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2018 FESTIVAL DATES

Join us March 9-18, 2018 in celebration of Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival’s 35th edition – ten days of films, masterclasses, happy hours, and parties!

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2017’s PRECIOUS GEM AWARD HONOREE: SILVIA RIOS

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 edition of Miami Film Festival, and her enthusiasm for the films and filmmakers is a Miami legend.  Every year, she attracts new members to the Miami Film Society and makes new film festival fans out of her ever-expanding circle of friends. In addition to her [...]

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Miami Film Festival Titles Recognized at 2017 Goya Awards

With the Goya Awards taking place just a few days away, we’re excited to be cheering on five titles that screened at the 2016 Miami Film Festival & Miami Film Festival’s GEMS, as well as four highly anticipated films that will premiere at the 34th annual Miami Film Festival in March:  Smoke & Mirrors, Maria (and Everybody Else), Don’t Blame on Your Karma!, and May God Save Us. With a whopping 11 nominations, Smoke & Mirrors comes in second place in terms of the most overall nominations, falling in place right behind Juan Antonio Bayona’s critically acclaimed English-language film A [...]

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  • TONIGHT: Catch the special screening of #BerlinSyndrome at the @TowerTheaterMIA. https://t.co/Dm3hR6pkrN
    May 23, 2017
  • #DianeLane, star of #ParisCanWait. Catch it at @TowerTheaterMIA this weekend. #MondayMuse https://t.co/fwbYOi2U3E
    May 22, 2017
  • Scenes from this years closing night film, #EsPorTuBien #SaturdayNightFever 🕺💃 https://t.co/ZJZ79YPW5P
    May 20, 2017
  • .@haitianhero at the #MiamiFF premiere of @SFHfilm this year. #haitianheritage #haitianflagday #filmspotlight https://t.co/6IkXBthDfG
    May 18, 2017
  • Liberty City. #MoonlightWay #Miamiproud @moonlightmov https://t.co/v7rnD8A7cD
    May 16, 2017
  • Because we love #moms.. #ShirleyMaclaine and #SachiParker. 🌸#MothersDay https://t.co/TTPCLLX48C
    May 15, 2017
  • #GoldieHawn and #KateHudson. 🌸 #HappyMothersDay https://t.co/VUwkd5gevg
    May 14, 2017
  • #DomhnallGleeson, star of 2015 #GemsFF film #Brooklyn, turns 34 today. https://t.co/oFCSDH9RaF
    May 12, 2017
  • The lovely #GinaRodriguez at the 2013 #Miami premiere of the inspiring film #FILLYBROWN. ❤️ #tbt #MiamiFF https://t.co/YEN3qhDMM7
    May 12, 2017
  • The best thing you'll see all day: @MargotRobbie dressed as James Franco's Alien from Spring Breakers 😎 via @vulture https://t.co/yfybFwz8rs
    May 10, 2017
  • RT @TowerTheaterMIA: NORMAN continues at Miami Dade College's Tower Theater Miami! #NowPlaying https://t.co/MZNicAnFY5
    May 9, 2017
  • Monday Muse: The Mexican goddess @katedelcastillo, 2015 #GemsFF guest. <3 https://t.co/seLHziY2Nx
    May 9, 2017
  • Director Carlos Lechuga and lead actors Lola Amores + Eduardo Martinez on the set of Santa y Andrés. #OnSetSaturday https://t.co/hIoJV9uUW2
    May 6, 2017
  • Don't miss out on the next #MiamiFilmSociety screening of BERLIN SYNDROME. https://t.co/G36onkcOSH https://t.co/n7dNVjChxf
    May 5, 2017
  • Director @AmmaAsante at the 2014 premiere of #Belle. #tbt 💛🎬 https://t.co/m1kUXnicWO
    May 5, 2017
  • Cine Cool: #ColinFarrell starred in our 2016 hit @LobsterFilm https://t.co/eKThvn3cKC
    May 3, 2017
  • Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table is coming to @netflix! @foodandwine https://t.co/jjUWogaYTC https://t.co/Iusjgj5NaC
    May 2, 2017
  • Don't miss Richard Gere in #Norman, showing at @TowerTheaterMIA this Friday! Tickets Here: https://t.co/Le9oA5ZXT7 https://t.co/ScBkGsnM0O
    May 1, 2017
  • Jonathan Demme, ‘Silence of the Lambs’ Director, Dies at 73. #RIP https://t.co/ULdfaoqRG6
    April 26, 2017
  • Wes Anderson’s #IsleOfDogs Receives Spring 2018 Release Date and Gorgeous Teaser Poster! https://t.co/kjT7vgdGkN https://t.co/DgMzqIpyNQ
    April 25, 2017

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  • Breaking Glass Pictures has snapped up the North American distribution rights to Carlos Lechuga’s political drama #SantayAndrés, which has been banned in #Cuba. Congratulations to the team behind this project! @variety http://bit.ly/SYAvariety
  • Miami Film Festival made the 2017 #BizBash top 100 events in #Miami/South Florida as the number one event for film and media! Congrats to all the other events/organizations for making the list. 🎉🏆
  • After a brief romantic fling, Clare (#Teresa lPalmer) wakes up to realize that Andi’s (#MaxRiemelt) locked her inside his apartment against her will, and so begins a terrifying battle for dominance and escape. @theverge_ Catch the special screening of #BerlinSyndrome TONIGHT at Tower Theater Miami. 🎬🍿
  • As #women #directors and executives in #Hollywood continue the fight for fair representation in the film business, #femalefilmmakers a world away in #India are waging a similar campaign in the face of their own country’s deeply entrenched patriarchy. 🎬🎬@hollywoodreporter READ: http://bit.ly/FemFilm
  • #RogerMoore, the dapper British actor who brought tongue-in-cheek humor to the #JamesBond persona in seven films, eclipsing his television career, which had included starring roles in at least five series, died on Tuesday in Switzerland. @nytimes Read: http://nyti.ms/2rPWavV #rip
  • #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 http://bit.ly/speedMFF
  • "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 🎬💄 http://bit.ly/LipstickLady
  • Join #MiamiFilmSociety tomorrow for the screening of #BerlinSyndrome staring #TeresaPalmer and #MaxRiemelt ! 🎬🍿 Tickets: http://bit.ly/BSMFS1
  • 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 http://bit.ly/2pZzKvL
  • #RestlessCreature: #WendyWhelan, 2017 festival film, is featured on The #NewYorkTimes #DanceinNYC guide. 💃🍎🚕#MiamiFF http://bit.ly/DanceNYT
  • 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! http://bit.ly/CitJane #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 http://bit.ly/SunBino
  • 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: http://bit.ly/AkiraKu