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Sparkling, Shining, Dazzling: Miami GEMS Unveils First 2 Jewels for 2017

Sparkling, shining, dazzling – Son of Sofia and Summer 1993, the first two films announced for Miami Film Festival’s 2017 GEMS Festival (October 12 – 15), are top jewels of the current international film season. (There will be many more when the full GEMS program is announced.) Son of Sofia Greek director Elina Psykou won significant attention in 2013 with her debut feature, The Eternal Return of Antonis Paraskevas, and continues to astonish with her second feature, Son of Sofia. The film world premiered at Tribeca Film Festival this past April and won Best International Narrative Feature [...]

By | August 4th, 2017|Categories: SPECIAL EDITION|

Monument puts Miami Grand Prize winner in US Theaters

Did you know that Miami Film Festival’s annual Knight Competition Grand Jury Prize contains a US theatrical distribution incentive as a bonus to the prestige of winning Miami’s top annual film award? Festival regulations hold 50%, or $15,000 of the cash award, for 30 days after the close of the Festival to enable a sales agent or producer to have leverage to close a deal for US theatrical rights. Should a deal close, the Festival will send $15,000 directly to your new US distributor. Chile’s Family Life (Vida de familia), directed by Cristián Jiménez and Alicia Scherson, selected as [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: INDUSTRY NEWS|

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  • YES! #FACESPLACES will be at @TowerTheaterMIA starting this Friday. Tickets: https://t.co/WZnkFqdUfk https://t.co/VCSpJuUEuc
    October 17, 2017
  • #LifeAndNothingMore US Premiere #GemsFF 2017 @TowerTheaterMIA https://t.co/a4vsIixriP
    October 17, 2017
  • #FACESPLACES by @JRart and #AgnesVarda SOLD OUT - Playing now at #GemsFF 2017 @TowerTheaterMIA https://t.co/wGUxWo8BES
    October 15, 2017
  • We are at FULL CAPACITY w/ "InTheFade" @TowerTheaterMIA 🙌🏼💎#GemsFF https://t.co/paTtXI2gPk
    October 14, 2017
  • YAY! Las joyas de La Corona (The Crown's Jewels) 💎 #GemsFF 📸 Amazing moment captured by @tatogomezfoto https://t.co/Lkq3gWdn77
    October 14, 2017
  • Thank you! #GemsFF @TowerTheaterMIA opening night was a success! https://t.co/jplzJpt4a8 https://t.co/V98hA4fZCg
    October 13, 2017
  • 🎨🍑 POSTER ART versions of our opening night #GemsFF film #CallMeByYourName: https://t.co/jplzJpt4a8 https://t.co/2EYvdAR6MJ
    October 11, 2017
  • The stars of our OPENING NIGHT FILM #CallMeByYourName are @armiehammer & @RealChalamet: https://t.co/xyPYEt1Eq1 https://t.co/hcJXGEZ7qy
    October 10, 2017
  • Jumping of excitement! In three days we open the Miami Film Festival #GemsFF 2017! 💎 https://t.co/jplzJpt4a8 https://t.co/ReQMuy21LN
    October 9, 2017
  • RT @cinecasual: #GemsFF: Una probadita del mejor cine iberoamericano en Miami. 🌴 https://t.co/QQv1g4Iwel https://t.co/fmv5YJkTYm
    October 6, 2017
  • Magical screening! @Lilfilm' @FloridaProject opens at 💎#GemsFF 10/15! https://t.co/cp0b9KEJKT https://t.co/wKvsWi23U9
    October 6, 2017
  • Almost there! #GemsFF 🎬 #TheLeisureSeeker is coming to @TowerTheaterMIA Sunday, October 15! https://t.co/WUfYw74tLS https://t.co/3ybWCTEz2H
    October 5, 2017
  • RT @thompowers: My day is made. Coming soon to @PureNonfiction: Agnès Varda & @JRart https://t.co/1Rtp8R4nL8
    October 4, 2017
  • 💔 Heartbroken #PrayForLasVegas https://t.co/MjROMjQfHl
    October 2, 2017
  • What's "Art" to you ? #THESQUARE #ElisabethMoss #ClaesBang October 14th. 💎 #GemsFF: https://t.co/hHbyXOuCVF https://t.co/VALM5A9wY4
    September 27, 2017
  • Are you weird? Film #TheWorkShop (L'ATELIER) leaves us intrigued. #GemsFF 2017 https://t.co/R5RjMfnJi0 https://t.co/IDdDvy78MM
    September 24, 2017
  • Florida in Miami Film Festival #GEMSFF 2017 Spotlight https://t.co/qCsXw9Z8E9 https://t.co/4qrDgJlHBm
    September 22, 2017
  • See you at 7PM @TowerTheaterMIA @carpinterosfilm https://t.co/DZMJBDnWRX
    September 21, 2017
  • 💎 #GemsFF is THE Film Festival Event of October! Tickets go on sale tomorrow! get on it https://t.co/jplzJpt4a8 💎 https://t.co/YWJeICvSSG
    September 21, 2017
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    September 20, 2017

