BIFF 2018: 26. september - 4. oktober

Festival bar: Vaskeriet


Welcome to the festival bar Vaskeriet, which will be open from 14:00–20:00 every day from Wednesday 27 September to Wednesday 04 October. Take a breather between films, make your festival schedule and join in the events and talks here during the festival. The age limit at Vaskeriet is 20 years.

Thursday 28 September

17:00–18:00 Meet the real superheroes, Vaskeriet

The human rights programme Checkpoints during BIFF deals with issues from around the world and the extraordinary people who works with this. Meet three of these modern heroes:

Hans Bjørn Bakketeig, MOLDOVAN MIRACLE

Jaha Dukureh, JAHA’S PROMISE


In collaboration with Amnesty Student Bergen. Free entry.

18:30–21:00 Filmquiz with Bergen Filmklubb, Vaskeriet

Join in the film quiz and win fun BIFF prizes! Free entry, max 5 people on a team. Quizmaster: William Mørch fra Bergen Filmklubb.

Friday 29 September

In Norwegian: 17:00–18:00 BT-samtale med forfatter Tomas Espedal og regissør Lars E. Øymo i forbindelse med filmen JEG VIL BO I MITT NAVN, Vaskeriet

I samarbeid med Bergens Tidende. Gratis inngang.

Saturday 30 September

15:00 Meet the directors, Vaskeriet

Meet the filmmakers Evgeny Afineevsky (CRIES FROM SYRIA), Alfoz Tanjour (A MEMORY IN KHAKI) and Kornél Mundruczó (JUPITERS MOON).

Free entry.

Sunday 01 October

18:00–19:00 Podcast with Yoda Neida, Vaskeriet

Stay tuned on the Facebook event here.

20:00 Meet the director: Iram Haq, Vaskeriet

Talk with Iram Haq, director of WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY

Free entry.

Thank you to our collaborators:

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