BBFF2014 will run from February 28th to March 9th. As entries have only just opened filmmakers Filmmakers are able to access our Early Bird deadline prices. BBFF encourages filmmakers and audiences to ‘Open Their Aperture’ – to open their eyes, minds and hearts to new possibilities and experiences. The range of films we screen is diverse [...]
Congratulations to all the winners and nominees and a big thanks to all our filmmakers, festival goers, sponsors and special folks who’ve made BBFF2013 such an amazing festival. The Owners Club at Linnaeus Best Film, Byron Bay Coffee Company Best Dramatic Feature & Tavarus Best Surf Film Otelo Burning The Echo Best Byron Film Pharaoh vs [...]
With some tickets as low as $7 you can tailor your BBFF holiday experience to fit your budget needs. Our Accommodation Partner Nomads Byron Bay is a haven for flashpackers and backpackers. Located in the heart of town and one block from the beach. They offer dorms and deluxe private rooms.
BBFF is giving Byron a taste of what’s to come when our free, beachside screening returns on Monday, February 25. Beneath the full moon, the community will gather on the grass above main beach to witness some of the many fantastic films the festival has to offer.
Pot Country is a half hour documentary about two people’s complex relationships with marijuana–the semi-legal crop that powers the local economy in much of rural northern California. Seen through the eyes of a fifth generation ex-logger and a back-to-the-land grandma who makes her living as a grower, Pot Country is a history of how Humboldt [...]
The full online programme is live and our free 48 page programme is out in this week’s issue of the Echo with full details of all the films and events happening at BBFF2012. BBFF 2012 features a staggering 200+ films from 39 countries including 132 World, Australian and NSW Premieres as well as 45 films [...]
A Day at the Pool is a documentary-style film that attempts to uncover the true origins of modern skateboarding. Interviews with Tony Alva, Stacy Peralta, Jay Adams and the rest of the Dogtown Crew reveal that an anonymous local kid may have been largely responsible for the skateboarding revolution that lead to their success in [...]
From master auteur Chen Kaige comes SACRIFICE. For generations, the Zhao family has wielded power, even extending over the king. In a well-planned coup, their mortal enemy TU’AN GU (Wang Xue Qi) slaughters the entire clan, determined to wipe out their influence forever. However, a solitary Zhao baby survives the massacre, and is hidden and [...]
In a remote Aboriginal community, 10 year old Daniel yearns to be a “gangster”, like the male role models in his life. Skipping school, getting into fights and running drugs for Linden who runs the main gang in town, Daniel is well on his way to accomplishing his goal, when rival drug dealer Bruce returns [...]
BBFF2012 has received over 900 entries and after months of viewing we’re pleased to announce a highlight of the 2012 Festival. Our first Official Selection to be publically announced is Pria Viswalingam’s acclaimed documentary Decadence: The Decline of the Western World. Decadence: The Decline of the Western World has been receiving rave reviews and is [...]