Panels + Master Classes

Moderated by Dennis Dembia

Saturday, December 7

Sheraton Nassau Bahamas


Sponsored by RBC .

Moderated by Dennis Dembia

Saturday, December 7

10:30am - 11:30am

Sheraton Nassau Bahamas


Moderated by Dennis Dembia, BIFF Publicist

Ivan Clements, Writer, Director, Producer, Chrysanthemum

Liza Cortez, Academy Award Winning Producer, Kwaku, Ananse, Imagine A Future

Nate Kohn, Festival Director, Award Winning Producer, Bayou Maharajah: James Booker

Sponsored by RBC .

Taught by Rob Adler

Sunday, December 8

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Sheraton Nassau Beach Hotel

$ 25.00

Sponsored by RBC .

Awards + Tributes

Danny Glover To Receive The Career Achievement Award

Friday, December 6, 2013
Atlantis Theater
8:00 PM


The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) announced today that Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon, Dreamgirls, The Color Purple) will be honored with the prestigious Career Achievement Award at this year’s Film Festival, taking place December 5-13. Glover will be on hand for the special tribute and presentation at the Atlantis Theater on the evening of Friday, December 6th. The announcement was made by BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool. read more go to

BIFF has attracted A-List celebrities such as Sydney T. Poitier, Heather Graham, Johnny Depp, Alan Arkin, Sir Sean Connery, Nicholas Cage, Laurence Fishburne, Roger Corman, Daryl Hannah, Sophie Okonedo, Anna Faris, Naomie Harris and Zoe Kravitz.

Sponsored by Atlantis Theater.

Atlantis Theater

December 8, 2013

8:00pm before the Closing Night Film

Special Screenings

Bahamian Son

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Atlantis Theater


Cost: $25 Pre Sale,  $ 40 Door

The Black Moses

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Atlantis Theatre

7:00 PM

Cost: $25 pre sale at the door $ 40.00


Bahamian Son is an independent feature film, based on true events, from the life of the writer Reggie Henderson. The story follows Kevin as he sets out to find his father, whom he hasn't seen in more than thirty years. During his journey, Kevin examines his own life and the family he has built for himself, during his childhood, having growns up in the projects of North Minneapolis.

Coral Sands Opening Night Party

Harbour Island


Sponsored by Coral Sands.


Was L.O Pindling, first black Prime Minister of The Bahamas, one of history's greatest national Liberators, or was he one of history's greatest national Drug Dealers?

Cocktails + Receptions


Thursday, December 5, 2013

Fathoms, Atlantis Resort & Casino

10:00pm (following BAHAMIAN SON, BIFF Opening Night Movie)

Invitation Donation $50.00

RSVP a must


Sunday, December 8

Atlantis Yacht, Hurricane Hole to Lucianos Of Chicago

Invitation Donation - $50.00

RSVP a must

Sponsored by Atlantis Yacht / Lucianos Of Chicago.

Pink Sands Resort Closing Night Party

Tuesday, December 10

$ 25

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