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BIFF is pleased to announce that Kristin Peterson, creator of the Wisconsin/Illinois Showdown, will be returning as the director of the program for BIFF 2019!

BIFF STEW – October 2018 Newsletter

Impressive turnout to the new season of BIFF Year ‘Round. Remember that Wednesday night films are being screened at Bushel and Peck’s Local Market for the next few weeks while the sound system is being repaired at the Hendricks Center.

Ryan Churchill – BIFF Honorary Chair 2018

Ryan Churchill will return to his hometown of Beloit in February as BIFF2018 Honorary Chair. The actor, director and producer will be on hand to welcome filmmakers and audiences and participate in a number of programs during the ten-day festival.

BIFF Artist-in-Residence

The Beloit International Film Festival will celebrate the art of filmmaking and help inspire a new generation of artists this year with the establishment of the post of BIFF Artist-in-Residence.

BIFF Cares – 2018

This year, BIFF CARES, sponsored by the Beloit Health System, will present films that will examine current issues relating to families in this community that look at ADHD diagnoses in children and the concerns surrounding the lives and the care of our veterans.

BIFF Classroom – 2018

Since BIFF’s inception, KIDS@BIFF has brought thousands of elementary school-aged children to share their ideas about films and to learn how to look at media critically.

BIFF After Dark, B.A.D. – 2018

BIFF will be revealed in print at 5 p.m. on Feb.7. at the Beloit Hampton Inn at 2700 Cranston Rd. Each evening all BIFF long, the Janesville law firm of Nowlan & Mouat LLP Presents Beloit After Dark—the BAD celebration of musical talent.

BIFF Silent Film Showcase, 2018

This year, BIFF is again joining forces with The Beloit Memorial High School Jazz Orchestra at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, for the screening of the historic comedy blockbuster The Cameraman, featuring Buster Keaton.

The Sting – BIFF Classic Film 2018

Following on a survey taken in the fall, the film the community would most like to see again on the big screen is the 1973 Oscar winner, The Sting. Starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford, it is the story of two grifters who team up to pull off the ultimate con.

All About Eve – Old Time Radio 2018

One of the most popular elements of BIFF in recent years has been a throwback to the past in content and technology. This year BIFF welcomes the Janesville Radio Players for a performance of the radio drama, All About Eve.

It Takes A Village — BIFF Volunteers

The front line in creating that great impression rests with the volunteers who make BIFF happen. BIFF2018 volunteer chairs Nancy and Jim Heidt, note that volunteers interact with guests at every level.

BIFF 2018 is Ready to Roll

Planning for the 13th Beloit International Film Festival is into its final phase. Beloit once again is preparing to welcome filmmakers from around the world and audiences from throughout the region and beyond. Eight screening venues will feature more than 100 films, Feb.23 to March 4.

BIFF 2018 Festival Posters

We invited the graphics arts student at Beloit Memorial High School to try their hand at coming up with a poster for the upcoming 2018 Film Festival. Well, look at what they’ve produced for us! Nicely done!

Beloit Film Festival Reel Deal 2017

The Real Deal offers a chance to get dressed up and show off your moves on the dance floor, your cunning at craps or your readiness at roulette—all in support of two great Beloit institutions

Cardmaking Workshop

Filmmakers and the local community are invited to come together and create get-well cards for sick children, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Beloit Public Library

Getting Ready for BIFF 2017 | The Beloit International Film Festival

The 12th Beloit International Film Festival is set to bring the world to Beloit and Beloit to the world, February 24 to March 5. All the hundreds of final details, from scheduling to travel arrangements, are falling into place. This year’s dates are a week later than last year, but the intense preparation for the ten-day event is already in high gear.