Entries by RicksterM

Last Stop: Salvation

Friday: 6:30 pm – The Armory Friday:  9:00 pm  –  Bagels & More Saturday: 4:00 pm – Bushel & Peck’s Saturday: 6:30 pm – Franchesco’s   Category: Feature Country: Turkey Language: English Subtitles Rating: PG-17 Runtime: 100 min. Director: Yusuf Pirhasan Producer: Yusuf Pirhasan The inhabitants of Saadet Apartment are about to get a lesson in grass roots revolution. A group of women […]

Like the Water

Friday: 4:00 pm – Cheese People/ Nikki’s Café Saturday:  4:00 pm – Rock County Historical Society Sunday: 12:00 am – Rotary Center Category: Feature Country: USA Language: English Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 77 min. Director: Caroline von Kuhn Producer: Emily Best Facebook:  Like the Water This film follows Charlie, a young journalist, as she returns to her hometown of Camden, Maine to write and give the eulogy […]

Little Red

Thursday:  7:30 pm – Eclipse Center Friday: 4:00 pm – Speakeasy 1 Saturday: ADDED — 1:30 pm – Bushel & Pecks Saturday: 6:30 pm – Domenico’s Category: Feature Genre: Drama Country: USA Language: English Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 83 min. Director: Tate Bunker Producer: Tate Bunker, Miles O’Neil Website:  littleredthemovie.com Facebook:  Little Red The Movie Once upon a time… Eleven-year-old Red, a young girl […]

Love Town

Friday: 4:00 pm  –  Bushel & Peck’s Friday: 9:00 pm  –  Hendricks Art Center Saturday: 11:00 am – Cheese People/ Nikki’s Café Category: Feature Country: USA Language: English Rating: NR Runtime: 92 min. Director: Jay Webster Producer: Jay Webster Website:  Lovetown Facebook:  Love Town LoveTown is the pop-musical tale of a dysfunctional bar singer helping three wandering souls find their way back to love. […]

On The Verge

Thursday:  10:00 pm – Bushel & Peck’s Friday: 9:00 pm  – Bushel & Peck’s   Category: Feature Country: USA Language: English Rating: MA Runtime: 115 min. Director: Pete Balistrieri Producer: Pete Balistrieri, Jimmy Sammarco Website: On The Verge Movie Facebook:  On The Verge An original chronicle of one man’s unique quest to find love and the perfect public toilet. What would happen if you thought you […]

Ruthless People

Saturday:  6:30 pm – The Armory     Category: Feature Country: USA Language: English Rating: R Runtime: 93 min. Director: David Zucker, Jim Abrahams Producer: Touchstone Pictures IMDb: Ruthless People Sam Stone is a clothing manufacturer, who married his wife Barbara, for the money that she was supposed to inherit from her dying father, but her father didn’t die for another fifteen years. […]

Sin Nombre

Saturday:  4:00 pm — La Casa Grande  Category: Feature Country: Mexico Language: English Rating: R Runtime: 96 min. Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga Producer: Any Kaufman Willy, nicknamed El Casper, is a member of the Mara Salvatrucha gang and lives in Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico. He introduces a young boy into his gang, and the boy is given the nickname Smiley after a violent […]

…und Exitus

Friday: 4:00 pm – Eclipse Center Saturday: 1:30 pm  –  Wilson Theater Sunday:  2:30 pm  –  La Casa Grande Category: Feature Country: Germany Language: English subtitles Rating: R Runtime: 82 min. Director: Oliver Ziegler Producer: Oliver Ziegler Website: Und Exitus Facebook:  Und Exitus Werner Lenz is 29 years old, a student of theology. But after his girlfriends death he’s lost his faith and […]

Sneak Peek

These much-anticipated soirees are where film fest supporters meet to obtain the official BIFF program book, talk about what films they are excited about, hear the inside scoop regarding the festival, and see trailers of upcoming movies to be featured at BIFF 2013. Sneak Peek Beloit – Beloit Inn The January Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce’s […]

FNB Classic Film | 2013

Sunday:  2:30 pm –  Eclipse Center Category: Feature Country: USA Language: English Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 85 min. Director: David Zucker Producer: Paramount Pictures Film Director and Honorary Chair of BIFF 2013 David Zucker will be attending the screening for Q&A following the screening. Plot Summary: A re-run of many of the gags from the original TV series ‘Police Squad’. An Airplane type spoof, […]

Student Filmmaker Showcase 2014

DATE:  Sunday Feb 16, 2014 TIME:  12:00 pm LOCATION:  Domenico’s PRICE:  $8 adults, $5 students   Tickets Note: $5.00 Student Price tickets not available online. Availabe at Box Office or Venue w/ student ID. Welcome Students! The Beloit International Film Festival is once again proud to welcome student filmmakers to be a part of BIFF 2014’s […]

