Lenox Massachusetts: The Berkshire International Film Festival begins May 15 and runs thru May 18 in nearby Great Barrington. Films will be shown at the Triplex Cinema and the BIFF annual Achievment in Film Award will be given to actor Kevin Bacon at the Mahaiwe Theatre on Friday May 16. The Biff will showcase the latest in independent feature, documentary, short, and family films. There will also be panel discussions and special events focusing on filmmakers and artists from both sides of the camera. Contact Kelley Vickery at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413 528 8030 for more information.