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BIFF x Current Film Series

BIFF’s Past, Present & Current Film Series

Explore a Global Lens through Film at the Current Art Gallery

Bi Weekly Film Series

In partnership with 
 The Current Gallery  at Baha Mar,  Sunshine Holdings  Bristol Wines & Spirits

$12.00 complimentary glass of wine.

Purchase here PAYPAL

Raffle and door prizes and more

Starts Tuesday, August 13

Looking for a new, exciting form of entertainment this summer and fall ?


Then the Bahamas International Film Festival’s (BIFF) and The Current Art Gallery partnering with Sunshine Holdings and Bristol Wines & Spirits will showcase a series of films every other week, kicking off Tuesday, August 13 at 7:30pm.


There will be a mix of local, regional and international short and features films shown inside The Current Art Gallery at Baha Mar. Come and enjoy a Movie and Glass of wine for $12.00 while being immersed around artwork from local artists. Each screening you will have a chance to win prizes door prizes from SLS Baha Mar, Bristol Wines & Spirits, Arawak Homes, Café Matisse and many more. For more information visit the BIFF website at

August 27

Matangi/ Maya/ Mia , (Feature) Director: Steve Loveridge, 2018 / Documentary / Biography / Music / 96 Min (USA, UK, Sri Lanka)

Cast: M.I.A, Madonna, Bill Maher, Nicki Minaj

Drawn From A Never-Before-Seen Cache Of Personal Footage Spanning Decades, This Is An Intimate Portrait Of The Sri Lankan Artist And Musician Who Continues To Shatter Conventions.

Age range 16 and up


September 10

Carousel – (Short) (USA) Directors & Actors: Persia White & Joseph Morgan

Boom For Real: The Late Teenage Years Of Jean-Michel Basquiat (Feature Film) Director: Sara Driver, 2017 / Documentary / 1hr 19 mins (USA)

Never-Before-Seen Works, Writings And Photographs Offer Insight Into The Life Of Jean-Michel Basquiat As A Teenager In New York In The Late 1970s. The Times, The People And The Movements Of The City Help Basquiat Form His Artistic Vision.

Age range 16 and up


September 24

Them That Follow (Feature) Directors: Britt Poulton, Dan Madison Savage, 2019/ Drama, Thriller / 98 mins (USA)

Cast: Kaitlyn Dever, Walton Goggins, Olivia Colman

Inside A Snake-Handling Church Deep In Appalachia, A Forbidden Relationship Forces A Pastor's Daughter To Confront Her Community's Deadly Tradition.

Age range 16 and up

October 8

Landfill Harmonic (Feature Film) 2015  /Documentary / 1 Hr 24 mins (Paraguay, USA)

Music Director Favio Chavez Guides The Recycled Orchestra Of Cateura, A Paraguayan Group That Plays Instruments Made Entirely Out Of Garbage

All Ages

October 22

Guava Duff (Short) Directors: Anaya and Santia Dean, 2016 / Drama

Cast: Tara Woodside, Whitney Miller

The Playback (Short) Director Jonico Pratt

Play The Devil (Feature) Director: Maria Govan, Cast: Petrice Jones, Gareth Jenkins

During A Carnival, An Older Businessman Is Intrigued By A Gifted Young Man.

Age range 18 and up

November 12

Queen (Short) Director: Gabrielle Shepard, 20 mins, Cast: Brooklyn Bella, Faune Chambers

Liyana (Feature), Directors: Aaron & Amanda Kopp, 2017 / Animation / Documentary / 77 mins (USA, Swaziland)

Under The Guidance Of Acclaimed South African Storyteller, Gcina Mhlophe, Five Orphaned children From Swaziland Collaborate To Craft An Original Fairytale Drawn From Their Darkest memories And Brightest Dreams. Their Fictional Character, Liyana, Is Brought To Life In Innovative animated Artwork As She Embarks On A Dangerous Quest To Rescue Her Young Twin Brothers. The children's Real And Imagined Worlds Begin To Converge, And They Must Choose What Kind Of Story they Will Tell - In Fiction And In Their Own Lives. This Inspiring Tale Of Perseverance Is A Tribute To creativity, The Strength Of The Human Spirit, And The Healing Power Storytelling. Age range 13 and up

November 26

London Town (Feature), Director: Derrick Borte, 2016 Drama / Music / 1 Hr 32 mins (UK)

Cast: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Daniel Huttlestone, Natascha McElhone

When 15-Year-Old Shay Hears The Music Of The Clash For The First Time, It's A Revelation That Opens A New World Of Social Consciousness And Anti-Establishment Defiance Beyond Anything He's Known In His Dead-End London Suburb. Drawn Into The Heart Of The City's Burgeoning Punk Scene, He Forges Two Relationships That Will Change His Life, Falling In Love With Rebellious Cool Girl Vivian And Finding An Unexpected Connection With None Other Than The Clash's Electrifying Frontman, Joe Strummer.

Age range 16 and up

December 10

Chico Y Rita (Feature Film) 

2010 / Drama / Crime / 1 Hr 34 mins

Chico Is A Young Piano Player With Big Dreams. Rita Is A Beautiful Singer With An Extraordinary Voice. Music And Romantic Desire Unites Them, But Their Journey - In The Tradition Of The Latin Ballad, The Bolero - Brings Heartache And Torment.

Age range 18 and up

*Film Lineup for Film Series Subject to Change


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