2012 Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival Visits Grand Bahama Island October 25-28


The Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival (FLIFF) is making a stop at Grand Bahama Island this fall, at The Canal House of Pelican Bay Hotel from October 25 – October 28, 2012.

Guests of the festival will have the opportunity to attend film screenings of movies made in The Bahamas, student and independent films from around the world and an ‘Underwater Cinematography Workshop’ by award-winning cinematographer Paul Mockler. In addition, a ‘Lifetime Achievement Award‘ will be presented to actor Giancarlo Esposito, known for his role of Gustavo “Gus” Fring on AMC’s Emmy award-winning, Breaking Bad. A cocktail reception will follow his award ceremony on October 27, 2012, allowing for photo opportunities and a meet and greet with attendees.

Guests of Pelican Bay Hotel during the festival will receive complimentary VIP FAST Passes to all screenings. FLIFF VIP FAST Pass holders are also admitted free to all screenings. Individual tickets for all events can be purchased in the Canal House Lobby at Pelican Bay. Reservations to attend theLifetime Achievement Award ceremony; Awards & Closing Party and a 13 Movie screening package can be made onthe FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island page.

Travelers interested in attending FLIFFcan take advantage of an exclusive $250 Instant Savings offer on air-inclusive packages for this event. The instant savings promotion is valid on packages of three nights or longer at participating resorts on Grand Bahama Island. Bookings must be completed on www.Bahamas.com by September 30 for travel between October 26 – November 2 using the promo code FLIFF250. A full listing of participating resorts can be found on the FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island page.

The Islands Of The Bahamas have a place in the sun for everyone. From Nassau and Paradise Island to Grand Bahama to The Abaco Islands, The Exuma Islands, Harbour Island, Long Island and others, each island has its own personality and attractions for a variety of vacation styles. Some of the world’s best scuba diving, fishing, sailing, boating, as well as, shopping and dining are found in The Bahamas. The destination offers an easily accessible tropical getaway and provides convenience for travelers with preclearance through U.S. customs and immigration, and the Bahamian dollar is on par with the U.S. dollar. For more information on travel packages, activities and accommodations, call 1-800-Bahamas or visit www.Bahamas.com. Look for The Bahamas on the web on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. To purchase one-of-a-kind items from The Bahamas, visit www.eshopbahamas.com.

Click to Tweet: Meet #GusFring #FLIFF Grand Bahama (Oct 25-28) honorary guest @BreakingBad_AMC star Giancarlo Esposito http://bit.ly/s9VMrq @VisitTheBahamas


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