Abduction

Genre: Action 

Cast: Scott Adkins, Andy On, Truong Ngoc Anh, Lily Ji

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This pulse-pounding action thriller pits two strangers against a nefarious alien force, with the future of mankind hanging in the balance. / Caribbean Premiere

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Ernie Barbarash

United States / 2019, 98 mins


Tuesday, December 10 / 7:30pm


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Ad Meliora

Genre: Coming of Age

Ad Meliora' (translation: Towards Better Things) is an experimental short film about the struggles girls go through growing up in a male dominated society. / World Premiere

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Rebekah Burrows

Bahamas / 2019, 9 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 11:00am

Saturday, December 14 / 2:00pm


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Being

Genre: Drama

Cast: Genji Jacques, Justin Pack, David Durkee, Alana DaCosta

With poetic intensity, he recalls the experience; that of a black man's nightmare, many, many years ago. / Caribbean Premiere

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Cathleen Dean

Bahamas, USA / 2019, 9 mins


Friday, December 13 / 1:45pm

Sunday, December 15 / 2:00pm


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Black Hat

Genre: Religious, Drama, LGBTQ

Cast: Adam Silver, Sebastian Velmont, Shelly Kurtz, Alan Lennick, Nicholas Hylander, Carolyn Michelle Smith

A seemingly pious Hasidic man living a secret double life misplaces his black hat one night which will cause his two separate lives to collide in a way he never imagined.  / Caribbean Premiere

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Sarah Smith

United States / 2019, 15 mins


Sunday, December 15 / 3:00pm


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Born Into The Gig

Genre: Music Documentary
Cast: Chris Stills, Skip Marley, Kori Whithers, Ben & Sally Taylor

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BORN INTO THE GIG is a music-driven documentary that follows five singer-songwriters who hope to carve their own musical identity in the shadow of their parents' iconic greatness. / Caribbean Premiere

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David Heilbroner, Kate Davis

United States / 2019, 78 mins


Saturday, December 14 / 7:30pm


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Cannonball

Genre: Drama, Crime, Comedy

Cast: MJ Brackin, Trevor Torseth, Shannon Holmes


A type-A Brentwood mom hires a superstitious hitman...but the universe teaches them one big lesson: inertia's a bitch. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Sean Fredricks

United States / 2019, 18 mins


Sunday, December 15 / 3:00pm


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CAP

Genre: Drama

Cast: Medina Senghore, Tunde Adebimpe, Dusan Brown 

15 year-old Manny Bennitt learns the hard way the price of being cool. / Caribbean Premiere

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Marshall Tyler

United States / 2019, 16 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 11:00am

Sunday, December 15 / 1:00pm


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Carl's Motel

Genre: Psychological Drama

Cast: Fabianne Therese, Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able


Carl's Motel is set over the course of 16 minutes in a motel room where Jack has called his wife to reveal that he is leaving her and their son for another woman. Afterward, with a sense of relief and hope he calls his girlfriend with the exciting news only to learn that she does not want to be with him. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Stuart McIntyre

United States / 2019, 15 mins


Sunday, December 15 / 3:00pm


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Child of the Cenote

Genre: Underwater

Cast: Sabine Banet, Stephanie Schuldt 


A female freediver embarks on an underwater journey through the underwater caves of the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula, called Cenotes, to follow the light that shines within the deepest and darkest part of the caves. This entire film was shot freediving (on breath hold). / World Premiere / Film Trailer

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André Musgrove

Bahamas / 2019, 5 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 11:00am

Sunday, December 15 / 1:00pm


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David Crosby: Remember My Name

Genre: Music Documentary

Cast: David Crosby, Jackson Browne, Cameron Crowe


Meet David Crosby in this portrait of a man with everything but an easy retirement on his mind. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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A.J. Eaton

United States / 2019, 95 mins


Saturday, December 14 / 12:00pm


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Deo Gratias

Genre: Documentary


Dios Gracias tells the life story of veteran educator and civic leader Marjorie Davis, both in her own words and in the words of many whose lives she impacted.  

