Panels + Master Classes

Master class in actingand presence for the camera.

Saturday, December 6, 2014, 10:00am - 1:00pm

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Awards + Tributes

Friday December 5 , Following Opening Night Film

Debra Messing landed her first TV job in a recurring role on the drama NYPD Blue in 1994. Her career advanced steadily, with guest spots on shows such as Seinfeld and a series of film roles. In 1998, Messing landed the role that would make her a household name, on the hit sitcom Will & Grace. 

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Sunday before the Closing Night Film at 6:30pm Sunday, December 7

Saturday, December 13, 2014 following Closing Night Film in Harbour Island

Chaz Hammelsmith Ebert, the widow of Roger Ebert, is the Chairman and CEO of the Ebert Companies.

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Special Screenings


Sunday, December 7,  Doors open at 6:00pm, Start time 6:30pm

Director, Screenwriter: John Jeffcoat

Principal Cast: Phillip Peterson, Sean Lowry, David Drury, Alex Vincent, Adam Powers as Mans

Sponsored by Atlantis Resort.

Roger Guenveur Smith 

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 at 12:30pm 

Live Performance of Frederick Douglass Now

Location: Sapodilla Fine Dining, West Bay Street
Rated A - all audiences

Sponsored by US Embassy.

Roger Guenveur Smith 

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 at 7pm 

The Obie Award-winning actor, writer & director will perform a l ive Performance of Rodney King , with sound and projection design by Marc Anthony Thompson

to include Kendall Jackson Wines and Sapodilla Tapas

Location: Sapodilla Fine Dining, West Bay Street

Rated C - 18 years and over

Sponsored by US Embassy.

BIFF Opening Night Film – Harbour Island, Eleuthera
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 Start time 6:30pm

BIG IN JAPAN, directed by John Jeffcoat

Starring: Phillip Peterson, Sean Lowry, David Drury, Alex Vincent, Adam Powers as Mans

Pink Sands Resort

Entertaiment: Big In Japan


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BIFF Closing Night Film & Reception – Harbour Island, Eleuthera

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 6:30pm

LIKE SUNDAY LIKE RAIN, Directed by Frank Whaley Starring: Debra Messing, Billie Joe Armstrong, Julian Shatkin, Leighton Meester

Sponsored by Pink Sands.

Cocktails + Receptions

Galleria JFK Theater Lobby

Film Buff Network

Sponsored by BIFF & Galleria .


Friday December 5 , Doors Open 7:00pm  Start time 7:30pm

Director: Frank Whaley, Screenwriter: Frank Whaley

Principal Cast: Debra Messing, Billie Joe Armstrong, Julian Shatkin, Leighton Meester

** For All Ages

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Motown Fever, Opening Night Party

Friday, December 5 at 10:00pm

Fathoms, Atlantis Royal Towers

Entertainment: DJ Gordo Cabeza (MOM SF) & Duserock (San Francisco)

Attire: Motown Inspired party, Classy and Sharp dress

(Following Film)

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Bacardi Store Happy Hour

Come and Mingle with the filmmakers and BIFF Special Guests

7pm - 11pm

Sponsored by Bacardi Store.

BIFF Closing Night Reception

Sunday, December 7 at 9:00pm

One & Only, BEACH PATIO 

Enjoy the evening at the exquiste One & Only Bahamas

Sponsored by One & Only Bahamas.

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