Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) set to bring the magic of cinema to everyone with 5 day showcase of Top local, regional & global cinema
Cinema lovers, acclaimed filmmakers and rising stars will be in Barbados for the inaugural Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) January 11 to 15, 2017.
For five days, Barbados will come alive with the magic of the silver screen with an eclectic selection of work from internationally acclaimed directors and actors, renowned regional filmmakers and budding local talent at venues across the island.
The Festival opens on Wednesday 11th January with the Screening of Beyond Glory followed by an opening night gala/reception. Actor, writer, and producer Stephen Lang (AVATAR, DON’T BREATHE) will premiere his award winning film Beyond Glory, a gripping portrayal of eight war heroes, at the official grant opening of the Walled Garden Theatre adjacent to the Barbados Museum and Historical Society in the World Heritage District of Barbados. First Citizens Investment Services is a Marquis Sponsor for the event.
In another special event, the highly acclaimed and award winning film, A Plastic Ocean, will hold its Caribbean premiere on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at EBCCI. Sponsored by DEAN & DELUCA, the film will be introduced by filmmaker Craig Leeson.
The Festival will conclude on Sunday, January 15 at the Southern Palms Hotel on Dover Beach with the BIFF Award presentations followed by the ‘BIFF Shorts on the Beach’ pop-up film screening of shorts and films, followed by a beach party. This is a FREE event is open to the public.
For a complete schedule and more information about BIFF films, judges and events, please visit www.barbadosfilmfest.org
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