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Welcome to the 15th Annual Bermuda International Film Festival!

Welcome

Film is about vision and telling a story; both are synonymous with the BIFF narrative, the concept for which was conceived by the late Stanley Ratteray and Stanley $IFULPXTLJPGUIF#FSNVEB'FTUJWBMPGUIF1FSGPSNJOH"SUT'JMNUPUIFNXBTBO FTTFOUJBMDPNQPOFOUPGUIFDSFBUJWFFYQFSJFODF XIFSFNZSJBEJNBHFTQSPKFDUFEPO the celluloid screen, articulating all the passion and pathos of life, were as vital as any live performance. The two Stanleys threw down the gauntlet to a group of ďŹ lm BmDJPOBEPT XIPQJDLFEVQUIFJEFBBOESBOXJUIJU GPVOEJOH#FSNVEBTWFSZPXO AJOEFQFOEFOU GSFFPGMBSHFTUVEJPGVOEJOH mMNGFTUJWBM 0O.BZ  "DU0OFPG#*''VOGPMEFEJOGSPOUPGBIVHFMZFOUIVTJBTUJDBVEJFODF  hungry for a meaningful cinematic experience. It is that local audience, loyal and supportive, that has been pivotal in keeping BIFF alive. The overseas ďŹ lm fans and ďŹ lmmakers continue to come to what Moviemaker NBHB[JOFUPVUFEiUIFCFTUSVO CFTUQSPHSBNNFE NJETJ[FEGFTUJWBMw8JUI an unbeatable location and the Bermudian attitude of gracious hospitality and JODMVTJWFOFTT#*''TDBDIFUJTBTBHSFBUQMBDFUPOFUXPSLBOE GPSBTQJSJOH#FSNVEJBO ďŹ lmmakers, to make contact with industry professionals. 5IFTVDDFTTPG#*''JTOPUTPMFMZUIFTUVGGUIBUESFBNTBSFNBEFPO-JLFTPNBOZ ďŹ lm festivals worldwide, BIFF is not immune to the current economic challenges. However, the extraordinary embrace of the corporate and private community continues to be phenomenal. We are so very grateful to our sponsors, patrons and NFNCFSTGPSUIFJSTVQQPSU0VSIFBSUGFMUUIBOLTBMTPHPFTUPPVSEFEJDBUFEWPMVOUFFST XIPHVBSBOUFFBTNPPUI QSPGFTTJPOBMFWFOUFBDIZFBS"OE BUUIFIFMN UPPVS energetic volunteer Management Committee who, against all odds, vowed to make BIFF 2012 a resounding success. It would be remiss for us not to acknowledge at this point, the spirit and backbone PG#*'' GPVOEJOHNFNCFS"JEFFO3BUUFSBZ1SZTF*O0DUPCFS "JEFFOTUFQQFE down as our Festival Director in order to devote time to her planning consultancy QSBDUJDF8FUBLFUIJTPQQPSUVOJUZUPFYUFOEUP"JEFFOPVSNPTUTJODFSFHSBUJUVEFBOE appreciation for her devotion over the years.

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OPENING NIGHT Darling Companion d. Lawrence Kasdan USA / 2012 / 103 minutes / Colour / NR / English

Darling Companion

BIFF 2012 Film Guide / Opening Night

BIFF 2012 FILM GUIDE

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Not Rated General, all ages admitted Parental Guidance, some material may not be suitable for children PG-13 Parents strongly cautioned, some material may not be suitable for children under the BHFPG Restricted, under 17 years not permitted R without a parent or guardian NC-17 No one under 17 years admitted

A Separation

Corpo Celeste

d. Asghar Farhadi Iran / 2011/ 123 minutes / Colour / PG-13 Persian with English subtitles

d. Alice Rohrwacher Italy / 2011 / 100 minutes / Colour / NR Italian with English subtitles

4FUJODPOUFNQPSBSZ*SBO "4FQBSBUJPOJTB compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh, but ďŹ les for divorce when Nader refuses UPMFBWFCFIJOEIJT"M[IFJNFSTVGGFSJOH GBUIFS4JNJOSFUVSOTUPIFSQBSFOUTIPNF  while Termeh stays with Nader who hires a young woman to assist his father. He later discovers that the new maid has been lying to him and there is more on the line UIBOKVTUIJTNBSSJBHF"4FQBSBUJPOXPO UIJTZFBST(PMEFO(MPCFGPS#FTU'PSFJHO -BOHVBHF'JMNBOEXBTOPNJOBUFEJOUIF TBNFDBUFHPSZGPSB"DBEFNZ"XBSE

Having recently returned to her native Italy BGUFSMJWJOHJO4XJU[FSMBOEGPSZFBST RVJFU CVUDVSJPVTZFBSPME.BSUBJTMFGUUPIFS PXOEFWJDFTXIJMFIFSMPWJOHCVUXPSOPVU mother toils away at an industrial bakery. .BSUBTPOMZTPVSDFPGTPDJBMJ[BUJPOJTUIF local church, where she is told to attend preparatory classes for her conďŹ rmation. But the doctrines of Roman Catholicism offer little in terms of life lessons or consolation. Rohrwacher won the prestigious Ingmar #FSHNBO*OUFSOBUJPOBM%FCVU"XBSEGPS Corpo Celeste at the 2012 GĂśteborg International Film Festival and a 2011 4JMWFS3JCCPO"XBSEGPS#FTU/FX%JSFDUPS from the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists.

