6ate7

Underneath the greatest betrayals can sometimes be the truest of loves.

*Caribbean Premiere

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Maggie Kiley

Australia / 2018, 16 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 1:00pm

Saturday, December 1 / 11:00am

A Dirty Story

A uninspired writer who works for an erotic magazine is pressured by his boss to find a new story until he finds a magic hole in the Men's room of a Bar.

*Caribbean Premiere

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Marc Guerin

United States / 2018, 9 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 6:00pm

Accidentals

An estranged father and daughter come to terms with their frayed relationship during a tense road trip as they each limp towards the realization that neither of them is doing okay on their own.

*Caribbean Premiere

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Natalie Novak

United States / 2018, 10 mins


Friday, November 30 / 5:45pm

Saturday, December 1 / 11:00am

Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable

Bethany Hamilton is rewriting the rules on being a fearless athlete. This is the untold story of the heart of a champion and her resilience against all odds to become one of the leading professional surfers of our time. 


The 'Soul Surfer' 

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Aaron Lieber

United States / 2017, 99 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 11:00am

Saturday, December 1 / 2:30pm

Thursday, December 6 / 3:00pm

Broken Angel

This film, inspired by a true story, tells how a fifth-grade pupil met with an abandoned infant on her way to school over a decade ago.

*Caribbean Premiere
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Yichuan Hu

China / 2018, 15 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 1:30pm

Saturday, December 1 / 12:45pm

Campesino

An amateur photographer, who works as a skycap at Salt Lake City Airport, documents for the last 15 years the disappearing way of life of Cuba’s Campesino farmers, forging friendships and capturing dignity and sacrifice through his surprisingly intimate pictures.

*Caribbean Premiere

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Mia Tate

United States / 2018, 90 mins


Friday, November 30 / 7:30pm

Monday, December 3 / 3:00pm

Capernaum

A politically-charged fable, featuring mostly non-professional actors, about a child who launches a lawsuit against his parents.

*Caribbean Premiere

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Nadine Labaki

Lebanon / 2018, 123 mins


Friday, November 30 / 7:30pm

Carousel

A criminal escapes death and gets a second chance at life in more ways than one. When he returns to the small town he grew up in, he's forced to face the consequences of what he left behind, and attempts to make things right before fate catches up with him.

*Caribbean Premiere

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Joseph Morgan

United States / 2017, 28 mins


Friday, November 30 / 10:00pm

Monday, December 3 / 7:30pm

Cosplay Universe

Cosplay Universe explores the rise of the global Comic Con sub-culture and evolution of Cosplay; the art form of becoming a character that you love. The film follows the journey of several international cosplay teams as they compete in what is known as the 'Olympics of Cosplay' at the World Cosplay Summit in Nagoya, Japan.

* World Premiere

Dress up as your favorite Comic character if you dare!

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Jonathan McHugh, Jordan Rennert

United States / 2017, 84 mins


Wednesday, December 5 / 8:30pm

Diana

Sofia is a deluxe escort. Jano a successful entrepreneur.The night that Jano visits Sofia's apartment, we find that neither is what they seem.

*Caribbean Premiere

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Alejo moreno

Spain / 2018, 101 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 10:00pm

Dreamer

Geun-su who has escaped from North Korea to South Korea. Just settled down in the country. However, since he was separated from his brother during the escape to South Korea, he has been getting confused.
*Caribbean Premiere

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Sungbin Cho

South Korea / 2018, 89 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 12:45pm

Saturday, December 1 / 12:45pm

Excuse Me I'm Looking For The Ping-Pong Room and My Girlfriend

A film about a couple on a wellness trip, where one partner disappears and the other isn't sure whether he's looking for her or himself. 

*Caribbean Premiere

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Berhard Wenger

Austria / 2018, 24 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 8:15pm

Wednesday, December 5 / 6:30pm

Five Fingers From Marseilles

Lives change forever when Tau, the young lion, kills two corrupt policemen in a South African shanty town.

*Caribbean Premiere

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Michael Matthews

South Africa / 2017, 118 mins


Saturday, December 1 / 6:00pm

Four Days In May

FOUR DAYS IN MAY:  WEST KINGSTON 2010 is a colaborative, experimental documentary that focuses on the 2010 State of Emergency in West Kingston, Jamaica, during which the military and police forces attempted to apprehend Christopher "Dudus" Coke, who had been ordered for extradition to the United States, in the process killing at least 75 civilians.

