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Bergen International Film Festival
|Genres:||animated, documentary, fiction, short|
Bergen International Film Festival (BIFF) first took place in 2000 and is the largest andone of the most interesting film festivals in Norway. The festival presents a selection of new feature and documentary films from all over the world. The programme consists of about 150 titles. The main programme is the International Competition in which 15 feature films which have not yet been released in Norway compete for the Jury Award. BIFF also has a comprehensive international Documentary Section with films dealing with contemporary issues; the festival organizes several panel discussions in connection with these. BIFF also has sneak previews of upcoming cinema releases, animation films, fantasy and science fiction, gay and lesbian films, and a Norwegian short film competition. The side bar „Checkpoints“ is a collaboration with the Rafto Foundation for Human Rights and consists of about 25 films. The winner is granted about € 6.500, which is given to the cause of the film or the people it portraits.
New films from alll over the world: October 17 - 24, 2012.
A screener on dvd, blu-ray or as digital file can be sent to the address below before August 15th 2011. There is no entry fee.
BIFF does not normally show foreign short films.
Bergen International Film Festival Georgernes verft 12
NO-5011 Bergen back