Thursday 10 to Sunday 13 September 2020

16th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival

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FEDS Paid Traineeship 2020


The 15th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival (BFMAF) took place from 19th-22nd September in beautiful North Northumberland. Look back at an incredible programme of films, exhibitions, talks and live events.

Take a look at all the latest reviews and press coverage from this years festival here and take a look at the 2019 catalogue here.

Stay updated throughout the year via the BFMAF newsletter.


Artists presented new moving image work in exhibitions all around Berwick-upon-Tweed, taking over historic buildings, empty shops and hidden corners of the town.

View the BFMAF 2019 exhibitions

Animistic Apparatus

is a special programme of exhibitions, talks and events which asks what if these could be reimagined as rituals addressed to nonhuman beings?

Filmmaker in Focus: Kira Muratova

Kira Muratova, made poetic, eccentric, astonishing films between 1961–2012. BFMAF pays tribute to her vision with a posthumous retrospective.

Berwick New Cinema Features

Films that are guaranteed to surprise, entertain and bring fresh perspectives on the art of film.

Check out our brilliant opening and closing films!

The BFMAF 2019 Catalogue

Our 112 page full color catalogue. with a dedicated page for every film, exhibition and event from this years festival, as well as essays, programme descriptions and more.

Download it here