Entries by Rick McGrath

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.

Sponsors — BIFF Gambling Night

The Beloit International Film Festival and The Beloit Public Library proudly present.

The newest, established, permanent, floating gambling night in Beloit.…where the wheel of fortune goes round and round and where she stops will support two great cultural programs in Beloit.

BIFF Gambling Night

The Beloit International Film Festival and The Beloit Public Library proudly present.

The newest, established, permanent, floating gambling night in Beloit.…where the wheel of fortune goes round and round and where she stops will support two great cultural programs in Beloit.

BIFF Opening Block Party 2016

BIFF is taking over downtown for 10 days of films, festivities and fun. Check out the many activities we have before and after films this year. There’s something for everyone so be sure to join us for the best entertainment Beloit has to offer.

East Side Sushi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roazrLGUoO8 Category:  Romantic Comedy Country:  USA Language:  English Rating:  PG Runtime:  95 min. Director:  Anthony Lucero Producer:  Julie Rubio   Website – East Side Sushi On IMDb On Facebook   Synopsis: Single mom Juana can slice and dice anything with great speed and precision. After working at a fruit-vending cart for years, she decides to take a job at a […]

The Other One

The Other One Category: Country:  US Language:  English Rating:  PG Runtime:  99 min. Director:  Josef Steiff Producer:  Grace McPhillips, Elizabeth Theiss, Erica Schmeck   Website Facebook IMDb Twitter   Synopsis: Amber returns to her childhood home to care for her mother, Vera, who has been diagnosed with dementia. Just three years earlier, Amber lost her husband in a […]

Shrek | New Zion Baptist Church Sept. 6th

BIFF and New Zion Baptist Church Present “Shrek,” September 6th The Beloit International Film Festival, in cooperation with New Zion Baptist Church and the First National Bank and Trust Company, continues the BIFF Outdoors summer series on Saturday, September 6th with the Dreamworks classic, “Shrek.” The film is rated PG. Saterday, September 6th, 2014 7:45 […]

Toy Story 3 | Beloit College Sept. 26th

BIFF and Beloit College Present “Toy Story 3,” September 26th The Beloit International Film Festival, in cooperation with Beloit College and the First National Bank and Trust Company, continues the BIFF Outdoors summer series on Friday, September 26th with the Disney/Pixar blockbuster, “Toy Story 3.” The film is rated PG. Friday, September 26th, 2014 7:15 […]

Pixar’s “Up” | Pohlman Field Aug. 24th

BIFF and Beloit Snappers Present “Up” At Pohlman Field, August 24, 2014 The Beloit International Film Festival, with the help of the Beloit Snappers and the First National Bank and Trust Company, continues the BIFF Outdoors summer series on Sunday, August 24th with the Disney/Pixar classic, “Up.” The film is rated PG. Sunday, August 24th, […]

Someone You Love

Someone You Love The HPV Epidemic Category:  Documentary Country:  U.S. Language:  English Rating:  n/a Runtime:  80 min. Director:  Frederic Lumiere Producer:  n/a   Website Facebook IMDb Twitter   Synopsis: “I wish the cancer would have killed you!” These are the chilling words of Susie’s husband when he learned that her cancer was caused by HPV, a sexually transmitted virus. Narrated […]

Hank and Asha

Hank and Asha Category:  Comedy Country:  U.S. Language:  English Rating:  n/a Runtime:  73 min. Director:  James E. Duff Producer:  n/a   Website Facebook IMDb Twitter   Synopsis: “In this award-winning romance, an Indian woman studying in Prague and a lonely New Yorker begin an unconventional correspondence through video letters – two strangers searching for deeper connection in a […]

Sam & Amira

Sam & Amira Category:  Comedy Country:  U.S. Language:  English Rating:  PG-13 Runtime:  88 min. Director:  Sean Mullin Producer:  n/a   Website Facebook IMDb Twitter   Synopsis: An army veteran attempts to assimilate back into a country he barely recognizes while trying to win the heart of an Iraqi immigrant who is on the verge of being […]

Food Patriots

Food Patriots It’s not rude to ask about food Category:  Documentary Country:  U.S. Language:  English Rating:  n/a Runtime:  72 min. Director:  Jeff Spitz Producer:  Jennifer Amdur Spitz, Jeff Spitz   Website Facebook IMDb Twitter   Synopsis: Touched by their teenage son’s battle with a foodborne superbug, filmmakers Jeff & Jennifer Spitz document their family’s struggle to raise backyard chickens, grow […]