The Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) provides a focus for film culture in Queensland by showcasing the best and most interesting cinema from around the world. BIFF presents a diverse range of spectacular and celebrated feature films, powerful documentaries, films on filmmaking, retrospectives, animation, experimental work, late night thrillers, children's films, a short film competition and much more. The festival prides itself on showcasing work from the Asia Pacific region.
BIFF has become a well-renowned Australian festival, launching films like The Full Monty, The Usual Suspects, Doing Time for Patsy Cline, Feeling Sexy, Gettin' Square, In America, A Prairie Home Companion, Fay Grim, Where in the World is Osama bin Laden? and An Education.Past retrospectives have included tributes to Abel Ferrara, Agnès Varda, Dennis Hopper, Hiroshi Shimizu, Jackie Chan, Jacques Demy, Jean Cocteau, Joseph Losey, Larry Cohen, Roman Polanski, Seijun Suzuki, Stanley Kubrick, Tsui Hark, Yasujiro Ozu, Luis Buñuel, Olivier Assayas, Shoot Shoot Shoot - The First Decade of the London Film-Makers' Co-operative and A Lens on the Beat Generation.
An important feature in the BIFF program each year is the presentation of the Chauvel Award, which acknowledges and commemorates an outstanding contribution to Australian cinema.
BIFF also presents the FIPRESCI and NETPAC Awards for Asia Pacific Cinema and the INTERFAITH Award.
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Brisbane QLD 4002
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