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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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1510, 2018

CAPERNAUM wins the Gigi Guermont Audience Award!

October 15th, 2018|

After four days of amazing films, Miami audiences have voted CAPERNAUM as the winner of the Gigi Guermont Audience Award. Directed by Nadine Labaki, the film's politically-fueled drama has a unique storyline that brings attention to the issues of children in Beirut’s slums. The film was also winner of the Jury Prize at 2018 Cannes Film Festival and is Lebanon's official entry for the 2019 Academy Awards. Still from CAPERNAUM Thank you [...]

810, 2018

Meet Goya Award-winning Bárbara Lennie at GEMS 2018

October 8th, 2018|

One of the finest actors of her generation, Spain’s Bárbara Lennie achieved international attention when she played a young filmmaker questing to capture the essence of a small town in Montxo Armendáriz’s Obaba (2005), and in the process discovered herself. That role provided a neatly microcosmic glimpse of the complex screen persona that Lennie would construct in the array of dazzling performances that have followed since. Still from Petra Her next major breakthrough came [...]

110, 2018

The Case for Champions and Capernaum

October 1st, 2018|

Today is the deadline for nations to submit films to the Oscars for consideration as the Best Foreign Language Film of 2018. Last year, Chile (for the first time) won the annual global honor, and at this year’s fifth annual Miami Film Festival GEMS, you can see nine of this year’s strongest contenders. Which country should/will succeed Chile for the crown? (No country has won the award in successive years since Denmark did it in [...]

3108, 2018

Glenn Close gives a powerhouse performance in timely literary drama ‘The Wife’

August 31st, 2018|

At exactly the 5-minute mark of The Wife, the camera sits on a close-up of Joan Castleman’s (Glenn Close) face as she holds a phone to her ear. While taking in what the person is saying on the other line, her face flips through a myriad of emotions: excitement, disappointment, bewilderment. Why the wide range of feelings, we don’t yet know. All that’s clear at this point is that this is the start of a [...]

2707, 2018

Miami Film Festival Congratulates THE ACCUSED, Official Competition Selection at 75th Venice Film Festival

July 27th, 2018|

Miami Dade College's Miami Film Festival congratulates director Gonzalo Tobal, Rei Cine, K&S Films and Film Factory Entertainment for the Main Competition selection of The Accused (Acusada) as part of the 75th edition of the prestigious Venice International Film Festival. The Accused was a recipient of a cash development grant from Miami Film 2016, an initiative of Miami Film Festival and The Related Group to support a trio of Argentine films to get to their [...]

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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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