BURUNDI FILM CENTER: EVENTS

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February 28 - March 7, 2009

FESPACO - Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou
Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso)




April 9-12, 2009, 2008

Dawson City International Short Film Festival
Dawson City, Yukon (Canada)




March 2009

Monk Centre of international Stiudies, University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)





Past Events

February 22, 2009

Black History Month Screening
Ottawa, Ontario (Canada)



December 10-16, 2008

Cinecan
Dakar (Senegal)




December 11, 2008

UNHCR Regugee Summit
Geneva (Switzerland)




December 5, 2008

Whistler Film Festival
Whistler, Alberta (Canada)

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October 24, 2008

New Edinburgh Fundraiser
Ottawa, Ontario (Canada)




October 31 - November 1, 2008

Redemptive Film Festival
Virginia Beach, Virginia (USA)

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November 5-8, 2008

Regent Park Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

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October 17, 2008

International Film Festival South Africa
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)

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October 8, 2008

Raindance Film Festival
London, England (UK)

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October 3, 2008

Tacoma Film Festival
Tacoma, Washington (USA)

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October 2-5, 2008

Berks Movie Madness Film Festival
Reading, Pennsylvania (USA)

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September 26, 2008

Great Lakes Independent Film Festival
Erie, Pennsylvania (USA)

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September 20-21, 2008

Route 66 Film Festival
Springfield, Illinois (USA)

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September 20, 2008

Independents' Film Festival
Tampa, Florida (USA)

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September 19, 2008

Strasbourg International Film Festival
Strasbourg (France)

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September 17-21, 2008

Temecula Valley International Film and Music Festival
Temecula Valley, California (USA)

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September 5-14, 2008

Salento International Film Festival
Tricase, Lecce (Italy)

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August 24, 2008

London Short Film Showcase
London, Ontario (Canada)

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August 21-24, 2008

LandLocked Film Festival
Iowa City, Iowa (USA)

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August 20-23, 2008

Washougal International Film Festival
Washougal, Washington (USA)

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August 15, 2008

YoungCuts Film Festival
Montreal, Quebec (Canada)

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August 7-9, 2008

Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival
Houston, Texas (USA)

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July 29, 2008

Woods Hole Film Festival
Woods Hole, Massachusetts (USA)

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July 16 & 17, 2008

The Inigo Film Festival
Sydney (Australia)

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July 9 & 10, 2008

Long Island International Film Expo
Bellmore, New York (USA)

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July 5, 2008

Flickerings Film Festival
Bushnell, Illinois (USA)

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June 19-20, 2008

Planet Ant Film Festival
Austin, Texas (USA)

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June 16, 2008

Salt Lake City Film Center "New Face of Africa"
Salt lake City, Utah (USA)

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June 7, 2008

Hollywood Black Film Festival
Beverly Hills, California (USA)

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June 6, 2008

Timbal Fest
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA)

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May 21, 2008

Connecticut Film Festival
Danbury, Connecticut (USA)

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May 6, 2008

Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario (Canada)
BFC co-founder Christopher Redmond is one of the invited guest speaks at

Carleton University’s “Document This! How Filmmakers are Spreading Awareness
on Human Rights Issues” enrichment mini-course program. Click here for details

April 26, 2008

Fallbrook Film Festival
Fallbrook, California (USA)

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April 23, 2008

Rincon International Film Festival
Rincon (Puerto Rico)

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April 12, 2008

Vues d'Afrique Pan African Film Festival
Montreal, Quebec (Canada)

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April 4, 2008

ReelWorld Film Festival
Toronto, Ontario (Canada)

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March 29, 2008

Foundations Festival
Montreal, Quebec (Canada)




March 22, 2008

Dawson City International Short Film Festival
Dawson City, Yukon (Canada)

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February 1, 2008

Doc Shop 5 - National Film Board of Canada
Montreal, Quebec (Canada)

The National Film Board of Canada invites Christopher Redmond to speak to university students taking the 2008 Doc Shop program about his experiences in Burundi.  BFC photographer Bridget Farr and BFC teaching assistant Sabrina Guerrieri are also on hand to take questions from the audience. Redmond and Guerrieri are 2006 Doc Shop alumni.


December 1, 2007

Citizenshift Presents: Five Short Films
Montreal, Quebec (Canada)

CitizenShift, a division of the National Film Board of Canada, hosts a screening of the BFC films at the NFB Cinématheque in downtown Montreal, QC.


November 25, 2007

ARTSPARK - National Gallery of Canada
Ottawa, Ontario (Canada)

The National Gallery of Canada exhibits the Burundi Film Center films and selects photographs during their Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography exhibit.


September 19, 2007

BFC Benefit Screening - Canadian Film Institute
Ottawa, Ontario (Canada)

The Burundi Film Center holds a benefit screening with the Canadian Film Institute for an exclusive North American premiere. Traditional Burundian drummers and dancers opened the event while the Burundian Embassy provided food for one more taste of Burundian culture.  A silent auction featured a collection of Bridget Farr’s photos from Burundi to raise money for the Burundi Film Center.  Co-Founder Raymond Kalisa flew in from Africa to attend the screening with co-founding partner Christopher Redmond and BFC trainers Sabrina Guerrieri and Bridget Farr. click for photos

July 22-25, 2007

Amani Great Lakes Film Festival
Kigali, Rwanda (Africa)