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‘Wildlike,’ ‘India’s Daughters’ and More Set for 2015 Bahamas International Film Festival

'Wildlike,' 'India's Daughters' and More Set for 2015 Bahamas International Film Festival


The Bahamas International Film Festival has announced their lineup and competition programs for their 12th year, which will run from December 1-12. More than 130 films are represented in the lineup, which includes competition categories for Spirit of Freedom: Narrative, Spirit of Freedom: Documentary, New Visions, Carribean Spotlight Narrative, Carribean Spotlight Documentary, Comedy and non-Jury Short Films.

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Below is the list of films.

SPIRIT OF FREEDOM (NARRATIVE)
“Eadward” (Canada) / Director: Kyle Rideout
“Showing Roots” (USA) / Director: Michael Wilson
“Sin and Illy” (Germany) / Director: Maria Hengge
“The Sleeping Tree” (Bahrain) / Director: Mohammed Rashed BuAli
“UnIndian” (Australia) Director: Anupam SHarma
“Wildlike” (USA) / Director: Frank Hall Green

SPIRIT OF FREEDOM (DOCUMENTARY)
“All Eyes All Ears”  (China, USA) / Director: Vanessa Hope
“Gazelle” – THE LOVE ISSUE (Brazil) / Director: Cesar Terranova
“I Am Thalente” (South Africa) / Director: Natalie Johns
“India’s Daughter” (India) Director: Leslee Udwin
“My Life in China” (USA) Director: Kenneth Eng
“Queen Mimi” (USA) Director: Yaniv Rokah
“Speed Sisters” (Iran) Director: Amber Fares
“Madina’s Dream” (Sudan) Director: Andrew Berends
“Crocodile Gennadiy” (Ukraine) Director: Steve Hoover

NEW VISIONS
 (Sponsored by JetBlue Airways)
“A Beautiful Now” (USA) / Director: Daniela Amavia
“After the Wedding” (USA) / Director: Claudia Cifuentes
“Bad Moon Rising” (Japan) / Director: Hiritaka Asano 
“Empirica” (USA) / Director: Patrick Shanahan
“Golden Kingdom” (Myanmar) / Director: Brian Perkins
“Jackrabbit” (USA) / Director: Carleton Ranney
“Johnny Walker” (USA) / Director: Kris De Meester
“The Preppie Connection” (USA) / Director: Joseph Castelo
“Somewhere in the Middle” (USA) / Director: Lanre Olabisi
“The Ambassador to Bern” (Hungary) / Director” Attila Szasz
“The Center” (USA) / Director” Charlie Graik
“Singapore Sling” (Brazil,USA) / Director: Marcus Sigrist
“La Extrana” (Dominican Republic) / Director: César Rodríguez
WORLD CINEMA NARRATIVE (Sponsored by CornèrTrader)
“Anti Social” (UK) / Director: Reg Traviss
“Ombre” (Bulgaria) / Director: Zachary Iliev Paunov
“Jasmine” (Hong Kong, USA), / Director: Dax Phelan
“Meet Pursuit Delange” (UK) / Director: Howard Webster
“North vs South” (UK) / Director: Steven Nesbit
“Remittance” (Singapore, USA) / Director: Joel Fendelman
“Weepah Way For Now Sound” (USA) / Director: Stephen Ringer
“Why Do You Smell the Ocean” (USA) / Director: Kevin Baggott
“Let’s Dance to the Rhythm” (India) / Director: Bardroy Barretto
 

WORLD CINEMA DOCUMENTARY (Sponsored by CornèrTrader)

“Gored” (USA, Spain) / Director: Ido Mizrahy
“Hydro” (USA) / Directors: Rafa G. Sánchez, Xavi Tello
“New Cambodian” (Cambodia) / Director: Isabella Astengo
“When Voices Meet” (South Africa) / Director: Nancy Sutton Smith
“Every Child Counts” (Canada) / Director: Wendy Loten
 
CARIBBEAN SPOTLIGHT NARRATIVE
“Battle Dreams Chronicles” (Martinique) / Director: Alain Bidard
“Bazodee”  (Trinidad & Tobago) / Director: Todd Kessler
“Stone Shacks” (Bahamas) / Director: Tyrone Burrows
“Trafficked” (Trinidad & Tobago) / Director: Sean Hodgkinson
 
CARIBBEAN SPOTLIGHT DOCUMENTARY
“Congo Beats the Drum” (Israel, Jamaica) / Director: Ariel Tagar
“Dreadlocks Story”  (Jamaica) / Director: Linda Aïnouche
“Exuma” (Bahamas) / Director: Colin Ruggiero
“Vanishing Sail” (The Grenadines) / Director: Alexis Andrews
COMEDY
“Art Ache” (USA) / Director: Berty Cadilhac
“Dependent’s Day”  (USA) / Director: Michael David Lynch
“Driving While Black” (USA)  / Director: Paul Sapiano
“It Had to Be You” (USA) / Director: Sasha Gordon
“The Funeral Guest” (USA) / Director: Matthew Kohnen
“The Right Juice” (UK, Portugal) / Director: Kristjan Knigge

A complete list of the short films screening at BIFF is available here.

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