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Michelle Malcolm

Bahamas / 2019, 60 mins


Sunday, December 15 / 12:30pm


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Dios Nunca Muere

Genre: Drama, Social

Cast: Mónica Del Carmen, Diego Sanchez, Miley Cabañas

God Never Dies is filmed in upstate New York with a community of immigrant farmworkers, Dios Nunca Muere tells the story of a mother struggling to raise her two children on her own. Living with dozens of other undocumented families on an isolated farmworkers camp, Paula and her kids have little time and space to be a family. When a new mobile home arrives on the farm they live on, Paula allows herself and her children to imagine the home is their own -- if only for a moment. / Caribbean Premiere

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Barbara Cigarroa

Ireland / 2019, 15 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 11:00am

Sunday, December 15 / 1:00pm


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Do The Right Thing

Genre: Retrospective *30 Year Anniversary

Cast: Rosie Perez, Roger Guenveur Smith, Martin Lawrence, Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Spike Lee, John Turturro


Salvatore "Sal" Fragione (Danny Aiello) is the Italian owner of a pizzeria in Brooklyn. A neighborhood local, Buggin' Out (Giancarlo Esposito), becomes upset when he sees that the pizzeria's Wall of Fame exhibits only Italian actors. Buggin' Out believes a pizzeria in a black neighborhood should showcase black actors, but Sal disagrees. The wall becomes a symbol of racism and hate to Buggin' Out and to other people in the neighborhood, and tensions rise. / Retrospective  / FILM TRAILER

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Spike Lee

United States / 1989, 150 mins


Monday, December 9 / 7:30pm


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Doing Money

Genre: Thriller / Social

Cast: Anca Dumitra, Cosmina Stratan, Tom Glynn-Carney, Alan Leech, Alex Secareanu, Dragos Bucur, Voica Oltean, Alina Serban

A young Romanian woman is snatched in broad daylight from a London street, trafficked to Ireland and used as a sex slave in a series of pop-up brothels. Her shocking true story offers a tense and thought-provoking thriller exposing how, in modern Britain, slavery can hide in plain sight. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Lynsey Miller

United Kingdom / 2018, 87 mins


Friday, December 13 / 7:00pm


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Dons Of Disco

Genre: Music Documentary

Cast: Tom Hooker, Stefano Zandri, Miki Chieregato, Roberto Turrati

A lip-syncing scandal pits an American singer against an Italian male model over the legacy of 1980s 'Italo Disco' star Den Harrow. / Caribbean Premiere /  Film Trailer

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Jonathan Sutak

Italy, United States / 2018, 86 mins


Saturday, December 14 / 5:30pm


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Electric Swan

Genre: Thriller, Drama

Cast: Juan Carlos Aduviri, Nelly Prince, Elisa Massino


Buildings are not supposed to move. But on Avenida Libertador in Buenos Aires the top floor of a bourgeois building is shaking, causing a mysterious leakage that devours the walls and its residents. It all ends up flooding the basement, where the concierge lives.  / Caribbean Premiere

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Konstantina Kotzamani

Mexico / 2019, 40 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 7:00pm


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Eternal Winter

Genre: Drama, Romance, Historical

Cast: Marina Gera, Sándor Csányi, Laura Döbrösi, Diána Magdolna Kiss

"Eternal Winter" is the very first feature film about the 700,000 Hungarian victims of the Soviet labour camps whose stories remained untold for over 70 years. / Caribbean Premiere

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Attila Szász

Hungary / 2018, 110 mins


Saturday, December 14 / 2:30pm


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Flight

Genre: Inspirational, Coming Of Age, Drama

Cast: Rohiem Phillips, Craig Robinson, Jermaine 'Zbek' Nelson, Danielo Reid, Akalia Golding, Christopher McKoy

From Jamaica, the little island of big dreams, an inner city youth KEMAR has the biggest dream of all – to fly to the moon. At its core, this is a story that explores dreams bigger than us, what fuels them, what stands in the way of them, their ability to transport us and those around us, if they take FLIGHT. / Bahamas Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Kia Moses, Adrian McDonald

Jamaica / 2019, 13 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 11:00am

Sunday, December 15 / 1:00pm


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Free Men

Genre: Political Documentary

Cast: Kenneth Reams (featuring Johnny Depp)

Sentenced to death, Kenneth Reams has survived decades of imprisonment in complete isolation. Love and art have freed him from his chains. He found a purpose in life, when all signs of hope seemed lost. / Caribbean Premiere

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Anne-Frédérique Widmann

United States, Switzerland / 2018, 78 mins


Friday, December 13 / 1:45pm


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Freedom To Paradise

Genre: Documentary, Drama

Cast: Quinton Carey, David Basden


Freedom to Paradise is about a man who understands the complexities of handling death on family islands and the cultural significance of burying a loved one. / World Premiere

