The Beloit International Film Festival (BIFF) opened last weekend for its extended 2014 run. Up from four to 10 days this year, BIFF gives local film buffs even more chances to see the great works of the independent filmmakers it showcases. Now in its ninth year, this festival always has a few standout films that sell out quickly, forcing ...

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