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2911, 2019

South Florida-Set ‘Waves’ Is a Stunning Emotional Powerhouse

November 29th, 2019|

The thing about waves is that they sometimes surprise you with their strength. What starts off as something calming and full of beauty can turn into a tsunami, leaving devastation in its wake. Waves, writer-director Trey Edward Shults’ third feature, is about just that. It’s about how life as we know it can change in an instant; it’s about the reverberating nature of familial pain, and how despite all the bad in the world, love [...]

1811, 2019


November 18th, 2019|

In his musical Company, Sondheim offered the world a musical about the highs and lows of marriage and singledom. As the cavalcade of couples featured in “The Little Things You Do Together” sing, “It’s the little ways you try together, cry together, lie together, that make perfect relationships,” so it’s only appropriate that Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story opens by highlighting what we think a perfect relationship looks like.  As we watch Nicole (Scarlett Johansson) [...]

1410, 2019

Fernando Meirelles’ THE TWO POPES Wins Gigi Guermont Audience Award at 2019 Gems Film Festival

October 14th, 2019|

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Miami Film Festival (MFF) announced today that Fernando Meirelles’ The Two Popes is the winner of the MIAMI GEMS 2019 Gigi Guermont Audience Award, as MFF’s annual fall extension wrapped on Sunday night with record box office and with attendance at 98% capacity across the entire event. The festival took place Oct. 10-13. Inspired by a true story, The Two Popes is a riveting character drama which sees Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce in a verbal [...]

2309, 2019

MONOS Opens This Week at Tower Theater Miami

September 23rd, 2019|

“I wanted to shape the film like a fever dream, that Buñuelian idea of dreaming while you're awake,” director Alejandro Landes said about his latest feature, Monos, opening at Tower Theater Miami on September 26th. And a fever dream of epic proportions is what he delivers, taking inspiration not simply from Luis Buñuel, but from some of the greatest films about war and what it does to those involved in it, be they victims or [...]

1709, 2019

GEMS 2019: Staff Picks

September 17th, 2019|

The Miami Film Festival programming team is here to give you their personal recommendations for GEMS 2019.   Jaie Laplante, Executive Director and Director of Programming Marriage Story: The central marriage in Noah Baumbach’s career-best film begins in such love, it’s frightening and bewildering to witness its stunning unravelling. With each successive choice facing theater director Charlie (Adam Driver) and his muse/actress wife Nicole (Scarlett Johansson) as they progress through a [...]

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  • Congrats to our Gigi Guermont Audience Award winner of the 2019 Gems Film Festival, THE TWO POPES for its 4 Golden Globes noms!
    December 9, 2019
  • Miami Film Society members are invited to a special screening of INVISIBLE LIFE – Brazil's Oscar submission. To become a member and enjoy this complimentary private screening as well as a host of other benefits, please visit https://t.co/b3e05QqBJD today.
    December 9, 2019
  • We started #ArtBasel early in October 2012 when local artists The Get Up Kids erected a beautiful mural in 48 hours commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Miami Film Festival 😍
    December 5, 2019
  • Miami Film Festival 2020 Passes and Packages are on sale now! They are available in limited quantity and on sale for a limited time only. Get yours today and save. Visit https://t.co/oFDs9N9lNZ.
    December 3, 2019
  • Wow. With a worldwide gross of $70M, it seems like everybody went to see KNIVES OUT during the holiday—except Miami Film Society members because they saw it 2 weeks early 😎 Join: https://t.co/l46KBAC2gv
    December 2, 2019
  • Another 2019 Gems Film Festival favorite opens at @TowerTheaterMIA tonight: TAXI TO TREASURE ROCK. — https://t.co/JK5WTORCkG
    November 29, 2019
  • There’s always that one family member you gotta level with...
    November 28, 2019
  • Congrats to Miami Film Fest alumn Lulu Wang! https://t.co/zagWnOj6LR
    November 22, 2019
  • Nothing to see here, just Isabelle Huppert glowing in front of our historic theater during last year’s festival. — Isabelle Huppert’s latest film FRANKIE is now playing at @TowerTheaterMIA!
    November 22, 2019
  • Show your support for Miami Film Festival today on #GiveMiamiDay! Visit https://t.co/ux2IJHvJtW to donate.
    November 21, 2019
  • GEMS Film Festival hit MARRIAGE STORY returns to @TowerTheaterMIA starting Friday, November 29. Get an inside scoop on the film from local film critic Juan Barquin @woahitsjuanito. https://t.co/EiP5SGzXKK.
    November 18, 2019
  • Join our friends at @FilmgateMiami for their I'M NOT GONNA MOVE TO L.A film festival. Details at https://t.co/XGve9BWt8A.
    November 18, 2019
  • Everybody in Miami today.
    November 17, 2019
  • Sylvester Stallone and Michael Caine at the Miami Film Festival some 25 years ago. Registration for industry accreditation for the 2020 Miami Film Festival is open! Apply asap so you don’t miss out on all the perks and fun: https://t.co/RjhbxZBHT5
    November 14, 2019
  • Become a Miami Film Society member! Why? So you can gain access to our early screening of Rian Johnson’s exhilarating whodunit, KNIVES OUT, just days away! Sign up: https://t.co/sIXzRcLX3X
    November 13, 2019
  • Did you know that Miami Film Society Miami Film Society members have exclusive rates for Miami Film Festival 2020 Passes and Packages? No one gets better deals than our members. Visit https://t.co/b3e05Q90S5 for details.
    November 13, 2019
  • Pedro Almodóvar’s PAIN AND GLORY has become the highest-grossing film in the history of @TowerTheaterMIA 😬
    November 12, 2019
  • Miami Film Festival is hiring! Visit our jobs page for details and to apply today → https://t.co/7UVdYGwDHy.
    November 8, 2019
  • Hey movie fans, want see KNIVES OUT and THE CORDILLERA OF DREAMS before anyone else – and without buying a ticket? Join Miami Film Society before November 12 and we’ll guarantee you seats. Visit https://t.co/7P73t8MC9a.
    November 8, 2019
  • "Tremendous power! Imagine if All The President's Men came out before Nixon's resignation." (NPR) #ByTheGraceOfGod is now playing at @TowerTheaterMIA.
    November 8, 2019