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Luke Madden

Bahamas, USA / 2019, 11 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 7:00pm

Sunday, December 15 / 5:00pm


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Give Me Liberty

Genre: Comedy
Cast: Darya Ekamasova, Lauren 'Lolo' Spencer,  Maxim Stoyanov, Chris Galust

In this freewheeling comedy, medical transport driver Vic risks his job to shuttle a group of rowdy seniors and a Russian boxer to a funeral, dragging clients like Tracy, a young woman with ALS, along for the ride. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Kirill Mikhanovsky

United States / , 110 mins


Saturday, December 14 / 2:00pm


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Guy Propose To His Girlfriend On A Mountain

Genre: Rom Com

Cast: Laurence Rupp, Christopher Schärf, Clemens Berndorff, Michaela Schausberger


A oneshot filmed with a mobile phone. A bromance. A proposal. / Caribbean Premiere

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Bernhard Wenger

Austria, Germany / 2019, 13 mins


Sunday, December 15 / 3:00pm


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Inside the Rain

Genre: Rom Com, Drama

Cast: Rosie Perez, Eric Roberts, Aaron Fisher, Ellen Toland, Catherine Curtin, Paul Schulze

College film student Benjamin Glass (played by writer-director Aaron Fisher) has it all: ADHD, OCD, borderline personality. And he’s also bipolar.  But Glass is more than his diagnoses – he prefers the term “recklessly extravagant” -- and he’s determined to prove his genius. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Aaron Fisher

United States / 2019, 90 mins


Sunday, December 15 / 2:00pm


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Is Someone There?

Genre: Horror

Cast: Travis Van Winkle, Nikolett Barabas,  Elizabeth Keener, Executive Producer: Benico Del Toro /

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If you have to ask... you don't want to know.

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Tim Garrick

United States / 2019, 19 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 7:00pm


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Just Mercy

Opening Gala Film, Wednesday, Dec. 11
Doors Open: 6:30pm, Showtime: 7:30pm
SLS, Baha Mar

Genre: Drama

Cast: Brie Larson, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Tim Blake Nelson


Just Mercy shadows world-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson as he recounts his experiences and details the case of a condemned death row prisoner whom he fought to free. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Destin Daniel Cretton

United States / 2019, 136 mins


Wednesday, December 11 / 7:30pm


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License 2 Create

Genre: Documentary

Cast: Anastarcia Palacious, Wendi, Nathan J. Burrows, TAP, David Rolle, Sawyerboy, Sarsha Taylor, Kishan Munroe


Bahamian Creative Entrepreneurs sharing their journey of what it's like being a Bahamian Creative Entrepreneur.  / World Premiere

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Kerel Pinder, Matt Bull

Bahamas / 2019, 18 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 11:00am

Friday, December 13 / 9:00pm


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Lifted

Genre: Documentary Short

Cast: Carlos & Family, Kriston Chen, Damir Shorab Ali, Mekhal Weeks


Trinidad and Tobago is home to over 7,000 asylum-seekers and refugees—including parents who have fled to protect themselves and their children. Set against frank conversations about diversity, Lifted follows the highs and lows experienced by a refugee family as they journey through Port-of-Spain, and encounter a group of Moko Jumbies (stiltwalkers). / Bahamian Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Miquel Galofré, Leila Jane Nassif

Trinidad & Tobago / 2019, 28 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 11:00am

Sunday, December 15 / 1:00pm


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Madame

Genre: Crime, Comedy, Drama

Cast: Evelyne Buyle, Damien Bonnard, Bernard Verley


Inside a grand Parisian apartment lives an elegant elderly lady. And inside this lady lives a monster. / Caribbean Premiere

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Garth Jennings

France / 2019, 23 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 7:00pm


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Miller & Son

Genre: Drama, LGBTQ

Cast: Jesse James Keitel, Ryan Cutrona, Travis Hammer, Alexandra Grey, Carter Ray


A transwoman mechanic lives between running her family’s auto shop during the day and expressing her femininity at night, until an unforeseen event threatens the balance of her compartmentalized life. / Caribbean Premiere

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Asher Jelinsky

United States / 2019, 22 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 8:45pm


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Miss Virgina

Genre: Drama, Political Activisim

Cast: Uzo Aduba, Adina Porter, Amirah Vann, Aunjanue Ellis, Matthew Modine, Michael Beasley, Vanessa Williams, (Casting Agent: Aisha Coley)


