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May 1: BIFF To Screen Oscar Winner ‘Free Solo’

May 1: BIFF To Screen Oscar Winner ‘Free Solo’

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] is to screen the Oscar®-winning documentary film Free Solo on Wednesday May 1 at Speciality Cinema. Advance tickets for the 6.30pm screening are on sale now at www.ptix.bm and at the cinema’s box office. Tickets will also be sold on the door.The film is part of the festival’s monthly series featuring... Read more of this article

April 3: BIFF To Screen Documentary ‘Mr. Soul!’

April 3: BIFF To Screen Documentary ‘Mr. Soul!’

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] is set to screen a documentary about a pioneering black television producer who ushered giants and rising stars of black American culture onto the national television stage in the United States. Mr. Soul! – Ellis Haizlip and the Birth of Black Power TV, screening as part of the festival’s BIFFlix... Read more of this article

BIFF Announces Jury For Shorts Competition

BIFF Announces Jury For Shorts Competition

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] has announced the jury members who will adjudicate the festival’s prestigious Bermuda Shorts Competition. Director Mike Newell, whose credits include Four Weddings and a Funeral and Harry Potter and the Goblets of Fire, will chair the jury. He will be joined by filmmaker Amanda Renee Knox, whose film... Read more of this article

Students Attend ‘Books To Film Programme’

Students Attend ‘Books To Film Programme’

The Bermuda International Film Festival “Books to Film Programme” had a full house, hosting students from Francis Patton School, Somersfield, Warwick Academy, Bermuda Institute and Victor Scott. Two Bermudian authors, Tashel Bean and Zoe Dyson, were introduced to a delighted, attentive audience of over 350 children, who were also introduced... Read more of this article

Bermuda Short Films Competition Continues

Bermuda Short Films Competition Continues

The prestigious Bermuda Shorts Competition continues over lunch-time at the Speciality Cinema II from 12.15-1:45 pm through Friday March 15th. Documentary shorts screen Saturday and a Family Short Film selection is featured on Sunday. Ticket are available on Biff.ptix.bm and at the Ptix person at the door. The Shorts Sets are $10 [plus ptix fee] so... Read more of this article

BIFF ‘Talks With Film Professionals’ Panelists

BIFF ‘Talks With Film Professionals’ Panelists

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] announces that it will hold four panel discussions about the film business as part of its annual ‘Talks with Film Professionals’ series. The panels will take place daily from Tuesday March 12 through Friday March 15 in the City Hall lobby lounge, Hamilton, beginning at 530pm. Film screenings will begin... Read more of this article

BIFF Film Festival To Kick Off On Sunday

BIFF Film Festival To Kick Off On Sunday

The 22nd edition of the Bermuda International Film Festival kicks off Sunday and Monday with a focus on emerging Bermudian film talent, including the world premieres of two documentary films. The festival opens at 4pm on Sunday with the world premiere of the documentary film The Isles of the Queen: Bermuda, followed at 6pm by the sold-out special event,... Read more of this article

‘Reel Talk’ For Senior & Middle School Students

‘Reel Talk’ For Senior & Middle School Students

Part of the 2019 Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] is ‘Reel Talk,’ an event aimed at screening “socially impactful films” for senior and middle school students. A spokesperson said, “An important part of BIFF 2019 is inviting teenagers to view short films narrative live action films which portray topics in usually... Read more of this article

BIFF Add Virtual & Augmented Reality Category

BIFF Add Virtual & Augmented Reality Category

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] and Hub Culture have announced the creation of BIFF Immersive, a new category for virtual reality, augmented reality and gaming as part of the Festival. “BIFF Immersive is presented by Ven, Hub Culture’s global digital currency, with an award of 5,000 Ven for the winning entry in the category,”... Read more of this article

BIFF “Book To Film” Programme For Students

BIFF “Book To Film” Programme For Students

The Bermuda International Film Festival programme for students, teachers and schools will take place during the festival with all schools sent an invitation and about 1,000 students expected to attend the programme.A spokesperson said, “The BIFF Academy for BIFF 2019 is sponsored by The Butterfield Foundation and is free to the schools thanks... Read more of this article

BIFF To Honour Newell With Prospero Award

BIFF To Honour Newell With Prospero Award

The Bermuda International Film Festival will honour British director Michael Cormac [Mike] Newell with the Prospero Award for Excellence in Film at the 22nd edition of the festival, March 10-17. Mr Newell will receive the Prospero Award – named after the protagonist in William Shakespeare’s play, The Tempest — at the festival’s Awards Celebration... Read more of this article

BIFF To Focus On Bermudians In Film Industry

BIFF To Focus On Bermudians In Film Industry

The Bermuda International Film Festival [BIFF] will open this year’s festival with a focus on Bermudian actors, directors and producers. Four events will take place on Sunday, March 10 and Monday, March 11 in the Tradewinds Auditorium of the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute. On the festival’s opening day at 4 pm, Bermuda itself takes centre... Read more of this article

BIFF To Host Evening With Actress Lana Young

BIFF To Host Evening With Actress Lana Young

On March 10th, the Bermuda International Film Festival will be featuring Bermudian actress Lana Young in an evening entitled “An Evening with Lana Young”, with the event set to include a screening of her most recent feature film, Bentley’s Will, followed by an interview with her and an audience Q&A. The event promotion said, “Lana... Read more of this article