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BIFF 2016 Film Award Winners Announced

BIFF 2016 Film Award Winners Announced

The winners of the Bermuda International Film Festival 2016 film awards were announced on March 11 at a ceremony held at City Hall. The ceremony marked the end of the week-long 19th annual Bermuda International Film Festival. A spokesperson said, “Audiences selected The Idol for the People’s Choice Award in the feature-length category. The... Read more of this article

BIFF To Hold Film Discussion On March 10th

BIFF To Hold Film Discussion On March 10th

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] is getting set to hold a film discussion on Thursday, March 10, covering a number of topics. The event will be held from 4.00pm to 5.00pm at the Earl Cameron Theatre at City Hall, with topics including how to make a film, what kinds of school programs are out there, how to submit to a festival, how to get... Read more of this article

Forum To Be Held For Film Professionals

Forum To Be Held For Film Professionals

A Mezzanine Film Market forum titled “Going Independent” is slated for March 8 to March 12 in Bermuda, aiming to guide film professionals “in efficient corporate structuring and financing to meet the emerging dynamics and to offer compelling investment opportunities.” The event programme says, “On March 10th, a panel of professionals... Read more of this article

U.S. Consulate & HRC To Screen “Big Dream”

U.S. Consulate & HRC To Screen “Big Dream”

On March 8, to celebrate International Women’s Day, the U.S. Consulate and the Bermuda Human Rights Commission will be screening the documentary film, “Big Dream,” produced by The Big Dream Movement. The film is the story of seven young women from around the world who are defeating barriers and overcoming personal obstacles to pursue their dreams... Read more of this article

‘Island Flames’ Book To Become Feature Film

‘Island Flames’ Book To Become Feature Film

‘Island Flames’  – the best-selling book about the 1977 riots — is set to be turned into a film thanks to a collaborative effort between director Lucinda Spurling, writer and actress Liana Hall and filmmaker, and photographer and former broadcast-news journalist Alia Hamza. The book, released to the public on October 21st 2015, sold... Read more of this article

BIFF Announce 2016 Special Events Programme

BIFF Announce 2016 Special Events Programme

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] announced the programme of events that will form part of this year’s film festival. BIFF Masterclass: The Producer’s Retrospective Sunday, March 6, 10am-2pm @BUEI Highly experienced and respected independent film producer, Christine Vachon, returns to BIFF to present a Masterclass after her... Read more of this article

Mavis! & 45 Years Films To Screen At Series

Mavis! & 45 Years Films To Screen At Series

An award-winning documentary about gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples, and an acclaimed British drama, are to screen at the Weekend Film Series on Sunday February 21. Mavis!, screening at 5.15 pm, won the Audience Award at the Mill Valley Film Festival in California. With dynamic live performances, rarely seen archival footage... Read more of this article

BIFF Box Office Opens, More Films Announced

BIFF Box Office Opens, More Films Announced

As the box office for the 19th edition of the Bermuda International Film Festival — which is set to be held from March 4-11 — opens at www.ptix.bm, more films have been added to the line-up. A further two films from acclaimed filmmakers will be offered at BIFF 2016 under the banner of Special Presentations, and Bermuda will be given a sneak... Read more of this article

‘Freedom Quest: Blacks in Bermuda 1616-1834′

‘Freedom Quest: Blacks in Bermuda 1616-1834′

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the St. George’s Foundation is hosting a free screening of the film Freedom Quest: Blacks in Bermuda 1616-1834 on Thursday, 11 February at 6 p.m. at the World Heritage Centre at Penno’s Wharf, with Craig Simmons as moderator. “Due to popular demand, the Department and the... Read more of this article

International Film Festival Lineup Announced

International Film Festival Lineup Announced

BIFF announced the lineup for the 19th annual Bermuda International Film Festival set to be held next month [March 4-11], saying they have “carefully curated a programme of feature-length and short films, which will be screened at City Hall, the festival’s new venue for 2016.” “To mark BIFF’s move to the City, the defining... Read more of this article

Bermuda International Film Festival In March

Bermuda International Film Festival In March

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] will return for a full week on Friday March 4 until Friday March 11 and will move to the new central Hamilton location of City Hall. JetBlue has joined as a Principal Sponsor of this 19th annual edition of BIFF to help fund this year’s enhanced format and will carry jury members, filmmakers and other... Read more of this article

Cartel Land & Chi-Raq Films To Screen At Series

Cartel Land & Chi-Raq Films To Screen At Series

A documentary film that was recently nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary, and acclaimed director Spike Lee’s latest feature film, are to screen at the Weekend Film Series on Sunday January 17. Cartel Land, by director Matthew Heineman, is one of five films to receive an Oscar nomination in the documentary category. It is a no-holds... Read more of this article

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