Bullhead d. Michael R. Roskam Belgium / 2011 / 124 minutes / Colour / R Dutch and French with English subtitl 1FSIBQTUIFZFBSTNPTUTUVOOJOH JOUFSOBUJPOBMEFCVU .JDIBFM33PTLBNT Bullhead is a harrowing tale of revenge, redemption and fate. Domineering cattle farmer, Jacky Vanmarsenille, constantly pumped on steroids and hormones initiates a shady deal with a notorious MaďŹ oso meat trader. When an investigating federal agent is assassinated and a woman from his traumatic past resurfaces, Jacky must confront his demons and face the far reaching DPOTFRVFODFTPGIJTEFDJTJPOT$FMFCSBUFE at festivals worldwide including Berlinale, "'*'FTUBOE'BOUBTUJD'FTU #VMMIFBEXBT OPNJOBUFEGPSB"DBEFNZ"XBSEGPS #FTU'PSFJHO-BOHVBHF'JMN

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Declaration of War d. Valerie Donzelli France / 2011 / 100 minutes / Colour / NR French with English subtitles The opening night ďŹ lm of Critics Week at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival and part of UIF4VOEBODF0GmDJBM4FMFDUJPO UIJT exuberant and deeply moving ďŹ lm follows BOFXDPVQMF 3PNFP +šSšNJF&MLBÂżN BOE +VMJFUUF 7BMšSJF%PO[FMMJ XIPNVTUGBDF the ultimate test when they discover their newborn child is very ill. Gathering their friends and family together, they confront the ordeal together as a form of warfare, surprising themselves with their ability to ďŹ ght not only for the life of their child but GPSFBDIPUIFS"mMNUIBUXJMMCSJOHUFBST to your eyes yet dazzle with its contagious vitality for life.

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The crowd-pleasing World Cinema line-up features heavy hitters from across the globe. Our programming team has been on the pulse of the international ďŹ lm festival circuit to identify the latest releases drawing critical acclaim and audience appreciation to bring to the big screen in Bermuda.

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BIFF KIDS

BIFF Kids

Beyond the simple sheer enjoyment factor that BIFF delivers to its adult audience, we also recognise the festival week as an opportunity to engage and inspire younger audiences. Yes, we want to create a supportive environment in which home-grown ďŹ lmmaking talent can ourish, which means we hope to spark the imaginations of Bermuda’s aspiring directors, actors, writers and ďŹ lm technicians. But, our aims are bigger than that. We want to actively demonstrate to each and every child that attends BIFF kids how they can use ďŹ lm as a learning tool. The silver screen is a powerful means of communication, full of messages, morals and metaphors that enable us all to gain knowledge about other people and places without ever leaving a cinema seat.

Peer Mediation (Short ďŹ lm)

My So-Called Enemy

d. Lucinda Spurling Bermuda / 2011 / 20 minutes / Colour

d. Lisa Gossels USA / 2010 / 89 minutes / Colour / NR Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles

"SJFMMFBOE5SFZTFFLIFMQGSPNUIF4BMUVT Grammar School Peer Mediation group UPTPSUPVUTPNFSFMBUJPOTIJQJTTVFT6TJOH real students as actors, this ďŹ lm carries important messages for teens.

Poverty in Paradise: The Price We Pay

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d. Lucinda Spurling Bermuda / 2011 / 58 minutes / Colour / G This local production explores the causes BOEDPOTFRVFODFTPGUIFXJEFOJOHXFBMUI gap in Bermuda; the struggles families face in providing for themselves and their DIJMESFOBOEUIFDPOTFRVFOUJBMTQJSBMJO crime plaguing the community. In 2000, QFSDFOUPGIPVTFIPMETIFBEFECZ black females with children were living at or below the poverty line and increasingly families are ďŹ nding it impossible to afford basic necessities such as rent, food and electricity. The documentary gives a voice UPUIFMJWFTPGIPNFMFTT MPXJODPNF and working class mothers, addressing assumptions held by many as to why particular people live in poverty. The ďŹ lm aimed to transform the way Bermudians understand their community and inuence the necessary policies to put Bermuda on a more positive and prosperous path for all.

In July 2002, 22 Palestinian, Israeli and Palestinian Israeli teenage girls traveled UPUIF64UPQBSUJDJQBUFJOBXPNFOT leadership program, Building Bridges for Peace. The ďŹ lm is the story of six of the girls and how the transformative FYQFSJFODFPGLOPXJOHUIFJSiFOFNJFTwBT human beings meets with the realities of their lives at home in the Middle East over UIFOFYUTFWFOZFBST5ISPVHIUIFDPNJOH PGBHFOBSSBUJWFTPGQBSUJDJQBOUT"EJ (BM  Hanin, Inas, Rawan and Rezan, we see how creating relationships across personal, political and physical borders is a ďŹ rst step towards resolving conict.

Special Presentation Because You’re Too Nice d. Daniel Parra USA / 2011 / 89 minutes / Colour / NR 0OBTFFNJOHMZOPSNBMEBUFXJUIIJT girlfriend, Karen, James gets smacked XJUIBCSFBLVQCFDBVTFIFTiUPPOJDFw Devastated and not wanting to be alone, IFRVJDLMZKVNQTCBDLJOUPUIFXPSMEPG dating, much to the annoyance of the hostess of the restaurant he brings all his dates to. With help from his best friends and father, James must navigate through his insecurities to ďŹ nd a woman he can trust not to break his heart again. This ďŹ lm was edited by Bermudian, Chris Frith.


