Part of a very special double bill night!

The Host (2006, M)

American military pollution of Seoul’s Han river leads to the unwitting creation of a monster, and only the dysfunctional Park clan can take care of it. As the monster’s brutal daylight eruption into Seoul triggers anarchy and a government crackdown, the dim-witted Park Gang-du (Song Kang-ho) and his motley siblings get ever drawn into the mess. One of the great monster movies, giddy in its unpacking of genre and action conventions, The Host was at the time the highest grossing South Korean film of all time and Bong’s international breakthrough.

Monster Movie, Comedy Drama
Korean wtih English subtitles

Approx. run time: 115min

Preceeded by New Sights: a screening of student short films submitted for the festival. Both screenings have the same ticket.

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About Ibis International Film Festival (IIFF)

IIFF returns in 2021 and will showcase the short form talents of university students, local Brisbane and national filmmakers along with a curated collection of feature films screenings from local and international film makers.

In its second year on the UQ calendar, IIFF brings some of the best of international film, and local and student films to Brisbane audiences.

About this year's theme
Women in Motion
This year we are curating a program that spotlights the contributions of women in film. From the pioneers that helped shine the spotlight on female filmmakers, to those that have continued to push the boundaries and advance the art of filmmaking today - we take our hats of to the fabulous women of cinema, both in front of the camera and behind.

Venue

St Lucia campus
Room: 
Natural Amphitheatre