A struggling inner-city mother sacrifices everything to give her son a good education. Unwilling to allow her son to stay in a dangerous school, she launches a movement that could save his future — and that of thousands like him. / Caribbean Premiere

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R.J. Daniel Hanna

United States / 2019, 102 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 1:00pm


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Moth

Genre: Drama, Psychological Drama

Cast: Roza Khayrullina, Oleg Mazurov, Svetlana Pervushina


Three generations of the family lived all together. But then everything changed. The grandma remained alone, her granddaughter visits her less and less and her daughter doesn’t see her at all. A moth appears in the flat of the old woman and it is impossible to get rid of her. Because the moth is the loneliness. / Caribbean Premiere / Film Trailer

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Alexey Frenkel

Russia / 2019, 18 mins


Friday, December 13 / 5:30pm

Sunday, December 15 / 5:00pm


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Moving On

Genre: Drama

Cast: Elvis Nolasco, Marrianne Jean Baptiste, Keith L Williams, Chet Anekwe, Anthony Griffith

The day of his Dad’s funeral Steve receives a phone call. Harry’s Diner: 9pm...Apparently things aren’t as simple as they seem. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Nyasha Hatendi

USA / 2019, 11 mins


Sunday, December 15 / 3:00pm


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My Father Belize

Genre: Drama

Cast: Roger Guenveur Smith, Arlen Escarpeta,  Kisha Sierra


A  US born  Belizean  man travels to  Belize  Central America to scatter  the  ashes of his deceased  father , only to discover that he himself conceived  a  son during  a  past visit to  the  country. / Bahamian Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Leon Lozano

Belize / 2019, 30 mins


Friday, December 13 / 5:30pm

Saturday, December 14 / 4:00pm


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Night Song

Genre: Drama

Cast: Eniko Eszenyi, Henriett Tunyogi

The girl who was born of rape, searching for answers from her dying mother of who her father was. Both mother and daughter go through a profound emotional and moral purification as the painful and traumatic past comes to the surface. / Caribbean Premiere

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Henriett Tunyogi

Hungary / 2019, 12 mins


Friday, December 13 / 7:00pm


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Pain And Glory

Closing Gala Film, Sunday, Dec. 15
Doors Open: 6:30pm, Showtime: 7:30pm
Rosewood, Baha Mar

Genre: Drama

Cast: Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Nora Navas

A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as the past and present come crashing down around him / Sony Pictures Classics / Caribbean Premiere  FILM TRAILER

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Pedro Almodóvar

Spain / 2019, 113 mins


Sunday, December 15 / 7:30pm


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Plastic Warriors

Genre: Social Documentary


Plastic Warriors is a profile of Kristal Ambrose also known as "Kristal Ocean" following her fight to battle plastic pollution in The Bahamas / Bahamas Premiere / Film Trailer

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Lavado Stubbs

Bahamas / 2019, 10 mins


Friday, December 13 / 12:00pm

Sunday, December 15 / 5:00pm


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Prizefighter

Genre: Animation, Drama, Documentary

Cast: Keith David, JB Blanc, Alesha Renée



Prizefighter is an animated sportrait depicting three days in the life of heavyweight champion Jack Johnson, battling his fiercest opponent - racism. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Lyndon Barrois

United States / 2019, 6 mins


Tuesday, December 10 / 7:30pm

Thursday, December 12 / 5:30pm


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Quest - The Truth Always Rises

Genre: Drama, Coming Of Age

Cast: Lou Diamond Phillips (La Bamba), Lakeith Stanfield (Get Out, Atlanta), Dash Mihok (Ray Donovan), Betsy Brandt (Breaking Bad), Greg Kasyan (Netflix's Daybreak)

Lying might get you what you want in the short run, but honesty will get you what you need in the long run." -Tim Moellering (teacher and coach to director, Santiago Rizzo). A true, non-romanitic magnanimous love story highlighting a path for healing and empathy in a world of fear that's withholding. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Santiago Rizzo

United States / 2017, 75 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 3:00pm


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Range Runners

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Cast: Celeste M. Cooper, Sean Patrick Leonard, Michael B. Woods

A woman thru-hiking an isolated trail runs into trouble when her pack is hijacked by two men hiding out in the woods, desperate and on the run. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Philip Plowden

