BIF&ST – Bari International Film& Festival

11. Edition

BIF&ST – Bari International Film& Festival

where:Teatro Petruzzelli, Bari
when:March 21st - 28th, 2020
address:Lungotevere Flaminio 44
pal. VI, sc. C, int. 7
IT-00196 Roma
tel:+39 06-45595943
deadline:January 31st, 2020
entry form:Iscrizione Online

Bif&st-Bari International Film Festival reaches every year 75.000 spectators, and in just ten editions, with its broad offer of the highest cultural level (the 2019 program, April 27 to May 4, presented 303 events over 8 days), it has become one of the leading cinematic events in Italy. The main venue of Bif&st is the most beautiful theatres in the world, the Teatro Petruzzelli. In 2019 Bif&st took place also in the great and freshly restored Teatro Margherita and in the 7 theatres of Multicinema Galleria. In the next edition also the restored Teatro Niccolò Piccinni in Bari will be included, and in the future the Teatro Kursaal will be added.
Bif&st, which is under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic, is promoted by Apulia Region in collaboration with the City of Bari and with the Cinema Directorate of the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities. The festival is produced by Apulia Film Commission Foundation.
The gala evenings, in the historical Teatro Petruzzelli, present films out of competition from all over the world, in the section International Premieres. 12 other films – Italian premieres – are selected each year for the International Panorama competition, also in the Teatro Petruzzelli, with an international jury awarding the best director, best actor and best actress.
Starting from 2020 Teatro Piccinni will host the ItaliaFilmFest section, presenting the best Italian films of the past year, awarded by a renowned jury of film critics. In the same theatre there will also be a program of eight recent films, each year from a specific country, introduced by their film directors and cast.
Bif&st also organizes special events, professional film workshops, and meetings with authors. Moreover, it hosts collateral sections dedicated to “Cinema and Science”, “Cinema and Law”, “Cinema and Medicine”, “Cinema and Environment”.

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