*Caribbean Premiere

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Deanne M. Bell, Junior "Gabu" Wedderburn, and Deborah A. Thomas

Jamaica, United States / 2018, 40 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 1:00pm

Friday, November 30 / 2:00pm

Haircut

The course of a romantic relationship plays out over a series of haircuts overseas through a single fixed camera's point of view.

* Caribbean Premiere

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Hanxiong Bo

United States / 2018, 11 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 3:10pm

Friday, November 30 / 11:00am

In Reality

Ann is consumed by the fantasy of finding true love. Just when she thinks she's found it, she is friend-zoned. The disappointment of rejection sends her into an obsessive downward spiral that tests the limits of her sanity and the strength of her closest friendship.

*Caribbean Priemere

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Ann Raffaela Lupo

United States / 2018, 83 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 3:00pm

Friday, November 30 / 5:45pm

Isabelle

Once they move into the ideal neighborhood, a couple's dream of starting a family slowly shatters before their eyes as they descend into the depths of paranoia and must struggle to survive a specter that wants nothing more than their very own lives.

*Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Robert Heydon

Canada / 2018, 80 mins


Friday, November 30 / 10:00pm

Tuesday, December 4 / 8:00pm

Jamaica Man

JAMAICA MAN is a subjective documentary profile of British expat Nigel Pemberton. Directed by Michael Weatherly, this biographical picaresque is a highly stylized and unconventional portrait of a raconteur nearing the end of his life.

*Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Michael Weatherly

Jamaica, United States / 2018, 65 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 5:30pm

Friday, November 30 / 2:00pm

Tuesday, December 4 / 6:00pm

LADDIE: The Man Behind The Movies

LADDIE is one daughter's journey to discover her father, Alan Ladd, Jr, the quiet studio head and producer behind such iconic films as STAR WARS, ALIEN, BLADE RUNNER, CHARIOTS OF FIRE, POLICE ACADEMY AND YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. Amanda Ladd-Jones' quest leads her to understand her father as the man that he is and the impact he's had on American Cinema. 

*Caribbean Premiere

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Amanda Ladd-Jones

United States / 2017, 83 mins


Wednesday, December 5 / 3:30pm

Lalo's House

Inspired by true events, two young sisters must escape a child sex trafficking ring disguised as a Catholic orphanage after being taken from their home in Jacmel, Haiti.

*Caribbean Premiere

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Kelley Kali

Haiti, United States / 2018, 25 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 1:00pm

Wednesday, December 5 / 6:30pm

Last Man Diving


If you’re a fan of the TV series “Last Man Standing”,  you’ll love Stuart Cove’s “Last Man Diving”, a hilarious spoof on Tim Allen’s on-air blogs for "Outdoor Man". Stuart runs one of the largest dive operations in the world, Stuart Cove's Dive Bahamas. He's seen it all and shares his comic and irreverent insights about diving and divers with anyone who is willing to listen.

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George Monteiro

Bahamas / 2018, 12 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 3:30pm

Thursday, November 29 / 7:00pm

Letter from Masanjia

When a woman in Oregon opens a box of Halloween decorations and finds a distressing letter written by a political prisoner from inside a Chinese labour camp, her discovery makes waves across major news outlets worldwide. 

*Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Leon Lee

Canada / 2018, 75 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 1:30pm

Saturday, December 1 / 11:00am

Little Black Dress

Sally tries to find the perfect black dress.

*Caribbean Premiere

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Mackenzie Donaldson

United States / 2018, 12 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 10:00pm

Friday, November 30 / 11:00am

Man Proposes, God Disposes

A young Polish man and Brazilian woman struggle to make sense of their relationship after a one-night stand leads to unplanned pregnancy.

*Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Daniel Leo

Canada, Brazil, Poland / 2017, 80 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 8:15pm

Saturday, December 1 / 2:45pm

Meerkat Moonship

Timid, wildly imaginative 13-year-old Gideonette de La Rey learns that the name she was given comes with it a horrible curse.

* Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Hanneke Schutte

South Africa / 2017, 96 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 11:00am

Saturday, December 1 / 12:30pm

One Patty

An impatient man enters a patty shop. All he wants is one patty. Instead he learns a valuable life lesson... the hard way.

* Bahamas Premiere

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Eugene Williams

Jamaica / 2017, 11 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 1:00pm

Thursday, November 29 / 7:00pm

Ovum

A reclusive fisherman's life is forever changed by a mysterious discovery.

* Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Luciano Blotta

United States / 2017, 15 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 7:00pm

Saturday, December 1 / 11:00am

Tuesday, December 4 / 8:00pm

Perfect Feet

Perfect Feet the Movie is a feature length Documentary film about one man's journey to find the perfect set of feet

*World Premiere

TRAILER

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Calvin Dwight Harris

Bahamas / 2018, 140 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 11:00am

Friday, November 30 / 7:00pm

Queen

Queen is a coming of age drama about an eleven year old girl who must survive a night on Skid Row.

