Among the BIFF 2020 program, there are a few films from France (but that are not necessarily in French). For films in French (that aren’t all necessarily from France) click here.
Days of Cannibalism is a fascinating portrait of culture clash in the southern African nation of Lesotho.
From France, South Africa and Netherlands
In Sesotho, Mandarin and English, with English subtitles.
After fleeing a religious sect, Pinky finds himself working menial jobs to support his drug habit even as the cult leader, whom he aspires to assassinate, haunts his days and nights.
From France, Colombia and Brazil
In Spanish with English subtitles.
The Science Of Fictions (Hiruk-pikuk Si Al-kisah)
When timid farmer Siman (Gunawan Maryanto) stumbles across the filming of a fake moon landing in rural Indonesia in 1962, his world view is forever changed in this visually seductive parable on fake news.
From Indonesia, Malaysia and France.
In Indonesian, with English subtitles
In this fantastical documentary, the ten-year-old brother of two Kosovan refugees diagnosed with coma-like ‘resignation syndrome’ embarks on a magical escape mission to Mars.
From France and Switzerland
In Albanian and Swedish, with English subtitles.
Yalda, A Night for Forgiveness
On the eve of Yalda, the Iranian celebration of the Winter Solstice, convicted murderer Maryam appears on live reality television to beg for the forgiveness that will save her life.
From Iran, France, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg and Lebanon.
In Farsi with English subtitles
BIFF 2020 starts on 1 October and runs until 11 October. You can view the full program at www.biff.com.au
- Adult $16.50
- Concession* $12.50
- QAGOMA Member** $11.50
- Child*** $10.50
If you purchase tickets to 6 or more films (in one transaction), you will receive a discount of 15% off your tickets.
Which films are you going to watch at BIFF 2020?