BIFF News

A Conversation with David Taylor & Asche Helling

We sat down with some incredible BIFF volunteers to get their insight on what it means to be a part of the amazing team that makes the film festival run. Today we’ve sat down with David Taylor and Asche Helling who helped with security and costume design during the festival. What’s your professional background? Asche: […]

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A Day in the Life “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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36 Hours in Boulder – New York Times Article

The New York Times published an article recently that pretty much sums up why this is a great town.  Yet another set of reasons to submit your film to BIFF! (look here for more info:  http://biff1.com/film-makers/) Here’s a quote and a link to the NYT article: “It has a college-town base of 30,000 students at […]

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Submission Deadlines for BIFF 2017

Call for entries for BIFF 2017 opens June 17th. Submit your film today! Below are the submission deadlines: Early Deadline: Friday, July 15, 2016 Regular Deadline: Friday, August 19, 2016 Late Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2016 Extended Deadline: Friday, October 24, 2016

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Free BIFF Shorts Program for Boulder Arts Week

Free BIFF 2016 Shorts Screening this Thursday, March 31st for Boulder Arts Week! BIFF is very excited to announce that there will be a free noontime screening during Boulder Arts Week of one of our most popular shorts programs from BIFF 2016 – Shorts Program 1. The screening will be at the Boulder Public Library […]

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BIFF Closing Night: 2016

Guests walked into the Boulder Theater to the original, swanky band, Banshee Tree. The four-piece band is an interesting, melodic mix of gypsy jazz, folk, pop and swing. They set the mood for the closing night ceremony as they played behind the display of the historic Vielehr awards. Kathy and Robin Beeck, festival founders, went […]

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Gun Violence in the US: “Under the Gun Talk” Back

Throughout the festival, the Call2Action Talkback Tent has  provided a space for community members to come together and discuss a variety of issues. A group of passionate people concerned about gun laws joined the panelists today at the ‘Under the Gun’ Talk Back. Many of whom shared their personal connection to a moment when they […]

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Bill Binney: “A Good American”

Austrian filmmaker Friedrich Moser’s “A Good American” was a huge hit at BIFF on Saturday evening at the Boulder High School. The film documents what is called the greatest intelligence disaster in US history. Bill Binney, the best codebreaker in the United States, developed a program, Thin Thread, for the National Security Agency, that he […]

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Children get their shot at filmmaking at BIFF

Dragons, aliens, and secret agents galore! Kids from the Boulder community dressed in costume this afternoon and had their hand at filmmaking. Gathering all of the ideas each kid yelled out, the group leader created an elaborate movie idea with all sorts of characters and plot twists. Alas! The costume box came out! Robes, pink […]

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