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Special Events

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APSA Gala Screening: Shoplifters 

Celebrate director Hirokazu Koreeda’s latest film Shoplifters.

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APSA Gala Screening: The Wild Pear Tree 

Celebrate director Nuri Bilge Ceylan's new film The Wild Pear Tree with a screening and Skype Q&A with the filmmakers.

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Closing Night Party + Film 

Bid farewell to BIFF 2018 with celebratory drinks after the film and relish in closing conversations and rich reflections on the festival.

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Dining + Film: Celeste 

Following Celeste, indulge in a unique dining experience at the award winning, two-hatted GOMA Restaurant.

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Frogman 

BIFF and Brisbane Powerhouse present a unique season of performance by UK theatre, merging live theatre with virtual reality. 

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In Conversation + Film: Backtrack Boys 

Join director Catherine Scott of the documentary Backtrack Boys as she discusses the complexities of making an intimate observation documentary.

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In Conversation + Film: Bruce Beresford and Sue Milliken AO on Ladies In Black 

Join director Bruce Beresford and producer Sue Milliken AO as they discuss their long history of collaborating.

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In Conversation + Film: Ghosthunter 

After the screening of the award-winning documentary Ghosthunter, hear from Rebecca Bennet, Producer, and Jackie Turnure, Social Impact Producer.

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In Conversation + Film: Li Cunxin and Bruce Beresford on Mao’s Last Dancer 

Following a screening of Mao’s Last Dancer, join Bruce and Li, who is now the Artistic Director of Queensland Ballet, in a discussion of the challenges of making this autobiographical film.

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In Conversation + Film: Miranda Tapsell and Rosemary Blight on The Sapphires 

Join writer and actor Miranda Tapsell and producer Rosemary Blight in conversation following the screening of The Sapphires.

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In Conversation + Film: Soda_Jerk on TERROR NULLIUS 

Join Australian artistic duo Soda_Jerk after the screening of TERROR NULLIUS, as they discuss their ode to Australian film and politics.

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In Conversation + Film: Stray 

Join writer/director Dustin Feneley at the Australian premiere of Stray for a discussion around he created this riveting new drama.

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Live Music + Film: Teiji Ito: Music for Film 

Brisbane International Film Festival and Liquid Architecture present a world premiere performance celebrating the film soundtracks of the late composer Teiji Ito.

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Live Music + Film: The Cameraman 

The Cameraman screens with a new live score on the Gallery’s 1929 Wurlitzer organ by David Bailey, who brings his jazz sensibilities to this remarkable film.

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Live Music + Film: The Passion of Joan of Arc 

The stunning intensity of The Passion of Joan of Arc is matched with the tour de force live performance by Brisbane post-rock band, hazards of swimming naked. 

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Making Film: Queensland Emerging Screen Talent Conference 

The Queensland Emerging Screen Talent (QEST) conference is a free day of industry roundtables, seminars and workshops presented by BIFF and Griffith Film School. 

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Making Film: YouTube Creator Day for Filmmakers 

Hosted by online video experts Changer Studios, this workshop has been tailored to teach you tips and tricks for understanding YouTube and how it can work best for you.

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Opening Night Party + Film 

Celebrate the beginning of BIFF 2018 at our stylish opening night!

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Panel Discussion + Film: [CENSORED] 

Following the screening of [CENSORED], film historian Frances Bonner will lead a discussion on the history of film censorship in Australia.

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Panel Discussion + Film: Dying to Live 

Join us after the screening of Dying to Live for a fascinating and personal discussion with producer Ben McNeill.

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Panel Discussion + Film: Jirga 

Don’t miss director Benjamin Gilmour, actor Sam Smith and producer John Maynard after the screening of Jirga.

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Panel Discussion + Film: Wik vs Queensland 

Following the screening of Wik vs Queensland, join a distinguished panel of gueststo discuss the ongoing reverberations of this extraordinary moment in Australian history.

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Secret Cinema: The Guilty 

Muscle-tensing Danish thriller 'The Guilty' will screen at the Australian Cinémathèque GOMA!

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Special Introductions + Film: Ex Libris – The New York Public Library 

Louise Denoon Executive Director, Public Libraries and Engagement, State Library of Queensland, will introduce the screening, offering her own insights from her perspective.

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Talking Film: Cinematic Storytelling – Colour and Light 

Joina a panel of cinematographers and designers as they explore the role of light and colour and its importance in the creation of story and space.

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Talking Film: Finding Your Audience 

Join an expert panel as they discuss the shifting trends in industry, diversity on screen, release issues and audience management.

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Talking Film: Funding The Gap 

This panel brings together industry leaders from across the country to share their expertise in navigating the complexities of funding, from traditional pathways to emerging platforms.