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Lights, Camera, Action! The Barbados Independent Film Festival 2020

by Karen Rollins Jan 6, 2020

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Local, regional and international creatives will get the chance to see their work on the big screen at the upcoming Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) from 14-19 January 2020.

Alongside various screenings of independent films over five days, the festival will also feature meet and greet opportunities with stars and filmmakers; panel discussions with directors, writers and producers; masterclasses on screenwriting, acting, editing and producing and the BIFF awards.

The festival begins with a red-carpet gala at the Barbados Museum’s Walled Garden Theatre on Tuesday 14 January. Tickets cost $150 (BBD) and include food and premium drinks and the screening of the film ‘Joseph’ from local filmmaker Marcia Weekes.

Here are some of the other highlights of the festival:

Date: 15 January

Time: 6pm

Venue: Limegrove Cinemas

Showing: The Truth About Marriage

Date: 16 January

Time: 6pm

Venue: Copacabana Beach Club

Double showing: Reggae Boyz / Cabarete

Date: 18 January

Time: 10am – noon

Venue: Errol Barrow Centre for Creative Imagination

Details: Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando screens of one of her favourite films and answers questions from the public.

Date: 19 January

Time: 5.30pm

Venue: Southern Palms Hotel Beach

Details: BIFF Awards / Shorts on the beach / ‘Too Lickrish’ film screening

Click here for the full festival schedule.

Tickets for most of the film screenings during the Barbados Independent Film Festival range from $10-$75 (BBD). There is also an all access pass for $400 (BBD).

So, grab some popcorn and enjoy some of the creative talent the Caribbean has to offer.

BIFF 2020 Trailer – TICKETS ON SALE!

Tickets are on sale for the Barbados Independent Film Festival! Take advantage of a 10% discount on all tickets purchased online before December 31, 2019, using code DECEMBER10PERCENT when checking out. Check out www.barbadosfilmfest.org for more information on BIFF2020 films.

Posted by Barbados Independent Film Festival on Thursday, December 12, 2019

For all the details on the festival visit the official website.