Footnote

Khodorkovsky

d. Joseph Cedar Israel / 2011 / 103 minutes / Colour / PG Hebrew with English subtitles The story of insane academic competition, the dichotomy between admiration and envy for a role model, and the very complicated relationship between a father BOETPO&JF[FSBOE6SJFM4ILPMOJLBSFCPUI eccentric professors, who have dedicated their lives to their work in Talmudic Studies. The father, Eliezer, is a stubborn purist who fears the establishment and has never been recognized for his work. While his TPO 6SJFM JTBOVQBOEDPNJOHTUBSJOUIF ďŹ eld, who appears to feed on accolades, endlessly seeking recognition. Then one day the tables turn when Eliezer learns that he is to be awarded the most valuable honor for scholarship in the country, and his vanity and desperate need for validation are FYQPTFE/PNJOBUFEGPSB"DBEFNZ "XBSEGPS#FTU'PSFJHO-BOHVBHF'JMN

d. Cyril Tuschi Germany / 2011 / 111 minutes / Colour / NR German, English, and Russian with English subtitles This exhilarating and controversial documentary chronicles Mikhail ,IPEPSLPWTLZTUSBOTGPSNBUJPOGSPNB TFMGQSPDMBJNFETPDJBMJTUUPBGVMMZSFBMJ[FE capitalist and recounts the stunning turn of FWFOUTUIBUNBEFIJNPOFPGXPSMETNPTU famous political prisoners. Weaving together JOEFQUIJOUFSWJFXT JODMVEJOHUIFmSTUPO camera exchange with Khodorkovsky since IJTBSSFTU BSDIJWBMNBUFSJBM BOETUZMJ[FE DPNQVUFSBOJNBUFESFFOBDUNFOUT 5VTDIJ shows us a man who embodies the paradox that is modern Russia – condemning the very corruption that helped make his fortune and envisioning a new Russia with respect GPSUIFSVMFPGMBX0OFPGUIFNPTUUBMLFE about ďŹ lms at 2012 Berlin Film Festival debut after it was stolen twice in the ďŹ nal months of production.

d. Agnieszka Holland Poland / 2011 / 145 minutes / Colour / R Polish and Ukrainian and Yiddish and German with English subtitles #BTFEPOBUSVFTUPSZ -FPQPME4PDIB BTFXFS worker and petty thief in a Nazi occupied city in Poland, one day encounters a group PG+FXTUSZJOHUPFTDBQFUIFMJRVJEBUJPOPG the ghetto. He hides them for money in the MBCZSJOUIPGUIFUPXOTTFXFST8IBUTUBSUT out as a straightforward and cynical business arrangement turns into something very unexpected. The ďŹ lm is also an extraordinary story of survival as these men, women, and children all try to outwit certain death during 14 months PGFWFS increasing and intense danger. Nominated for a 2012 "DBEFNZ "XBSEGPS In Darkness Best Foreign -BOHVBHF'JMN

Putin’s Kiss d. Lise Birk Pedersen Denmark, Russia / 2012 / 85 minutes / Colour / NR Russian with English subtitles Nashi is an increasingly popular political youth organization in Russia with direct UJFTUPUIF,SFNMJO0GmDJBMMZ JUTHPBMJT to support the current political system by creating a future elite among the brightest and most loyal Russian teenagers. But the organization also works to prevent the political opposition from spreading their WJFXTBNPOHZPVOHQFPQMFZFBSPME Masha Drokova, a Nashi commissar and TQPLFTQFSTPO JTBOBNCJUJPVTNJEEMFDMBTT TUVEFOUGSPNUIFPVUTLJSUTPG.PTDPX"GUFS KPJOJOH/BTIJBUUIFBHFPG TIFNPWFT to the very top of the organization, and is rewarded for her dedication. Everything DIBOHFTXIFO%SPLPWBCFDPNFTBDRVBJOUFE XJUIBHSPVQPGMJCFSBMKPVSOBMJTUT1VUJOT Kiss won the Documentary Cinematography "XBSEBUUIJTZFBST4VOEBODF

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In Darkness

World Cinema

WORLD CINEMA CONT.


WORLD CINEMA CONT. Whores’ Glory

World Cinema

d. Michael Glawogger Germany, Austria / 2011 / 110 minutes / Colour / NR German, French, Thai, Japanese, Spanish, and Bengali with English subtitles "DJOFNBUJDUSJQUZDIPOQSPTUJUVUJPO three countries, languages and religions. In Thailand, women wait for clients behind glass panes, staring at reections of themselves. In Bangladesh, men go to a ghetto of love to satisfy their unfulďŹ lled EFTJSFTPOJOEFOUVSFEHJSMT"OEJO.FYJDP  women pray to a female deity to avoid facing their own reality. In worlds where the most intimate act has become a commodity, these women have physically and emotionally experienced everything that can happen between a man and a woman. For this they have always received money, but it has not made their lives rich in anything but stories. Special Jury Prize winner at Venice Film Festival.

Wuthering Heights d. Andrea Arnold UK / 2011 / 129 minutes / NR

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"OFYDJUJOHMZGSFTIBOEEJTUJODUUBLFPO the classic novel by Emily BrontĂŤ, an epic love story that spans childhood well into the young adult years, the ďŹ lm follows Heathcliff, a boy taken in by a benevolent :PSLTIJSFGBSNFS &BSOTIBX-JWJOHJO &BSOTIBXTIPNF )FBUIDMJGGEFWFMPQTB QBTTJPOBUFSFMBUJPOTIJQXJUIUIFGBSNFST teenage daughter, Catherine, inspiring the envy and mistrust of his son, Hindley. 8IFO&BSOTIBXQBTTFTBXBZ UIFOPX

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grown characters must ďŹ nally confront the intense feelings and rivalries that have built VQUISPVHIPVUUIFJSZFBSTUPHFUIFS"SOPME XPOUIF4IPSU'JMN -JWF"DUJPO "DBEFNZ "XBSEGPS8BTQ XIJDITDSFFOFEBU#*'' 2004.

