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The Beacon Independent Film Festival (BIFF) was created to celebrate independent filmmaking. We foster creativity through outreach to independent filmmakers, community engagement and workshops for young filmmakers.

(845) 418-3992


September 15 – 17, 2017

We’ll be screening features, shorts, documentaries, local and international films and more. Panel discussions, local food and beverage vendors, lush green space and a kids’ tent make it an event for the whole family. Everyone is welcome – we can’t wait to see you!


The Theater at University Settlement Camp
724 Wolcott Ave, Beacon, NY 12508 


Take 1-84 to Exit 11 / NY 9D
Take 9D towards Beacon
Follow 9D for about 2.9 miles
The entrance will be on your left, after the Clearwater sign


Take the Metro North Hudson line to the Beacon stop
Follow signs towards the Dia and exit towards the large parking lot
Find a waiting taxi. The trip will cost $6.

Is there parking?

Yes, there is ample parking in a nearby field.