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BIFF goes island hopping to Eleuthera
BIFF goes island hopping to Eleuthera

December 12, 2012

Immediately following it's ninth annual festival held this past weekend in Nassau, the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) will travel to Eleuthera for a continuation of this year's celebration to be known as The Best of the Fest Eleuthera.

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Artist film wins Honourable Mention at BIFF

December 12, 2012

"Brigidy Bram", a film on the artwork and life of Bahamian artist Kendal Hanna, took an Honourable Mention award in the Short Film Category at this year's Bahamas International Film Festival held this past weekend.

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BIFF Best Of Fest Eleuthera to hold celebration tribute for Arthur Rolle
BIFF Best Of Fest Eleuthera to hold celebration tribute for Arthur Rolle

December 11, 2012

On December 12th, Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) will be saluting Arthur C Rolle of Governor's Harbour in Eleuthera who had the foresight to establish the original Parade Theatre in 1965 located across from the ball park in Governor's Harbour.

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The Bahamas International Film Festival Winners!!
The Bahamas International Film Festival Winners!!

December 10, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS
SPIRIT OF FREEDOM NARRATIVE

Honorable Mention: Apartment In Athens,
Director: Ruggero Dipaola

Winner: Between Us,
Director: Dan Mirvish

SPIRIT OF FREEDOM DOCUMENTARY
Honorable Mention: Dolphin Boy,
Director: Dani Menkin

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Bahamas International Film Festival Starts Today
Bahamas International Film Festival Starts Today

December 06, 2012

It's lights, camera, action for the Bahamas International Film Festival which starts today.

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BIFF Names Sydney Tamiia Poitier its 2012 Shining Star Honouree

December 02, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas - The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) announced 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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Nine Bahamian Films Entered in BIFF Caribbean Spotlight
Nine Bahamian Films Entered in BIFF Caribbean Spotlight

November 28, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas - The 9th edition of the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) taking place from December 6-9, 2012 in Nassau will once again be featuring Bahamian filmmakers in their Caribbean Spotlight which will also showcase films from Haiti, Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, and Guyana.

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Official Film Selections For The Bahamas International Film Festival 2012

November 27, 2012

Nassau, Bahamas - This year, the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) will showcase 78 films from 26 different countries, including 45 features and 33 short films of which several are international premieres and all are Bahamian premieres.

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Red Carpet Spotlights at BIFF with Nassau Florist, Jim Whitehead Jolly Roger Ltd
Red Carpet Spotlights at BIFF with Nassau Florist, Jim Whitehead & Jolly Roger Ltd

November 26, 2012

The Nassau Florist is pleased to be the official provider of decor and flowers, and sophistication for the 2012 Bahamas International Film Festival. With over 60 years of continuous operations, few other enterprises in the Bahamas have the same institutional knowledge, know how, and strength.

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Story Of Women's Suffrage Wins Over Screening Audience
Story Of Women's Suffrage Wins Over Screening Audience

November 26, 2012

There was "an overwhelmingly positive response" to the debut screening of the new documentary on the women's suffrage movement in the Bahamas.

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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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