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David Zucker | Honorary Chair for BIFF 2013

Legendary Hollywood writer, director and producer David Zucker will serve as Honorary chair of the eighth Beloit International Film Festival when the curtain goes up, Feb. 14.

One of Hollywood’s most successful filmmakers his worldwide box office hits include Airplane!Ruthless PeoplePhone BoothA Walk In the Clouds, and the record-breaking Naked Gun and Zucker will attend BIFF screenings and events and will introduce several of his films on Saturday and Sunday.

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BIFF Moment | Have you met Sammy?

We’re talking with Sammy Kriegstein, Founder and Artistic Director for the LA Music Video Festival. We’re looking forward to LAMFS’s participation in this seasons’ BIFF. In the weeks ahead we’ll wrap up the festival schedule so you can see where-n-when LAMFS programming will be presented. Stay tuned. The LA Music Video Festival

BIFF Moment | Who the heck is Jon Gann?

We’re talking with Jon Gann, Executive Director for DC Shorts and author of Behind the Screens: Programmers Reveal How Film Festivals Really Work Jon will be joining us for a presentation at this season’s BIFF. Very cool!

BIFF Moment | What? There’s another BIFF?

Sorry Darlin’. Hate to break it to you like this. Yes, there’s another BIFF… in Boulder CO. (in fact there are still others) Be that as it may, a reminder about Snowmen, the movie this weekend at the Lincoln Tallman house in Janesville and early discussions about collaborating with the BIFF in Boulder CO. Nifty […]

BIFF Moment | It’s about collaboration baby!

Rod Beaudoin, Executive Director for BIFF is workin’ it at the International Film Festival Summit in Austin TX. He’s lining up a variety of collaborative efforts with other film festivals for building out this season’s BIFF. Go Rod Go! Work it!

Machine Gun Preacher

Friday: 5:00 pm – Luxury 10 TheaterBuy Tickets
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Rating: R
Runtime:  129 minutes
Director: Marc Forster
Producer: Robbie Brenner
Stars: Gerard Butler, Michelle Monoghan, Michael Shannon

Joel Mark Harris | Book signing during BIFF

Posted – Jan 25, 2012

Joel Mark Harris is very excited to be returning to this year’s Beloit International Film Festival. Joel is an award-winning journalist, producer and novelist. His film Neutral Territory, which screened in last year’s festival, has been shown in 22 festivals, nominated for 21 awards and won 7 including best picture and best cinematography.

A Day Of Film for BIFF Volunteers (time change)

Posted – Jan 25, 2012

(Note: Time Change: 9 am – 4 pm)
On Saturday, January 28
 we will be hosting a day of film for our volunteers at La Casa Grande from 9 am – 9 pm. We will be running ‘tastes’ of some of the films to be shown at BIFF. The ‘tastes’ are longer than a trailer, but short of showing the entire film. It’s a tease of what’s in store for festival attendees, as well as a way for volunteers to select volunteer slots that include a film they will enjoy seeing.

Kill Me Now

Friday: 7:30 pm – La Casa GrandeBuy Tickets
Saturday: 5:00 pm – Bushel & Peck’sBuy Tickets

Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Rating: PG-17
Runtime:  80 minutes

Short Slot 8

Friday: 7:30 pm – Richardson Theater – Beloit CollegeBuy Tickets
(Note Location Change)
Saturday: 7:30 pm – Sullivan TheaterBuy Tickets


  • The Planting
  • Goldenbox
  • Remy
  • Int. Bedroom-day
  • Fade in
  • In Her Eyes

Short Slot 5

Advanced Cybernetics
Advanced Cybernetics
Friday: 5:00 pm – Bagels & MoreBuy Tickets
Saturday: 12:00 pm – Bagels & MoreBuy Tickets
  • Advanced Cybernetics – WINNER BEST ANIMATION AWARD
  • Green Bangles
  • 5 Minutes Each
  • Left Alone
  • This Too Shall Pass
  • Anima Mundi
  • Tinker
  • Wrigley and King
  • The Okra Planter
  • Late

Short Slot 7

Friday: 10:00 pm – La Casa GrandeBuy Tickets
Saturday: 12:00 pm  Bushel & PecksBuy Tickets

  • Arthur
  • Us
  • A Comic Author X-Ray
  • Sunday
  • Sated
  • Kwik Fix
  • Naia And The Moon

Short Slot 6

Friday: 12:00 pm – Bushel & PecksBuy Tickets
Saturday: 5:00 pm – Nikki’s CafeBuy Tickets


  • Voice
  • Love and War
  • Momento
  • Think Big-Think Small-Scale
  • In The Cooler
  • Misserable Peace
  • That’s Showbiz
  • Alienware Industries
  • Community
  • Mister Atse in the Pursuit of an ascending career

Short Slot 2

Thursday: 7:30 pm – Beloit LibraryBuy Tickets
Friday: 2:30 pm – La Casa Grande Buy Tickets


  • The Secret Friend
  • Out of Erasers
  • On the Beat – Soata
  • Negative
  • The 36
  • My Brother Greg
  • On Time
  • Art on the Bridge
  • Traces of Other

Sixty in 60

Thursday: 7:30 pm – Domenico’sBuy Tickets
Friday: 2:30 pm – Nikki’s CafeBuy Tickets


Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Rating: PG
Runtime:  60 minutes