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BIFF 2016 | JUNE 2 – 5, 2016


2016 Festival Announced

See the films and get your individual film tickets starting May 1!


Pittsfield Opening Night - Friday 6.3.16

Berkshire Bank presentation of the 7th Annual “Next Great Filmmaker Award” and the screening of Life, Animated followed by a Q&A with filmmakers.


Closing Night - SUNDAY 6.5.16

Screening of De Palma followed by Q&A with directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow Moderated by artist Gregory Crewdson


Bruce Dern Tribute - Saturday 6.4.16

Tribute and conversation with BIFF 2016 Achievement in film Honoree and Academy Award winning actor, Bruce Dern and Doug Trumbull. Followed by screening of NEBRASKA.


Special Screening of A Year By The Sea - Saturday 6.4.16

Followed by a conversation with director, writer, Karen Allen and other members of the cast


Great Barrington Opening Night - THURSDAY 6.2.16

Screening of Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble. Q&A to follow with Yo-Yo Ma.


REEL Friends Advance Ticket Sales

Early ticket access for REEL Friends of the BIFF


Pick up your programs!

Available at the Triplex and Beacon


The Next Great Filmmaker Award

Annual award, designed to encourage and support short filmmakers. Sponsored by Berkshire Bank, America’s Most Exciting Bank®.


2016 Filmmaker Summit

A two-day talent academy offered to the 2016 film selection filmmakers


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