United States / 2019, 112 mins


Sunday, December 15 / 4:00pm


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Same Boat

Genre: Rom Com

Cast: Chris Roberti, Tonya Glanz, David Bly


A time traveling assassin inadvertently falls in love with his target aboard a cruise ship. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Chris Roberti

United States / 2019, 83 mins


Saturday, December 14 / 12:30pm


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Sell By

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Cast: Colin Donnell, Augustus Prew, Michelle Buteau, Zoe Chao, Patricia Clarkson, Chris Henry Coffey


An ensemble comedy about romance in the smartphone era. / Caribbean Premiere

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Mike Doyle

United States / 2019, 94 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 8:45pm


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Silence

Genre: Drama

Cast: Jamie Flatters, Luca McDonald


To escape the spectres of a traumatic experience, Tom strikes up a friendship with a younger boy. However, it pulls him into places and memories he’s desperate to forget. Silence is a study of abuse and PTSD, reminding that some things are too big to tackle alone.  / Caribbean Premiere

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George Jaques

United Kingdom / 2019, 8 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 3:00pm

Friday, December 13 / 5:30pm


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Sleepwalk

Genre: Drama

Cast:  Greg Lucey, Durant Mcleod, Joy Green, William Knight


A man goes on a journey for a slice of apple pie.  / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Filipe Melo

Portugal, U.S / 2018, 15 mins


Sunday, December 15 / 3:00pm


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Standstill

Genre: Drama
Cast: Victoria Diamond, Mark Antony Krupa, Marc-Antoine Kelertas


A fight to get through the gridlock becomes a fight for survival for Amanda as her body comes to a standstill. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Katia Shannon

Canada / 2019, 12 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 5:30pm

Saturday, December 14 / 4:00pm


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Student Film & 48 Hour Competition Showcase

For 16 years, BIFF has worked with over 1000 Bahamians of varying ages to develop an interest in film making and to impart the skills involved. BIFF will showcase the films made by students / World Premieres

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Students of Bahamas

Bahamas / 2019, 30 mins


Monday, December 9 / 7:30pm

Saturday, December 14 / 6:30pm


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The Aftermath

Genre: Documentary Short, Drama

Cast: Tyrone Burrows Jr. and K'ron Lightbourne Jr.


A hurricane Dorian survivor from Abaco, reflects on his life and his traumatic experience during the storm. / World Premiere

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Anaya Dean, Santia Dean

Bahamas / 2019, 4 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 11:00am

Saturday, December 14 / 7:30pm


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The Arrival

Genre: Drama, Romance
Cast: Naomi Ackie, Anthony Welsh, Sharlene Whyte

It’s August 6th, 1962 – Jamaican Independence Day. Daisy, a young Jamaican arrives to the ‘Mother Country’ of Britain to start a new life with her husband, whom she has not seen for two years. However, she’s holding a secret, which if discovered, could jeopardize everything. Daisy must choose what she wants for her life. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Annetta Laufer

United Kingdom / 2018, 18 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 5:30pm


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The Autobiography of the Dictionary

Genre: Comedy

Cast: Alice Langford, Vijay Subramanian, D. Sean Nottage, Akilan Vijay

How would the life of a Dictionary be in this era of tech-savvy kids. 

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Vijay Subramanian

Bahamas / 2019, 11 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 1:00pm

Sunday, December 15 / 1:00pm


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The Blues Crab

Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama

Cast: Music and Sound, Ben Cozens


 Animated Silent Art Film for audiences of all ages. An old gnarled crab tells his story of loss and sorrow, hoping to save a couple young crabs from the life of blues he’s led / Caribbean Premiere / Film Trailer

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Ari Rubenstein

United States / , 14 mins


Saturday, December 14 / 5:30pm

Sunday, December 15 / 5:00pm


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The Hall

Genre: Psychological Thriller

Cast: Adam G. Simon, George Maguire, Diane Amos, Pamela Portnoy, Ron Kaell

An abusive, family patriarch brings estranged siblings to a hospital, resulting in a decision that will change all their lives. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Ted Leonard

United States / 2019, 15 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 5:30pm

Saturday, December 14 / 4:00pm


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The Raven And The Segull

Genre: Social Political Documentary

Cast: Nukaaka Coster-Waldau, Aannguaq Hansen, Vivi Nielsen, Angunnguaq Larsen

The relationship between Greenland and Denmark is shaped by colonialism, subjugation and dependence. The film sets out to dispel some of the myths and prejudices that persist to this day, even as Greenland is moving ever closer to independence. / Caribbean Premiere / FILM TRAILER

