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Join us March 1-10, 2019 in celebration of Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival’s 36th edition – ten days of films, masterclasses, happy hours, and parties!

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912, 2018

‘Shoplifters’ is a deeply moving look at the meaning of family

December 9th, 2018|

In Shoplifters, family isn’t something you’re necessarily born with – it’s something you build. Winner of the top prize at the most recent Cannes Film Festival, Shoplifters is a film with a bottomless amount of compassion, one that very well may be one of the most emotional movie-going experiences of the year. In Hirokazu Kore-eda’s latest, we’re introduced to a poverty-stricken Japanese family who barely make ends meet by shoplifting. When Osamu and his son [...]

612, 2018

Making MIAMI Film General – All Over the World!

December 6th, 2018|

The Miami film scene received another tremendous boost this past Monday. As part of a new $37 million investment in the arts, the Knight Foundation dedicated at least $4 million of that toward “making film general in Miami”, to paraphrase the Foundation’s mission to make art general in Miami, a project begun in 2007 that continues to display spectacular results. Included is a five-year renewal of a commitment to sponsor two of Miami Film Festival’s [...]

711, 2018

‘What They Had’ is a star-studded, authentic look at a family in crisis

November 7th, 2018|

Memory loss has been fodder for quite a few movies in the past decade, from romantic weepies to dramatic depictions of Alzheimer’s disease in Oscar favorites such as Still Alice and Away From Her. Now it’s once again the focal point in writer-director Elizabeth Chomko’s family drama, What They Had. But Chomko’s debut doesn’t fall into either of the aforementioned categories. Instead, What They Had can only be described as a more intimate affair, an [...]

2510, 2018

BECOMING ASTRID at 35th Miami Book Fair

October 25th, 2018|

Miami Film Festival is partnering with Miami Book Fair at the Fair’s upcoming 35th Anniversary Edition with a screening of the film BECOMING ASTRID. In the film, young Astrid Lindgren, future author of the beloved Pippi Longstocking series, is eager to break free from the confines of her religious upbringing, so she accepts an internship at a local newspaper and attracts the attention of its editor. Astrid becomes pregnant, and later secretly gives birth to [...]

2410, 2018

Rock climbing documentary ‘Free Solo’ is a thrilling big-screen experience

October 24th, 2018|

To watch Free Solo is to willingly thrust yourself into a vertiginous, panic-inducing, heart-palpitating setting for nearly two hours. That right there alone would usually be the highest praise I have to offer a documentary of this nature. But the most impressive part of Free Solo isn’t the astonishing athletic feat that’s on display, nor is it the sweeping, enveloping cinematography that demands to be seen on the biggest screen you can find. No, what makes this transcend just another action documentary is [...]