The Island President d. Jon Shenk USA / 2011 / 101 minutes / Colour / PG English The Island President is the story of Mohamed Nasheed, a complex and charismatic young leader of the Maldives, who rose from the trenches of democratic activism to become head of state of the nation most urgently threatened by climate change. Nasheed refuses to give up in this epic, new ďŹ ght. To have any chance of saving his country, this leader to a tiny, island nation, goes to the Copenhagen $MJNBUF4VNNJUUPDPOWJODFUIF64  $IJOB UIF&6 BOEIJTDMPTFTUBMMZ *OEJB  to cut carbon emissions dramatically and JNNFEJBUFMZ*GIFGBJMT IFMMCFGPSDFE to ďŹ gure out where his children and grandchildren will live in the future. The mMNUPPLUIF1FPQMFT$IPJDF"XBSEBU Toronto International Film Festival 2011 BOEB4VTUBJOBCJMJUZ"XBSEBU4VOEBODF 2012.

Where Do We Go Now? d. Nadine Labaki Lebanon / 2011 / 110 minutes / Colour / PG-13 Arabic with English subtitles Set in a remote village where the church BOEUIFNPTRVFTUBOETJEFCZTJEF UIJT mMNGPMMPXTUIFBOUJDTPGUIFUPXOTXPNFO to keep their blowhard men from starting a religious war. Women heartsick over sons, IVTCBOETBOEGBUIFSTMPTUUPQSFWJPVTnBSF ups unite to distract their men with clever ruses, from faking a miracle to hiring a USPPQPG6LSBJOJBOTUSJQQFST5IFmMNXFOU down well with the crowds at Toronto, San 4FCBTUJBOBOE0TMPmMNGFTUJWBMT XJOOJOH audience choice awards at each one.


MASTERWORKS

Masterworks

In this brand new strand for BIFF 2012 we screen ďŹ lms made by the most inuential auteurs living today.

Le Havre

Pina

d. Aki Kaurismaki Finland / 2011 / 93 minutes / Colour / NR French with English subtitles *OUIJTXBSNIFBSUFEQPSUSBJUPGUIF'SFODI harbor city that gives the ďŹ lm its name, fate UISPXTZPVOH"GSJDBOSFGVHFF*ESJTTBJOUP UIFQBUIPG.BSDFM.BSY BXFMMTQPLFO bohemian who works as a shoe shiner. With innate optimism and the unwavering support of his community, Marcel stands up to ofďŹ cials doggedly pursuing the boy for Le Havre deportation. Kaurrismaki was nominated for a 2011 European Film "XBSEGPSIJTEJSFDUJPOPG-F)BWSFBOEUIF ďŹ lm swept the board at the national Jussi ďŹ lm awards in Finland including Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay, as well BTTDPPQJOHB(PME)VHP"XBSEBU$IJDBHP International Film Festival last year.

d. Wim Wenders Germany/ 2011 / 103 minutes / Colour / PG (FSNBONBTUFS8JN8FOEFST 8JOHT PG%FTJSF 5IF#VFOB7JTUB4PDJBM$MVC  captures the brilliantly inventive dance world of legendary choreographer, the late Pina Bausch. Wenders had conceived with Bausch a dance ďŹ lm like none seen before, one which would put the viewer deep inside #BVTDITQMBZGVM UISJMMJOHMZVOQSFEJDUBCMF QJFDFT"GUFSIFSVOUJNFMZEFBUIJO  8FOEFSTDPOUJOVFEXJUIUIFQSPKFDU UVSOJOH it into the most exciting tribute he could imagine. Sensual and visually stunning, Pina UBLFTUIFBVEJFODFJOUP#BVTDITXPSLJOIFS imaginative sets and powerfully renders the beauty and sheer physicality of the dances and dancers of her Tanztheater Wuppertal FOTFNCMF5IJTZFBS 1JOBXBT"DBEFNZ "XBSEOPNJOBUFEGPS#FTU%PDVNFOUSZ Feature, having already been awarded Best Documentary by the European Film "DBEFNZ

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Once Upon a Time in Anatolia d. Nuri Bilge Ceylan Turkey / 2011 / 150 minutes / Colour / NR Turkish with English subtitles Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 $BOOFT'JMN'FTUJWBM 0ODF6QPOB5JNF JO"OBUPMJBJTUIFOFXmMNGSPN/VSJ#JMHF Ceylan, the celebrated director of Distant and Climates. In the dead of the night, a group of men – among them, a police commissioner, a prosecutor, a doctor and a NVSEFSTVTQFDUESJWFUISPVHIUIF"OBUPMJB countryside, the serpentine roads and rolling hills lit only by the headlight of their cars. They are searching for a corpse, the WJDUJNPGBCSVUBMNVSEFS"TOJHIUXFBST on, details about the murder emerge and UIFJOWFTUJHBUPSTPXOTFDSFUTDPNFUPMJHIU 8IFOUIFCPEZJTGPVOE UIFSFBMRVFTUJPO begins. The ďŹ lm swept up three gongs at the "TJB1BDJmD'JMN"XBSET

The Turin Horse d. Bela Tarr & Agnes Hranitzky Hungary / 2011 / 146 minutes / Black & White / NR Hungarian and German with English subtitles 0O+BOVBSZ JO5VSJO *UBMZ 'SJFESJDI Nietzsche steps out of the doorway of OVNCFSTJY 7JB$BSMP"MCFSU/PUGBSGSPN him, a cab driver is having trouble with a stubborn horse. The horse refuses to move, whereupon the driver loses his patience and takes his whip to it. Nietzche puts an end to the brutal scene, throwing his arms BSPVOEUIFIPSTFTOFDL TPCCJOH"GUFSUIJT  he lies motionless and silent for two days on a divan, until he loses consciousness and his mind. Eventually missing out on the top spots following its three 2011 European Film "XBSEOPNJOBUJPOT 5IF5VSJO)PSTFUPPL both the Grand Jury prize and Competition Prize at Berlin International Film Festival last year.


