7 Colors Lagoon Bacalar International Film Festival July 18 - 22, 2022
The 7 Colors Lagoon Bacalar International Film Festival
was born thanks to the Social Need of Promoting the creation and Publication of conscious Films that promote and represent Humans at best.
Humans Artistic Expressions in Film, Art, Music, Movement, Nature, Drama, Comedy, Noir, Environmental etc.
In the Beautiful Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Balar International Film Festival encourage Artist, Musicians, Avant Garde, Folk, Ambientalist, Climate Change , Green Social Awareness, Human Rights, Nature Exploration and Research, Nature and Wildlife Conservation works of Cinema.
All Genres are Welcome and encourage to submit.
Please Directors and Producers as a Standard, We DO NOT engage in conversations with Directors, Producers before the Film Selections.
Your Film speak for yourself, and we select in base of it,
Dear Official Selections and Winners 2021
* Due To Covid19 Restrictions BIIF did not and does not provide Hospitality this 2021 until further Notice.
Our Parterns and Venue in Bacalar have closed Temporarily to Indoor Activities or Gatherings in the Institutions in Mexico due Covid19 ,and Goverment elections during summer 2021 does not allow any interaction with our venue by law after Goverment Selections are made , and festival administration decided could not longer postpone the Festival Selections and Results due the earlier Covid Situation, so only Online Festival could be performed this year 2021 *
* Depending on the rest of 2021 year with Covid Restictions and General Goverment Permissions in Bacalar and our Venue Indoor Activities or Streaming online with them, we will see as it fits to organize Post live screenings or Online Venue Streaming for our Winners 2021 in our Bacalar Venue *
If you have any Questions please feel free and welcome to write us to our email.
Please be kind to us as we do really Sincerely want to bring the best promotion of your films that is in our hands.
7 Colors Lagoon Bacalar International Film Film Festival aka 7CL BIFF. (C) Copyright 2019
Film Awards Certificated Recognition :
7 Colors Lagoon Best Feature Film
Best Feature Film Environment Conservation
Best Short Film Environment Conservation
Best Feature Film Climate Change
Best Short Film Climate Change
Best Male Director Feature Film
Best Female Director Feature Film
Best Male Director Short Film
Best Female Director Short Film
Music List **
Best Music Video
Kids Films **
Only to Kids Films ( Encourage to be with Spanish Subtitles )
Best Film for Kids.
Best Original Story
Best Original Music Score Feature Film
Best Original Music Score Short Film
Best Cinematography Feature Film
Best Cinematography Short Film
Submissions to 7CL BACALAR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2022 :
General Information :
All type of Short films – Video media less 30 min
Fee : 5 Dlls
All type of mid size Films above 30 min - below 50 min
Fee : 7 Dlls
All Type of Feature Films, Documentaries
Fee : 8 Dlls - Exclusive price to support Filmmakers -
7CL BACALAR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2022 Official Selection & Winners
The 7CL Bacalar International Film Festival aka 7CL BIFF is an independent and Private Organization
The Festival mission is of promoting, propagating and exploring the
understanding of every form of expression relevant to cinema with the main priority of every Environment / also Art expressions that moves forward at the edge of new forms of human expression through Visual Arts and Moving Sound Image ( Experimental Audio Visuals, Short Film, Feature Film, documentaries, public encounters, educational encounters ) throughout the year.
Festival brings Human Communion between different Cultures and Societies for the growth and better of the human condition. Art and Environment Conscious Films are our Communion.
2.- Film Submissions
Feature-Length, Documentary Films :
Short Films, Medium-Length Films, Music Visuals, Music Videos :
Feature Length films or Short Films to be Encourage to participate are :
Any other New form of “ Sound Visual Art “ are encourage to participate.
“ Only in Particular cases, at the discretion of the Artistic Director, may exceptions be made to the
above-mentioned conditions for admission.”
4 . – Waiver Agreement
The Festival is open to Public. All Participants and / or guest of the Festival acknowledge that Multimedia Channels, web and accredited television channels and other media partners will / might cover the Festival for Television, Radio, Web, Newspaper, Digital News. By agreeing to take part in the Festival, all participants relinquish, free of charge, their broadcasting rights to any filmed footage and recorded audio, allowing the media partners to make such use of the above materials as they see fit.
5.- General Rules
Participation in the Festival automatically entails observance of the present
Regulations. Producers, distributors or other parties who submit films must guarantee that they are legally authorized to represent the film and get any responsibility if fail to do so, as well as if any copyright or Trademark infringement is due to act within the film they representing, also they guarantee that they are legally authorized to register the film in the BIFF. BIFF Committee, Artist Director, Aggregators and Affiliates will carry Not Responsibility if any infringement on copyright or Trademark is made by any of the Invited films as well as Participating films or films from the pre-selection phase and during and after BIFF screenings.
The Director of 7CL BIFF reserves the right to settle any cases not covered by the present
At the Moment of Submitting your film, if selected or awarded you accept to give free screening rights only to the festival edition screenings program in present ; in other words ( no charge for the festival to screen your film ).
The festival accept applications by adults only. We don’t accept applications from individuals under 18.
The festival and its sponsors cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to entry materials.
At the Moment of you submitting your films You understand and agree of this :
BIFF at this moment Give only Awards by Recognition, NO cash prize, No funding.
, that we the organization of 7 CL BIFF and Casa de la Cultura of Bacalar, Quintana Roo will not offer you or pay screening fees.
Should any dispute arise regarding the interpretation of any article of these regulations, the English Version is Binding by the State laws, and jurisdiction of New York City, NY, USA. And Mexico, Quintana Roo, Mexico Juridisction.
All rights Reserved.
7 Colors Lagoon Bacalar International Film Festival aka 7CL BIFF . Copyright (c)2019
Response from festival:
Dear Roxanne , Your Film shows the Culture from within , its beautiful made and invites the audience to breath San Cristobal air as a Local, We love your film ! ..Thank you for Sharing it with us , Yes we hopefully can meet you too, after Covid is a bit more controlled we will be able to have more freedoms to network here ..Thank u !!
7 Colors Lagoon BIFF
Response from festival:
Hi Der Mo,
Its a Pleasure to have recived your Film and a great honor to make it a Winner, The Story, the Script, the Cast, the Production represents a beautiful Latin heart and Represents Cuba Wonderfully, we will contact you soon .. we would like to Interview you and some members of the Cast if possible on a Video Session to help promote your Film.. We will soon contact you via email.. Congratulations and thanks for being in our Festival the Feature Film Winner !
7 Colors Lagoon BIFF