Brisbane International Film Festival 2020 now on sale

The full 2020 Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF 2020) program of more than 70 features, documentaries, short films and special events is now on sale. BIFF 2020 launches with the Australian premiere of Stephen Maxwell Johnson’s High Ground 2020 on 1 October and closes 11 days later with the world premiere of Wayne Blair and…

From outer space to our own back yard, 5 of the best films from BIFF 2020

Whenever I declare a top 5 list, I immediately miss all the fabulous films I’ve left out. But there you have it; I’ll leave those gems for you to discover in BIFF 2020 yourselves. Like many, this year has put me in a reflective mood, drawing me to films which interweave stories of personal challenges,…

Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) returns October 2020

The Brisbane International Film Festival returns to cinemas in October, opening with the Australian premiere of Stephen Maxwell Johnson’s High Ground (featured image), and with one of the film’s stars, multi-award-winning Australian actor Jack Thompson AM and Academy Award-nominated film editor Jill Bilcock AC as the Festival’s 2020 Patrons. It’s an honour to have the support of two…