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Queer Cinema Retrospective Announced for BFMAF 2016 28/07/2016

From New York to Berwick - Queer Cinema Retrospective Makes International Premiere at BFMAF 2016 The 12th edition of the Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, which takes place Wednesday 21st to Sunday 25th September 2016, has announced its main ...

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Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival announces ‘X’ and its call for artists and filmmakers to submit films to its 12th edition 14/03/2016

  Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival (BFMAF) is an international celebration of the art of film. This September sees the 12th edition of the award-winning Festival, which will span over 12 locations in North East England’s walled bord ...

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Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival and Berwick Visual Arts announce Lucy Parker as new Artist in Residence 11/03/2016

Berwick Film & Media Art Festival and Berwick Visual Arts are pleased to announce Lucy Parker as their new artist in residence. Lucy Parker's research led practice adopts collaborative filmmaking methods when making work with a community. S ...

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Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival - CALL FOR BOARD MEMBERS 26/02/2016

Since its inauguration in 2005, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival (BFMAF) has established itself as one of the UK’s few film festivals that is as serious about new cinema as it is about commissioning and exhibiting artists’ work - re ...

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The Artist's Cut 2016 filmmakers 18/02/2016

Meet the three selected filmmakers for The Artist's Cut 2016: Sebastian Buerkner (born in Berlin, Germany) lives and works in London. He completed an MA at Chelsea College of Art & Design in 2002 and was awarded their Fellowship Residency in 200 ...

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Berwick Visual Arts and Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival Residency 2016 17/12/2015

Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is pleased to announce applications are now open for our annual artist’s residency in partnership with Berwick Visual Arts. Berwick Visual Arts and Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival are committed to ...

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The Artist's Cut Call For Short Film Ideas 05/12/2015

Northern Film & Media in partnership with Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and Channel 4's Random Acts are looking for three UK based artists with a background in film or photography to tak ...

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2015 Festival Press Coverage 19/11/2015

Here are some extracts from the great reviews we received through the international press coverage of the 11th edition of the Berwick Film & Media Festival:   Peter Taylor ahead of the 2015 Festival: "The Berwick Film & Media Arts ...

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2015 Programme Announcement 26/08/2015

New director Peter Taylor interrogates the limits of film and moving image in the 11th edition of Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, 23rd – 27th September 2015 Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival is delighted to announce Fact or Ficti ...

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