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  • YES let's celebrate! #FACESPLACES will be at @towertheatermiami starting this Friday. Go and watch this beautiful 'faces' documentary by @agnes.varda and French artist @jr - here in this picture with stunning Jennifer Lawrence #JLaw at the LA premiere of their film.
  • LIFE AND NOTHING MORE US Premiere with special guests director Antonio Méndez Esparza, Actors Regina Williams and Robert Williams and Performances by @nephiilove and @sekajipo #GemsFF 2017 all in the ❤️ of #littlehavana @towertheatermiami // 🎥 @andresanartes music beat by @jeandrums
  • Supporting Miami talent! It is great collaborating with @miamisbestgraffitiguide! #GemsFF 2017
  • The audience award winner #GemsFF 2017 is #THELEISURESEEKER starring @helenmirren and #DonaldSutherland
  • One the glorious moments of #GemsFF 2017 was the @mandolinmiami reception at the pre-screening of #SonOfSofia film inside the movie theater at @towertheatermiami. Thank you to @mrsmandolin for preparing herself this beautiful, mediterranean hospitality. // These lively photographs, done by @tatogomez
  • And just like that we officially closed #GemsFF 2017 at @towertheatermiami, full of joy for all the success and love received by filmmakers, the press, sponsors, supporters, volunteers, team members and most importantly you, our film lovers. Thank you for supporting @mdcollege, @miamifilm GEMS 2017! Thank you to the inspiring @angelesalmuna and the amazing photographer @tatogomez.
  • His guitar Vs the world #EricClapton #GemsFF 2017
  • #EricClapton LIFE IN 12 BARS is our last #GemsFF of the night! Playing now @towertheatermiami
  • #FACESPLACES Playing Now at #GemsFF 2017 @towertheatermiami
  • French Artist @jr co-directs #FACESPLACES along with @agnes.varda. His photo-truck—painted to resemble a giant camera travel from village to village, where they meet locals, talk to them about their lives and create immense portraits of them, which are mounted on buildings throughout their communities. // #FACESPLACES Opens now at #GemsFF @towertheatermiami
  • FLORIDA PREMIERE of @festivaldecannes winner documentary film #FACESPLACES by @agnes.varda and @jr // #GemsFF 2017 @towertheatermiami // Here Agnés with #AngelinaJolie
  • LAST DAY TODAY here in the ❤️ of #LittleHavana at @towertheatermiami #GemsFF 2017
  • US Premiere of #cantsaygoodbye by @linoescalera PLAYING NOW #GemsFF @towertheatermiami
  • Tenemos una tarde Española! Con nosotros el director @linoescalera LinoEscalera en el estreno de su película #NoSeDecirAdios aquí en el @towertheatermiami #GemsFF 2017 // US Premiere of the film #CantSayGoodbye and with us its director Lino Escalera
  • IMPORTANT "I'm gonna plug something in real quick" - @thebrooklynnkimberly HOPE192.COM (@community_hope_center) // @thefloridaproject at @towertheatermiami today at 4:25 PM #GemsFF