Posts Tagged ‘Bahamas International Film Festival’


Netflix’s acclaimed Drama “Mudbound” to close 2017 Bahamas International Film Festival

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), announced today that Netflix’s highly acclaimed drama “Mudbound”, directed by Dee Rees, will be the official closing night film at this year’s festival, which takes place December 10-17. The announcement was made by BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool.
 
Carey Mulligan, Mary J. Blige, Jason Clarke, Garrett Hedlund, Jonathan Banks and Jason Mitchell lead the ensemble cast of “Mudbound.”...

Grace Jones to receive Bahamas International Film Festival Career Achievement Award

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017


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The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) announced today that iconic actress, singer, songwriter, supermodel, and record producer Grace Jones will be honored with the prestigious Career Achievement Award at this year’s Film Festival, taking place December 10-17.

Serving as the Festival’s most prestigious symbol of recognition, awarded in appreciation of the lifetime achievements of an actor, BIFF’s Career Achievement Award will be bestowed to Jones on the evening of Friday, December 15th...

Bahamas International Film Festival announces official host venue for 2017 Nassau events

Monday, December 4th, 2017

The prestigious Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), now entering its 14th edition, will be held at Grand Hyatt Baha Mar and SLS Baha Mar hotels, the hottest new resort properties in The Bahamas. The announcement was made today by BIFF Founder and Executive Director, Leslie Vanderpool.

“Grand Hyatt Baha Mar and SLS Baha Mar are exceptional locations that have everything a major film festival needs - beautifully designed spaces, a wide variety of dining options and a dynamic ambiance...

Michael K Williams to Receive Bahamas International Film Festival Shining Star Tribute

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

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The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) announced today that multiple Emmy® Award nominee Michael K Williams (12 Years a Slave, The Wire, Gone Baby Gone, Robocop) will be honored with the prestigious Shining Star Tribute at this year’s Film Festival, taking place December 10-17. Williams will be on hand for the special tribute and presentation at the Baha Mar Resort in Nassau on the evening of Sunday, December 17, The announcement was made by BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool.

Said Vanderpool, “Michael is true ‘actor’s actor’ who possesses an uncanny screen presence and charisma that have fueled so many memorable performances. In watching his amazing body of work...

Bahamas International Film Festival unveils Official Film Selections and Program For 2017 Edition

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), celebrating its 14th edition this year, and taking place December 10-17, today revealed the lineup of films screening in the festival’s competition and sidebar sections. The program was announced by BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool...

Bahamas International Film Festival unveils Official Film Selections and Program For 2017 Edition

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), celebrating its 14th edition this year, and taking place December 10-17, today revealed the lineup of films screening in the festival’s competition and sidebar sections. The program was announced by BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool...

Sunshine Insurance Sponsors BIFF’s Youth Film Workshop

Monday, March 27th, 2017

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Sunshine Insurance (Agents & Brokers) Ltd. has partnered with the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) for its 2017 Youth Film Workshop.

The insurance company recently donated $5,000 to sponsor several student films.

Sunshine Insurance Marketing Coordinator, Rogan Smith said her company continues to demonstrate its commitment to the country's youths...

BIFF 2016 to open in Nassau Dec 5-8; and Eleuthera Dec 8-11

Friday, November 18th, 2016


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The 13th edition of the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) is just around the corner and takes place December 5–8 in Harbour Island, Eleuthera and December 8–11 in Nassau.

Michael Mailer of “Blind” starring Alec Baldwin, Demi Moore and Dylan McDermott will open the festival with a red carpet screening at Rawson Square, Downtown Nassau on Thursday, December 8th followed by the documentary “Before the Trees was Strange” directed by Derek Burrows. The Closing film “Bazodee” starring Machel Montano will close the festival with an evening screening on Sunday, December 11th at Fort Stanley, Fort Charlotte...