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Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) is an annual film festival held in early December in the Bahamas, founded in 2004[citation needed]. The Bahamas International Film Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing the local community and international visitors with a diverse presentation of films from around the world. In addition to offering films that might not otherwise be released theatrically in the Bahamas, BIFF provides a unique cultural experience, educational programs, and forums for exploring the future of cinema. BIFF Founder and Executive Director is Leslie Vanderpool.

JetBlue partners with Bahamas International Film Festival Airline to Sponsor Festival’s New Vision Film SectionNassau, Bahamas  – It was announced today that JetBlue Airways has come on board to sponsor the Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) and will lend its name to support the New Vision Film section of the Festival. The announcement was made by BIFF Founder and Executive Director Leslie Vanderpool, and Alan Sweeting, General Manager of JetBlue Airways in The Bahamas.Under terms of the deal, JetBlue has become the official airline sponsor of BIFF and the exclusive airline partner for festival travel between the United States and The Bahamas.Commented Vanderpool, “We at BIFF are extremely excited to be partnering with one of the leading airlines in the aviation industry.”Vanderpool added, “With an airline who will be serving Festival guests the special blue martini at the film festival, this is an example of a sponsor who is one step ahead, showcasing their innovation by branding themselves through a great cultural and international event. Having JetBlue as the exclusive airline partner demonstrates that we provide unique opportunities as JetBlue is known to be very selective with partner organizations.”“JetBlue is proud to partner with BIFF and to promote the festival and travel to our islands,” said Alan Sweeting, JetBlue’s general manager for The Bahamas. “JetBlue has just celebrated 10 years of service in The Bahamas, and now offers non-stop service from five cities in the U.S., as well as convenient connections from a number of other cities. To celebrate, we are pleased to offer festival goers a discount on travel to visit our beautiful destination to enjoy the Bahamas International Film Festival.”JetBlue has been a supporter of BIFF over the years and is proud to be presenting airline tickets to the filmmakers and celebrities from around the world. Festival goers who fly JetBlue to the Bahamas International Film Festival can receive a $10 discount* (restrictions apply) off of the base fare on round trip tickets between the U.S. and Nassau, The Bahamas, by entering the code NASBIFF10. To take advantage of this special offer, visit www.jetblue.com/promo.JetBlue is innovative and thinking of branding throughout the film festival so Festival attendees shouldn’t be surprised if they are lucky enough to sit in a JetBlue leather chair at the theaters and, under their chair, find a free ticket to travel to any JetBlue destination courtesy of the airline.The New Vision category that JetBlue is sponsoring consists of the following films: About the Bahamas International Film Festival:The Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) is a nonprofit organization committed to providing the local community and International festival goers with a diverse presentation of films from The Bahamas and around the world. In addition to showcasing films that might not otherwise be released theatrically, BIFF provides unique cultural experiences, educational programs, and forums for exploring the past, present & future of cinema. BIFF aims to raise the level of filmmaking, participation and education throughout The Bahamas and the world.ABOUT JETBLUE AIRWAYSJetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline™ and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 30 million customers a year to 86 cities in the U.S., the Caribbean and Latin America, with an average of 850 daily flights. New service to Curacao begins in December. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, an overnight stay is never required and the first bag is included with your standard fare (subject to weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed or operated by other airlines). For more information, please visit jetblue.com.Terms and Conditions*Promo code NASBIFF10 is subject to limited availability and is good while limited supplies last until 12/01/2014 (11:59 PM ET) for $10 off the base fare of a roundtrip JetBlue flight (nonstop or connecting) originating from the United States (including Puerto Rico) to Nassau, Bahamas NAS between 12/03/2014 and 12/15/2014. Roundtrip purchase required. Customers purchasing roundtrip travel must select both outbound and return flights within the travel period in order to receive the discount. Code (case-sensitive) is valid only for flights purchased on jetblue.com/promo; new bookings only; limit one code per booking. Code cannot be redeemed for Mint Seats, and is not valid in connection with JetBlue Getaways, award flights, taxes/fees, partner or code share or interline flights, baggage fees, or any other products or services. Code cannot be combined with other offers, cannot be partially redeemed, has no cash value, is not redeemable for cash, but is transferable. If fight reservation is changed/cancelled, a $100 fee per person will apply (plus any increase in fare for changes), and the promo code will only apply to any modified or new reservation if it is booked by 11:59 PM ET on 12/01/2014 is for travel within the eligible travel period, and otherwise satisfies all terms and conditions for this offer. Changes/cancellations after 12/01/2014 will result in the promo code discount being forfeited. Cancellations are for JetBlue travel credit only, valid for one year. If reservation is not changed/canceled prior to scheduled departure, all money associated with reservation is forfeited. Other restrictions apply. See http://www.jetblue.com/about/legal/legal.asp

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