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Film Submissions CLOSED for BIFF 2019

Our 14th Season!

Filmmakers, we’ll reopen film submissions for 2020 in April.

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BIFF 2019, OUR 14th SEASON Opens
Fri. Feb. 22nd.

Ten Days of Amazing Independent Film and Filmmakers!
Friday February 22nd through Sunday March 3rd.

Early Bird Discounted Tickets!  Promo Code: PRE-FEST2019   Good through Thu. Feb. 21st 

VOLUNTEERS… Don’t forget volunteer sign up Sat. Jan. 26, Sat. Feb. 2, Sat. Feb. 9, 9am-noon, Bushel & Pecks. Click for More Information

*North American Movie Premiere* Tracks, Directed by Jamie Patterson. See Film Page.

[ SOLD OUT! ]… It has begun. Our first sold out screening already. There will be more. If you see something you want to see, don’t wait. (btw… it was Guest Artist, Sat Mar 2 screening)

Stay in the loop on upcoming announcement! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, get the email. #beloitfilmfest

Moana

Presented by:
Beloit Parks & Leisure Services

Tuesday, July 3rd.
Riverside Park
1200 S. Riverside Dr.
Beloit, WI

Start: ~ 8:40 pm
Rain Date: Thursday, July 5th

The Greatest Showman

Presented by:
The Rock Bar & Grill

Friday July 20th
The Rock Bar & Grill
101 Maple Ave.
Beloit, WI

Start: ~ 8:30 pm
Rain Date: N/A

Coco

Presented by:
Beloit Daily News & McDonalds

Saturday, July 28th.
Beloit Daily News Parking Lot
Between BDN & McDonalds
State St., Beloit

Start: ~ 8:23 pm
Rain Date: Sunday, July 29th

Up

Presented by:
Glitz & Go

Saturday, Aug. 4th
Glitz & Go
3311 Prairie Avenue
Beloit, WI

Start: ~ 8:15 pm
Rain Date: Sunday, Aug. 5th

Wonder

Presented by:
First National Bank & Trust Company

Wednesday, Aug 8th.
Old Settlers Park
E. Harwick & S. Blackhawk Blvd.
Rockton IL

Start: ~ 8:09 pm
Rain Date: Wednesday, Aug. 15

The Beloit International Film Festival

Bringing The World To Beloit
&
Beloit To The World

Visit Beloit | BIFF 2016 Sponsor
First National Bank and Trust | BIFF 2016 Sponsor
BMO Harris Bank | BIFF Sponsor
Beloit Health System
BIFF 2019 WI / IL Filmmaker Showcase

WI / IL Showdown

See Event Page

Godspell | BIFF 2019 Sing-A-Long

Sing-A-Long

Saturday Feb. 23rd, 7:30 PM
Schubert’s Luxury 10 Theater

BIFF 2019 Silent Film | The Kid, Charlie Chaplin

Silent Film

The Kid

Staring Charlie Chaplin
Featuring: Beloit Memorial Jazz Orchestra

Saturday Mar. 2nd, 7:30 PM
BMHS Auditorium

Mary Poppins | BIFF 2019 Classic Film

Classic Film

Mary Poppins

Julie Andrews & Dick Van Dyke

Sunday March 3rd, 2:30 PM
Schubert’s Luxury 10 Theater

Filmmaker Introductions 2019 | Beloit International Film Festival

BIFF Filmmaker Introductions

Meet the filmmakers. We invite our filmmakers to provide Filmmaker Introductions. The opportunity to meet and interact with filmmakers is what sets a film festival apart as a unique experience.
Tommy Hankins | BIFF 2019 Honorary Chair

Tommy Hankins | BIFF 2019 Honorary Chair

Tommy Hankins, perennial BIFF booster and owner of Suds O'Hanahan's will serve as BIFF's Honorary Chair for the 2019 Beloit International Film Festival
BIFF Pilsner Beer

BIFF Pils | The Official Beer of the Beloit International Film Festival

BIFF is proud to announce that it has engaged a regional brewer to create a specially made beer specifically for BIFF.

Allow the creative magic of film and the spirited passion of our city illuminate your winter.
Welcome to the Beloit International Film Festival.

Celestino RuffiniExecutive Director, Visit Beloit

This community and this festival exude warmth, even in the dead of winter.
People come for the films, but they come back for the spectacle, the food, and the good company they find.

Scott BiermanPresident | Beloit College

The City of Beloit is proud to host the Beloit International Film Festival!
Bienvenue, Bienvenido, Willkommen, Yōkoso, Welcome!

