BIAFF 2019

11.09.19 15:20

This year, the celebratory opening of BIAFF is scheduled for September 15. BIAFF will wrap up on September 22.


Batumi International Art-House Film Festival (BIAFF) was established in 2006.


Partnered up with Batumi City Hall, the founder, and organizer of the international festival is "ARGANI", the Batumi Art-House.


BIAFF is an annual event. Each year it is held in the second half of September in Batumi. Festival mainly focuses on the art-house cinema.


With an ever-growing recognition each year, the festival ultimately aims to become the biggest Film Festival on the Black Sea Coast.


BIAFF 2019 International Jury: Alexander Mindadze, Russia – Head of Jury, Tatiana Detlofson (USA), Martin Blaney (UK), Carmen Grey (UK), Rusudan Glurjidze (Georgia)


BIAFF Film festival’s international competition program includes three sections:


- BIAFF Feature Films Competition

- BIAFF Doc Films Competition

- BIAFF short films competition

Besides the competition part, the festival showcases three other sections that are proved to be very interesting to the cinephiles:


- BIAFF Master’s collection – presents the latest films by famous filmmakers

- BIAFF Special Screenings – films presented by special guests and partners of the festival

- BIAFF Georgian Panorama – showcases new Georgian films (shorts, feature, docs)



source: GeorgiaToday

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