2023 SUBMISSIONS OPEN October 1st, 2022


The 17th annual festival is scheduled for June 1 – 4, 2023. The BIFF showcases more than 75 of the best films that are currently being produced in independent filmmaking. BIFF features an audience award and a juried prize for documentary and narrative feature films sponsored by GWFF. The Juried Prize will carry a $5,000 cash prize.

Submissions for 2023  OPEN OCTOBER 1, 2021. Selected films will be chosen by the end of March and announced in April.