Runaway

7:30 PM Friday October 9, 2020

Dark Alley Drive-in

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

In the summer '73 Content Knowles runs away from an upscale New England summer camp, hitchhiking cross-country to California.
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Givers of Death (G.O.D.)

Givers of Death (G.O.D.)

10:00 PM Friday October 9, 2020

Dark Alley Drive-in

Screening w/ Filmmaker Q&A

A hitman searches for redemption while on the run from a cop seeking revenge, in this apocalyptic, sci-fi tale.
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BIFF Offscreen: Barbara Hammer’s Evidentiary Bodies

BIFF Offscreen: Barbara Hammer’s Evidentiary Bodies

Eleven Twenty Projects

BIFF Offscreen

Barbara Hammer’s first and only multi-channel installation is a hauntingly beautiful piece and is not to be missed!
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 BIFF Offscreen: The Vasulkas – Orbital Obsessions + Art of Memory

BIFF Offscreen: The Vasulkas – Orbital Obsessions + Art of Memory

Burchfield Penney Art Center

BIFF Offscreen

Orbital Obsessions + Art of Memory on view sunset to sunrise Oct 8–12 on The Front Lawn @ Burchfield Penney Art Center.
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BIFF Panels: The Vasulka Effect

BIFF Panels: The Vasulka Effect

2:00 PM Saturday October 10, 2020

Panel

This panel explores the life and work of video art pioneers Steina and Woody Vasulka, and their extensive archive and storied legacy.
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BIFF Offscreen: Burst Elements – Carrier Band 2020

BIFF Offscreen: Burst Elements – Carrier Band 2020

3:00 PM Saturday October 10, 2020

BIFF Offscreen

Using digital + analog electronics, + Harold Bode's music archive as source material, Carrier Band will perform a live audiovisual concert.
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BIFF Roundtables: Racial Justice in View

BIFF Roundtables: Racial Justice in View

3:00 PM Sunday October 11, 2020

Roundtable

Discussion will focus on the film selections and related topics.
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BIFF Panels: Queer Genius

BIFF Panels: Queer Genius

7:00 PM Sunday October 11, 2020

Panel

Panelists will discuss the film, their work, collaborative poiesis and exchange, the concept of genius, and more.
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BIFF Panels: Decolonial Film Panel

BIFF Panels: Decolonial Film Panel

11:00 AM Monday October 12, 2020

This panel takes deeper look at and discusses the films Woman Dress and K'i Tah Amongst the Birch.
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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
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