Berlin Independent Film Festival No.9
at BABYLON in Berlin-MitteWed Feb 14th 2018 to Tue Feb 20th 2018 at 18:00 until 00:00
Berlin, Rosa-Luxemburg-Str. 30, BerlinBerlin https://www.myguideberlin.com/events/berlin-independent-film-festival-no-9-at-babylon-in-berlin-mitte BOOK NOW
The 9th Berlin Independent Film Festival runs from 14-20 February 2018. BIFF remains at the epicentre for low-budget filmmaking in Europe. While the Berlin Independent Film Festival is not connected with the Berlinale, BIFF runs at the same time, not far from the European Film Market and draws on all the film industry power gathered in Berlin for those events. As well as a offering plenty of screening opportunities for indie films, BIFF is developing into a crucial business hub for the low-budget film industry. Festival Deputy Director, Claudine Biswas-MacKenzie hosts this 9th BIFF at the Babylon in Berlin-Mitte.
BIFF takes place at the Babylon Cinema in downtown Berlin. As well as a offering plenty of screening opportunities for indie films, BIFF is developing into a crucial business hub for the low-budget film industry. BIFF has become a noteworthy networking event where attending filmmakers help each other out by simply socialising, while sharing marketing advice and EFM tips.
BIFF has been successfully attracting visitors and participants since 2009 and has become an international hub for indie filmmaking. BIFF showcases premieres of brand new narrative films juxtaposed with long and short form documentaries and experimental films in guaranteed quality low-budget short film blocks in all formal categories by international as well as european filmmakers. The festival awards prizes to nominees in various genre categories. There is a parallel screenplay competition.
With an emphasis on showcasing new filmmakers achieving great things with tiny budgets, BIFF’s exciting programme of films and events combines a commitment to indie filmmaking ideals with a solid understanding of their potential in the marketplace.
Screenings at 6pm, 8pm & 10pm at Babylon cost 8 euros per show. All films are in English. German or in original version with English subtitles.
Opening Night at Tati Goes Underground, Berlin-Mitte on February 13th 2018.