*Caribbean Premiere

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Gabrielle Shepard

United States / 2018, 20 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 1:00pm

Saturday, December 1 / 12:30pm

Sadie

SADIE is the story of a 13-year-old girl who lives at Shady Plains Trailer Park with her mother while her father serves repeated tours in the military. Her dad has broken many promises that he will return, but Sadie (Sophia Mitri Schloss) idolizes him and believes in his cause, so she waits, preserving his place on the home-front.

*Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Megan Griffiths

United States / 2018, 96 mins


Friday, November 30 / 12:00pm

Monday, December 3 / 5:30pm

Say Her Name The Life and Death of Sandra Bland

SAY HER NAME: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SANDRA BLAND (working title) explores the mysterious death of a 28-year-old black woman found hanging in her Texas jail cell three days after she was pulled over for a minor traffic violation. Authorities quickly ruled her death a suicide. But dashcam video, portraying a violent police encounter at the roadside, fueled world-wide allegat

*International Premiere

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Kate Davis, David Heilbroner

United States / 2018, 105 mins


Friday, November 30 / 4:00pm

Saturday, December 1 / 4:15pm

Sharkwater Extinction

Sharkwater Extinction (2018) is a thrilling and inspiring action packed journey that follows filmmaker Rob Stewart as he exposes the massive illegal shark fin industry and the political corruption behind it — a conspiracy that is leading to the extinction of sharks. 

*Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Rob Stewart

Canada / 2018, 87 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 3:30pm

Thursday, December 6 / 5:00pm

Shooting in Vain

A look at the heroin epidemic sweeping America, told through the eyes of a struggling artist who 

lost the love of his life.

*Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Jared Januschka

United States / 2018, 92 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 4:30pm

Saturday, December 1 / 2:30pm

Snow

11-year-old Sam leaves an injured girl in barren farmland and returns home to care for his grieving family. After a snowstorm he sets back out to find her before it's too late.

*Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Alex Murawski

Australia / 2018, 19 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 7:00pm

Friday, November 30 / 12:00pm

Sprinter

A Jamaican teen, burdened by an unstable father and an unruly older brother, hopes a meteoric rise in track-and-field can reunite him with his mother , who has lived illegally in the U.S. for over a decade.

OPENING NIGHT FILM

* Bahamas Premiere

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Storm Saulter

Jamaica / 2018, 112 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 7:30pm

Saturday, December 1 / 11:00am

Sunday, December 2 / 7:30pm

Stray

In a cold and remote landscape, two strangers stuggle to repair their broken pasts.

*Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Dustin Feneley

New Zealand / 2018, 103 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 6:00pm

Monday, December 3 / 7:30pm

Student Film Showcase

The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) conducted a three week Film Workshop on Pre Production, Production and Post Production.


All participants will complete a short film to be showcased on ALIV mobile devices for competition and showcased at BIFF, November 28–December 6.


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A.F. Adderley, R.M. Bailey D.W. Davis, Columbus Primary School, Senior Citizens Charity, Bahamas Correctional Facility

Bahamas / 2018, 30 mins


Friday, November 30 / 6:00pm

The Deliverer

When a desperate fisherman’s hunger strike fails to stop a corrupt Government from destroying his village, he brokers a deal with a mysterious drug runner to traffic cocaine to save his home.

*Bahamas Premiere

TRAILER

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Ron Morales, Paul Pryce

United States / 2018, 15 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 7:00pm

Saturday, December 1 / 11:00am

Wednesday, December 5 / 6:30pm

The Invisible

Four young Jews survive the Third Reich in the middle of Berlin by living so recklessly that they become "invisible."

*Caribbean Premiere

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Claus Räfle

Germany / 2017, 110 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 2:30pm

Saturday, December 1 / 4:30pm

The Kodiak Queen

The transformation of a WWII warship into an artificial reef and dive site in the British Virgin Islands, helping to restore the islands following Hurricane Irma. 

*Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Rob Sorrenti

United Kingdom / 2018, 17 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 3:30pm

Thursday, November 29 / 7:00pm

Thursday, December 6 / 5:00pm

The Lightkeeper

Set on a remote stretch of stormy coastline, a hardened young woman agrees to dinner at the home of an aging recluse. 

* Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Zach Bandler

United States / 2017, 16 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 7:00pm

Saturday, December 1 / 11:00am

Sunday, December 2 / 7:30pm

The Miseducation Of Cameron Post

In 1993, a teenage girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center by her conservative guardians.

