15 07, 2019

NEW SCREENING SERIES

By |2019-07-17T09:51:00-04:00July 15th, 2019|FILM SPOTLIGHT, SPECIAL EDITION, TOWER THEATER|0 Comments

Miami Film Festival announces the NEON Screening Series for the second half of 2019! Ever since its first release just about 2 ½ years ago, the new US Distributor NEON has made a distinct name for itself as a hip, edgy, quality brand that supports exceptional new arthouse and independent cinema for theatrical release. From [...]

2 04, 2019

Shorts For The Win

By |2019-04-04T14:01:36-04:00April 2nd, 2019|FILM SPOTLIGHT, SPECIAL EDITION, TOWER THEATER|0 Comments

What is the hottest trend in cinema so far in 2019? Surprise – short film programs! This year, the annual theatrical touring program of Oscar Nominated Shorts set a series-high box office record in 2019 ($3.53 million), and at the recent 36th edition of Miami Film Festival, four separate shorts programs were among the [...]

5 04, 2018

SPECIAL SCREENING: OPUNTIA

By |2019-03-11T19:02:56-04:00April 5th, 2018|SPECIAL EDITION|0 Comments

OPUNTIA Directed by David Fenster Documentary | 2017 | 56 min. MDC's Tower Theater Miami | Thursday, April 26 | 7:00 PM Florida has long been famous for its wacky history, but Miami native and Miami Film Festival alumnus David Fenster turns that machine up to “11” with his delightfully off-kilter supernatural séance [...]

16 01, 2018

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

By |2019-03-11T19:02:56-04:00January 16th, 2018|SPECIAL EDITION|0 Comments

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 [...]

16 01, 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

By |2019-03-11T19:02:57-04:00January 16th, 2018|SPECIAL EDITION|0 Comments

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), [...]

10 01, 2018

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

By |2019-03-11T19:02:57-04:00January 10th, 2018|SPECIAL EDITION|0 Comments

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 [...]

8 12, 2017

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

By |2019-03-11T19:02:57-04:00December 8th, 2017|SPECIAL EDITION|0 Comments

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, [...]

17 10, 2017

Helen Mirren & Donald Sutherland’s The Leisure Seeker is the Big Winner at Miami Film Festival GEMS 2017

By |2019-03-11T19:02:58-04:00October 17th, 2017|SPECIAL EDITION|0 Comments

The Florida Project and German Oscar contender In The Fade Runners-Up in Audience Award Balloting Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland’s upcoming drama from Sony Pictures Classics, The Leisure Seeker, was the big winner at Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival GEMS 2017 event, which wrapped in Miami Sunday night. [...]

12 05, 2016

The Other Side of Summer Cinema

By |2019-03-11T19:03:08-04:00May 12th, 2016|SPECIAL EDITION|0 Comments

Summer movie season is upon us, and with it comes blockbusters and superstars galore. This summer is filled with big movies that look like a ton of fun – Suicide Squad, The BFG, and R-rated animated comedy Sausage Party, just to name a few. But every summer there are those smaller, less flashy releases that [...]

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