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Minicine to screen Bradford International Film Festival hit Battle of the Queens

Local film society Minicine are screening a film they saw at our Bradford International Film Festival in April. They were so taken by it that they had to track it … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Here’s to the successes of Bradford International Film Festival 2012

With BIFF well and truly over for another year, here’s a quick run down of the festival’s successes, plus links to some of the best coverage and the lovely things you said about us. Until next year…

May 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Podcast: Olivier Assayas in conversation with Neil Young at BIFF 2012

We’ve already shared the video clip of BIFF 2012 Fellowship Award recipient Olivier Assayas talking to Neil Young about globalisation and film, and now you can enjoy the Screentalk in … Continue reading

May 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Quinquagenarian elf journeys to Widescreen Weekend for rare film screening

Widescreen Weekend at Bradford International Film Festival played host to a special guest. This one did not quite have the stature of Ray Winstone or Barbara Windsor, yet he’s been … Continue reading

May 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Podcast: Loren Janes tells Widescreen Weekend How the Stunts Were Done

Hollywood stuntman and co-founder of the Stuntmen’s Association of Motion Pictures and Television, Loren Janes, was a special guest at this year’s Widescreen Weekend. He brought his personal film clips … Continue reading

May 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Podcast: Kevin Brownlow – the Birth of Widescreen, from Biograph to Fox Grandeur

Film director and historian Kevin Brownlow was a very special guest at Widescreen Weekend 2012, and on the penultimate day of the festival, he shared the story of widescreen and … Continue reading

May 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Video: Olivier Assayas on Globalisation and Film

Olivier Assayas is the recipient of this year’s Bradford International Film Festival Fellowship Award. Prior to a screening of Irma Vep, which played as part of our Assayas retrospective, festival … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

BIFF 2012 European Features and Shine Shorts competition winners announced

Congratulations to Lars Kornhoff and Rúnar Rúnarsson, the winners of this year’s Shine Short Films Award, and the newly launched European Features Competition. A 3,000 euro first prize, sponsored by … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Podcast: Ingrid Veninger Q&A at BIFF 2012

Ingrid Veninger’s latest film i am a good person, i am a bad person holds a special place in our hearts, largely because its life began at BIFF 2011, during … Continue reading

April 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Videos: Barbara Windsor talks to Neil Young about EastEnders and THAT scene in Carry On Camping at BIFF 2012

We posted the podcast a couple of days ago, but now we’ve got a couple of video clips to share from the Barbara Windsor Screentalk, in which Babs chatted with … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Podcast: Ray Winstone in conversation with Mark Kermode at BIFF 2012

We’ve already shared two video clips from the Ray Winstone Screentalk, in which Ray was interviewed by everyone’s favourite double bass playing film reviewer, Mark Kermode. Now you can enjoy … Continue reading

April 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Video: The Dodge Brothers busk at BIFF 2012

One of the highlights of everyone’s Bradford International Film Festival has to be The Dodge Brothers busk – a last minute addition to the programme, which called for a last … Continue reading

April 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

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