Oct 5-9 2017

Poetics of the Moving Image Panel

11:30 AM Saturday October 7, 2017

Burchfield Penney Art Center

Panel

Explores the power of the moving image through a poetic lens focusing on devices like structure, rhythm, metaphor, mise-en-scène and more.
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NY <3  Film Roundtable

NY <3 Film Roundtable

12:00 PM Saturday October 7, 2017

Revolution Gallery

Roundtable

Roundtable guests discuss the growth of NY filmmaking communities, and the myriad opportunities for shooting your next film in WNY.
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8 Days, 8 Borders (w/ More Than Two Days, One Word, & Jonah)

8 Days, 8 Borders (w/ More Than Two Days, One Word, & Jonah)

12:15 PM Saturday October 7, 2017

Squeaky Wheel

Screening

A gut-wrenching first person account of Sham, a fierce single mother of two, as she escapes the Syrian civil war.
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Woman on Fire

Woman on Fire

12:45 PM Saturday October 7, 2017

North Park Theatre

Screening

BIFF alum Julie Sokolow returns to the festival with the award-winning, crowd pleasing story of Brooke Guian.
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Buzz One Four (w/ The Collection)

Buzz One Four (w/ The Collection)

1:00 PM Saturday October 7, 2017

Burchfield Penney Art Center

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

The ill fated flight of a Cold War B-52 bomber loaded with two thermonuclear bombs that crashed 90 miles from Washington DC.
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Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge

Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge

2:45 PM Saturday October 7, 2017

North Park Theatre

Screening

Marie Curie as she struggles for recognition in the male-dominated science community of early 20th century France.
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Women in Film Panel

Women in Film Panel

3:00 PM Saturday October 7, 2017

Squeaky Wheel

Panel

A discussion with filmmakers about their work and what it means to identify as a woman behind the lens in film and media industries today.
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Voices Beyond the Wall: Twelve Love Poems from the Murder Capital of the World

Voices Beyond the Wall: Twelve Love Poems from the Murder Capital of the World

3:15 PM Saturday October 7, 2017

Burchfield Penney Art Center

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

Founded 25 years ago in San Pedro Sula, infamous for its poverty and violence, Our Little Roses is the only girls’ orphanage in Honduras.
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BIFF SHORTS: DOMESTIC AFFAIRS

BIFF SHORTS: DOMESTIC AFFAIRS

3:15 PM Saturday October 7, 2017

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

BIFF SHORTS: DOMESTIC AFFAIRS, 90min

Family dramas, light comedies, chance encounters and life long love affairs: private matters take cente...

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BIFF SHORTS: EXPERIMENTAL

BIFF SHORTS: EXPERIMENTAL

4:30 PM Saturday October 7, 2017

Squeaky Wheel

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

A cinematic platform for abstract expressions, poetic essays, and unique perspectives.
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Sponsored By

North Park Theatre
Hallwalls
Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center
Burchfield Penney Art Center
Lumiflux Media
Sparkable
Lalena
db media company
Fifteen Agency
Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria
Delaware North
Adam's Mark Hotel
The New Hotness
Breadhive
Elmhurst
Canisius College
Revolution Gallery
Free Agent
New York State Governor’s Office for Motion Picture and Television Development
Buffalo Toronto Public Media
Expo Market
Elmwood Media
Hilbert College
The Landmark on Pearl