Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 September 2019

15th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival

Your first look at the BFMAF 2019 programme is here!


Your first look at the BFMAF 2019 programme is here!

This year’s festival features a retrospective of pivotal Ukrainian filmmaker Kira Muratova; a profile of Lebanese moving image artist Marwa Arsanios; the wide-ranging series Animistic Apparatus focusing on Southeast Asian moving image artists’ explorations of human entanglement with nonhuman beings and larger-than-human worlds; Fantastika, a curated series on fairytale, folktale and fable in international cinema from the 1960s to the present; and the UK premiere of Carlos Casas’ distinctive and award-winning feature film Cemetery as the opening film to BFMAF 2019.

Read more about what's in store this September here.

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Take a chance to look back at the films, exhibitions, events, live performances and talks that took place over an unforgettable September weekend during Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2018.

Download the BFMAF 2018 Catalogue

Packed with new writing and filmmakers' bios and filmographies.

Read it here


Artists presented new moving image work in exhibitions all around Berwick-upon-Tweed.

View the BFMAF 2018 exhibitions