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

By | October 17th, 2017|SPECIAL EDITION|

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. A24’s The Florida [...]

Sparkling, Shining, Dazzling: Miami GEMS Unveils First 2 Jewels for 2017

By | August 4th, 2017|SPECIAL EDITION|

Sparkling, shining, dazzling – Son of Sofia and Summer 1993, the first two films announced for Miami Film Festival’s 2017 GEMS Festival (October 12 – 15), are top jewels of the current international film season. (There will be many more when the full GEMS program is announced.) Son of Sofia Greek director [...]

The Other Side of Summer Cinema

By | May 12th, 2016|SPECIAL EDITION|

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 [...]

Check the Cinema

By | February 11th, 2016|SPECIAL EDITION|

Stars walk the red carpet at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival "I am woman, hear me roar," sang Helen Reddy in 1975. Forty-one years later, in the film business, we're still hearing quite a lot of that roar. But does it sound different in 2016? Check the cinema: that's what I do. And [...]

Staff Picks: Top 10 Best Movies of 2015

By | December 10th, 2015|SPECIAL EDITION|

The new year is finally here, and with it we end another wonderful year of cinema, and begin the long road to the Oscars. Come December, it’s near impossible to avoid the words “Oscar buzz” when browsing through your favorite film blogs. And this year in particular, much of it is very well deserved. Being the [...]

Film Fare at the Art Fair

By | December 2nd, 2015|COMMUNITY, SPECIAL EDITION|

As the art world flocks in for Art Basel, Miami is also in the midst of its own homegrown slate of satellite and ancillary art events. Film fans, however, are not left in the gallery install dust. Art Basel’s Film and Sound Program is the perfect chance to enjoy Basel, Miami, and film in one [...]

Meet Our Newest Miami Film Society Member

By | August 28th, 2015|SPECIAL EDITION|

The Miami Film Society is pleased to welcome Janet Vargas, who was awarded a Connoisseur membership when she was selected as the winner of THE GENIUS OF MARLON BRANDO contest. In honor of the special screening and subsequent release of the documentary Listen to Me Marlon, the Miami International Film Festival held a [...]


By | July 22nd, 2015|SPECIAL EDITION|

Our August special screening, Listen To Me Marlon, explores the genius of one of the all-time great screen actors. To celebrate the new film, we are asking you to submit your own best memory of Marlon Brando’s legendary talent for a chance to win a valuable prize.

FIVE Opening Night Film Events for 32nd Festival

By | February 23rd, 2015|SPECIAL EDITION|

Patrón Opening Night Party Wild Tales (Relatos salvajes) will easily stand as one of the most buzzed-about Opening Nights in Miami International Film Festival history—advance ticket sales already ended last week, more than two weeks in advance, and only a RUSH LINE option remains—but you can still get a chance to meet director Damián [...]

Win Free Movies for One Year

By | February 16th, 2015|SPECIAL EDITION|

The new Cinépolis movie theater in Coconut Grove will be giving one lucky Miami International Film Festival attendee an incredible prize of their own: a double-guest pass good for complimentary admission to the theater every day, any day for a full 365 days. All you have to do to be eligible is purchase a ticket [...]

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