MODERN MASTERS Damsels in Distress

The Day He Arrives

d. Whit Stillman USA / 2011 / 99 minutes / Colour / NR "DPNFEZBCPVUBUSJPPGCFBVUJGVMHJSMTBT they set out to revolutionize life at a grungy "NFSJDBOVOJWFSTJUZEZOBNJDMFBEFS 7JPMFU 8JTUFS (SFUB(FSXJH QSJODJQMFE3PTF .FHBMZO&DIJLVOXPLF BOETFYZ)FBUIFS $BSSJF.BD-FNPSF 5IFZXFMDPNF USBOTGFSTUVEFOU-JMZ "OBMFJHI5JQUPO JOUP their group, which seeks to help severely depressed students with a program of good hygiene and musical dance numbers. The girls become romantically entangled with a series of men, including smooth Charlie "ESBN#SPEZ ESFBNCPBU9BWJFSBOE the mad frat pack of Frank and Thor, who UISFBUFOUIFHJSMTGSJFOETIJQBOETBOJUZ The ďŹ lm closed the 2011 Venice Film Festival and has been busy on the festival circuit since, screening at Toronto and Rotterdam to name two.

d. Sang-soo Hong South Korea / 2011 / 79 minutes / Black & White / NR Korean with English subtitles

In his fascinating examination of a triple homicide case in Conroe, Texas, Werner Herzog probes the human psyche to explore why people, and a state, kills. In intimate conversations with those involved, JODMVEJOHZFBSPMEEFBUISPXJONBUF Michael Perry, the ďŹ lmmaker achieves what he describes as “a gaze into the abyss of UIFIVNBOTPVMw)FS[PHTJORVJSJFTBMTP extend to the other convicted killer, Jason Burkett; his father, also incarcerated; a woman who lost both her mother and brother in the crime; as well as a chaplain BOEGPSNFSFYFDVUJPOFSXIPWFCFFOXJUI EFBUISPXQSJTPOFSTBTUIFZWFUBLFOUIFJS mOBMCSFBUIT%FCVUJOHBUUIFVQBOE coming Telluride Film Festival, Herzog captured the British Film Institute to win JUT(SJFSTPO"XBSEGPS#FTU%PDVNFOUBSZ of 2011.

d. Lynee Ramsay UK, USA / 2011 / 112 minutes / Colour / R "TVTQFOTFGVMBOEHSJQQJOHQTZDIPMPHJDBM thriller that explores the fractious relationship between a mother and her evil son. Tilda Swinton, in a bracing, UPVSEFGPSDFQFSGPSNBODF QMBZTUIF NPUIFS &WB BTTIFDPOUFOETGPS years with the increasing malevolence of IFSmSTUCPSODIJME ,FWJO &[SB.JMMFS  #BTFEPOUIFCFTUTFMMJOHOPWFMPGUIF TBNFOBNF 8F/FFE5P5BML"CPVU Kevin explores nature vs. nurture on a whole new level. The ďŹ lm has attracted a sleuth of award nominations, including B#FTU"DUSFTT(PMEFO(MPCFBOE#"'5" nods for Swinton, it took Best Film at the -POEPO'JMN'FTUJWBM #SJUJTI'JMN"XBSET  BOE&VSPQFBO'JMN"XBSET3BNTBZBMTP scored a Best Director gong at the British *OEFQFOEFOU'JMN"XBSET

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d. Werner Herzog USA / 2011 / 107 minutes / Colour / PG-13

We Need To Talk About Kevin

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Into the Abyss

4VOH+PPOSFUVSOTUP4FPVMUPSFDPOOFDU with an old friend. When the friend EPFTOUBOTXFSIJTDBMMT 4VOH+PPOTUBZTJO a northern village in Seoul for three days. There he proceeds to interact with a variety of characters, in this charming, witty new ďŹ lm from the celebrated Korean auteur. /PCPEZXIPTTFFOB)POH4BOHTPPmMN before will be surprised to hear that The %BZ)F"SSJWFTDFOUSFTPOESJOLJOH TPDJBM FNCBSSBTTNFOUT TFEVDUJPOTBOESFKFDUJPOT 5IFTVSQSJTFJTUIBUPODFBHBJOJUBMMGFFMT so fresh and unfamiliar. The ďŹ lm screened JODPNQFUJUJPOBU$BOOFTJOUIF6O Certain Regard category, celebrating young talent with innovative and daring works.

Modern Masters

Also making its debut at BIFF 2012, the Modern Masters section comprises exciting new works crafted by some of the most acclaimed contemporary directors.


AFTER HOURS BIFF ďŹ lmgoers from previous years will recall that we screen a number of late night ďŹ lms during the ďŹ lm festival. This year, we have decided to brand this section as After Hours. The After Hours ďŹ lms by shared nature are provocative, controversial and uncompromising visions that take an innovative approach to the art of storytelling.

