Entries by Ana Kelly

The Rescuers

Rated: PG-13 Director: Michael King       Producer: Michael King Length: 94 min Documentary Germany, France, UK, USA Thursday: 7:30pm – Hendricks Art Center 1   Saturday: 5:00pm – Bushel and Peck’s Sunday: 2:30pm – Domenico’s   Website: The Rescuers While Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List illuminated the previously little-known story of a German businessman who […]

Mary & Bill

Rated: G Director: Andrew Napier        Producer:Andrew Napier & Jesse Musky-Fuller Length: 50 min Documentary | Biography | Comedy USA Thursday: 5:00pm – Domenico’s   Friday: 2:30pm – Angel Museum   Saturday: 10:00pm – Beloit Library   Website: Mary and Bill Many people grow up idolizing the young college and professional athletes. The […]

New Dates for Cinema á la Carte

Hey! Great News! The beloved Packers are in the playoffs! As you likely know much of WI closes down when the Pack is playing. So, to remove the delemma this presents for our BIFF fans who are also Pack fans we too have called a little play action. We’ve changed the dates or our two […]

Bigger, Better, Best Yet: More Films & More Venues

  As programs develop for the Sixth Beloit International Film Festival, Feb. 17-20, all the elements are expanding to accommodate a record number of films for this year. This week, Executive Director Roddie Beaudoin announced that the number of venues for the 2011 Festival will increase by 50 percent. “This will allow us to not […]

Cinema Café – Feb. 19th, 2011

What do you do in Beloit on the Saturday morning of the Beloit International Film Festival? That has been a perennial question for visitors and local residents who are engaged in all the exciting events of the four day festival. Well, ask no more. This year, BIFF in cooperation with a score of BIFF Hospitality […]

BIFF Reveal Party Part Deux – Janesville

Thursday, January 20th, 2011 5:00pm – 7:00pm Janesville’s Olde Towne Mall 20 South Main Street, Janesville, WI 53545 If you miss the Beloit Reveal Party, don’t despair… There will be a second opportunity to hear about the films selected to be in the Beloit International Film Festival 2011! Forward Janesville’s January Business After 5 at […]

BIFF Reveal Party – Dubuque

For the first time, the Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF) will present its annual Reveal Party, announcing Festival films and special events, in Dubuque, Iowa. The beautifully restored Julien Hotel will be the setting for the party from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21. The annual party, one of four reveals in three states, provides […]

Greater Beloit Chamber – BIFF Reveal Party

Business After Hours: Wednesday, Jan. 19 from 5 – 7 p.m. Cafe Belwah, 500 Pleasant St. $5 for members, $10 for non-members. You don’t want to miss the reveal of this year’s program, which includes the detailed lineup of all the amazing films!

Lumiere D’Ampoule

  This film is included in Short Slot 12 Rated:  G Director: Joe Kirschling       Producer: Joe Kirschling Length: 10 min Short USA Amazingly creative shorts using photos in video. Gina T’ai faculty Beloit College  makes dancing for the camera films and videos with her collaborator, Joe Kirschling.  L’umiere D’Ampoule is the recipient of the […]

Daily Wrap – Sept 25th.

BIFF 2011 call for entries are now closed and our team is viewing the last of these films determining which films will be at the festival this year.  We want all filmmakers to know that we are beginning to notify all of you next week as to the status of your films.

General Preparations-BIFF 2011

Beloit International Film Festival in final stages of preparation for February. Beloit, Wis. — The films are in. The scheduling for the showings in seven locations is in the final stages. People are starting to make hotel reservations. The sixth Beloit International Film Festival is getting ready to go to press with the program and it is prompting a […]

Cinema á la Carte

A savory selection of international culinary and cinematic celebrations,designed to satisfy the senses and sustain The Beloit International Film Festival Fund for Emerging Artists.  Select the ideal date, tantalizing meal, or provocative theme presented by one of the talented hosts and hostesses listed here. Call some friends to join you.  Celebrate and savor some of […]

BIFF Reveal Parties are Set

The Beloit Inn/Cafe Belwah is once again the location for Beloit’s Reveal Party for the 2011 festival on Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 at 5 PM.  Janesville’s Old Towne Mall is the location for the Thursday, January 20th, 2011 Reveal Party at 5 PM.  The Reveal Parties are of course the events where we celebrate the […]

A Lonely Place For Dying

Rated: R Director: Justin Evans             Producer: Justin Evans Length: 96 min Action | Thriller | War USA Thursday: 7:30pm – La Casa Grande   Saturday: 5:00 pm – La Casa Grande   Sunday: 2:30pm –La Casa Grande   Website:  A Lonely Place for Dying It is 1972. An abandoned Mexican prison […]

2010 BIFFY Awards

“People’s Choice” Award Best Short Film Best Wisconsin Film Best Student Film Best Documentary Best Screenplay Best Sound Track Best Animation Best Feature Emerging Filmmakers Grants The Ken Hendrick’s “People’s Choice” Award went to…   Hell’s Pavement Director: Andy Kemp The film follows five years in the life of a young girl as she struggles […]

2009 BIFFY Awards

Beloit International Film Festival 2009 Winners Best Animation: Yellow Sticky Notes Best Documentary: Blue Gold: World Water Wars Waveriders Best Feature: The Abanunule Best Soundtrack: Becoming Pony Boi Best Screenplay: Of Golf and God Best Short: The Bookie Best Student: Treasure Diversity Best Wisconsin: Loose Cannons Award of Excellence: A Thousand Hills “People’s Choice” The […]