Call for Entries
BUFF returns in March 2020 and we're looking for fantastic films for our program.
Got a feature, short, or music video for us to look at? There's still time to submit your work!

Our final deadline is December 31st.

December Dispatches
It's a British invasion! London's very own Duke Mitchell Film Club will be taking over the Somerville Microcinema on Wednesday December 11th with a seasonally appropriate trailer show of yuletide weirdness!
Days Until BUFF

March 25-29, 2020

”A shining beacon of the weird, the wonderful, the nasty, the niche, and the eclectic.“

Encore! Tigers Are Not Afraid Returns

BUFF’s 2018 Audience Award-Winner returns to the Brattle Theatre for three nights only! Relive the magic or catch the perfection you missed by skipping our closing night last year! September 20—Sunday September 22, 2019!

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Boston Latino International Film Festival

BUFF is proud to co-present CABALLERANGO and EL CUARTO REINO at this year’s BLIFF! This pair of powerful documentaries push the limits of form, creating unforgettable cinematic experiences. September 25—September 29, 2019!

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Boston Women’s Film Festival

BUFF is honored to co-present a trio of women-led genre showstoppers at this year’s Boston Women’s Film Festival! KNIVES AND SKIN, PARADISE HILLS, and SWALLOW are 100% BUFF-approved! September 26—September 29, 2019!

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Winner of Boston Magazine's
Best of Boston® 2018 – Best Film Festival
"Staying ahead of the curve is no small feat—but this plucky homegrown cine-fiesta has been doing it for 20 years and shows no sign of losing its knack for trendspotting."
Winner of MovieMaker Magazine's
30 Bloody Best Genre Fests in the World
"Confrontational past films like Gaspar Noé’s 'I Stand Alone' and Jeremy Saulnier’s 'Blue Ruin' epitomize the offerings at BUFF, which has welcomed such maverick titans as George A. Romero, Larry Fessenden, Don Coscarelli and Frank Henenlotter."
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