and Jennifer Tiexiera’s delight reveal of the hidden historical past of the 1950s drag scene in New York.
Pageant Patrons: Jack Thompson and Jill Bilcock
Pageant Patrons, multi-award-winning Australian actor Jack Thompson and Academy Award-nominated movie editor Jill Bilcock have additionally chosen numerous movies to display from their a few years within the business. Thompson’s chosen movies embrace the 1985 basic Burke & Wills, the transferring 2001 Australian story Yolngu Boy, The Assassination of Richard Nixon 2004 through which Thompson shares the display with Sean Penn and Naomi Watts, and Mark Lamprell’s 2020 comedy By no means Too Late.
Yolngu Boy 2001
Billcock’s extraordinary modifying prowess is clear within the movies she’s chosen for the Pageant together with Baz Luhrmann’s critically acclaimed Romeo + Juliet 1996, Sam Mendes’s Street to Perdition 2002 starring Tom Hanks, Paul Newman and Jude Regulation, Ana Kokkinos’s 2008 characteristic Blessed, and Jocelyn Moorhouse’s visually luxurious The Dressmaker 2015 that includes Kate Winslet.
The Dressmaker 2015
Meals + Movie: The Truffle Hunters
Lovers of positive meals and cinephiles alike shall be delighted by a screening of The Truffle Hunters 2020, adopted by a one evening solely truffle-inspired eating expertise. The Truffle Hunters is a heart-warming Cannes-selected documentary following a bunch of fascinating characters and their beloved canines as they roam the Italian countryside searching for the elusive and profitable ingredient.
The Truffle Hunters 2020
Wurlitzer organ: A Cinémathèque secret
Music + Movie will return to GOMA’s purpose-built Cinémathèque with a screening of the fantastical adventures of a feminine sky pirate within the restored and tinted characteristic movie, Filibus 1915. Greater than 100 years outdated, Filibus is a joy-filled journey story, and shall be accompanied by the world premiere of a brand new rating by David Bailey performed on the Gallery’s 1929 Wurlitzer organ.
This can be a golden alternative to view this silent movie on the large display because it was meant, accompanied by our secret weapon — the Wurlitzer Model 260 Opus 2040 pipe organ. The Gallery’s Wurlitzer Organ was initially put in within the Regent Theatre, Queen Road, Brisbane, which opened on eight November 1929, and was the final instrument of its sort put in in Australia. After a interval in non-public possession it was returned to Queensland in 2004 and put in in GOMA’s Australian Cinémathèque in 2007. Hardly altered at everywhere in the years, it stays an vital a part of Queensland’s cultural heritage and is now used often to attain basic silent movies.
BIFF 2020 shall be introduced at QAGOMA’s Australian Cinémathèque, the one facility of its form in an Australian artwork museum, and at valued associate venues Dendy Cinemas Coorparoo, The Elizabeth Image Theatre, New Farm Six Cinemas, Studying Cinemas Newmarket and the State Library of Queensland.
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Returning to Cinemas
BIFF 2020 is likely one of the first main movie festivals in Australia to welcome audiences again to cinemas, and we’ll be taking further steps to prioritise the well being and wellbeing of our guests and workers. As well as, when reserving, people/teams shall be distanced in accordance with Queensland Well being pointers.
BIFF 2020 will display at QAGOMA’s Australian Cinémathèque, and at valued associate venues Dendy Cinemas Coorparoo, The Elizabeth Image Theatre, New Farm Six Cinemas, Studying Cinemas Newmarket and the State Library of Queensland – all a part of a city-wide celebration of movie.
QAGOMA is the one Australian artwork gallery with purpose-built amenities devoted to movie and the transferring picture. The Australian Cinémathèque on the Gallery of Trendy Artwork (GOMA) gives an ongoing program of movie and video artwork that you just’re unlikely to see elsewhere, providing a wealthy and numerous expertise of the transferring picture, showcasing the work of influential filmmakers and worldwide cinema, uncommon 35mm prints, latest restorations and silent movies with reside musical accompaniment on the Gallery’s Wurlitzer organ initially put in in Brisbane’s Regent Theatre in November 1929.
BIFF 2020 is supported by the Queensland Authorities by means of Display screen Queensland and the Australian Federal Authorities by means of Display screen Australia.
Inventive Director for BIFF 2020 is Amanda Slack-Smith, Curatorial Supervisor of QAGOMA’s Australian Cinémathèque.