BIFF reveals 2022 program!
28 September 2022
THE 28TH BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL HAS REVEALED ITS 11-DAY FULL PROGRAMME OF PREMIERES, SPECIAL EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS OF THE BEST IN LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL CINEMA.
Opening on October 27, and showcasing over 150 diverse and exciting films in Brisbanes cultural heartland, BIFF is surely not to be missed for out Queensland audience.
This year Umbrella is delighted to have three of our most celebrated festival films of 2022 within the program screening across Dendy Portside and New Farm Cinemas.
Read more about the program launch via Inside Film here
Umbrella at BIFF 2022!
SOMETHING IN THE DIRT
Director: Aaron Moorhead, Justin Benson
Origin: USA (2022)
This genre-bending film takes filmmaking duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead deep down the conspiracy theory rabbit-hole when they discover a floating rock in a Hollywood Hills apartment. Far from the style of their Marvel debut, directing episodes of Moon Knight and Loki, this would be their zaniest paranormal misadventure yet.
When neighbours John and Levi witness supernatural events in their Los Angeles apartment building, they realise documenting the paranormal could inject some fame and fortune into their wasted lives. An ever-deeper, darker rabbit hole, their friendship frays as they uncover the dangers of the phenomena, the city and each other.
Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Origin: France (2022)
This super fun remake of the Japanese cult hit zombie comedy One Cut of the Dead, makes you fabulously uncomfortable and as the cleverness of this film starts to appear, you realise you are witnessing a really good comedy about making a pretty average zombie flick.
In an abandoned building, a low-budget zombie horror film is falling apart on set. The abusive director is already pushing the cast and crew to the brink with his obnoxious behaviour when he reveals his plan to inject energy and excitement into the project: unlocking a real-life ancient zombie curse. In a frenetic one-shot where body parts and fluids are flying, the actors fight the undead and their director for their lives before the film comes to a shocking conclusion and the credits roll… but is that the whole story?
INCREDIBLE BUT TRUE
Director: Quentin Dupieux
Origin: France (2022)
French Director and Cult favourite Quentin Dupieux has created this delightful and endlessly surprising comedy. This goofy- time travel comedy is for lovers of the downright silly, and If a mechanical penis isn’t wickedly funny enough, then we don’t know what is.
Alain and Marie move to a quiet suburb. There’s something in the basement that may well change their lives forever. So begins a rabbit hole of a journey with all the trademark ridiculousness of Dupieux’s previous successes Mandibles, Deerskin and Rubber. The less you know going into a Dupieux film, the more rewarding the experience
For more information on the program head to https://biff.com.au/