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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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FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM OSCAR WATCH: WILL MEXICO BE NOMINATED IN 2018?

BY JAIE LAPLANTE, DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING Oscar season already? Yes - soon headlines will be peppered with news of nations making their official submissions to the Academy Awards, leading up to the Sept. 30th submission deadline. In 2016, the eventual winner, Son of Saul, was announced as Hungary's submission as early as June 11th!  Now, that's confidence!! The road to this year's Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar on March 2, 2018 will be a long one. Each country has to go through a process of selecting only one film from its eligible output for the year; then a special Oscar selection [...]

By | June 30th, 2017|Categories: FILM SPOTLIGHT|

Carl Spence, Thom Powers, Kiva Reardon, Diana Cadavid: Miami Film Festival’s Dream Team

Miami Film Festival is proud to announce new and returning members of its program team as the 2017-18 season gets underway, leading up to the 35th edition of the Festival, March 9 -18, 2018, under the directon of the Festival’s Executive Director and Director of Programming, Jaie Laplante.   NEW to the Miami program team this year is Carl Spence, a veteran programmer with more than 20 years of experience. He was instrumental in growing Seattle International Film Festival into one of the largest film festivals in North America, and held the positions of Festival Director and Chief Curator until 2016. [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: INDUSTRY NEWS, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

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  • It's official: Mahershala Ali will star in Season 3 of HBO's 'True Detective' https://t.co/yAIxEtyHVb
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    July 25, 2017
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    July 24, 2017
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    July 24, 2017
  • Co-directed by Cristian Jimenez, FAMILY LIFE won the 2017 Best Film Grand Prize. Tickets: https://t.co/uz4yh6ufhV https://t.co/t94z98sU5R
    July 21, 2017
  • THE LAST BROTHER had its #WorldPremiere at #MiamiFF, read the latest review from @THR - https://t.co/stOXuXAeYl https://t.co/t9SE5GGPth
    July 21, 2017
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    July 17, 2017
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    July 16, 2017
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    July 14, 2017
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    July 13, 2017
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    July 13, 2017
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    July 11, 2017
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    June 30, 2017
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    June 30, 2017
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  • It's official: Mahershala Ali will star in Season 3 of HBO's 'True Detective'. #perfectchoice
  • Born On This Day: one of the greatest, most influential directors in cinematic history and selfie inventor 🤔, #StanleyKubrick
  • BIGGER NEWS: North Miami is following Miami-Dade's lead and will be offering incentives to TV and film production companies that film in the city #filminmiami
  • Festival favorite @rossydpalma will make her U.S. film debut in director #RodrigoBellott's I MISS YOU. She'll be joining another Festival favorite, star of #WildTales and #TheDistinguishedCitizen, #OscarMartinez, when the film starts shooting in New York later this summer.
  • Our 2017 Knight Competition Best Film Grand Prize winner #FamilyLife, co-directed by Cristián Jimenez, opens tonight at @towertheatermiami
  • BIG NEWS: Miami-Dade creates new subsidy program for movies and television! #progress #filminmiami
  • Meet our newest programmer, Lauren Cohen! A lifelong film lover, Miami Beach native, @univmiami grad & so much more. Welcome, Lauren! 👏🏼🎥🎟
  • This summer heat has a silver lining: 🍦 Equally as popular IRL & on-screen. #nationalicecreamday
  • a trip worth taking 🐘 #PopAye opens this weekend exclusively at #TowerTheater. An offbeat road movie across Thailand with a touch of the surreal, featuring a bromance between an over-the-hill architect and his long-lost elephant.
  • In honor of le jour de la Bastille, here are some of our favorite French films. 🇫🇷 #bastilleday #400blows #lebelleetlabete #LeSamouraï #Breathless #BelledeJour #TheIntouchables #LaHaine #MasculinFéminin #TheUmbrellasofCherbourg #amelie
  • a national day we can get on board with #nationalmojitoday
  • Emma Stone says male co-stars have taken pay cuts so she can have equal pay. "In my career so far, I’ve needed my male co-stars to take a pay cut so that I may have parity with them. And that’s something they do for me because they feel it’s what’s right and fair." #progress
  • Mark your calendars, #GemsFF is returning October 12-17. #cinemalovers #miamiff #filmfestival
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