Oct 8-12 2020

BIFF Panels: Distribution

1:00 PM Monday October 12, 2020

Panel

This panel celebrates the behind-the-scenes talent that distributes, markets and sells films before, after and during their festival run.
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BIFF Roundtables: How to Overthrow the US Government (Legally)

BIFF Roundtables: How to Overthrow the US Government (Legally)

3:00 PM Monday October 12, 2020

Roundtable

Discussion will focus on the film, its unique production and related topics.
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United We Sing

United We Sing

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

An a cappella group flies halfway around the world to collaborate with a choir of orphans in rural Kenya.
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Landfall

Landfall

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

Kaleidoscopic portrait of Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
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How To Overthrow The US Government (Legally) w/ The Deepest Hole

How To Overthrow The US Government (Legally) w/ The Deepest Hole

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

Caveh Zahedi and Jacques Servin team up to teach an experimental media production class on How To Overthrow The US Government (Legally).
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BIFF Shorts: Racial Justice in View

BIFF Shorts: Racial Justice in View

Works exploring issues of race, immigration, visibility, (in)justice and more.
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BIFF Shorts: WNY Stories

BIFF Shorts: WNY Stories

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

Celebrating unique perspectives, voices and stories from Western New York.
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Higher Love

Higher Love

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

A father of eight struggles to cope with his girlfriend's Nani’s crippling crack and heroin addiction.
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How To Stop a Recurring Dream w/ Two Winters

How To Stop a Recurring Dream w/ Two Winters

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

Faced with a split custody break-up, a family’s older daughter kidnaps her hostile sister.
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BIFF Shorts: Decolonial Spotlights

BIFF Shorts: Decolonial Spotlights

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

Anti-ethnographic works that provide windows into the lives, minds and cultures of some of N. America's most exciting Indigenous filmmakers.
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The Vasulka Effect

The Vasulka Effect

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

This intimate portrait explores the life and work of video art pioneers Steina and Woody Vasulka.
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Sponsored By

North Park Theatre
Burchfield Penney Art Center
Hallwalls
Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center
NYSCA
Erie County
City of Buffalo – Delaware District
Consulate General of Canada in NY
Lalena
Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria
Media Arts Assistance Fund
Give for Greatness
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York
Wittlin, Cain & Dry, LLP
Dark Alley Drive-in
Eleven Twenty Projects
Canisius College
Arts Access Program
National Film Board of Canada
Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Buffalo Toronto Public Media