Miami Film Festival reiterated our commitment to a safe, in-person event of the 38th edition, March 5 – 14, 2021 – opening on “305 Day,” which is the area code for Miami. We are excited to reveal our poster for the edition ahead, a specific homage to Miami Film Festival’s pride in the “305,” designed by Los Angeles-based […]
Miami Film Festival is happy to announce that HBO’s The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart and Amazon’s Sound of Metal starring Riz Ahmed have tied for the MIAMI GEMS 2020 Audience Award. MFF’s annual fall event took place from October 8-11 as a hybrid event that included virtual screenings and panels. Directed by Frank Marshall, The Bee Gees: How Can You […]
If ever there was a film that embodied Miami Film Festival’s Jordan Ressler First Feature Award, it’s our 2015 winner Theeb. Not only is it director and co-writer Naji Abu Nowar’s first feature film, it’s the film debut of nearly every actor who appears on screen, as well as the first Jordanian film to ever […]
Atom Egoyan’s career has been a rollercoaster ride of highs and lows. Celebrated for his early films such as Next of Kin, Speaking Parts, Exotica, and the Academy Award-nominated The Sweet Hereafter, the second half of his career has taken something of an M. Night Shyamalan-like turn. The critics who once celebrated him as a […]
Miami Film Festival 2020 Official Selection PAPER CHILDREN will premiere Thursday, June 25 at 6pm on YouTube. PAPER CHILDREN explores America’s invisible refugee crisis through the eyes of one Miami family who navigate a broken system with unwavering resilience. The Gonzalez parents are working hard on a new start in south Florida to create hope […]
With mass protests against police brutality and racial injustice underway all over the country, now is a time for self-reflection, education, and action. Miami Film Festival’s ongoing mission to connect art to audiences leads us this week to foreground stories by Black filmmakers that illuminate the real issues of today. We urge you to watch […]
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