Thursday 10 to Sunday 13 September 2020

Call for Entries now open!

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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.

Read all the latest Festival press coverage here and browse our 2019 catalogue for further details on the programme, essays and new writing.

Stay updated throughout the year on opportunities for artists and filmmakers, jobs at the Festival and our forthcoming 2020 Festival by signing up to BFMAF newsletters.

Our annual call for entries from artists and filmmakers opens on 9th January.

Dates for the 16th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival are confirmed for Thursday 10 to Sunday 13 September 2020.

In the meantime we'd like to wish you a wonderful start to 2020!


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

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.

Get your copy here

2019 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.

2019 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?

2019 Berwick New Cinema Features

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

Check out our brilliant opening and closing films!