BIFF (the Brisbane International Film Festival) is back for 2020, bigger and better than ever.

This year the festival is boasting two must-see exhibitions.

The First is ‘Cut It: Collage to Meme’, featuring works by Pop Art legend Andy Warhol, video montages by Tracy Moffatt and self-portraiture by Cindy Sherman.

Andy-Warhol, United States, GOMA

The second is called ‘Welcome to Colour Television’ which will showcase a selection of powerful Indigenous Australian video art, featuring works by Douglas Watkin, Vernon Ah Kee, Genevieve Grieves, Christian Thompson, Destiny Deacon and Richard Bell.

Also playing is the World Premiere of ‘Firestarter: The Story of Bangarra’.

Directed by Wayne Blair and Nel Minchen, it has been chosen as the BIFF 2020 closing night film.

It’s described by BIFF organisers as a compelling and vivid documentary about the evolution of one of Australia’s leading dance companies, the world-renowned Bangarra Dance Theatre and its Brisbane-born Artistic Director Stephen Page.

Another festival highlight includes the restoration of the 1915 silent film ‘Filbus’, the story of a daring and heroic female sky pirate.

Other than the headliners, BIFF 2020 will feature a colourful collection of short films from around the world, as well as locally crafted productions.

BIFF 2020 is set to take place in the first two weeks of October, for more information click here.

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