Bridgetown, Barbados, WI – The 3rd Annual Barbados Independent Film Festival (BIFF) has announced the attendance of award-winning, Hollywood superstar Sigourney Weaver.

A Cinema Under the Stars Tribute to Sigourney Weaver will feature a presentation of the “Founders Award as an Icon in the Performing Arts” to Ms. Weaver and a screening of her personally selected film A MAP OF THE WORLD.

The evening will take place on Saturday, January 12at 7:00pm with Ms. Weaver walking the red carpet into the Walled Garden Theatre. A conversation and reception with Ms. Weaver will follow. Tickets are on sale for BBD$100 and may be purchased at

Sigourney Weaver’s career has spanned decades, encompassing several of the highest grossing films of all time such as Avatar, the Aliens films, Ghostbusters; multiple prestigious awards and critically acclaimed successes. BIFF showcases the work of exceptional storytellers whose films embody the Festival’s overarching themes of celebrating resilience and humankind’s capacity to overcome adversity. No one better represents these themes than Ms. Weaver, who by her exceptional range of talent, unforgettable roles and trailblazing career continues to break down barriers for generations of smart, leading female actors to follow. Ms. Weaver’s thriving career continues to inspire us all as she puts out one brilliant performance after another. She is a true and important icon of our time.

For a complete schedule and more information about BIFF films, masterclasses, judges and events, please visit . Tickets are on sale at under “BIFF”.


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