2021 Film Festival
Friday Feb. 19th – Sunday Feb. 28th.

10 Days of BIFF | Our 16th Season

Film Submissions CLOSED for BIFF 2021!

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2021 Film Festival
Friday Feb. 19th – Sunday Feb. 28th.

10 Days of BIFF | Our 16th Season

BIFF Year ’ Round | Fall 2020

Now Online

Welcome to BIFF’s weekly independent film series, featuring encore presentations of the festival’s finest films, as well as a lineup of the hottest new film submissions possibly destined to screen at the next BIFF in February. Each week you will be treated to a movie and a Q&A presentation, as well as a chance to be a film critic, review new films and help us pick the Stateline Community Foundation BYR People’s Choice Award!

Sponsored by Stateline Community Foundation

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.

Stay in the loop on upcoming announcements! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, get the email. #beloitfilmfest

2020 Film Festival
Friday Feb. 21st – Sunday Mar. 1st

10 Days of BIFF | Our 15th Season

The Beloit International Film Festival

Bringing The World To Beloit
&
Beloit To The World

Visit Beloit | BIFF 2016 Sponsor
Hendricks Family Foundation
Beloit College
Discover Mediaworks
Blues Brother | BIFF Sing-A-Long 2020

Blues Brothers

John Belushi & Dan Aykroyd

Saturday Feb. 22nd, 7:30 PM
The Castle

Steamboat Bill Jr. | Buster Keaton

Steamboat Bill Jr.

Staring Buster Keaton
Featuring: Beloit Memorial Jazz Orchestra

Friday Feb 28th, 7:30 PM
BMHS Auditorium

The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

Directed by Rob Reiner
Staring: Cary Elwes & Mandy Patinkin

Sunday March 1st, 2:30 p.m.
The Eclipse Center, Beloit

BIFF FestEve 2020

The Official Launch Party

Honorary Chair Stephanie Klett, founding co-sponsor Diane Hendricks, live performance by The Black Donnellys, great food, drink and friends.

BIFF Cares 2020

Various Dates / Times / Locations

James Choi | BIFF Artist in Residence 2019

James Choi

Director / Educator
BIFF Artist In Residence

Sat. Feb. 22nd. 10am
CareerTek

Filmmaker Workshop - Marketing | Gavin Booth

Michael Booth

Award Winning
Director

Sat. Feb. 29th, 1pm
irontek

BIFF Classroom

Into The Outdoors Workshop

Student Filmmakers Showcase

Kids@BIFF

Kids Saturday Morning Indie+

Vintage Radio Play | BIFF 2020

Performing:
Sunset Boulevard

Discover Wisconsin | Beloit

FREE Double Feature

Screening with
Bucky Beaver
Fri. Feb. 21st, 7pm

BIFF After Dark

LIVE MUSIC

Every Night
Of BIFF

BIFF Reveal Party 2020

Program Book Release

Special Announcements about the upcoming festival and more!

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

BIFF is so much more than an international film showcase. It is a world-class cultural experience in a beautiful city with many wonderful dining, entertainment and lodging options.  Two thumbs up!

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.

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 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

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

BIFF is so much more than an international film showcase. It is a world-class cultural experience in a beautiful city with many wonderful dining, entertainment and lodging options.  Two thumbs up!

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.

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!

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