The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF), announced today that Sony Pictures Classics' acclaimed comedy "Tamara Drewe" will be the opening film at this year's festival, which takes place December 1-5 in Nassau. The special event screening will take place on Wednesday, December 1st at the Atlantis Theatre on Paradise Island. The announcement was made by BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool.
The film was an Official Selection of the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, 2010 Telluride Film Festival and 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. It opened in U.S. release earlier this month.
BIFF 2010 begins Wednesday, December 1st and runs through Sunday, December 5th. For additional information please visit www.bintlfilmfest.com.
Additional BIFF programming details will be announced in the coming weeks.