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BIAFF  FOUR  STAR  AWARDS  2009

Still from 'Background Figure'. Still from 'Call Back'. Still from ''The Drill'. Still from 'Braving the Elements'.
Background Figure Call Back The Drill Braving the Elements

Entry by: Entry by an individual. = individual Overseas entry. = overseas Junior entry. = junior Youth entry. = youth Club entry. = club
Clickable links web button = the film's website read more = a "making of" article

read more Entry by an individual. Background Figure 29 Drama Paul Bagshaw Southport
website button read more Entry by an individual. Bad Day at the Office, A 11 Story Terence Burchell
and Roger Cavallaro
Nantwich
Entry by an individual. Blood Lake 8 Symbolic drama Paul Bagshaw Southport
read more Entry by an individual. Braving the Elements 14 Documentary Kay Bamford-Burnell FACI Worcester
read more Club entry. Bridge Too Far, A 9 Comedy Perth Camcorder Club Perth
read more Entry by an individual. Call Back 1 Fiction Robert Lorrimer W Yorkshire
read more Overseas entry. Camargue 14 Documentary Marti Arañó Oller Spain
Entry by an individual. Canoe Fishermen of Lake Malawi 8 Documentary Roy De Boise Surrey
read more Entry by an individual. City of Songs 5 Musical travel Michael Gough FACI(M) Sunderland
Entry by an individual. Cosmopolitan City 11 Documentary Derek Mathieson FACI Darlington
read more Entry by an individual. Drill, The 2 Fiction Robert Lorrimer W Yorkshire
read more Entry by an individual. Exit Song (for Romeo and Juliet) 4 Animation Ken Kasriel Surrey
Still from 'Fallen Leaves'. Still from 'Flicker'. Still from 'Flowers for Father'. Still from 'Camargue'.
Fallen Leaves Flicker Flowers for Father Camargue
website button read more Entry by an individual. Fallen Leaves 15 Story Karen Cherrington, John James,
Alan Robinson, Terry Tkachuk,
Neville Withers
Middlesex
read more Entry by an individual. Fires Went Out, The 15 Documentary Billy Ellwood County Durham
read more Youth entry. Flicker 1 Story Hamish Anderson Gloucestershire
website button read more Overseas entry. Flowers for Father 8 Social drama Philipp Kipfer Switzerland
Entry by an individual. Flying Visit, A 4 Documentary Brenda Granshaw London
Overseas entry. Following the Water 11 Documentary Zayfilm Russia
Still from 'For a Few Rupees'. Still from 'Following the Water'. Still from 'The Gift'. Still from 'The Fires Went Out'.
For a Few Rupees Following the River The Gift The Fires Went Out
read more Overseas entry. For a Few Rupees 17 Documentary Jean-Pierre Hué France
website button Club entry. For King and Country 6 Drama Chichester Film and Video Makers Chichester
Overseas entry. Gift, The 7 Experimental Samuel Faict Belgium
Entry by an individual. Going Hollywood 20 Holiday documentary Brian Saberton FACI Scotland
Youth entry. Happy Couple, The 7 Comedy K. Brimson Films London
read more Club entry. Hugo and the Runaway Stories 4 Animation Circle Eight Film Group Surrey
Overseas entry. I Just Wanna Say Love Confession 10 Story Kyu Bum Park Korea
Still from 'In the Trenches'. Still from 'Last Man Standing'. Still from 'The Little Shoemaker'. Still from 'Lost Fear'.
In the Trenches Last Man Standing The Little Showmaker Lost Fear
read more Club entry. In the Trenches 15 Documentary Jersey Camcorder Club Jersey
Entry by an individual. Last Man Standing 6 Animation Graeme Webb and Bob Vine London
Overseas entry. Leader of the Pack, The 23 Documentary Michael Slowe London
Entry by an individual. Life on Film 24 Documentary Tim Jones Canterbury
