The Bermuda InternationalFilm Festival will open on Mar 18 with Mike Binder's family drama The UpsideOf Anger starring Joan Allen andKevin Costner, and closes on Mar 24 with Marilyn Agrelo's Slamdance hitdocumentary Mad Hot Ballroom.

Michael Winterbottom is thefilmmaker in focus and festival organisers will showcase four of his pictures 9 Songs, In This World, 24 Hour Party People and Wonderland.

The week-long event includesnarrative and documentary competitions, and a world cinema showcase with aspecial sidebar on Iranian cinema. For more information visit