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BIFF 2011 Presents: Zero Percent
  • Genre : Documentary, Drama
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Director Tim Skousen offers a rare glimpse inside the notorious Sing Sing Correctional Facility, where men are finding hope and transformation through the Hudson Link program, one of the only college-degree-granting programs in New York’s Department of Corrections. The program, which is sponsored through individual donations, is rigorous. While 60 percent of the nation’s convicts fall into recidiv...


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BIFF 2011 Presents: Y-ning?
  • Genre : Documentary, Music, Short
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This academic music video explores “wining” as a dance language with a history and identity born out of the Caribbean experience. In particular, it looks at the body in motion as well as elements of Trinidadian society that are represented in the way people dance and the various ethnic influences on the dance itself.


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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: 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: 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: 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 Presents: Beneath The Blue
  • Genre : Drama
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Dolphin experts confront the US Navy when its sonar program is suspected of causing the animals' deaths.


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BIFF Presents: Tamara Drewe
  • Genre : Comedy
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Once the ugly duckling in the Dorset village of Ewedown,Tamara Drewe returns to sell her late mother's house, now a glamorous journalist with a life-changing nose job. She awakens feelings in sexy old flame, Andy, the decent odd job man at pretentious author Nicholas Hardiment's writers' school...


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BIFF Presents: Take It Easy
  • Genre : Comedy, Drama, Short
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After picking up a stranger in a local bar, a mysterious man recites a probing monologue, which underscores a morbid, critical world-view. A series of images accompany his recitation, which culminates in the revelation of a hidden, disturbing identity.