Stream MUCHO MUCHO AMOR on Netflix Starting July 8

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Miami Film Festival 2020 Official Selection, MUCHO MUCHO AMOR: THE LEGEND OF WALTER MERCADO, will be available to stream on Netflix starting Wednesday, July 8.  Extravagant Puerto Rican astrologer legend Walter Mercado charmed the world for over 30 years with his televised horoscopes. Equal parts Oprah, Liberace, and Mr. Rogers, Walter was a celebrated daily part of [...]

Watch WELCOME TO CHECHNYA on HBO On Demand Starting July 1

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Miami Film Festival 2020 Official Selection WELCOME TO CHECHNYA will be available on HBO On Demand starting Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Oscar-nominated filmmaker David France (How to Survive a Plague) delivers a suspenseful real-life thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat. Inspired by The New Yorker reporting of Masha Gessen, the film follows a [...]

PAPER CHILDREN YouTube Originals Premiere

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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 […]

Submissions for Miami Film Festival’s 2020-2021 season are now open!

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Submissions for Miami Film Festival's 2020-2021 season are now open! Don’t miss this opportunity to have your work considered for one of the most exciting and prestigious film festivals in the United States. Presenting its 38th edition from March 5 -14, 2021, the Festival showcases the work of the world’s best emerging and established filmmakers [...]

What to Stream While Quarantined: Part 4

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As we all try to navigate the quickly-changing film landscape in the time of coronavirus, we’re committed to continuing our mission of connecting art with audiences, and bringing you world-class cinema to watch on a daily basis. With 37 wonderful editions of Miami Film Festival behind us, we’ve assembled a list of some of our […]

Miami Film Festival to Present Delayed World Premiere Screening of THEY CALL ME DR. MIAMI Online

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Miami Film Festival to Present Delayed World Premiere Screening of THEY CALL ME DR. MIAMI Online Online World Premiere Now Scheduled for April 25 to April 29 Miami Dade College’s acclaimed Miami Film Festival will present the World Online Premiere of the Canadian documentary They Call Me Dr. Miami, directed by Jean-Simon Chartier, after the Festival’s intended […]

A Look at Gonzalo Maza’s THIS IS CRISTINA, 2020 Winner, Jordan Ressler Award, 37th Miami Film Festival

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The 37th edition of Miami Film Festival ended prematurely on March 12, 2020, with 20% of the Festival’s official selection left unscreened. One of those films was the eagerly anticipated US premiere of Gonzalo Maza’s directorial debut, THIS IS CRISTINA. However, the jury members of the Festival’s Jordan Ressler First Feature Award were able to [...]

Get Ready to Rock!

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Miami Film Festival is proud to announce the first two titles of the GEMS line-up, and both bring along with them a heavy dose of rock n’ roll. First up: Gimme Danger, directed by Jim Jarmusch. This in-depth documentary relives Iggy Pop’s tumultuous early performances as a member of The Stooges, along with his tendencies […]

Contest: The Genius of Marlon Brando

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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.

Win Free Movies for One Year

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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 […]

Carmina y amén tendrá su estreno norteamericano en MIFFecito

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] El Miami International Film Festival (MiamiFF) recién anunció la programación del MIFFecito 2014, el “minifestival” de MiamiFF que brindará una degustación preliminar a la trigésimo segunda edición que tendrá lugar del 6 […]

TO KILL A MAN: Vengeance Goes to Sinister Heights

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] The impressive rise of Chilean cinema shows no signs of slowing down, and out of the five recently announced Oscar 2015 contenders from Chile for Best Foreign Language Film, three were […]

Showcasing ‘Cinema Do Brasil’ in Miami

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Sunday night, at the 18th edition of the Brazilian Film Festival of Miami (which runs through August 24th in South Beach), aka BRAFF, Vinicius de Moraes, Brazil’s famous poet, composer and playwright […]

Three Miami ENCUENTROS Projects Set to World Premiere at TIFF

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Miami International Film Festival’s (MiamiFF) ENCUENTROS program is an industry leader in supporting Iberoamerican films in post-production toward their eventual debut on the world stage. Three out of the five projects featured in this past season’s edition have just been announced at one of the world’s most important film festivals, TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival). They […]

Two-Time MiamiFF Alum Mark Jackson’s ‘War Story’ Set to Open at the Tower

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Writer/director/editor Mark Jackson was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film 2011,” following his directorial debut, Without, which was featured in MiamiFF 29’s America the Beautiful program. The award-winning drama is set on an isolated house on a remote Pacific Northwest island, where 19-year-old Josyln (Joslyn Jensen) becomes the caretaker of an old […]

Griffin Dunne as Discoverer & Lasse Hallström’s Journey

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Actor-producer-director Griffin Dunne has the distinction of having starred in two 1980s cult favorites: as Jack Goodman in John Landis’ monster movie An American Werewolf in London (1981), and as Tommy Kelly in Martin Scorsese’s black comedy After Hours (1985)—produced with partner Amy Robinson through their company Double Play Productions. He moved to directing with […]

MiamiFF Tributee Luc Besson’s ‘Lucy’ Shows Audiences are Ready for More Female Superheroes on Screen

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Each year, Miami International Film Festival (MiamiFF) singles out a director whose films have uniquely achieved both vast international popularity and an enduring cult appeal. At MiamiFF 2007, the  5th annual Career Achievement Tribute honor went to French film director, writer, and producer Luc Besson, and included a retrospective selection of film clips and an on-stage […]

Is ‘Boyhood’ Really About Motherhood?

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Last month, members of Miami International Film Festival’s Miami Film Society were treated to a private screening of one of 2014’s essential movies, Richard Linklater’s Boyhood. Linklater is one of the […]

A COFFEE IN BERLIN (Oh Boy) It’s a Deep Cup

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Another German winner in the spotlight this week is Jan Ole Gerster’s feature directorial debut A Coffee in Berlin, which garnered six German Film Academy Awards, including Outstanding Feature Film, Best Director and Best Actor. Featured in #MiamiFF 30’s Cinema 360° presented by Viendomovies program, A Coffee in Berlin (formerly titled Oh Boy), follows a law-school […]

DORMANT BEAUTY: Exploring the Right-to-Die Controversy in Italy

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Thought, feeling, and a healthy dose of melodramatic passion are almost always prevalent in Italian filmmaker Marco Bellocchio’s films, and his native country provides him with copious material to expose his directorial acumen. Italy’s recent contentious debate over euthanasia provides the  framework for Bellocchio’s multi-layered exploration of life, love and politics in Dormant Beauty (Bella […]

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