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1601, 2018

Jean-Marc Barr Returns to Miami With All-New Take on Famed Free-Diver Jacques Mayol

January 16th, 2018|

French-American actor and filmmaker Jean-Marc Barr will attend the North American premiere of the new documentary Dolphin Man, about the life and legacy of the French free diving legend Jacques Mayol, whom Barr played in Luc Besson’s 1988 international blockbuster hit, The Big Blue, at Miami Film Festival’s upcoming 35th anniversary edition to be held March 9 – 18. After making Jacques Mayol’s incredible life known the world over in the 1980s, Jean-Marc Barr honors [...]

1601, 2018

World Premiere of Mateo Gil’s Newest Film & Two Additional High-Profile Spanish Features Announced for 35th Miami Film Festival as First Two Marquee Events

January 16th, 2018|

Top left: Mateo Gil and Miami Film Festival director Jaie Laplante. Photo credit: Anthony Nader; Top right: Berta Vázquez in The Laws of Thermodynamics Bottom: The Laws of Thermodynamics Multi-award-winning Spanish filmmaker Mateo Gil will present the World premiere of his latest film, The Laws of Thermodynamics (Las leyes de la termodinámica), a unique romantic comedy co-produced by Spain’s Zeta Cinema and Atresmedia, at Miami Film Festival’s upcoming 35th anniversary edition to [...]

1001, 2018

Nominees Announced for Zeno Mountain Award at MDC’s 35th Miami Film Festival

January 10th, 2018|

There’s just 2 months to go until the 35th MDC Miami Film Festival is fully underway, and the full slate of nominees for one of the Festival’s new categories has already been announced. The universal distinction of the three features and four short films that make up this year’s Zeno Mountain Award candidates is that they are all illuminating, wonderful films. And all of them showcase unique characters who surprise and delight us with their [...]

812, 2017

The Florida Project Producers Kevin Chinoy and Francesca Silvestri Will Receive PRECIOUS GEM AWARD at 35th Miami Film Festival

December 8th, 2017|

The Florida Project producers Kevin Chinoy and Francesca Silvestri will receive the  PRECIOUS GEM AWARD at the 35th Miami Film Festival and participate in a Master Class open to accredited industry members. The Precious Gem Award presentation will be made at the Festival’s Awards Night Gala on March 17, 2018.  Earlier in the week, Chinoy and Silvestri will participate in a Producer’s Master Class at the Festival where they will candidly discuss the challenges [...]

611, 2017


November 6th, 2017|

Adel Karam (right) plays Tony in THE INSULT One of the most unforgettable Miami Film Society special events of the past several years was our June 4, 2013 screening of Lebanese filmmaker Ziad Doueiri's The Attack, with a poignant Skype q&a with the director after the screening.  The Attack went on to play at MDC's Tower Theater Miami for 6 consecutive weeks and became one of the theater's top 5 box office hits [...]

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    January 8, 2018
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