Alps

After Hours

d. Yorgos Lanthimos Greece / 2011 / 93 minutes / Colour / NR Greek with English subtitles "MQTJTUIFFBHFSMZBXBJUJOHGPMMPXVQUP :PSHPT-BOUIJNPTTDSJUJDBMMZBDDMBJNFE  0TDBSOPNJOBUFE %PHUPPUIBOEDFSUBJOMZ POFPGUIFIPUUFTUUJDLFUTBUUIJTZFBST Film Festival. Much like Dogtooth, this surreal story is more effective the less you know about it. The ďŹ lm focuses on four peculiarly mismatched characters, DPMMFDUJWFMZLOPXOBTA5IF"MQT5IFSFT a young, nubile gymnast, her demanding coach, an entrepreneurial paramedic and a caring, emotionally detached nurse. They XPSLBTATVCTUJUVUFT PGGFSJOHUIFJSTFSWJDFT to those grieving the loss of their loved POFT"MQTUPPL#FTU4DSFFOQMBZBU7FOJDF Film Festival.

CLOSING FILM

Michael

Hysteria

d. Markus Schleinzer Austria / 2011 / 96 mins / Colour / NR Germany with English subtitles

d. Tanya Wexler UK / 2011 / 100 min / Colour / NR

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Michael, a seemingly meek insurance BHFOU IBTBTFDSFUIFJTIPMEJOHZFBS old Wolfgang captive in a locked room in his basement. Chronicling a ďŹ ve month period, director Markus Schleinzer reveals a tense portrait of how seemingly mundane lives can hide the darkest secrets. Michael is a masterfully executed study of a monster with rich cinematic detail and unnerving insight. Michael premiered at Cannes Film Festival in 2011 and Schleinzer was nominated for UIF&VSPQFBO'JMN"DBEFNZT%JTDPWFSZ "XBSE



GBTDJOBUJOHEFQJDUJPOPGBZPVOHXPNBOT reckless decent into a shocking world of FSPUJDEFTJSFT-VDZJTBZPVOHVOJWFSTJUZ student possessed by a kind of radical QBTTJWJUZ0OFEBZTIFBOTXFSTBOBEJOUIF TUVEFOUOFXTQBQFSBOEJOUFSWJFXTGPSBKPC to be a lingerie waitress. But she is secretly being initiated into a world of strange new work; one where she will have to give into absolute submission to her clients by being sedated; becoming a Sleeping #FBVUZ-FJHIDSFBUFTBCPMEDJOFNBUJD WJTJPOXIFSF-VDZ CPUIJOIFSDMBOEFTUJOF sexual adventures and in her mundane daily existence, lives with the same uninching and brutal honesty. Sleeping Beauty premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.

Sleeping Beauty d. Julia Leigh Australia / 2011 / 101 minutes / Colour / NR "CPMEmMNEFCVUGSPNBXBSEXJOOJOH "VTUSBMJBO/PWFMJTU 4MFFQJOH#FBVUZ JTB

We wrap BIFF 2012 in style with this mischievously inspired romantic comedy TFUJOUIFMBUFUIDFOUVSZ XIJDIJTCBTFE on the surprising truth of how Mortimer (SBOWJMMFDBNFVQXJUIUIFXPSMET ďŹ rst electromechanical vibrator in the name of medical science. The result also JOBEWFSUFOUMZDPOUSJCVUFEUPXPNFOTTFYVBM JOEFQFOEFODF)ZTUFSJBTUBST"DBEFNZ "XBSEOPNJOFF.BHHJF(ZMMFOIBBMBOE Hugh Dancy, alongside Jonathan Pryce, Rupert Everett and Felicity Jones. The ďŹ lm premiered at Toronto International Film Hysteria Festival. Its cheeky marketing has secured the ďŹ lm a great deal of international buzz ever since and now Bermuda gets to see what all the fuss is about!


Bermuda Shorts

d. Hans Montelius Sweden / 2011 / 12 minutes / Colour Swedish with English subtitles "EJSFDUPSQMBZXSJHIUTQFOETa summer out in the country with his girlfriend and his brother. When he tries to write a play for them to star in, his demons ďŹ nally take over.

A Doctor’s Job

d. Julio Ramos Peru / 2011 / 10 minutes / Colour Spanish with English subtitles "mOBODJBMMZTUSBQQFEdoctor, who moonlights as a taxi driver, ďŹ nds himself challenged by his latest fare.

A Doll’s Life

d. Natalia Andreadis UK / 2011 / 7 minutes / Colour "NBOEB TFWFOZFBSTPME IBTBEFFQMZ troubled family life. Murderous intentions and violence pepper her everyday thoughts. Her GBWPSJUFEPMMJTUIFPOMZPOFXIPLOPXTKVTU IPXEFFQUIFSBCCJUIPMFHPFT

All It Will Ever Be

d. Logan Sandler USA / 2011 / 17 minutes / Colour "OJOUFOTFMZQFSTPOBMNFEJBUJPOPOUIF SPNBOUJDEJTDPOOFDUQSFTFOUJOUPEBZT society.

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Asylum d. Joern Utkilen UK / 2011 / 17 minutes / Colour "GBJMFEBTZMVNTFFLFSESFBNTPGBCJP dynamic farm.

Burned Soil

d. Michael Hoellerer

Germany / 2011 / 13 minutes / Colour German with English subtitles 0OBSFNPUFGBSNJOSVSBM#BWBSJBTJTUFST  Elisabeth and Ingrid, are caught up in a cycle of family violence.

Checkpoint

d. Ruben Amar Israel / 2011 / 19 minutes / Colour Israeli with English subtitles "ZPVOH1BMFTUJOJBOCPZMJWJOHJOUIF(B[B Strip accompanies his father on monthly visits to the ruins of a destroyed village as a duty.

