Tommy Hankins | BIFF 2019 Honorary Chair

Tommy Hankins | BIFF 2019 Honorary Chair

Tommy Hankins, perennial BIFF booster and owner of Suds O’Hanahan’s will serve as BIFF’s Honorary Chair for the 2019 Beloit International Film Festival

BIFF Pilsner Beer

BIFF Pils | The Official Beer of the Beloit International Film Festival

BIFF is proud to announce that it has engaged a regional brewer to create a specially made beer specifically for BIFF.

BIFF Week Continues Packed With Films and Special Events

BIFF continues strong this week with films daily and a variety of popular special events that have been associated with BIFF for years.

BIFF CARES 2019 | Sponsored by Beloit Health Systems

BIFF CARES to Shed Light on Health Issues with new Films

New independent films set in the American Southwest, on battlefields abroad and in the local community will be part of this year’s Beloit Health System BIFF CARES series at the Beloit International Film Festival.

BIFF Pils | The Official Beer of the Beloit International Film Festival

BIFF Pils Pleases the Film Lover’s Palette

It’s like a scene out of a great movie. The hero sidles up to the bar at his or her favorite local watering hole and proudly announces, “I’ll have a BIFF PILS please, because I have great taste, in beer and in film.”

BIFFster | Beloit International Film Festival

BIFF Launches BE A BIFFSTER campaign for Sustained Support

“Our fans, our supporters and our base is the people of Beloit,” says Beloit International Film Festival Executive Director Marty Densch. “Without them, BIFF would be challenged in its efforts to attract outstanding filmmakers and films from around the world.”

Reveal Party | Beloit International Film Festival

BIFF2019 Reveal Opening Event of Set for Feb. 5

Ten days of amazing independent film and filmmakers starts with a single step and that step is the annual BIFF Reveal Party on Tuesday Feb. 5. The hot-off-the-press Beloit Daily News printed BIFF program will make its first appearance that evening at the event at the new Home2 Suites by Hilton Beloit at 2750 Cranston Road from 5-7 p.m.

BIFF Box Office

BIFF Advance Ticket Sales are Strong

Tickets for all events are now available and there are numerous ways to purchase tickets. Early purchase, through Feb. 21, comes with a special discount. By including the promo code PRE-FEST2019 when ordering, purchasers receive $1 off regular ticket prices.

Wisconsin / Illinois Filmmakers Showdown

WI/IL Showdown | Unique BIFF Regional Showdown Attracts Filmmakers and Their Fans

Filmmakers will once again be celebrating the WI/Il Showdown on the opening weekend of the Beloit International Film festival, starting Feb. 22.

The Kid | Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin Returns to BIFF in The Kid

One of the most popular elements of the Beloit International Film Festival each year comes on the second weekend of the Festival with the BMO Harris Silent Film Showcase.

Mary Poppins | Classic Film

Mary Poppins | First National Bank presents FREE classic film, Closing BIFF 2019 event.

First National Bank to Present the Classic Family Film Mary Poppins at Free Closing Event of BIFF 2019

Tony Scodwell

Tony Scodwell | BIFF Brings Great Musical Entertainment to Beloit Stages

Once again this year, the Beloit International Film Festival will bring great musical talent to Beloit audiences as part of the ten-day BIFF2019, Feb. 22-March 3.

Godspell | David Green, Director

Godspell | BIFF2019 Sing-A-Long

The BIFF Sing-A-Long has become one of the most popular BIFF events, featuring films like Sound of Music, Grease and Frozen. Getting dressed up is an option enjoyed by many in the audience. Sponsored by the law firm of Brennan Steil SC.

Beloit International Film Festival Volunteer Signup

Calling All BIFF Volunteers

It is the people of Beloit that make all the difference,” say the Beloit International Film Festival volunteer coordinators Jim and Nancy Heidt. “And this is the time of year when we are searching for about 300 of Beloit’s best to fill the volunteer ranks for BIFF2019.

Curtains UP for BIFF 2019 | Peer Canvas Pic

Curtain Up on BIFF 2019 | Lights, Camera, Action!

With the opening night of the Beloit International Film Festival just a month and a half off, work is in high gear in the BIFF offices as staff and volunteers set travel and screening schedules and design programs for the 14 th  season.

Wisconsin Arts Board

Wisconsin Arts Board Recognizes BIFF

For the second year in a row, the Beloit International Film Festival has been recognized by the Wisconsin Arts Board with a prestigious Creation and Presentation Grant.

BIFF Festival 2019 Poster Competition

BIFF 2019 Festival Posters

We invited the graphics arts student at Beloit Memorial High School to try their hand at coming up with a poster for the upcoming 2018 Film Festival. Well, look at what they’ve produced for us! Nicely done!

Kristin Peterson | Wisconsin - Illinois Film Festival

Kristin Peterson, Wisconsin/Illinois Showcase Creator Returns!

BIFF is pleased to announce that Kristin Peterson, creator of the Wisconsin/Illinois Showdown, will be returning as the director of the program for BIFF 2019!

Bringing the World to Beloit & Beloit to the World

BIFF STEW – October 2018 Newsletter

Impressive turnout to the new season of BIFF Year ‘Round. Remember that Wednesday night films are being screened at Bushel and Peck’s Local Market for the next few weeks while the sound system is being repaired at the Hendricks Center.