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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 [...]

2107, 2018


July 21st, 2018|

Growing up, I always thought that by the time I got to high school, I’d look like the girls I saw in the movies. Cher Horwitz from Clueless. Veronica Sawyer from Heathers. Anyone from Cruel Intentions, 10 Things I Hate About You, Bring it On. You get the idea. To my vast disappointment, it was revealed that our freshman selves are not that different from our 8th grade selves. Our looks can be summed up [...]

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  • Returning after its #MiamiFF premiere in March, Spain's THE SILENCE OF OTHERS recorded the highest-grossing opening weekend for a documentary at @TowerTheaterMIA! See before it closes this Thursday. Tickets available now at https://t.co/JK5WTORCkG.
    June 17, 2019
  • 🍿 Two Miami Film Festival favorites. Two more chances to see them. JOURNEY TO A MOTHER’S ROOM and DIAMANTINO. 🎟 Catch final screenings tonight and tomorrow at @TowerTheaterMIA .Tickets at https://t.co/qn5TDlNlO4.
    June 5, 2019
  • Calling all filmmakers! 📣 Submissions for our 2019-2020 season are now open! For more information and to submit your film today, visit https://t.co/w4NxA2kFF9. #MiamiFF 📽️
    June 3, 2019
  • Don't miss the final @TowerTheaterMIA screenings of DOGMAN tonight at 7:10pm and 9:15pm and tomorrow at 5pm, 7:10pm and 9:15pm. Tickets at https://t.co/V5Wqy1sOJR.
    May 22, 2019
  • #MiamiFF & @sundancefest official selection THE BIGGEST LITTLE FARM opens this Friday at @TowerTheaterMIA! Filmmaker John Chester & his wife, Molly, a culinary writer, trade city life to start their own farm on the outskirts of Los Angeles. Tickets at https://t.co/NGmKUHoCCs 🐮
    May 21, 2019
  • RT @OnceInHollywood: #NoSpoilersInHollywood
    May 21, 2019
  • Two days until we JOURNEY TO A MOTHER’S ROOM at @TowerTheaterMIA! Dir. Celia Rico Clavellino & star Lola Dueñas will be joining us for a Q&A following Thursday’s 7pm screening with a reception sponsored by @estrelladamm & @PairingsBy Tomás Cuadrado. Tix https://t.co/EOWXLpMv9X
    May 14, 2019
  • JOURNEY TO A MOTHER’S ROOM is a film that reminds us that all of life begins with a mother’s heartbeat. Catch a sneak preview screening on May 16 at @TowerTheaterMIA with star Lola Dueñas & director Celia Rico Clavellino in attendance. Tix: https://t.co/i7SUK2BM03 #MothersDay
    May 12, 2019
  • Tonight at 7pm, Black Lounge Film Series presents a free outdoor screening of Spike Lee's Classic film HE GOT GAME at Gibson Park. More Info at https://t.co/GyMqvre27W.
    May 11, 2019
  • DOGMAN, the acclaimed @Festival_Cannes prize-winner & #MiamiFF hit from director Matteo Garrone opens Friday at @TowerTheaterMIA! Based on a true story, DOGMAN is a visceral & piercing tale of the unbreakable cycle of vengeance begetting vengeance. Tix → https://t.co/V5Wqy1sOJR
    May 7, 2019
  • RT @ZacEfron: Proud of this movie #ExtremelyWicked . Available to watch today on @netflix
    May 4, 2019
  • KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE, a #MiamiFF 2019 official selection, opens this weekend at @OCINEMA Miami Beach. Tickets at https://t.co/kM5WO2gpGY.
    May 3, 2019
  • Opening this Friday at @TowerTheaterMIA, ASK DR. RUTH—official selection of #MiamiFF 2019 —a delightful documentary that chronicles the life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a holocaust survivor who became America’s most famous sex therapist. Tickets https://t.co/tQnsy7qQ3Z
    May 1, 2019
  • This Thursday's 7pm screening of RATTLESNAKES at @TowerTheaterMIA will feature a Q&A with actor / producer Jimmy Jean-Louis (@haitianhero). Tickets at https://t.co/VTKAxoXNpm. 🐍
    April 30, 2019
  • This past weekend we saw the Avengers fighting for humanity and Winterfell fighting for Westeros. Today we look back on some of the greatest battles in film history and the directors behind them: https://t.co/1WSweG3J6u
    April 29, 2019
  • Calling all filmmakers! The 48 Hour Film Project, the largest filmmaking competition in the world, is coming to Miami/Ft. Lauderdale. To be part of the @Miami48HFP, register online at: https://t.co/YMASKQBxB0. #Miami48HFP
    April 29, 2019
  • Psychological thriller RATTLESNAKES opens Friday at @TowerTheaterMIA! 🐍 When Robert McQueen, played by Jimmy Jean-Louis @haitianhero, is attacked by three masked men, he will have to reveal a secret that will change all their lives forever. Tix @ https://t.co/Nz4sqX6d8y. #MiamFF
    April 23, 2019
  • We thank @MarquesDeRiscal for their support and providing their flavorful wines for our #MiamiFF 2019 celebrations.
    April 23, 2019
  • Cuban comedy THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF CELESTE GARCÍA continues this week at @TowerTheaterMIA. Tickets at https://t.co/ei1NGlaCCP.
    April 22, 2019
  • Huge thanks to @BotranRum for having their delicious cocktails at this year’s #MiamiFF. 🍹
    April 22, 2019