Overseas entry. Little Shoemaker, The 3 Animation Jill Lampert Birmingham
web button read more Overseas entry. Lost Fear 6 Drama Thomas van der Gronde Netherlands
Entry by an individual. Madder 72 Thriller Howard-Smith Kidderminster
Youth entry. Maharajah's Well, The 19 Documentary Phil Martin Ascot
Still from 'Der Marterer'. Still from 'Meet Me at St. Pancras'. Still from 'Folks in Transition'. Still from 'Madder'.
The Marterer Family Meet Me at St. Pancras Folks in Transition Madder
read more Overseas entry. Marterer Family, The 16 Documentary Bernhard Hausberger
and Klaus Huemer
Austria
read more Entry by an individual. Meet Me At St Pancras! 15 Documentary John Astin LACI Hertfordshire
Overseas entry. Menschen im Wandel
(Folks in Transition)
12 Documentary Guido Haesen Luxemburg
website button Club entry. Memory Partnership, The 29 Fiction Channel 7 Productions St Neots
read more Overseas entry. Montseny Nature Park 15 Documentary Marti Arañó Oller Spain
Still from 'Montsegny Nature Park'. Still from 'The Memory Partnership'. Still from 'On the Road to Passchendaele'. Still from 'My Heart Is Broken Un-seen'.
Montsegny Nature Park The Memory Partnership On the Road to Passchendaele My Heart Is Broken Un-seen
read more Entry by an individual. My Heart is Broken Unseen 40 Story Paul Page London
read more Overseas entry. On the Edge of Another World 10 Travelogue Suzy Sommer Luxemburg
read more Overseas entry. On the Road to Passchendaele 24 Documentary Willy Van der Linden Belgium
Still from 'Overtime'. Still from 'Railway'. Still from 'The Secret'. Still from 'Tales of a Land Army Girl'.
Overtime Railway The Secret Tales of a Land Army Girl
read more Entry by an individual. Overtime 11 Comedy Geoff Harmer Hampshire
Club entry. Railway 4 Comedy Ken Geen /
Cardiff Recording Club
Cardiff
read more Overseas entry. Retro-Cine (Grandpa's Cinema) 17 Family story Jeannick and Pierre Michel France
read more Entry by an individual. River of Dreams, A 9 Documentary Robert Lorrimer W Yorkshire
read more Overseas entry. Scenario of True Nature, The 21 Non-fiction Young Vee Yoo Korea
website button read more Entry by an individual. Secret, The 10 Story Jon Rosling Rotherham
read more Entry by an individual. Sherpas' Song, The 8 Documentary Chris Walpole Devon
Club entry. Situation Vacant 7 Comedy Derby Movie Makers Derby
read more Youth entry. Stories of Green Knowe 8 Documentary Hamish Anderson and
Annabelle Draper
Gloucestershire
read more Club entry. Tales of a Land Army Girl 33 Documentary Market Harborough Movie Makers Market Harborough
Entry by an individual. Talking Pictures 1 - Classics 3 Comedy animation Mike Shaw Kent
Club entry. Timescape 13 Sci-fi Southport Moviemakers Merseyside
read more Overseas entry. Together - An African Success 27 Documentary Ned Cordery USA
Entry by an individual. Town at the End of America, The 11 Travelogue John Astin LACI Hertfordshire
Overseas entry. Une Singuliere Destinee
(A Strange Destiny)
8 Comedy Franz Bardiaux Belgium
Overseas entry. Werkdruk (Pressure of Work) 5 Story Frans Boymans, Hennie Wanders
and Henk Kooij
Netherlands

Award       meaning very roughly ...

*

needs more thought and skill.

**

shows promise but requires greater discipline, care and attention.

***

well made, technically competent, keeps our interest and/or entertains.

****

exceptionally well-made, entertains, makes us care / learn / think.

*****

the best, outstanding movies.
    ♦     world class.

BIAFF 2009 quick-links: festival | Diamond/Special | ***** | **** | *** | ** | * | AV
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