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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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 al 15 de marzo del 2015. MIFFecito, con cuatro días de duración, del 16 al 19 de octubre próximos, estrenará diez notables películas y […]

TO KILL A MAN: Vengeance Goes to Sinister Heights

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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 featured at MiamiFF31 this past March: To Kill a Man (Matar a un hombre), by Alejandro Fernández Almendras; Illiterate (Las analfabetas), by Moisés Sepulveda, […]

Showcasing ‘Cinema Do Brasil’ in Miami

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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 was the focus of a 100th anniversary tribute. Vinicius is internationally known as lyricist of the bossa nova classic “The Girl From Ipanema”, and […]

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 […]

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