An international film festival, a Jewish film festival, and a new Jane Austen adaptation. What a time to be Boulder-moviegoer. First up, a preview of the 16th Boulder International Film Festival: The Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) keeps getting bigger. … Continue reading This week in Film — BIFF, BJFF, and EMMA.
Situated in beautiful downtown Boulder, BIFF runs from March 5 – 8 and attracts roughly 25,000 festivalgoers. The festival covers four venues, thirty-plus features, fifteen or so short subjects, filmmaker talkbacks, Q&As, musical performances, cooking demonstrations, specialty events and lounges around town to take part in. Under the direction of Robin and Kathy Beeck, BIFF curates its program from thousands of entries as well as a few hand-selected invitees. I had the esteemed pleasure of sitting on this year’s selection committee, but unfortunately none of the movies I selected for exhibition made the final cut. However, none of the movies I selected were as good … Continue reading BOULDER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – 2015