GEMS 2017

October 12 – 15, 2017 at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami


Our four-day fall film event, GEMS 2017, will unfold on October 12 – 15, 2017, at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami.

GEMS will provide Floridians and visitors with an exclusive specially curated program of new movies that will dominate award-season conversations, as well as international box office sensations and special discoveries.  All of this is part of our countdown to the Festival’s 35th edition next March 9 – 18, 2018.

Past editions of GEMS attracted media celebrity stars such as  Don Francisco, Kate del Castillo, Guillermo Francella, Rodrigo Santoro and Juan Pablo Raba, and filmmakers such as Pablo Trapero, Trey Edward Shults, Marcos Carnevale, and Patricia RiggenParticipating films seen by GEMS attendees months in advance of their subsequent Oscar wins and nominations included The Salesman, Toni Erdmann, BrooklynYouthand Embrace of the Serpent.



Save 20% on the entire weekend by purchasing the ALL-ACCESS package that includes tickets to all films, parties + more.  Offer valid until August 31, 2017.  Purchase now and receive a complimentary 2017 GEMS tote bag.

Member Rate: $195
General Audience Rate: $225
Please Note: A $3 processing fee will be added to each All-Access Pass purchased.


GEMS All-Access


Love the films we announced? Get your film vouchers now and don’t miss out on seeing them! Vouchers are currently available for the recently announced films Summer 1993 and Son of Sofia. Please note that the films have not been scheduled yet. They may screen at any time between Thursday, October 12, 2017 and Sunday, October 15, 2017. No refunds or exchanges. You will receive a confirmation of your transaction upon purchase and your film tickets will arrive in September.

Member Rate: $10
General Audience Rate: $13
Please Note: A $1 processing fee will be added to each ticket.

Tickets for the full program will be available on September 15th for Miami Film Society members and September 22nd for general audience members.



General Admission Tickets


Want complimentary tickets to GEMS and great year-round perks? Join the Miami Film Society at a Connoisseur or higher level before September 15, 2017 and you’ll receive between 2-8 complimentary general screening tickets for GEMS.  Please note that quantity of tickets depends on level of membership. The tickets may only be used during GEMS 2017. For more information, contact the Miami Film Society office at 305-237-7979.