Your guide to BIFF!
BIFF reinvents itself, not only by adding Røkeriet USF as a new venue, but also with a lot of new program categories this year.
CINEMA PREVIEWS / FILMWEB'S AUDIENCE AWARD This year, as last year, the audience can vote for their favorite films among the cinema previews.
CHECKPOINTS In partnership with Raftostiftelsen BIFF screens films about human rights.
CHECKPOINTS - COMPETITION The winner of the competition program will be awarded NOK 25.000 to the environmental issue the film deals with.
CINEMA EXTRAORDINAIRE The best of international fiction from festivals all over the world.
INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY The best documentaries on recent issues.
INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY - COMPETITION BIFF's contest program for international documentaries.
NORWEGIAN DOCUMENTARY BIFF is one of Scandinavia's largest documentary gatherings, with a strong Norwegian program this year.
NORWEGIAN DOCUMENTARY - COMPETITION Also this year BIFF hosts a contest program for long-and short documentaries.
GAY AND LESBIAN PROPAGANDA NIGHT It has become a tradition at BIFF to present fine films on issues around gender identity from the past year.
GREEN SCREEN AND CLIMATE FESTIVAL SCREENINGS Green Screen is films about climate and evironment. Some of these are also part of the City of Bergen's annual climate festival.
LOCAL FILM An unique opportunity to see some of the new productions from the western part of Norway on the big screen.
VIDEORAMA These are films that go straight to DVD and Blu-Ray sales, so the only chance to see these movies in theaters are at the festival!
Program categories with feature pages:
AMERICAN INDIE The program for those of you who want to catch up on films from the United States made outside of the Hollywood studios. It has become a fairly large selection of this year's program.
BIFF EXPANDED An important new element at BIFF this year screening movies at the intersection between art film and cinematography.
A EUROPEAN IDENTITY? In a unique collaboration with the Watch Docs Festival in Warsaw, we present films about European conditions.
GULLUGLEN New competition program for research dissemination in the movies, in collaboration with the University of Bergen.
NORDIC VOICES An introduction to what is happening in Nordic filmmaking, with a program of both feature films and documentaries.
UNG FILM EXTENDED BY HUFF In short, this is primarily films about youth but far from films that are only of interest to the youth.