The 17th Bermuda International Film Festival

Posted in: News - Last Updated: September 24th, 2015 by Dolores Thomas

The 17th Bermuda International Film Festival

Movie fans can see some of the most exciting cinema from around the world in Bermuda this March. This is when the island hosts the 17th annual Bermuda International Film Festival (BIFF).

The fiesta of international cinema is being held from the 21st to the 27th of March. Elbow Beach Cycles is proud to be a corporate sponsor of the 2014 Bermuda International Film Festival (BIFF). It will show in excess of 25 feature films at The Liberty Theatre, at Union Plaza in Hamilton. The theme of the 17th Bermuda International Film Festival is Global Visions and it will show movies from around the world. The event will showcase the cinema of home and abroad, from such corners as Hollywood, Japan, Egypt and Chile.

This year sees the furthest range of foreign films ever shown at the festival. The BIFF will furthermore be screening three movies which have been Oscar nominated. These are `Missing Picture`, about living under Pol Pot in Cambodia, the documentary `The Square` and the Palestine thriller `Omar`. The festival will also open and close with British films `Le Week-End` and `Alan Partridge` respectively.

The Bermuda International Film Festival is known for showcasing the best in short films. They will be competing for the Bermuda Shorts Award for Best Short, as selected by a jury. The BIFF is also one of the few festivals in the world where short films on show can qualify for Academy Award consideration. As a matter of fact, some shorts screened at the BIFF have gone on to receive Oscar nominations.

You can catch the films on show by coming to the 17th annual Bermuda International Film Festival (BIFF).


The 17th Bermuda International Film Festival

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