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We’ve got your Long Weekend Sorted

Assemble your film buddies and head to BIFF for a long weekend of mind-blowing cinema!

Remarkable docos, cerebral horror-drama, heart-warming comedy … where else will you find this much variety? Don’t forget – add 6 or more tickets to your cart and we’ll apply a 15% discount. Get in quick to secure your tickets!

Can’t decide? Let us help! Try our film chooser, and check out the daily schedule.

Image: Some Kind of Heaven (2020) / Director: Lance Oppenheim / Rights: Magnolia Pictures.

SOME KIND OF HEAVEN

Florida’s The Villages is often referred to as ‘Disneyland for retirees’: a gaudy sphere of perpetual happiness that allows thousands of senior citizens to recapture the joy and freedom of their youth — or to discover it for the first time.

SUN 4 OCT, 10:30AM, DENDY CINEMA COORPAROO

DAYS OF CANNIBALISM 

A fascinating portrait of culture clash in the southern African nation of Lesotho.

FRI 2 OCT, 4:30PM, THE ELIZABETH PICTURE THEATRE
SAT 3 OCT, 3:50PM, NEW FARM SIX CINEMAS

THE QUEEN OF BLACK MAGIC 

A terrifying tale of buried secrets and supernatural revenge from two of Indonesia’s modern masters of horror.

FRI 2 OCT, 9:45PM, AUSTRALIAN CINÉMATHÈQUE, GOMA
SUN 4 OCT, 7:00PM, ELIZABETH PICTURE THEATRE

PELICAN BLOOD

Love a good fright? Don’t miss this engrossing and cerebral horror-drama about the painful dilemma a mother faces regarding her newly adopted child.

SAT 3 OCT, 8:45PM, READING CINEMAS NEWMARKET

SHORT FILMS

Catch tasty, bite-sized cinema across the weekend!

SJÄLÖ – ISLAND OF SOULS

Set off the coast of Finland on a tiny island in the Baltic Sea, the film is a moving meditation on the island’s complex relationship with transgressive women, illness, and authority.

SAT 3 OCT, 2:00PM, ELIZABETH PICTURE THEATRE
SUN 4 OCT, 3:30PM, DENDY CINEMAS COORPAROO

BIG TIME ADOLESCENCE

Looking for a laugh? Pete Davidson (Saturday Night Live) plays an affable stoner in Jason Orley’s debut comedy about friendship, family and the consequences of never growing up.

MON 5 OCT, 7:30PM, READING CINEMAS NEWMARKET