Corner Shop

d. George Hamilton UK / 2011 / 12 minutes / Colour Exploring the moment when tensions and frustrations unexpectedly erupt, this is a taut and emotional piece of drama capturing a snapshot of British life.

Crazy Beats Strong Every Time

d. Moon Molson USA / 2011 / 27 minutes / Black & White, Colour "CMBDLUFFOmOETIJT"GSJDBOJNNJHSBOU stepfather passed out drunk in their UFOFNFOUCVJMEJOHIBMMXBZBOEJTQSFTTVSFE by his friends into murdering him.

Doris & the Intern

d. Laura Terruso USA / 2011 / 9 minutes / Colour "TIPSUDPNFEZBCPVUBNJEEMFBHFEXPNBO JOBEFBEFOEKPCXIPEJTDPWFSTUIFQFSLTPG having an intern.

First Match d. Olivia Newman USA / 2011 / 15 minutes / Colour 'PVSUFFOZFBSPME.POJRVFi.Pw.PSSJT  UIFPOMZHJSMPOXIBUIBTCFFOUIFBMMCPZT XSFTUMJOHUFBN QSFQBSFTGPSIFSmSTU DPFE high school match.

BIFF 2012

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Bermuda Shorts

BIFF is a qualifying festival for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in the category of Short Film (Live Action). Just 13.5 inches high, the Oscar statuette stands tall as the motion picture industry’s greatest honor, given in recognition of the highest level of achievement in moviemaking. Two BIFF ďŹ lms have gone on to win Oscars: Wasp (2004) and Toyland (2009). Could we do it again in 2013?! This year, we are excited to be screening over 50 shorts in competition, judged by our esteemed jury of industry experts. "MMTIPSUmMNTJODPNQFUJUJPOBSFBQQSPQSJBUFGPSBOEPWFS


Bermuda Shorts

Grandmother

Night Life

d. Afarin Eghbal UK / 2011 / 9 minutes / Colour *O#VFOPT"JSFT BOPMEXPNBOMPPLTGPSXBSE to becoming a grandmother. However, IJTUPSJDFWFOUTGPSDFIFSUPXBJUPWFS years.

d. Shandor Garrison USA / 2011 / 13 minutes / Colour Hector, a troubled teen from the Harlem QSPKFDUT GPSNTBTVSQSJTJOHCPOEXJUI -JMZ BMPOFMZHJSMXIPGFFMTUSBQQFEJOUIF SFTUSJDUJPOTPGIFS6QQFS&BTU4JEFMJGF

Hatch

Real Talk

d. Christoph Kuschnig Austria / 2011 / 19 minutes / Colour German and Serbian with English subtitles "OFXCPSOTEFTUJOZIBOHTJOUIFCBMBODF BT adults come to terms with what they cannot have.

d. Patrick Ng USA / 2011 / 13 minutes / Colour Pax and Iggy are best friends, but their bond JTCSPLFOXIFO1BYEJTDPWFSTXIFSF*HHZT loyalties truly lie.

I Am John Wayne d. Christina Choe USA / 2011 / 17 minutes / Colour "ZPVOHCMBDLDPXCPZTUSVHHMFTXJUIUIF death of his best friend.

Rule Number Three d. Tom Ludlam UK / 2011 / 11 minutes / Colour "ZPVOHDPVQMFDPNNVOJDBUFUISPVHIB HBNFPG4DSBCCMF"TUIFHBNFQSPHSFTTFT  UIFXPSETEFTDFOEJOUPEBSLFSBOEHBNF changing territory.

Shirin

Join the Dots

Join the Dots d. Jessica Lux UK / 2011 / 24 minutes / Colour "OZFBSPMEHJSMBSSJWFTBU4U"OESFXT 6OJWFSTJUZJOUPmOEBOBMJFOXPSMEPG HMPTTZ VQQFSDMBTTHJSMTJOUFOUPOTFEVDJOH their fellow student Prince William.

Kei d. Dave LaMattina & Chad Walker USA, Africa / 2012 / 25 minutes / Colour .BKPS-FBHVF4PDDFSTUBS,FJ,BNBSBCFDBNF BSFGVHFFXIFO4JFSSB-FPOFTDJWJMXBS ripped apart his family. Now, soccer brings him home in a starring role with the national team.

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My Sacha d. Markus Kaatsch Germany / 2011 / 15 minutes / Colour "mMNBCPVUZPVOHBOEPMEMPWFJOBTJNQMF  touching drama that follows passion and approaches the painful realization of having missed an important moment forever.

d. Stephen Fingleton UK / 2011 / 13 minutes / Black & White Shirin has dinner alone at home with her GBUIFSJOUIFJSTNBMMOPSUI-POEPOIPNF With her mother absent, little is said between them until Shirin reveals she is going out for the evening.

Snowbound d. Alexis Fortier Gauthier Canada / 2011 / 15 minutes / Colour French with English subtitles 7JDLZ  IFSmHVSFTUVDLCFUXFFO childhood and adolescence, secretly bears a heavy burden.

Speed of the Past d. Rocher Dominique France / 2011 / 18 minutes / Colour French with English subtitles Margot and Joseph are moving together. Suddenly time stops, Joseph gets stuck in TQBDFUJNF GPSDJOH.BSHPUUPXBJUGPSIJNBMM her life.

