BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool and Radio Host Chrissy Love encourage listeners to grab their tickets at the Bahamas International Film Festival Lounge, across from the US Embassy
Nassau, Bahamas - The first day for the 11th Annual
Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), December 4th 2014, is
just around the corner and the international filmmakers cannot wait to get to The
Bahamas for the festivities and the gorgeous weather. Founder & Executive
Director Leslie Vanderpool and Technical Director Karim Duran advised listeners
that the countdown is on during a live broadcast of popular radio show “Reality
Check” with host Chrissy Love, live from the BIFF Lounge downtown next to the
Hilton across from the US Embassy.
Vanderpool stated that BIFF’s aim is to bring Hollywood and the world to The
Bahamas in an 11 day celebration of cinema. She invited all Bahamians to enjoy
a ‘moviecation’ from December 4th through 14th, highlighting the many
affordable options to see BIFFs 96 films which are listed at www.bintlfilmfest.com.
Tickets to BIFF films showing at screens in the Cable Beach Melia Hotel and at Galleria
JFK are $3 and $5 and free for students and seniors with ID.
also got chances to win tickets to the December 5th Friday night
Opening Premier at Atlantis and the celebratory Closing night via on air trivia
questions. TR Sands and Aldrin Sears who answered correctly won 4 tickets.
Vanderpool urged audiences to stay tuned at the Bahamas International Film
Festival website, Facebook and Twitter pages for more opportunities to win!
BIFF invited participating
filmmakers from around the world to call in and take listeners on a virtual
world tour with highlights of their films. Filmmakers and films at BIFF are
from nations as diverse as Ethiopia, Japan, China, USA, Canada, and of course The
Bahamas. All filmmakers shared an enthusiasm for participating in this year’s
BIFF, and excitement to see the beautiful Bahamas and meet other filmmakers
from around the world.
About the Bahamas International Film Festival
The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) is a
nonprofit organization committed to providing the local community and
International festival goers with a diverse presentation of films from The
Bahamas and around the world. In addition to showcasing films that might not
otherwise be released theatrically, BIFF provides unique cultural experiences,
educational programs, and forums for exploring the past, present & future
of cinema. BIFF aims to raise the level of filmmaking, participation and
education throughout The Bahamas and the world.
For more information please visit http://www.bintlfilmfest.com/
Chrissy Love, Leslie Vanderpool, BIFF Founder & Executive Director and Kerim Duran, BIFF Technical Director receive filmmakers calling in from around the world, excited to be a part of the Bahamas International Film Festival.