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  • We all need to talk to Dr. Ruth. She may be 90 years old, but she’s lost none of her energy, humor or candor on sexuality. ASK DR. RUTH is a delightful documentary, which traces her remarkable life. See on Fri. March 8 @ 6:45 pm @OCinema https://t.co/Azq39GIjEM
    February 15, 2019
  • Keep any eye out for our special Miami Film Festival @BigBusMiami making stops all over the city! #MiamiFF
    February 14, 2019
  • Jennifer Kent brought us an instant horror classic with THE BABADOOK. Now she's back with her follow-up smash hit THE NIGHTINGALE. Making it's Florida Premiere, join us on Thursday March 7th @ 9:15 PM @silverspotcinema - Get your tickets here https://t.co/YbOceEGFn1
    February 14, 2019
  • RT @josemariacabral: #TheProjectionist
    February 13, 2019
  • We’re extremely excited to welcome back to this year's #MiamiFF Dominican writer-director/producer José Maria Cabral for the World Premiere of his new film, THE PROJECTIONIST (El proyeccionista). Mark your Calendars- March 2, 7pm @ Silverspot Cinema! https://t.co/2ZI4ffGshA
    February 12, 2019
  • Miami Film Festival welcomes Eva Ionesco and son Lukas Ionesco for the U.S. premiere of GOLDEN YOUTH—a movie festival director Jaie Laplante calls “one of the most outlandishly stylish films” he’s ever seen. See the film and meet the artists 3/7 | 9:30 PM https://t.co/6XYJQGA0hl
    February 11, 2019
  • We're jumping for joy because tickets for MDC's 36th Annual Miami Film Festival are on sale! Get tickets now to a selection of more than 160 feature narratives, documentaries & short films of all genres, from more than 40 different countries. Tickets at https://t.co/6SMRpVGrDs.
    February 8, 2019
  • Who got the Jazz? We’ve got the Jazz! The 36th Miami Film Festival has the Jazz with some exciting music documentaries such as AMAZING GRACE, MILES DAVIS: THE BIRTH OF THE COOL and SINGULAR featuring Cécile McLorin. Tickets are on sale NOW! https://t.co/CEftq0xf22
    February 8, 2019
  • 😂Hey, Movies! Thanks for the therapy🤣 🎫 Tickets for the 36th Miami Film Festival go on sale tomorrow. https://t.co/GBWSgkEprh #MiamiFF #MiamiFilmFestival
    February 7, 2019
  • Our inaugural edition of KNIGHT HEROES spotlights the boldest & brightest talents working in film. Join us on March 3 as we welcome Oscar-winning director @BarryJenkins, award-winning filmmaker @BootsRiley & Aaron Stewart-An, co-writer of MANDY. https://t.co/L4XhW8sPyU @knightfdn
    February 6, 2019
  • MFF After Dark, Special Presentation ALIEN 40TH ANNIVERSARY! Ridley Scott’s terror-in-space masterpiece, Alien, has captivated the minds of old and new fans ever since its 1979 debut. Celebrate with us Friday March 8th @ 11:59 PM O Cinema Miami Beach #Miamiff #Alienthemovie
    February 6, 2019
  • Actress Patricia Clarkson to receive the 2019 Estrella Damm Precious Gem Award for more than 30 years of unforgettable performances. Join us for this special tribute & the Florida Premiere screening of THE PARTY dir. by Sally Potter. #Miamiff https://t.co/VUAnHpq4E4 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
    February 5, 2019
  • Don’t miss the big night—the doc SINGULAR will have its world premiere at our 36th Annual Miami Film Festival, accompanied by a concert featuring world renowned jazz singer Cécile McLorin Salvant! 🎤 Olympia Theater Sat, March 2 at 8 pm 🎺 Tix: https://t.co/mc6eTZ8nEB
    January 18, 2019
  • We are excited to announce that @dennisscholl and @mjohnson_09’s documentary SINGULAR will have its world premiere at MDC's 36th Annual Miami Film Festival accompanied by a concert at by Miami’s own @CecileSalvant on Saturday, March 2 at 8pm. Tickets at https://t.co/ys8wITcST0.
    January 14, 2019
  • Apply today for Industry Accreditation for Miami Dade College’s 36th Annual Miami Film Festival. Registration is open now through Thursday, January 31. Early Bird registration ends January 7. Visit https://t.co/F3kP3vAran.
    January 5, 2019
  • Join Miami Film Society today for an Invite to a private screening of THE UPSIDE starring @KevinHart & @BryanCranston happening January 8. Visit https://t.co/BhiuelWvGj for details on how to join.
    January 4, 2019
  • Join Miami Film Society today & get an invitation to a special private screening of Director @BarryJenkins' latest @GoldenGlobes nominated film, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (@BealeStreet), happening Tuesday, December 1. Visit https://t.co/7P73t8MC9a to join. #GoldenGlobes
    December 7, 2018
  • Tonight at @PAMM, @knightfdn announced Miami Film Festival as a recipient of a $750K arts grant. Through this grant @knightfdn will sponsor the Knight Marimbas Award, Knight Made in MIA Feature Film & Short Film Awards & new Knight Heroes program for our 36th Miami Film Festival.
    December 4, 2018
  • CREED II is not the only inspirational sports story you can check out right now—@reboundthefilm, the award-winning #wheelchairbasketball documentary, is finally available to stream! Watch now at https://t.co/UckbeTHNN1. 🏀 #ItsAllAboutHowYouRebound
    November 27, 2018
  • Add Miami Film Festival 2019 Passes & Packages to your #CyberMonday shopping list! Passes & Packages are offered at a discounted rate that’s up to 20% off the regular price. Visit https://t.co/z6VCWlfMyw to get yours today. #MiamiFF
    November 26, 2018

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