Lori Curtis LutherCity Manager | City of Beloit

The Beloit International Film Festival is a place for dreamers.
Welcome to Beloit, Wisconsin –  where creativity is always in-style, the hospitality  genuine, and the power of film, undeniable.

Stephanie KlettSecretary of the WI Dept. of Tourism

BIFF is a wonderful and engaging event that brings together people from Beloit and around the world.
Take in a wide range of films, live music, and more, and be sure to check out Beloit’s great selection of local restaurants, shops, and other attractions!

Mark SpreitzerWisconsin State Assembly 45th District

Welcome to the Beloit International Film Festival and welcome to Downtown Beloit!
We are glad to see you.
We hope you enjoy your movies and the many shops and eateries in Downtown Beloit.

Shauna El-AminExecutive Director | Downtown Beloit Association

We hope to welcome you to the 12th annual Beloit International Film Festival
Come and enjoy a unique festival that embraces film, inspires audiences and excites our community

Jonathan WebsterGeronimo Hospitality Group | Vice President of Lodging

The Beloit International Film Festival welcomes guests from near and far, bringing our community together for two weeks of arts, food and engaging conversation.
We  will charm you from our small town with true community and culture.

Jackie GennettOwner | Bushel & Pecks - BIFF Venue

The Beloit International Film Festival is an important part of Beloit’s revival. ‘Bringing the world to Beloit and Beloit to the world’ is not just a slogan—it’s what we do.
As we enter our second decade, it’s the reputation we will build on. You need to be a part of it so please join us.

Marty DenschBIFF Board President

BIFF Cares 2018

Back by popular demand! The BIFF / Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Reveal Party. We will be revealing the print program book and making first-time announcements about the upcoming festival.

Be among the first to be in the know about this season’s event. What’s all this excitement about BIFF? Well, join us and find out.

BIFF Classroom

Student Project Screening
Saturday March 3rd. 2:30 pm
Beloit Public Library
FREE, Open to the public

Some 850 students from Beloit and South Beloit will participate this year as they share their critiques and watch films in school and in a special program at Luxury 10 Cinema the week before BIFF. An addition to the BIFF Classroom program this year will be Help Yourself Films.  Help Yourself Films is a partnership with the Beloit College Help Yourself program

Discover Wisconsin Preview

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 5:30 pm
La Casa Grande
FREE Event

Discover Wisconsin is a TV show that features towns and cities throughout Wisconsin. Beloit has an entire episode that will air on March 17.

BIFF Awards Night

Friday, Feb. 23, 5:30 pm
La Casa Grande
FREE Event

One of the most popular elements of BIFF in recent years has been a throwback to the past in content and technology. On opening night, leading off the festivities, vintage classic radio becomes the art form of the moment. The Janesville Radio Players for a hour-long performance of the radio drama, All About Eve.

Welcome to our Film Festival
&
Welcome to our Community

Allow the creative magic of film and the spirited passion of our city illuminate your winter.
Welcome to the Beloit International Film Festival.

Celestino RuffiniExecutive Director, Visit Beloit

This community and this festival exude warmth, even in the dead of winter.
People come for the films, but they come back for the spectacle, the food, and the good company they find.

Scott BiermanPresident | Beloit College

The City of Beloit is proud to host the Beloit International Film Festival!
Bienvenue, Bienvenido, Willkommen, Yōkoso, Welcome!

Lori Curtis LutherCity Manager | City of Beloit

The Beloit International Film Festival is a place for dreamers.
Welcome to Beloit, Wisconsin –  where creativity is always in-style, the hospitality  genuine, and the power of film, undeniable.

Stephanie KlettSecretary of the WI Dept. of Tourism

BIFF is a wonderful and engaging event that brings together people from Beloit and around the world.
Take in a wide range of films, live music, and more, and be sure to check out Beloit’s great selection of local restaurants, shops, and other attractions!

Mark SpreitzerWisconsin State Assembly 45th District

Welcome to the Beloit International Film Festival and welcome to Downtown Beloit!
We are glad to see you.
We hope you enjoy your movies and the many shops and eateries in Downtown Beloit.

Shauna El-AminExecutive Director | Downtown Beloit Association

The Beloit International Film Festival welcomes guests from near and far, bringing our community together for two weeks of arts, food and engaging conversation.
We  will charm you from our small town with true community and culture.

Jackie GennettOwner | Bushel & Pecks - BIFF Venue

The Beloit International Film Festival is an important part of Beloit’s revival. ‘Bringing the world to Beloit and Beloit to the world’ is not just a slogan—it’s what we do.
As we enter our second decade, it’s the reputation we will build on. You need to be a part of it so please join us.

Marty DenschBIFF Board President

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&
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