Ben Haller, freelance writer for US and Canadian television, is a member of the selection committee for BIFF.
Festival Producer Ben Eagle had the honour of presenting John Hurt with his Lifetime Achievement award at BIFF on Saturday night.
Patience is a virtue when working on a film festival of the size, scope and complexity of BIFF. Having an international dimension also presents its own unique challenges.
His visit was a secret to all but a select few staff until he actually arrived. So there were more than a few double-takes and dropped jaws when Gordon Brown walked through the doors of our museum yesterday.
On 19 November 2009, we’ll play host to an intriguing event with the two authors of A Village Lost and Found, a new book dedicated to the stereoscopic imagery of 19th century photographer TR Williams.