BIFF recognizes the short film structure presents some of the greatest challenges in filmmaking and that creating a truly inspiring short film is among the single highest forms of the craft. Our carefully designed groupings provide a special draw for film lovers.

BIFF Selects

Notable for their exploration of morality, redemption, and internalized or world conflicts. BIFF Selects invites viewers to contemplate the philosophical subtext that permeates both the films and the world we live in.

Sun Feb 21, 2016 – 5 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
Wed Feb 24, 20166 – 5 pm | Hendricks Arts Center

Extended Stay

Like the vacation you extend to get more out of it, some of the best short films are the ones that know how to work a longer running time the right way. Sit down, take a breather, and enjoy an eclectic short slot with both intricate and high concept films.

Sat Feb 20, 2016 – 12 pm | Domenico’s
Mon Feb 22, 2016 – 7:30 pm | Hendricks Arts Center

Hollywood Film Festival Selects

BIFF is now a Hollywood affiliated festival, and as such Beloit now has greater reach in the films that can be brought to Beloit. To celebrate, BIFF is bringing over the sold out short slot hit of the 2015 Hollywood Film Festival just as it was to present to the Beloit audience.

Mon Feb 22, 2016 – 7:30 pm | Domenico’s
Sat Feb 27, 2016 – 12 pm | Bushel & Peck’s

Kid’s Saturday Morning

Cartoon and live action shorts the whole family can enjoy.

Sat Feb 20, 2016 – 12 pm | Bushel & Peck’s
Sat Feb 27, 2016 – 2:30 pm | Domenico’s

Live, Laugh, Love

Art and love have a seemingly intertwined relationship that can feel like a serious, heartwarming, awkward, hilarious ride.
A seemingly endless experience these filmmakers were able to capture in a finite period of time.

Sun Feb 21, 2016 – 2:30 pm | Bagels & More
Sat Feb 27, 2016 – 2:30 pm | La Casa Grande

Old School

Little is greater cause for vast contemplation of humanity than the acknowledgment of aging.

Homage to the greatest generation, issues affecting the elderly, and the legacy we leave are all food for thought to help you see the subject from a prospective you manner have considered.

Sat Feb 20, 2016 – 12 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
Thu Feb 25, 2016 – 5 pm | Hendricks Arts Center

WI / IL – One

Sat Feb 20, 2016 – 2:30 pm | Bagels & More
Sun Feb 28, 2016 – 2:30 pm | Hendricks Arts Center

WI / IL – Two

Sun Feb 21, 2016 – 2:30 pm | Hendricks Arts Center
Sun Feb 21, 2016 – 5 pm | La Casa Grande

Not A Short Slot
Shorts Screened w/ A Feature Film

Hollywood Film Festival Affiliate
BIFF - Beloit International Film Festival
BIFF | Beloit International Film Festival