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Every year, Miami Film Festival welcomes a steady stream of special guests, all of whom add a certain zest to Festival screenings and events. At the recent Festival back in March, there was one guest in particular that stood out: Javier Camara. The star of Pedro Almodovar films such as Talk to Her, Bad Education and I’m So Excited, the Spanish icon came to the Festival to promote his latest film For Your Own Good, an uproarious Spanish comedy that follows three overprotective fathers as they navigate the hellish ordeal of watching their teenage daughters date. Camara, who has been [...]

A Call to Action from Your Film Festival

What defunding the NEA would mean to Miami Dade College Cultural programs? The White House proposed budget for FY2018 officially recommends the complete defunding of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). At Miami Dade College (MDC), we strongly believe that arts have the power to enable people to see beyond their differences. Because of this, and for more than 50 years, MDC has offered cutting-edge, thought-provoking endeavors in film, the visual arts, literature and the performing arts. Along with two of South Florida’s signature events – the Miami Film Festival and Miami Book Fair – Miami Dade College features award-winning [...]

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  • TONIGHT: Catch the special screening of #BerlinSyndrome at the @TowerTheaterMIA.
    May 23, 2017
  • #DianeLane, star of #ParisCanWait. Catch it at @TowerTheaterMIA this weekend. #MondayMuse
    May 22, 2017
  • Scenes from this years closing night film, #EsPorTuBien #SaturdayNightFever 🕺💃
    May 20, 2017
  • .@haitianhero at the #MiamiFF premiere of @SFHfilm this year. #haitianheritage #haitianflagday #filmspotlight
    May 18, 2017
  • Liberty City. #MoonlightWay #Miamiproud @moonlightmov
    May 16, 2017
  • Because we love #moms.. #ShirleyMaclaine and #SachiParker. 🌸#MothersDay
    May 15, 2017
  • #GoldieHawn and #KateHudson. 🌸 #HappyMothersDay
    May 14, 2017
  • #DomhnallGleeson, star of 2015 #GemsFF film #Brooklyn, turns 34 today.
    May 12, 2017
  • The lovely #GinaRodriguez at the 2013 #Miami premiere of the inspiring film #FILLYBROWN. ❤️ #tbt #MiamiFF
    May 12, 2017
  • The best thing you'll see all day: @MargotRobbie dressed as James Franco's Alien from Spring Breakers 😎 via @vulture
    May 10, 2017
  • RT @TowerTheaterMIA: NORMAN continues at Miami Dade College's Tower Theater Miami! #NowPlaying
    May 9, 2017
  • Monday Muse: The Mexican goddess @katedelcastillo, 2015 #GemsFF guest. <3
    May 9, 2017
  • Director Carlos Lechuga and lead actors Lola Amores + Eduardo Martinez on the set of Santa y Andrés. #OnSetSaturday
    May 6, 2017
  • Don't miss out on the next #MiamiFilmSociety screening of BERLIN SYNDROME.
    May 5, 2017
  • Director @AmmaAsante at the 2014 premiere of #Belle. #tbt 💛🎬
    May 5, 2017
  • Cine Cool: #ColinFarrell starred in our 2016 hit @LobsterFilm
    May 3, 2017
  • Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table is coming to @netflix! @foodandwine
    May 2, 2017
  • Don't miss Richard Gere in #Norman, showing at @TowerTheaterMIA this Friday! Tickets Here:
    May 1, 2017
  • Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ Director, Dies at 73. #RIP
    April 26, 2017
  • Wes Anderson’s #IsleOfDogs Receives Spring 2018 Release Date and Gorgeous Teaser Poster!
    April 25, 2017


  • #DianeLane, star of #ParisCanWait. Catch it at #TowerTheaterMiami this weekend. #MondayMuse
  • Saban Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to John Luessenhop’s #Speed mKills, which will star #JohnTravolta, #MiraSorvino, #KatherynWinnick, #JordiMolla, #JamesRemar and #KellanLutz. Travolta will play a #Miami speedboat-racing champion and multimillionaire who leads a double life that lands him in trouble with the law and drug lords. @hollywoodreporter
  • "The battle to get certification for Lipstick though made me realize that this freedom to tell the stories I wanted to tell, could not be taken for granted. As a woman, and as a filmmaker, my voice is a threat to the patriarchal order. And my freedom thus, not so sacrosanct." - Alankrita Shrivastava on #LipstickUnderMyBurkha 🎬💄
  • Join #MiamiFilmSociety tomorrow for the screening of #BerlinSyndrome staring #TeresaPalmer and #MaxRiemelt ! 🎬🍿 Tickets:
  • As the #Cannes deals continue to heat up, #SonyPictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has made a multi-territory deal for #Belle and #AUnitedKingdom director #AmmaAsante's next film, WWII drama #WhereHandsTouch. ‬🎞 @hollywoodreporter
  • #RestlessCreature: #WendyWhelan, 2017 festival film, is featured on The #NewYorkTimes #DanceinNYC guide. 💃🍎🚕#MiamiFF
  • In #CitizenJane: Battle for the City, documentarian Matt Tyrnauer attempts to memorialize the now-deceased luminary by weaving archival film clips, talking-head interviews and Jacobs’ own public speeches. Catch our 2017 festival film at Tower Theater Miami today! #MiamiFF @miaminewtimes
  • Scenes from LIPSTICK UNDER MY BURKHA. 💃💄💄#SaturdayNightFever
  • French auteur #ClaireDenis ('Beau Travail,' 'I Can’t Sleep') premiered her latest film as an opening night selection in the Festival de #Cannes Directors' Fortnight sidebar. #BrightSunshineIn stars #JulietteBinoche, star of our 2015 GEMS film 'The 33.' #GemsFF @hollywoodreporter
  • The un-produced screenplays of #Japanese #film legend #AkiraKurosawa, a giant of cinema history, could finally be making their way to the big screen. Akira Kurosawa's film, #RhapsodyinAugust, was screened at our festival in 1992. #MiamiFF 🇯🇵 🎞 @hollywoodreporter READ:
  • Miami Director Xavier Manrique Helms First Feature Film, #ChronicallyMetropolitan, which premiered at our 2017 festival! #MiamiFF @miaminewtimes
  • "The story of a boy caught between two worlds — and the ensuing tug-of-war between his father in #Cuba who fought for his return and his #Miami relatives who wanted to raise him in the United States after his mother drowned at sea while trying to reach U.S. shores" - @miamiherald Join us for a special screening of the #documentary #ELIAN on May 31 at the Tower Theater Miami. 🎞
  • @sarahgadon, our 2017 #Google Talks guest, is set to star in the upcoming #Netflix/CBC adaptation, #ALIASGRACE, directed by Mary Harron. @IndieWire 🎬 #googlexmiamiff
  • 'Death by a Thousand Cuts' addresses rising tensions along the Dominican Republic-Haiti border and larger issues concerning environmental devastation, ethnic violence and the fight over natural resources. 🇭🇹 #haiti #HaitianHeritage #HaitianFlagDay #MovieSpotlight
  • #SerenadeforHaiti captures the resilience and talent of this widely misunderstood country, and the soundtrack highlights outstanding Haitian composers who are largely unknown to international audiences. 🇭🇹 #HaitianHeritage #HaitianFlagDay #MovieSpotlight