Film Submissions CLOSED for BIFF 2020!

Our 15th Season!
February 21 to March 1, 2020

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NOT ALL FILMS WILL BE INCLUDED IN “VIRTUAL” ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL. News reports otherwise are inaccurate. The subset of “Virtual” festival films are NOT YET released or available. We will announce which films will be available online by start of festival, Fri. Feb. 25th. All tickets shown at this time are all for live, in-person festival.

NOT ALL FILMS WILL BE INCLUDED IN “VIRTUAL” ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL. News reports otherwise are inaccurate. The subset of “Virtual” festival films are NOT YET released or available. We will announce which films will be available online by start of festival, Fri. Feb. 25th. All tickets shown at this time are all for live, in-person festival.

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BIFF Outdoors 2019

WONDERFUL FREE COMMUNITY EVENTS FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!

Films begin 30 min. after sunset
Check back. More screenings to be added.

SponsoreFirst National Bank and Trustd by:

A Dog’s Way Home

Presented by:
First National Bank & Trust

Wednesday, August 7th.
Settler’s Park
E. Hawick St.
Rockton, IL

Start: ~ 30 min. after sundown
Rain Date: Wed. August 14th

Christopher Robin

Presented by:
Nature at the Confluence Center

Friday, August 9th.
Nature at the Confluence
306 Dickop St.
South Beloit, IL

Start: ~ 30 min. after sundown
Rain Date: N/A

Captain Marvel

Presented by:
Krueger Haskell Golf Course

Friday, September 20th.
Krueger Haskell Golf Course
1611 Hackett Street
Beloit, WI

Start: ~ 30 min. after sundown
Rain Date: N/A

BIFF 2019 Narrative Feature Films
BIFF 2019 Documentary Feature Films
BIFF 2019 Shorts

The Beloit International Film Festival

Bringing The World To Beloit
&
Beloit To The World

Visit Beloit | BIFF 2016 Sponsor
First National Bank and Trust | BIFF 2016 Sponsor
BMO Harris Bank | BIFF Sponsor
Beloit Health System
BIFF 2019 WI / IL Filmmaker Showcase

WI / IL Showdown

See Event Page

Godspell | BIFF 2019 Sing-A-Long

Sing-A-Long

Saturday Feb. 23rd, 7:30 PM
Schubert’s Luxury 10 Theater

BIFF 2019 Silent Film | The Kid, Charlie Chaplin

Silent Film

The Kid

Staring Charlie Chaplin
Featuring: Beloit Memorial Jazz Orchestra

Saturday Mar. 2nd, 7:30 PM
BMHS Auditorium

Mary Poppins | BIFF 2019 Classic Film

Classic Film

Mary Poppins

Julie Andrews & Dick Van Dyke

Sunday March 3rd, 2:30 PM
Schubert’s Luxury 10 Theater

James Choi | BIFF Artist in Residence 2019
BIFFy Award Winners 2022 | The Beloit International Film Festival

Another BIFF in the Books: The Box Office is Closed

Beloit was abustle and the weather once again cooperated as thousands of visitors attended more than 125 screenings in a dozen venues over ten days.
PBW Wisconsin to attend BIFF 2022

Wisconsin Public Television will be all over BIFF this year, and vice versa

A special relationship has been created between BIFF and Wisconsin Public Television that will bring PBS personalities to Beloit during the Beloit International Film Festival.
Seizure the Day

BIFF Cares 2022

BIFF CARES, a centerpiece of the Beloit International Film Festival for the past decade, will once again this year present a series of informative and compelling independent films that shed light on health and wellness issues.

Allow the creative magic of film and the spirited passion of our city illuminate your winter.
Welcome to the Beloit International Film Festival.

Celestino Ruffini

This community and this festival exude warmth, even in the dead of winter.
People come for the films, but they come back for the spectacle, the food, and the good company they find.

The City of Beloit is proud to host the Beloit International Film Festival!
Bienvenue, Bienvenido, Willkommen, Yōkoso, Welcome!

The Beloit International Film Festival is a place for dreamers.
Welcome to Beloit, Wisconsin –  where creativity is always in-style, the hospitality  genuine, and the power of film, undeniable.

Stephanie Krett - WI Secretary of Tourism

Welcome to the Beloit International Film Festival and welcome to Downtown Beloit!
We are glad to see you.
We hope you enjoy your movies and the many shops and eateries in Downtown Beloit.

Shauna El Amin

The Beloit International Film Festival welcomes guests from near and far, bringing our community together for two weeks of arts, food and engaging conversation.
We  will charm you from our small town with true community and culture.

Welcome to our Film Festival
&
Welcome to our Community

Allow the creative magic of film and the spirited passion of our city illuminate your winter.
Welcome to the Beloit International Film Festival.

Celestino Ruffini

This community and this festival exude warmth, even in the dead of winter.
People come for the films, but they come back for the spectacle, the food, and the good company they find.

The City of Beloit is proud to host the Beloit International Film Festival!
Bienvenue, Bienvenido, Willkommen, Yōkoso, Welcome!

The Beloit International Film Festival is a place for dreamers.
Welcome to Beloit, Wisconsin –  where creativity is always in-style, the hospitality  genuine, and the power of film, undeniable.

Stephanie Krett - WI Secretary of Tourism

BIFF is a wonderful and engaging event that brings together people from Beloit and around the world.
Take in a wide range of films, live music, and more, and be sure to check out Beloit’s great selection of local restaurants, shops, and other attractions!

Welcome to the Beloit International Film Festival and welcome to Downtown Beloit!
We are glad to see you.
We hope you enjoy your movies and the many shops and eateries in Downtown Beloit.

Shauna El Amin

The Beloit International Film Festival welcomes guests from near and far, bringing our community together for two weeks of arts, food and engaging conversation.
We  will charm you from our small town with true community and culture.

The Beloit International Film Festival is an important part of Beloit’s revival. ‘Bringing the world to Beloit and Beloit to the world’ is not just a slogan—it’s what we do.
As we enter our second decade, it’s the reputation we will build on. You need to be a part of it so please join us.

Marty Densch

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