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Sir Sidney Poitier's Daughter Joins Film Festival Line-up
Sir Sidney Poitier's Daughter Joins Film Festival Line-up

November 20, 2012

The Bahamas International Film Festival announced today that actress Sydney Tamiia Poitier ("Death Proof", "The List"), daughter of Oscar winning American-Bahamian actor Sidney Poitier and actress Joanna Shimkus, will be honored with BIFF's signature Shining Star Tribute.

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Actress Syndey Tamiia Poitier and actress Joanna Shimkus, will be honored at BIFF 2012
Actress Syndey Tamiia Poitier and actress Joanna Shimkus, will be honored at BIFF 2012

November 19, 2012

The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) announced today that actress Syndey Tamiia Poitier (“Death Proof”, “The List”), daughter of legendary Oscar winning actor American/Bahamian Actor Sidney Poitier and actress Joanna Shimkus, will
be honored with BIFF’s signature Shining Star Tribute. The announcement was made by BIFF Founder & Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool.

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BIFF Names Sydney Tamiia Poitier Its 2012 Shining Star Honouree

November 19, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas - The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) announced today that actress Sydney Tamiia Poitier ("Death Proof", "The List"), daughter of
legendary Oscar winning actor American/Bahamian Actor Sidney Poitier and
actress Joanna Shimkus, will be honored with BIFF's signature Shining
Star Tribute.

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Mission of Mermaids to Screen at BIFF 2012
Mission of Mermaids to Screen at BIFF 2012

November 19, 2012

Our ocean is in trouble. Oil spills, overfishing, acidification, plastic pollution and jellyfish proliferation are some of the most prevalent and heartbreaking signs of her ever-weakening state. Yet less than one percent of monies earmarked for conservation are dedicated to reversing this devastating trend.
Susan Rockefeller’s latest and most personal documentary, Mission of Mermaids (MOM), explores her lifelong devotion to the ocean as well as her fascination with one of its most vibrant and compelling myths: the mermaid. Imagining the ocean from her unique perspective, Rockefeller presents a poetic ode to our waters while raising awareness about the challenges to their preservation.

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BIFF 2012 Film Lineup
BIFF 2012 Film Lineup

November 14, 2012

BIFF will begin with QUARTET Dustin Hoffman Directorial Debut
and end with a quartet of four Australian aborigine Singers called THE SAPPHIRES
Motown Australian Comedy as Opening And Closing Night Films

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More Than 300 Pack Heineken 007 Skyfall Premiere

November 14, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas -- More than 300 invited guests, including Cabinet ministers, dignitaries and business and civic leaders, flocked to Galleria Cinemas November 7 for the premiere of the highly-anticipated 23rd James Bond adventure film, Skyfall, when Heineken hosted the event as part of an international campaign celebrating Agent 007's thirst for the distinctive premium beer.

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CBB Transforms Mall For Bond Premier
CBB Transforms Mall For Bond Premier

November 14, 2012

More than 300 invited guests, including Cabinet ministers, dignitaries and business and civic leaders, flocked to Galleria Cinemas on November 7 for the premiere of the highly-anticipated 23rd James Bond adventure film "Skyfall". Heineken hosted the event as part of an international campaign celebrating Agent 007's thirst for the distinctive premium beer.

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Bahamas International Film Festival Unveils Official 2012 Program
Bahamas International Film Festival Unveils Official 2012 Program

November 12, 2012

Festival Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool today announced the final program details for the 9th edition of the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), which takes place December 6-9, 2012 in Nassau.

BIFF will begin with QUARTET and end with a quartet of four Australian aborigine Singers called THE SAPPHIRES.

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Skyfall Charity Premiere Celebrates 50 Years of Bond Tradition
Skyfall Charity Premiere Celebrates 50 Years of Bond Tradition

November 12, 2012

Held in honor of the 50th anniversary of James Bond films, the Heineken series of Bond Movie Nights came to a bittersweet ending Friday night with the Charity Premiere of Skyfall.

The night was hosted in part by the Rotary Club of East Nassau. Galleria 11 on John F Kennedy Drive was completely packed with Rotarians and Bond enthusiasts, young and old, from the lobby to the theatre.

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Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) Unveils 2012 Program

November 11, 2012

Dustin Hoffman directorial debut QUARTET and Motown Australian comedy THE SAPPHIRES to bookend festival as opening and closing night films respectively.
Nassau, Bahamas -- Festival founder and executive director, Leslie Vanderpool announced the final program details Thursday for the 9th edition of the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), which takes place December 6-9, 2012 in Nassau.

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Film Festival Goes On Tour

November 09, 2012

The Bahamas Film Festival is celebrating its ninth anniversary in December by taking the show on the road.

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Bahamas International Film Festival Unveils 2012 Program

November 08, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas - Festival Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool today announced the final program details for the 9th edition of the
Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), which takes place December 6-9, 2012 in Nassau.

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Sir Sydney's family reflect on the reasons for him being honoured

November 05, 2012

(Nassau, Bahamas) International Civil Rights Activist Sir Sydney Portier was immortalized when the Paradise Island Bridge was named in honour of the 1964 Hollywood Silver Screen Oscar Winner for his lifetime dedication to Nation Building and subtle investment to Bahamain social and political reform. He was born in Miami two months premature but he grew up in Cat Island, The Bahamas.

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Winners In The Frame At 'FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island'
Winners In The Frame At 'FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island'

November 05, 2012

Hurricane Sandy didn't stop the cameras rolling for the four-day film festival, 'FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island.'

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Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase Celebrates 4th Edition

November 02, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas. 29th October 2012:  The 4th edition of the regional Travelling Caribbean Film Showcase opened in Nassau on Monday, 22nd October, at the Galleria Cinemas West with a capacity crowd in attendance at the Opening Night Film and Reception.

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FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island Announces Film Winners

November 01, 2012

Freeport, Bahamas - The 4 day film festival, FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island wrapped on Sunday, October 28th with an awards ceremony and official closing at the Pelican Bay Hotel's Canal House after what organizers could
thankfully say was a successful event despite the effects of Hurricane
Sandy.

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Grand Bahama Looks To Reap Economic Rewards From The Film Industry

November 01, 2012

Freeport, Bahamas - Grand Bahama lived up to its reputation of doing things in a 'grand way' as attendees at this year's Florida International Film Festival
(FLIFF) On Location: Grand Bahama were treated to an experience that
seemed to mirror a Hollywood action script. 

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BIFF Sponsor Spotlight: The Coldwell Banker/Lightbourn Realty BIFF Festival Lounge

October 31, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas - Coldwell Banker / Lightbourn Realty is the Exclusive Realty Company for the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) which takes place from December 6 - 9, 2012 Coldwell Banker / Lightbourn Realty is excited to be a participant in 9th Annual BIFF as Festival Lounge Sponsors!

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FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island Goes Ahead Despite Weather Conditions

October 26, 2012

Freeport, Bahamas - Despite weather conditions affected by Hurricane Sandy, an excellent turnout resulted for opening night of FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island.

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Academy Award-Winning Director Among Film Guests of FLIFF On Location
Academy Award-Winning Director Among Film Guests of FLIFF On Location

October 22, 2012

Academy Award-Winning Director Among Film Guests of FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island Freeport, Bahamas - Filmmakers screening at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival will be arriving in Grand Bahama for FLIFF On Location Take 2 on Thursday, October 25th and among them will be Academy Award winning director, Stefan Ruzowitzky who will screen his latest thriller, Deadfall starring Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, Sissy Spacek, Kris Kristofferson, Treat Williams, Charlie Hunnam, Kate Mara.

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