2017’s PRECIOUS GEM AWARD HONOREE: SILVIA RIOS

By | February 6th, 2017|COMMUNITY|

As the 34th Miami Film Festival patrons gather for Awards Night on Saturday, March 11th, one very special Award honoree will already be known in advance: Miami Film Society member Silvia Rios Fortun. PLATINUM member Silvia Rios Fortun has been a member of Miami Film Society for 34 consecutive years.  She has never missed an [...]

I’ve Never Not Been From Miami

By | February 4th, 2016|COMMUNITY, FILM SPOTLIGHT|

ROSIE HERRERA X JONATHAN DAVID KANE This week, Miami International Film Festival announced our full lineup of 129 films, including 100 features and 29 shorts.  10 of those shorts form the wittily-named program “I’ve Never Not Been From Miami” (the double-negative “never not” being comically self-aware Miami parlance). The program pairs some of [...]

Film Fare at the Art Fair

By | December 2nd, 2015|COMMUNITY, SPECIAL EDITION|

As the art world flocks in for Art Basel, Miami is also in the midst of its own homegrown slate of satellite and ancillary art events. Film fans, however, are not left in the gallery install dust. Art Basel’s Film and Sound Program is the perfect chance to enjoy Basel, Miami, and film in one [...]

Film Events at Miami Book Fair 2015

By | November 18th, 2015|COMMUNITY|

Last weekend, the Miami Book Fair kicked off with “punk poet laureate” Patti Smith reading from her new book M Train.  The fair, now underway, is chock full of exciting literary events, including several for film lovers this upcoming weekend. On Saturday, November 21st at 6:30pm, Academy-Award winning actors Paul Giamatti and David Strathairn present [...]

Florida’s Flickering Landscapes Conference

By | April 8th, 2015|COMMUNITY|

The University of Central Florida’s Center for Humanities and Digital Research, College of Arts and Humanities,  is seeking papers for an upcoming conference, Flickering Landscapes: Florida’s Landscape, History, and Identity on the Screen, taking place in Orlando on November 12-14, 2015. The conference is geared toward academics from a broad range of disciplines and industry professionals, with the goal of initiating [...]

New Oscar Ruiz Navia & Wim Wenders Films to Premiere at MiamiFF32 in Celebration of Art Basel

By | December 1st, 2014|COMMUNITY, DIRECTOR SPOTLIGHT|

Dinka group at Pagarau cattle camp, Southern Sudan, Africa, 2006 - photo by Sebastião Salgado It's here! This week, 250 of the world’s leading galleries and throngs of art lovers jet in from all corners of the globe for Art Week in Miami, transforming the city into a tantalizing landscape of art and [...]

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