Category Archives: Boulder International Film Festival

Then I Realized I Was Somebody

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"I always wondered why somebody didn’t do something about that. Then I realized I was somebody."   I first saw this Lily Tomlin quote years ago on a friend's email signature line. And it still gets me every time. Heading into the Boulder International Film Festival season, I can't help but relate this sentiment to ...

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Call 2 Action: Trash Dance and Participatory Development

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Denver University International Studies and Environmental Studies student Heather Cook recently watched the documentary film "Trash Dance" during her Women and Development class, taught by Philanthropiece friend and colleague Tracy Ehlers. Trash Dance was featured in this year's Boulder International Film Festival as part of the Call 2 Action program that Philanthropiece co-sponsors, and we ...

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Beyond the Film

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The Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF), founded in 2004 in Boulder, Colorado, USA, has developed a reputation as one of the most influential young film festivals in the U.S., with an extraordinary number of new-but-unknown feature films, documentaries and shorts that have gone on from early screenings at BIFF to significant box-office success and multiple ...

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