2017’s Closing Night & Chasing Coral

Just like opening night had taken off with streaks of orange and yellow painted vibrantly across the sky, the closing night began with the same painted scene that many Boulder natives know well. Awards kicked off at the packed full Boulder Theater just as the last bright flashes settled beneath the horizon. Local Boulder County […]

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Holy (Un) Holy River – TalkBack

The talkback event for Holy (Un) Holy River brought with it a packed house and a ton of humility. The film stood as a stark reminder of the difference between developed countries, and areas that were struggling. More than that, though, it spoke of humanity and the driving, glowing for of people. “The water body was dead, […]

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Saturday’s Happy Hour at Lazy Dog

The beautiful sound of Amy Kress’s voice swept through the afternoon crowd at the Lazy Dog on Saturday afternoon, as she touched guests with her beautiful contemporary music and piano skills of a prodigy. The house was packed once again; this time brought to BIFF from valued sponsor The Farm. Paired with four other small […]

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CineCHEF 2017

  Ratatouille, Pulp Fiction, and La La Land were just some of the films represented in edible form at Friday’s evening festival event CineCHEF. The best chefs in Boulder competed for attendees top vote for the best dish of them all as guests mingled between sips of Boulder Beer and Francis Ford Coppola wine. Miniature […]

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Happy Hour at Lazy Dog

Food, drinks, and music made for the perfect mid-afternoon happy hour event at the Lazy Dog, but none of it would have been possible without the vital support of the sponsors. Audi Boulder and Spyder joined forces to bring festival goers together at the casual venue, while Kenny Lee Young strummed away on the guitar […]

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2017 BIFF Opens

As the sky began to darken providing contrast for the illuminating pink and orange streaks across the horizon, the Boulder International Film Festival welcomed a flood of guests, filmmakers, movie characters, and much more into the Hotel Boulderado and Rembrandt Yard pre-film festivities. An anticipatory buzz quickly filled both locations, everyone mingling over glasses of […]

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How To BIFF: BIFF Noir

For the perfect nightcap after seeing Bang! The Bert Berns Story or Strange Weather, both at the Boulder Theater, be sure to head over to Hotel Boulderado for a prohibition party like no other. Rewind back to the 20’s at this year’s BIFF Noir Party, mingling the night away in authentic prohibition style. Descend the […]

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How to BIFF: Opening Night

If there’s one thing that we know for sure, it’s that the ambiance created by the combination of food, live music, and libations makes for the perfect recipe for this year’s Opening Night Red Carpet Gala. Kick off your festival experience right at Hotel Boulderado and Rembrandt Yard, living like a celebrity on the red […]

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How To BIFF: CineCHEF

Popcorn isn’t the only snack that provides the perfect counterpart to a movie… this year marks The Boulder International Film Festival’s third annual gourmet culinary competition called CineCHEF. The best chefs in Boulder compete for your approval in a culinary experience like no other, but only one chef will come out on top and return […]

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How To BIFF: Cool Cats

Every year the Boulder International Film Festival brings a unique blend of music to produce the perfect complement to the main course attraction enticing film buffs in the first place- the movies. This year’s festival features pleasures to the ear from start to finish, with a noteworthy emphasis on jazz correlating perfectly to a featured film […]

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