I still remember the shock I felt when I first saw Santiago Mitre’s Paulina (La patota) at the Semaine de la Critique in Cannes (where it would go on to win the Nespresso Grand Prize) – and it wasn’t because of the film’s violent central episode.  Rather, it was shock about how clearly Mitre [...]

Review: 2016 Festival Selection ‘Weiner’ Opens at MDC’s Tower Theater

By | May 20th, 2016|TOWER THEATER|

“The name of a man is a numbing blow from which he never recovers.” – Marshall McLuhan So begins Weiner, Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg’s energetic, powerhouse documentary about Anthony Weiner. It’s a fitting quote; the former democratic congressman was caught in the middle of a sexting scandal when it came to light that he [...]

GEMS Winner ‘The Clan’ Now Playing at MDC’s Tower Theater

By | March 30th, 2016|TOWER THEATER|

They say truth is stranger than fiction. After seeing The Clan, you’ll be inclined to agree. On the surface the Puccios look like most other families. But something sinister is lurking behind the closed doors of the Puccios’ home. Family patriarch Arquimedes (Guillermo Francella), along with the help of his eldest son (Peter Lanzani) have [...]

Foreign Language Oscar Nominees Make Their Way to MDC’s Tower Theater

By | January 28th, 2016|TOWER THEATER|

The Oscars are exactly one month away, and with Hollywood’s biggest night just around the corner, it’s time for film aficionados to get caught up on the buzziest of the nominated titles. The Best Foreign Language Film category is often the trickiest to tackle -- but not in Miami. We have a booming Festival and art [...]

Review: Oscar Nominee ‘Mustang’ Opens at MDC’s Tower Theater

By | January 14th, 2016|TOWER THEATER|

When one hears the plot of Deniz Gamze Ergüven’s Oscar-nominated film Mustang, it’s natural to automatically think of Sofia Coppola’s The Virgin Suicides. Both stories deal with five beautiful sisters who are sheltered from the outside world due to restrictive guardians, and both tell their dark stories through the lens of a fairy tale, with [...]

‘Sidetracked’ Returns to Tower Theater Miami

By | December 3rd, 2015|TOWER THEATER|

It’s been 9 months since the 2015 Miami International Film Festival wrapped up with our packed screening of Sidetracked, followed by our incredible Patron Closing Night Party. And if you missed out on the hot ticket then, now is your chance to finally see the celebrated film this weekend exclusively at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami. [...]

Julie Taymor’s Immersive, Inventive Cinematic Experience

By | June 15th, 2015|TOWER THEATER|

This coming week in Miami, the visionary theatrical, operatic and cinematic talent Julie Taymor delivers her latest cinematic/theatrical hybrid opus, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Taymor, winner of two Tonys for her Broadway production of The Lion King, has previously directed the feature films Titus (99), Frida (02), Across the Universe (07) and The Tempest (10). [...]

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