March 14th–20th, 2016 / Cinema Muzeul Țăranului, Cinema Elvire Popesco, Universitatea Națională de Muzică / the 6th edition
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF closed on the 20th of March at the Cinema of the Romanian Peasant Museum, after 7 intense festival days, which welcomed an audience of more than 7,000 people to full house screenings and special events.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF 2016 opened five days ago with a highly anticipated event: the Romanian premiere of the latest feature by celebrated avant-garde Russian filmmaker, Aleksandr Sokurov: Francofonia, winner of the Best Euro-Mediterranean Film Prize at the Venice International Film Festival.
Monday, March 14, 2016
BIEFF carries on its mission to promote Romanian experimental film and visual art, by presenting the most recent Romanian works both to the local audience and to top professionals of the international film industry. More than just a screening space for these daring experiments, BIEFF has become an international networking platform, which facilitates the direct meeting between Romanian artists and these cinema professionals.
Sunday, March 13, 2016
Only a few days after the prestigious Centre Pompidou honored him with a full retrospective, Romanian cinephiles have the privilege to see the latest work of one of the most prominent European arthouse filmmakers, Sharunas Bartas, the unsettling Peace to Us in Our Dreams.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF continues its inspiring long-term collaboration with the legendary International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, offering Romanian cinema buffs the chance to get acquainted with some of the most intriguing recent works of activist visual art.
Saturday, March 5, 2016
The special program dedicated to dance-films returns to Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF due to our inspiring partnership with Europe’s main dance-film festival, the unique Cinedans - Dance on Screen Festival Amsterdam.
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
The Artist Is Present & Danger Is My Business: Theme Programs in BIEFF 2016 International Competition
The films compiled for the BIEFF 2016 competition program The Artist Is Present offer themselves as meta-texts whose authorial presence manifests itself in a myriad of ways. These are movies about artists and their métier, whose formal and thematic audaciousness will require repeated viewings to decipher.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Taking further the inspiring collaboration with the innovative International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR),Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF presents, with the kind support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Romania, some of the most thought-provoking 2015 Tiger Awards For Short Films Nominees, within the theme program You Run Through My Veins.
Sunday, February 21, 2016
Urban Rituals and Journeys into Subconscious - Theme Programs in BIEFF 2016's International Competition
The BIEFF 2016 competition program Urban Rituals presents several works which play with the particularities that make up our various ritualistic sociocultural practices. Be they dominant or subcultural, these customs thrive with a lifeforce that renders each of them unique and indispensable to their practitioners. Who knows, you might find yourself within them
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival BIEFF is honored to continue its educational partnership with the International Forum of New Cinema - Berlinale Forum, inaugurated last year, the most daring section of Berlin International Film Festival.