MDC’s Miami Film Festival presents a unique opportunity – an online collection of the prestigious 2020 Winners of short film awards at this year’s Festival, including the $10,000 Knight Made in MIA Award winner “T”, by Keisha Rae Witherspoon and the Toyota Audience Award Short Film winner “Endure the Suck” by Isaac Mead-Long. This special event will be available for just 24 hours on Friday May 1st and Saturday May 2nd – so mark your calendars to tune in to experience these four extraordinary films via the Festival’s VimeoVOD channel. Also included in the program is the HBO Ibero-American Short Award winner “Beef” from Spain and the MFF Short Film Award winner “Pick” from Canada. All for an amazing deal of only $5. Tickets available now for pre-purchase.
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Winner of the HBO Ibero-American Short Film Award
Spain, 14 minutes | Directed by Ingride Santos
During a high school literature exam, rebellious high school student Melisa confronts her teacher in front of her classmates. With all eyes are on her, she proceeds to asking a very uncomfortable question.
ENDURE THE SUCK
Winner of the Toyota Short Film Audience Award
USA, 16 Minutes | Directed by Isaac Mead-Long
A heartwarming film about two disabled military veterans, Danny and Frances, who go out sailing together in Biscayne Bay off the coast of Miami, Florida.
Winner of the Short Film Award
Canada, 11 Minutes | Directed by: Alicia Harris
A young girl wears her afro to school on picture day and has to deal with the unexpected consequences.
Winner of the Knight Made in MIA Short Film Award
USA, 14 Minutes | Directed by: Keisha Rae Witherspoon
In this creative and innovative short film, a film crew follows three grieving participants of Miami’s annual T Ball, where people assemble to model RIP t-shirts and inventive costumes designed to honor their dead.