Opening the black box: The Australian Cinémathèque and BIFF

We survey the history of the Gallery of Modern Art’s black box, and some of the cinematic highlights that the Australian Cinémathèque has projected to loyal audiences since 2006. From 2018 to 2020, QAGOMA will present Queensland’s long-running and much-loved Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) and this is a unique opportunity for the Cinémathèque to…

Hiroshi Sugimoto, Japan/United States b.1948 / Saint James, New Zealand 1991

Envisioning the black box: The Australian Cinémathèque and BIFF

From 2018 to 2020, QAGOMA will present Queensland’s long-running and much-loved Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF). This is an exciting opportunity for the Gallery’s Australian Cinémathèque and its unique curatorial department to showcase a diverse range of films from around the world. We survey the history of the Gallery of Modern Art’s black box, and…

Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF)

Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) 2018

QAGOMA presents the 2018 Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) from 11 to 21 October. BIFF 2018 launched on Thursday 11 October at GOMA with the Queensland premiere of Celeste, a compelling love story by Brisbane-born film director Ben Hackworth set in the tropical splendour of Far North Queensland. BIFF offers local and visiting audiences more…

Sleuthing comes to GOMA with The Great Detective

More than a century after Sherlock Holmes first uttered the now iconic phrase ‘the game is afoot’ to his trusted companion Dr John Watson, detective films – and the brilliant characters the genre draws upon – continue to delight and surprise cinemagoers. From 6 July to 2 September 2018, the Australian Cinémathèque, GOMA presents ‘The…

Australian Cinémathèque, QAGOMA

Be part of the Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) 2018

QAGOMA will present the 2018 Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) over the next three years from 2018 to 2020. BIFF in 2018 will screen at the Australian Cinémathèque, GOMA and venues across Brisbane from 11 to 21 October. The Australian Cinémathèque is the only cinema facility of its kind in an Australian art museum. The festival…

Patricia Piccinini’s major solo exhibition opens at GOMA

A field of more than 3000 specially created flower sculptures (illustrated) is among a range of immersive must-see artworks premiering in the major solo exhibition ‘Patricia Piccinini: Curious Affection’ now open at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA). Patricia Piccinini is one of the most exciting and challenging contemporary Australian artists working today and ‘Curious Affection’,…