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BIFF 2011 Presents: Real Voodoo
  • Genre : Documentary
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In January 2010, a few days after Haiti suffered a massive earthquake, American evangelical leader Pat Robertson took to the airwaves to blame the devastation on Haitians’ pact with the devil He was talking about Voodoo. And he isn’t the first American to disparage Voodoo. Over the last hundred years, tens of thousands of American Christians have travelled to Haiti to convert the “heathens.” Judg...


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BIFF 2011 Presents: Senna
  • Genre : Biography, Documentary, Sport
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Senna’s remarkable story, charting his physical and spiritual achievements on the track and off, his quest for perfection and the mythical status he has since attained, is the subject of SENNA, a documentary feature that spans the racing legend’s years as an F1 driver. Far more than a film for F1 fans, SENNA unfolds a remarkable story in a remarkable manner, eschewing many standard documentary tec...


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BIFF 2011 Presents: Sexting
  • Genre : Short
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A misdirected text message prompts a young woman to meet the wife of her boyfriend at a cafe. The young woman explains that the wife’s husband has been telling her he is going to leave the wife to be with her. The husband keeps delaying it, however, and after receiving the sexy text message meant for the wife, the young woman decides to talk to her and get the real story of what is going on in the...


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BIFF 2011 Presents: Tall Tale of an Accidental Tourist
  • Genre : Animation, Short
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Igbo Hepburn, of the Hepburn Clan of Guanahani, is the center of this animated tall tale. The adventure began on the sandy Guanahani shores where two island boys were clowning around. Meanwhile, in the town of Cadiz in Southern Spain, Kris Kombusus was bragging that he could get to Japan via another “undiscovered” route. Kombusus was used Igbos maps. He then proposed an investment deal to King Fe...


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BIFF 2011 Presents: The Creators
  • Genre : Documentary, History, Music
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"A profoundly human and humane portrait of an inhumane reality," The Creators introduces the chaotic sociocultural reality of modern day South Africa through the eyes of its diverse artists. The documentary brings into focus the invisible connections among strangers' disparate lives, and the creative expression used to traverse the divide. Ranging from graffiti artist and mother Faith47 to self-ta...


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BIFF 2011 Presents: The Haymaker
  • Genre : Drama, Short
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An uninspired youth joins a gym to prove his mother wrong but doubts himself after he realizes who the trainer is.

Principal Cast
Trevor Morgan, Tim Covington, Susan Floyd


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BIFF 2011 Presents: The Rum Diary [Opening Night Film]
  • Genre : Comedy, Drama, Romance, Thriller
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Paul Kemp is a freelance journalist who finds himself at a critical turning point in his life while writing for a run-down newspaper in the Caribbean. Paul is challenged on many levels as he tries to carve out a more secure niche for himself amidst a group of lost souls all bent on self-destruction.

Principal Cast:
Johnny Depp, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Rispoli, Amber Heard, Richard Jenkins, Giov...


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BIFF 2011 Presents: Thief
  • Genre : Drama
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THIEF tells the haunting story of Mehdi, an Iraqi boy who unwittingly befriends the young Saddam Hussein in 1959. Over forty years later, in 2003, the two men come face-to-face a second time, and Mehdi must weigh his desire for revenge against his need to make peace with the past.

Principal Cast:
Maz Siam, Muneer Katchi, Yousif Alshekh, Ayman Samman, Sana Étoile, Mohamad Tamimi


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BIFF 2011 Presents: VIPs
  • Genre : Drama
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Marcelo (Wagner Moura, Elite Squad), an average teenager, always wanted to be someone…else. Always impersonating those around him and dreaming of traveling the world and living the high life as a pilot like his father, he runs away from home. But what begins as just another flight of fancy will send Marcelo from seamy criminal underworld to the glamorous world of high society. Changing everything ...


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BIFF 2011 Presents: Big In Bollywood
  • Genre : Documentary
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A struggling actor in LA, 27-year old American-born Omi Vaidya, lands a dream role in a huge Bollywood film. Four of Omi’s college buddies fly to Mumbai to see his big premiere. The film quickly skyrockets to the most successful Bollywood film in history, and Omi becomes a national sensation. But the glitz and glamor of being a national sensation is not the easy ride it seems. Omi struggles with t...