BIAFF 2017  festival  venues are listed bellow:


- Cinema Apollo - 17 Memed Abashidze str.  - See on Map - at this location will be screened major program (all full length films) of BIAFF festival 

- Hotel "Wyndham" conference room- 33 Memed Abashidze street -  at this venue will be screened Short films program (both competition/non-competition) of BIAFF 2017

- Outdoor Screenings -  on Era Square (city center - crossroad of Baratashvili and M.Abashidze street)  will be organized open-air screenings, strating at 20.30 pm (2 Screenings per day)


 Opening and Closing ceremony by invitation only. 


 Attending Film Screenings:

- Film screenings are free of charge

- To attend film screenings in cinema APOLLO person should take FREE TICKETS (it is used for better control and access to film screenings) in  cinema APOLO at BIAFF info center.

To reserve the ticekts online - visit   Ticket Reservation . You can choose the screenings which you'd like to attend - fill out the form (your name, phone, email) and push SUBMIT button at the end of form.   Number of Tickets  for 1 perons per day is limited to 3 tickets. 

- BIAFF accredited guest who have BIAFF badges, have priority to access film screenings. 

- All spectators should be in screening hall 5 minutes in-advance before film starts, otherwise they will be refused to enter the film screenings. 


Attandance to Masterclasses

- Attandance to masterclasses is free of charge and open to all interested parties

- In case of limited places, BAIFF accredited guests (with badges) have priority access to masterclasses




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