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Lasse Lau

Denmark, Greenland / 2019, 70 mins


Friday, December 13 / 12:00pm


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The Remix: Hip Hop X Fashion

Genre: Music Documentary, Fashion

Cast: Misa Hylton, April Walker, Dapper Dan, Kerby Jean-Raymond

As hip hop music was taking off in the late 80s and 90s, associated fashion trends and styles were also making their voice heard. And both were largely dominated by men. But as the voices of Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliot, and Lil’ Kim grew louder, so too did the influence of their female designers and stylists working behind the scenes. / Caribbean Premiere

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Lisa Cortés, Farah X

USA / 2019, 67 mins


Friday, December 13 / 9:00pm


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The Wind Phone

Genre: Drama, Thriller

Cast: Megumi Kabe, Hitoshi Masaki, Akari Harada, Yukina Takase, Linda Chung, Miho Ando, Hiroshi Watanabe, Natsuko Aoike

A phone booth on an ocean cliffside brings together seven strangers whose seemingly different conversations are connected by one harrowing reality. Based on true events. / Caribbean Premiere / Film Trailer

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Kristen Gerweck

United States / 2019, 15 mins


Thursday, December 12 / 5:30pm

Saturday, December 14 / 4:00pm


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To Each Your Sarah

Genre: Drama

Cast: OH Mi-ne, JEON So-hyun, KIM Ja-young


To Each Your Sarah (Naui Saerassi)

Having been discouraged by her life in Seoul, 51-year old woman ‘Jung-ja’ returns to her hometown.

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Kim Deok-geun

Republic of Korea / 2019, 25 mins


Friday, December 13 / 5:30pm

Saturday, December 14 / 4:00pm


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Tuscaloosa

Genre: Drama, Romance

Cast: Tate Donovan, Devon Bostick, Marchant Davis, Natalia Dyer, Birgundi Baker, Ella Rae Peck, YG

Set in 1972 Alabama, TUSCALOOSA is an allegory for our current political times. As Billy falls for a patient at an asylum run by his father, his white privilege collides with his best friend’s black power activism. / Caribbean Premiere / Film Trailer

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Philip Harder

United States / 2019, 101 mins


Saturday, December 14 / 4:30pm


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Uncivilized

Genre: Documentary, Adventure

A young man sets off to the forest in search of the simple life of 'uncivilized' man, but when Category 5 Hurricane Maria strikes his island, his project takes on new meaning as everyone is sent back to 'primitive living'. What lessons will Michael and his comrades learn as they fight to survive in a post-disaster world. / Bahamas Premiere / Film Trailer

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Michael Lees

Dominica / 2019, 71 mins


Sunday, December 15 / 11:15am


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Watch List

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Cast: Alessandra De Rossi, Art Acuna, Jake Macapagal


It is the summer of 2016 in Manila. Newly elected Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte launches an anti-drug campaign called Operation Tokhang, wherein local officials and law enforcement go door-to-door inviting suspected drug users to surrender. Maria and her husband Arturo are rounded up and, along with thousands of others across the country, asked to confess crimes th

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Ben Rekhi

Philippines / 2019, 94 mins


Saturday, December 14 / 6:00pm


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We are Coca-Cola Bahamas

Genre: Short Documentary

“ We are Coca-Cola Bahamas”  is the story of Bahamian Coca-Cola Bottler, Caribbean Bottling Company, and the wider Coca-Cola system’s response to the needs immediately following Hurricane Dorian.

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Tatiana Clare

Bahamas / 2019, 15 mins


Saturday, December 14 / 7:30pm


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Without

Genre: Drama, Grief, Mystery, Thriller
Cast: 
Sophie Netanel, Allan Lazo, Vienna Wade

Each day, a woman draws a circle of ash around the isolated cabin she lives in with her young baby, but as her protective ritual begins to lose its power, she must confront her fears in whatever shape they take.

Each day, a woman draws a circle of ash around the isolated cabin she lives in with her young baby. She is alone, and protected. But as she begins to experience flashes of memory from her past life, it becomes clear to her that her protective ritual is losing its power.  / Caribbean Premiere

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Jacob Combs

United States / 2019, 12 mins


Friday, December 13 / 5:30pm

Saturday, December 14 / 6:00pm


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