For Immediate Release

August 28, 2014
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MIAMI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (MIAMIFF) PARTNERS 

WITH 3:05 CAFECITO FOR A COFFEE BREAK 
TO ANNOUNCE MIAMI DADE COLLEGE’S MIFFECITO PROGRAM
WHAT:  
Miami International Film Festival (MiamiFF), a program of Miami Dade College’s MDCulture, partners with 3:05 Cafecito, the movement that declared 3:05 p.m. to be Miami’s official Cuban coffee time, to celebrate the announcement of MIFFecito’s program. MIFFecito, the “mini” film festival set for October 16 – 19, 2014 as a mid-season “taste” to next year’s 32nd edition of MiamiFF, which will run March 6-15, 2015. MiamiFF and 3:05 Cafecito invite the community for a complimentary coffee break with “MIFFecitos” (espressos and cortaditos) served by Aroma Espresso.

WHO:  

MiamiFF executive director, Jaie Laplante, will host a ‘coffee talk’ to provide insight on the films to be featured at MIFFecito from October 16-19, 2014.
WHERE:
Tower Theater
1508 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33135
WHEN:  
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Cafecito will be served from 3:05 p.m. – 4:05 p.m.
‘Coffee Talk’ with MiamiFF Executive Director Jaie Laplante will begin at 3:35 p.m. in the Tower Theater
HOW:  
Please RSVP with jessica@jessicawadeinc.com. Space is limited.
PARKING: There is a public lot behind and directly east of Tower Theater. There is also metered and complimentary street parking on SW 8th, 9th and 10th Streets as well as cross streets in the neighborhood.
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About Miami International Film Festival
Celebrating its 32nd anniversary March 6 – 15, 2015, MiamiFF is considered the preeminent film festival for showcasing Ibero-American cinema in the U.S., and a major launch pad for all international and documentary cinema. The annual Festival, produced and presented by Miami Dade College, attracts more than 60,000 audience members and more than 400 filmmakers, producers, talent and industry professionals. It is the only major festival housed within a college or university. In the last five years, the Festival has screened films from more than 60 countries, including 300 World, International, North American, U.S. and East Coast Premieres. MiamiFF’s special focus on Ibero-American cinema has made the Festival a natural gateway for the discovery of new talent from this diverse territory.  The Festival also offers unparalleled educational opportunities to film students and the community at large. Major sponsors of the 2015 Festival include Knight Foundation, Lexus and Miami-Dade County. For more information, visit www.iamifilmfestival.com or call 305-237-FILM (3456).

About MDCulture
MDCulture is the Cultural Affairs Department of Miami Dade College (MDC). Comprising the Miami Book Fair International, Miami International Film Festival, Tower Theater, the Center for Literature and Theatre, Koubek Center, Freedom Tower, MDC Live Arts and MDC Galleries and Museum of Art + Design, MDCulture is committed to providing everyone the opportunity to come in contact with innovative thinkers, creators and tradition bearers from around the world. With each presentation, MDCulture offers a bridge between cultures and ideas, creating new opportunities for the increasingly diverse population of Miami to come together through shared live arts experiences. For more information, visit www.mdculture.org.

MiamiFF Contacts:
Jessica Wade Pfeffer, Jessica Wade Inc., +1 305-804-8424, “>jessica@jessicawadeinc.com
Margie Sernik, Jessica Wade Inc.,  +1 305-456-0483, margie@jessicawadeinc.com
MDC Contacts:
Juan Mendieta, +1 305-237-7611, jmendiet@mdc.edu

Tere Estorino, +1 305-237-3949, testorin@mdc.edu
Sue Arrowsmith, +1 305-237-3710, sue.arrowsmith@mdc.edu

Alejandro Rios, +1 305-237-7482, arios1@mdc.edu