The 11th edition of Bif&st-Bari International Film Festival – under the High Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic, supported by the Cinema Directorate of the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities, promoted by Apulia Region with the collaboration of the City of Bari, produced by Apulia Film Commission Foundation – will take place

Bif&st-Bari International Film Festival reaches every year 75.000 spectators, and in just 11 editions, with its broad offer of the highest cultural level, it has become one of the leading cinematic events in Italy. The main venues of Bif&st are some of the most beautiful theatres in the world, the Teatro Petruzzelli, Teatro Piccinni and

The Jury of the INTERNATIONAL PANORAMA competition at 11th Bif&st, headed by Alessandro Laterza with Mariangela Barbanente, Oscar Iarussi, Silvia Napolitano, Alessandro Piva, has conferred the following awards: Bif&st International Award for Best Film Director EVGENY RUMAN for the Israeli film GOLDEN VOICES (KOLOT REKA) Evgeny Ruman skillfully combines light-heartedness and depth in a film that addresses universal

The new dates of the 11th Bif&st are: August 22 to 30, 2020. The festival will be radically and rationally re-invented, maintaining its consolidated feature of urban festival, in the heart of the city of Bari. The program was already completed in March, when we were forced to postpone it. Now we start again with

Rome, March 21 – This evening, at 9 pm, the Bif&st 2020, with its 300 events and screenings in 8 days until March 28, was to be inaugurated at the Petruzzelli Theatre. All canceled, as is known. Helen Mirren, Taylor Hackford and Raffaella Leone were expected on the stage of that wonderful theatre tonight to

Ettore Scola, who was Bif&st president, personally conferred in Teatro Petruzzelli the Fellini Award 2012 to the great Max von Sydow, who said in his acceptance speech: “In my career I was lucky to work with great authors, and this spoiled me a bit. I would like to share the award with the Italian film

The director of the Bif&st – Bari International Film Festival, Felice Laudadio, has informed the President of the Puglia Region, Michele Emiliano and the Apulia Film Commission Foundation that, at present, conditions for guaranteeing the event, originally scheduled for March 21-28, as well as the desired outcomes that have characterized the festival in its first

Starting from 2020, for the first time, Bif&st will be hosted in three beautiful theatres in Bari, each at a short distance: Teatro Petruzzelli and the newly restored Teatro Niccolò Piccinni and Teatro Margherita, besides the screens of Multicinema Galleria. A fourth theatre, the Kursaal, will be restored soon Teatro Petruzzelli will host the International

The Petruzzelli will also host the always crowded Cinema Lessons, daily at 11 am, right after the screening of one of their films at 9 am, held by eight prestigious cinema personalities, who will also receive – in a gala evening – the Federico Fellini Platinum Award for Cinematic Excellence, a platinum reproduction of Fellini’s