BIAFF management in July  attended 2 international film festivals – Karlovy Vary International Film Festival ( and Golden Apricot Film festival in Yerevan (

During the festivals it was arranged interesting meetings with various film makers, producers as well as new films were seen for potential selection.  Both festival attandence was fruitful for BIAFF in terms of film selection for BIAFF 2012 program. Also, at this festivals were selected remaining Jury members for BIAFF’s international competition sections and potential guests.

Some interesting titles which will be screened at BIAFF will include:   In Darkness, Agnieszka Holland, Poland, 2011;  Living by Vasili Sigarev, Russia, 2012;  In the Fog by Sergei Loznitsa, Russia/Germany, 2012; The Last Step by Ali Mosaffa, Iran; Reluctant Revolution, Sean McAllister, UK, 2012; Back to the Square, by Peter Lom; Norway/Canda, 2012; 83 min.; Modest Reception by Mani Haghighi, Iran, 2012; The Orange Suit by Dariush Mehrjui.

BIAFF Jury memebrs will include in various sections – Sergei Lavrentiev, Russia; Nick Holdsworth, UK (Variety Magazine), Sitora Alieva, Russia, Gyorgy Palf, Hungary   etc.

Final Jury of BIAFF 2012 for International Feature, Doc and Short competitions will be finally formed by middle of August.






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