*Caribbean Premiere

Sundance Film Festival Winner Grand Jury Prize Dramatic, Desiree Akhavan

TRAILER

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Desiree Akhavan

United States / 2018, 91 mins


Friday, November 30 / 9:45pm

The Playback. 'It Takes Two To Tango'

A story is told in reverse of how a young man by the name of Jay came to be the ‘dangerously’ smooth lover that he is today. It starts in present time where a pregnant young girl who seemingly has a whole lot on her mind is sending out a text to Jay. He stops whatever he is doing when he receives it and gazes into space in deep thought. 

* World Premiere

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Jonico Pratt

Bahamas / 2018, 29 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 3:00pm

Friday, November 30 / 6:00pm

The Rainy Season

People sometimes face different realities depending on others’ understanding and purpose. 
Maternal instinct, which is the greatest and the most beautiful love in the world. 

*Caribbean Premiere

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Mun Jinho

Seoul Korea / 2018, 15 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 7:00pm

Friday, November 30 / 11:00am

The Reverse Diaries

A novelist Rihito Shiraishi meets Saki Honda, a somewhat eccentric woman and triggered by reading her diary,  Shiraishi recognizes that their encounter was not a coincidence.

*Caribbean Premiere

TRALIER

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Shin Sonoda

Japan / 2018, 98 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 3:10pm

Saturday, December 1 / 6:30pm

The Shark Whisperer

Shark Whisperer is the story of a little girl who befriends a "man-eating" shark and begins an extraordinary interspecies relationship with the most feared and misunderstood predators in the sea. As she grows up, she learns who the real predators are and must defend her friend from the head of a criminal shark-finning organization.

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George Monteiro

Bahamas / 2018, 2 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 3:30pm

Thursday, November 29 / 7:00pm

Saturday, December 1 / 2:30pm

The Yellow Elder


Bahamas dive legend, Stuart Cove, literally swims us through the sinking of the HMBS Yellow Elder, in this documentary film-short by media pioneer, Giovanni Stuart.  The Yellow Elder shipwreck is set in the waters off the southern coast of Nassau/New Providence, near the Tongue-of-The-Atlantic-Ocean. The former Royal Bahamas Defence Force Cutter will have a new life as an artificial reef, home to a myriad of sea life and an iconic recreational attraction for scuba divers, the world over.

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Giovanni Stuart

Bahamas / 2018, 8 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 3:30pm

Thursday, November 29 / 7:00pm

Tocsin

A young musician travels to a remote island studio in search of inspiration. While attempting to overcome his creative block, he discovers a much darker secret.

*Bahamas Premiere

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Frank E Flowers

Cayman Islands / 2017, 11 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 7:30pm

Friday, November 30 / 11:00am

Tuesday, December 4 / 6:00pm

Two Balloons

Seeking a life of love and exploration, two adventurous lemurs take to the skies.

* Caribbean Premiere

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Mark Smith

United States / 2017, 9 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 11:00am

Thursday, December 6 / 3:00pm

We Forgot to Break Up

After a few years absence, Evan unexpectedly returns one night to face his now-famous former bandmates. 

*Caribbean Premiere

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Chandler Levack

Canada / 2017, 10 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 7:00pm

Saturday, December 1 / 11:00am

Wednesday, December 5 / 6:30pm

Weekend Tide

As four college friends cling to the weekend to escape their day to day challenges, their reality suddenly takes an unexpected turn.

* Caribbean Premiere

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Julio Ramírez

Switzerland, United States / 2018, 19 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 7:00pm

Wednesday, December 5 / 6:30pm

Wrestle

WRESTLE is an intimate and nuanced documentary that follows the wrestling team at JO Johnson High School in Huntsville, which has been on Alabama's failing schools list for many years. As they fight their way towards the State Championship and the doors they hope it will open, wrestlers Jailen, Jamario, Teague, and Jaquan each face injustices and challenges on and off the mat.

* Caribbean Premiere

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Suzannah Herbert

United States / 2018, 96 mins


Wednesday, November 28 / 11:00am

Saturday, December 1 / 1:00pm

You Go To My Head

Following a mysterious car accident in the desert, Dafne suffers from post-traumatic amnesia. Jake, the first person she sees when she regains consciousness, tells her he’s her husband.

* Caribbean Premiere

TRAILER

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Dimitri de Clercq

Belgium / 2017, 95 mins


Thursday, November 29 / 1:00pm

Saturday, December 1 / 4:15pm


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