‘What They Had’ is a star-studded, authentic look at a family in crisis

By | November 7th, 2018|FILM SPOTLIGHT|

Memory loss has been fodder for quite a few movies in the past decade, from romantic weepies to dramatic depictions of Alzheimer’s disease in Oscar favorites such as Still Alice [...]

BECOMING ASTRID at 35th Miami Book Fair

By | October 25th, 2018|FILM SPOTLIGHT|

Miami Film Festival is partnering with Miami Book Fair at the Fair’s upcoming 35th Anniversary Edition with a screening of the film BECOMING ASTRID. In the film, young Astrid Lindgren, [...]

Rock climbing documentary ‘Free Solo’ is a thrilling big-screen experience

By | October 24th, 2018|FILM SPOTLIGHT|

To watch Free Solo is to willingly thrust yourself into a vertiginous, panic-inducing, heart-palpitating setting for nearly two hours. That right there alone would usually be the highest praise I have to offer [...]

CAPERNAUM wins the Gigi Guermont Audience Award!

By | October 15th, 2018|FILM SPOTLIGHT|

After four days of amazing films, Miami audiences have voted CAPERNAUM as the winner of the Gigi Guermont Audience Award. Directed by Nadine Labaki, the film's politically-fueled drama has a [...]

Meet Goya Award-winning Bárbara Lennie at GEMS 2018

By | October 8th, 2018|FILM SPOTLIGHT|

One of the finest actors of her generation, Spain’s Bárbara Lennie achieved international attention when she played a young filmmaker questing to capture the essence of a small town in [...]

The Case for Champions and Capernaum

By | October 1st, 2018|FILM SPOTLIGHT|

Today is the deadline for nations to submit films to the Oscars for consideration as the Best Foreign Language Film of 2018. Last year, Chile (for the first time) won [...]

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