March 4th, 5:15 PM, La Casa Grande

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Bolgrien, Koepke, Kimes & Livingston, LLC.

Gateway Community Bank


Best Narrative Feature

Deminonde Poster

Saving Banksy

Best Documentary Feature

Saving Banksy - Poster

A Beautiful Day

Best Narrative Short

A Beautiful Day | Film Poster

Journey to Aleppo

Best Documentary Short

Journey to Aleppo Movie Poster

The Open Door

Best Foreign Language Feature

The Open Door Poster

American Street Kid

Blackhawk Bank
BIFF Year ‘Round
People’s Choice Award

This year attendees at Wednesday evening BIFF Year ‘Round screenings of independent films under consideration for BIFF could vote for the Blackhawk Bank BIFF Year ‘Round People’s Choice Award. That award went to

Heart of Nuba

Ken Hendricks Award for Excellence

The Ken Hendricks Award for General Excellence was presented to (Person) for a body of creative work and personal support and involvement in film festivals nationally.

Heart of Nuba Poster

Hear The Silence

Josh Burton Award

The Josh Burton Award for Creative Excellence, honoring the creative spirit of the late Beloit actor and director, went to

Hear the Silence Poster

American Street Kid

Power of Film Award

BIFF’s top Power of Film Award, recognizing quality of filmmaking and impact on audiences, was presented to

American Street Kid Poster

Last Days of Summer

Director of Programming Award

Last Days Of Summer Poster
Beloit Daily News

Executive Director’s Award

Accepting the award
Kent Eymann, Publisher of the Beloit Daily News

Kent Eymann | Beloit Daily News

Wisconsin/Illinois Showdown

Bear and the Owl

Best Wisconsin Feature

The Bear and the Owl Poster

The Monster Within

Best Illinois Feature

The Monster Within Poster


Best Wisconsin Short

Gemütlichkeit - Poster


Best Illinois Short

Strongroom - Poster

BIFFY Awards Program Gallery

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BIFF - Beloit International Film Festival
BIFF | Beloit International Film Festival