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BIFF to Host Free Family Animation Events!

At 11am on each Saturday and Sunday morning during the festival at both Palace Barracks and Palace Centro cinemas families can get together to enjoy 50 minutes of animated shorts. “These kind of high-quality grass roots programs are central to the development of critical and discerning audiences even from such young ages” said BIFF Co-Director Richard Sowada. “For many kids it’ll be their first time ever in a cinema and these programs demonstrate there’s a big wide world of ...

Win a double pass to see the Brisbane International Film Festival!

Eighteen days, over 100 sessions, over three weekends,  BIFF 2017 will screen around 60 international and Australian films and include collaborations the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), a Queensland Short Film Competition, free family screenings throughout, filmmaker and industry, guests, talks and seminars. It features a red-hot line-up of internationally acclaimed and award-winning titles including the latest works fresh from selection at Cannes, Toronto, Berlin and Sundance. There...

Brisbane International Film Festival Returns!

For 16 days in between, the 23rd Brisbane International Film Festival offers cinema lovers the chance to indulge in a program of indie darlings, festival circuit award-winners, cinema masters, Australian, International and World premieres, family favourites and must-see documentaries. The Festival’s opening night film The Square, fresh from taking out the prestigious Palme D’Or at this year’s 70th anniversary Cannes Film Festival, is one of the most darkly, funny new films on the ...

Brisbane International Film Festival Announces Inaugural Short Film Award

Palace Cinemas will be injecting a cash prize of $2,000 for The BIFF Centurion Short Film Award to the best Brisbane short film Director. All award finalists will have completed their graduate film project in 2016. Entries include Griffith Film School’s Claire Randall, winner of the Crystal Bear for her short ‘Wolfe’ at Berlinale in the youth focussed Generation14plus program. Festival Co-Director Maxine Williamson said, “It is BIFF's pleasure to provide a meeting place for the ...