Short Slot 1

Thursday:  2:30 pm – Bushel & Peck’s Friday: 6:30 pm – Cheese People/ Nikki’s Café Saturday:  6:30 pm –  Speakeasy 2 Saturday: 4:00 pm – Katie’s Cup Luminaris Category: Short Film Country: Argentina, Spain Language: Rating: G Runtime: 6 min. Director: Juan Pablo Zaramella Producer: Sol Rulloni In a world controlled and timed by the light, a common man has a plan that […]

Short Slot 2

Thursday: 12:00 pm – Domenico’s Friday: 9:00 pm – Cheese People/ Nikki’s Café Friday: 11:00 am –  Rock County Historical Society Saturday: 4:00 pm – Hendricks Art Center Megumi’s Workout?     Category: Short Film Country: USA Language: English Rating: PG Runtime: 5 min. Director: Scott Adams Producer: Scott Adams Megumi is a young girl who is very hungry, but she is also […]

Short Slot 3

Thursday:  10:00 pm – Bagels & More Friday: 1:30 pm –  Rock County Historical Society Saturday: 6:30 pm – Cheese People/ Nikki’s Café Lifted Category: Short Film Country: USA Language: English Rating: PG Runtime: 5 Director: Zachary Goldberg Producer: Sarah Sellman LIFTED tells an ethereal story of a fleeting kinship formed between two lonely children. Sara (Beatrice Miller) makes a fascinating discovery when a boy […]

Short Slot 4

Friday: 6:30 pm   –  Hendricks Art Center Saturday: 4:00 pm – Cheese People/ Nikki’s Café Extraction     Category: Short Film Country: USA Language: English Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 11 Director: Stephen Pickering Producer: Stephen Pickering After successfully completing their mission, two soldiers suddenly find themselves trapped behind enemy lines when their chopper is shot down. Having been given their new extraction point, their sole […]

Short Slot 5

Thursday: 7:30 pm –  Cheese People/ Nikki’s Café Friday: 4:00 pm – Bagels & More Distance Category: Short Film Country: USA Language: English Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 2 Director: Sang Joon Kim Producer: Sang Joon Kim Everything about ‘Distance’ started from my own experience. It’s about me, my brother and my father. The relationship between my brother and my father has been always terrible. […]

Short Slot 6

Thursday: 2:30 pm  –  Hendricks Art Center Friday: 6:30 pm – Speakeasy 2 Saturday: 9:00 pm – Domenico’s La Mirada Perdida Category: Short Film Country: Argentina, Spain Language:  Rating: PG-15 Runtime: 11 Director: Damian Dionisio Producer: Osom Films Website:  La Marida Perdida Argentina, 1976. Claudio is forced to live with his family in hiding, due to his political ideals. Runner Category: Short Film […]

Short Slot 7

Friday:  1:30 pm –  Bushel & Peck’s Saturday: 9:00 pm – Wilson Theater Sunday: 5:00 pm – La Casa Grande Goodbye, Cruel World Category: Short Film Country: Australia Language: English Rating: R Runtime: 15 Director: Adrian McFarlane Producer: Jonathon Miller George stands at the edge of a tall building, ready to throw himself off when he is interrupted by a quirky young […]

BIFF Heading Out To Sea

Well, first it’s headed to the Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show.

Working in cooperation with Paddle and Trail, the largest adventure sports outlet in the region. BIFF will be joining “Paddlefest” at the Chicago Boat Show – the biggest boating event in the Midwest at McCormick Place Jan. 9 – 13th.

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BIFF applauds emerging area filmmakers

Corrina Crade – CRADEmade Entertainment

In the ongoing effort to expose emerging area filmmakers, BIFF would like to introduce its fan base to writer, producer, director and actor Corrina Crade of Madison, WI. Corrina is currently completing work on a new feature-length film entitled “Oranges”.

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BIFF Moment | Mobile App? Heck yeah!

Hey. How about a BIFF Mobile App for this season’s BIFF? We’re talking with Jordon Potter from Eventbase about providing a mobile app for this season’s BIFF. Like the idea? Well, stay tuned. Coming to a Wisconsin Film Festival near you.

BIFF 2013 Announced

Eighth season marks expansion

The Beloit International Film Festival will mark its eighth season Feb. 14-17, expanding this year to more than 15 venues in Beloit, Janesville and Rockford.

“The quality and the quantity of the films submitted this year has been outstanding,” according to the founding executive director of BIFF.

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