Swimsuit 46 d. Wannes Destoop Belgium / 2010 / 15 minutes / Colour Dutch with English subtitles Chantal, a chubby girl of twelve is having a IBSEUJNFmOEJOHIFSXBZUISPVHIMJGF0OMZ


The Extraordinary Life of Rocky

The Weight of Emptiness d. Alain Fournier Canada / 2011 / 13 minutes / Colour French with English subtitles Thomas suffers from strange weightlessness crises. Distressed, his mother takes every means to bring him down to earth.

d. Kevin Meul Belgium / 2011 / 14 minutes / Colour Dutch with English subtitles It seems Rocky was born on the wrong side of luck; all the people he loves die from a fatal BDDJEFOU6OUJMIFNFFUTUIFMPWFPGIJTMJGF

Tooty’s Wedding

The House on the Lake

Trusting Rain

d. Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia Spain / 2011 / 11 minutes / Colour :PVIBWFCFFOUIJOLJOHBCPVUMFBWJOHGPS ZFBST-PPLBUUIFQIPUP"HBJO:PVLOPX XIFSF JUJT"QJHTUZ(P,JMMIJN%POUUBML  TBZOPUIJOH8IJTLFZ*UTNJEOJHIU

The Last/ First Kiss d. Andrea Ashton USA / 2011 / 16 minutes / Colour 5XPUXFOUZTPNFUIJOHTUSBOHFSTBDDJEFOUBMMZ encounter one another in a park and forge an unexpected connection. Following which BTQPOUBOFPVTCVUZFUTIPSUMJWFE SPNBODF EFWFMPQTCFUXFFOUIFUXP 8SJUUFOBOE$P QSPEVDFECZ#FSNVEJBO "OESFX4UPOFIBN

d. Frederic Casella UK / 2011 / 18 minutes / Colour "ZPVOHDPVQMFTNBSSJBHFIJUTUIFSPDLT‰ IJMBSJPVTMZ‰EVSJOHBXFFLFOEXFEEJOHJO the country.

Bermuda Shorts

d. David Karlak USA / 2010 / 19 minutes / Colour #VSUPO(SVO[FSoBIZQFSBHHSFTTJWFBOE conďŹ dent dealmaker – lives in the pressure DPPLFS PGB'PSUVOFDPNQBOZ)JTIBSE work and tenacity guarantee him a place at the top, but one man threatens everything UIBUIFTCVJMU

d. Christopher Radcliff & Lauren Wolkstein USA / 2011 / 14 minutes / Colour "NBOBOEBCPZ USBWFMJOHUPBOVOLOPXO destination, ďŹ nd respite in a motel swimming QPPM0OUIFTVSGBDFBMMTFFNTOPSNBM CVU nothing is what it seems to be.

d. Kristen Alexander Bermuda / 2011 / 20 minutes / Colour Collecting and conserving rainwater is a way of life in Bermuda, yet few travelers to this spectacular island are aware of this centuries old method of water conservation.

Zoe d. Stefan Lengauer Germany / 2011 / 9 minutes / Colour German with English subtitles Zoe, a young girl nearly out of her teens, moves aimlessly through the nights and clubs of Berlin longing for intimacy and security.

Photos from BIFF 2011

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The Candidate

The Strange Ones

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Schedule

BIFF 2012

LIBERTY THEATRE 16-March Friday

NOTE: Film titles in blue are the short films that will precede the features. 17-March Saturday

18-March Sunday

9:00am

10:30am

1:00pm

BIFF Kids: Peer Mediation Poverty in Paradise

3:45pm

19-March Monday

20-March Tuesday

21-March Wednesday

22-March Thursday

BIFF Kids: Books to Film Primary

BIFF Kids: Books to Film Primary

BIFF Kids: Kei My So Called Enemy

TBA BIFF Kids

Whores’ Glory

Shirin Corpo Celste

10:45 a.m. BIFF Kids: Books to Film Primary

10:45 a.m. BIFF Kids: Books to Film Primary

Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

In Darkness

The Turin Horse

The Extraordinary Life of Rocky The Day He Arrives

Short Film Prog #3

Best of the fest

Short Film Prog #1

Asylum Le Havre

Khodorkovsky

Trusting Rain The Island President

A Doctor’s Job Putin’s Kiss

Best of the fest

Best of the fest

6:30pm

7:00 p.m. Darling Campanion

Bullhead

Grandmothers Pina

Short Film Prog #2

Burned Soil Footnote

Where Do We Go Now?

7.00 p.m. Hysteria

9:15pm

Into the Abyss

Doris & the Intern Damsel in Distress

Wuthering Heights

A Separation

We Need To Talk About Kevin

Snowbound Declaration of War

Best of the fest

11:30pm

The House on the Lake Alps

Zoe Sleeping Beauty

A Doll’s Life Michael

Because You’re Too Nice

The schedule is subject to change, please see www.biff.bm for updates and for more information regarding ‘Best of the Fest’ programming.

Tickets:

Short Programme 1

Short Programme 2

Short Programme 3

All BIFF 2012 tickets go on sale to the public on March 7 at 11am on www. tickets.biff.bm and our physical box office, courtesy of Freisenbruch Meyer at 75 Front Street in Hamilton. Opening hours are 11am-2pm (closed weekends). Tickets can also be ordered by phone for a $2 surchage, call +1 (441) 278-1500.

First Match Crazy Beats Strong Every Time I am John Wayne The Last/First Kiss Night Life Real Talk

Swimsuit 46 Rule Number Three Apartment #5B The Strange Ones The Weight of Emptiness Tooty’s Wedding Checkpoint Speed of the Past

Act 1 Scene 1 Hatch Corner Shop My Sacha Join the Dots All It Will Ever Be The Candidate

Opening/closing films: BIFF members: $20 Non-members: $25

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15th Annual Bermuda International Film Festival  

The Bermuda International Film Festival 2012 features several award winning films.

15th Annual Bermuda International Film Festival  

The Bermuda International Film Festival 2012 features several award winning films.

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