The Beaufort Film Society is pleased to present the 7th annual Beaufort International Film Festival February 13 - 17, 2013. Our 2012 festival welcomed nearly 7000 film lovers to Beaufort for 4 fun filled days of movie watching and star gazing all with the beautiful backdrop of the marshes of the Carolina Sea Islands. Come experience what has been called by many as the "best little film festival in the southeast."
More than 200 entries from 24 countries and 31 states were received and narrowed down to the Finalists from 4 countries and 12 states. Awards will be presented in the categories of Documentary, Animation, Short Films, Student Films, and Screenplays.
Special guests include Filmmakers Mike Tollin and Chris Brinker. Details of their accomplishments can be found at our website www.beaufortfilmfestival.com.
All screenings to be held at the University of South Carolina, Beaufort, Center for the Arts, located at 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902.
The Beaufort Film Society is a vibrant community of filmgoers and filmmakers who believe in the transformative power of cinema in all its glorious forms. The many year-round BFS benefits include advance ticket sales and discounts on screenings, services and products; discounts and advance enrollment for professional development classes and networking events; and invitations to special preview screenings. The Film Society presents the finest film exhibition, education and publications in the Lowcountry. If you truly love film, join us for a world of opportunity all year long.
The Beaufort Film Society's programs depend on Society Memberships. Ticket sales alone do not cover film and venue rental fees and other expenses.
Your society membership supports programs that:
* Inspire and enlighten audiences
* Shed understanding upon contemporary concerns
* Foster community support for worthy causes
* Delight the young at heart
In addition, we have partnered with Plaza Stadium Theatre in Beaufort to provide all BFS members with discounted ticket purchases with the presentation of your BFS Membership Card. Also, BFS members will receive a $1 discount at all screenings from the Independent Film Series presented by the University of South Carolina, Beaufort Center for the Arts and Emerging Pictures. Discount will be honored for cardholder only. Plaza Stadium Theatre offers all BFS members tickets at the Matinee price ($4).
When you join, you ensure the Film Society will continue to bring to our community critically acclaimed films that are not typically shown at our local commercial theaters. Your annual contribution will keep the Society going and growing, bringing the best in world cinema, documentaries and independent films to the Lowcountry.