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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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  • Huge thank to our friends at @PromoteHorror. Learn more about how they bring creators of horror and horror fans together at https://t.co/13AJ4zq7dn.
    March 15, 2019
  • Join our friends at @SpainInUSA and make Spain your next vacation destination. #VisitSpain
    March 14, 2019
  • Join our friends at @HistoryMiami this weekend for the opening of their new Queer Miami: A History of LGBTQ Communities exhibition. More info at https://t.co/S2vpw89gcf
    March 13, 2019
  • That’s a wrap. See you all in the fall for the 2019 Gems Film Festival. October 10-13 💎
    March 11, 2019
  • Congrats to the winner of the Alacran Music in Film Award, @burningmovieus! The score was written by Korean composer Mowg. 🔥 The result was announced at our Awards Night Gala at @MIAFreedomTower. 🔥 @alacrangroup created this award to stimulate creativity, music and cinema.
    March 10, 2019
  • Tonight, join Miami Film Festival & @FlamingClassics for a special presentation of KNIFE+HEART at @OCinema Miami Beach. Enjoy a pre-screening mixer and drag performance after the film. Tickets at https://t.co/R4DPZJGejS. #MiamiFF
    March 10, 2019
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  • RT @worldREDEYE: PHOTOS UP - MFF: Screwball Premier at @TowerTheaters https://t.co/oBq4zOroz7
    March 9, 2019
  • RT @FilmgateMiami: THE RAFTER & HURACÁN film team on stage - #madeinmiami #miamifilm @MiamiFilmFest
    March 9, 2019
  • Join Miami Film Festival & @FlamingClassics for a special presentation of KNIFE+HEART this Sunday at @OCinema Miami Beach. Pre-screening mixer at 7:45pm, film screening at 8:45pm. Tickets at https://t.co/R4DPZJGejS. #MiamiFF
    March 8, 2019
  • RT @worldREDEYE: PHOTOS UP - @MiamiFilmFest: #PatriciaClarkson Tribute at Tower Theater https://t.co/Dhmmms3PCg
    March 8, 2019

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