Miami Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Miami International Film Festival
SINCE: 1984
WHERE: Miami, Florida, USA
WEBSITE: www.miamifilmfestival.com
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The mission of the Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) is to bridge cultural understanding and encourage artistic development and excellence by provoking thought through film. By bringing the best of world cinema to Miami, MIFF presents the city and the film industry with a singular platform that fosters creative and technical talent. The Miami International Film Festival had its beginnings as the main activity of the Film Society of Miami, Inc., which was founded in 1983. Since its first edition, which opened on February 3, 1984, the Festival has continued to bring the finest in world cinema to South Florida.

Miami International Film Festival Unveils 2015 Poster Featuring Orson Welles Strolling in Miami Beach

Miami International Film Festival Unveils 2015 Poster Featuring Orson Welles Strolling in Miami Beach

miami film festival 2015 poster

Miami International Film Festival (MiamiFF) unveiled  the official poster for the 32nd edition, featuring legendary writer, producer and director Orson Welles strolling the Miami Beach boardwalk in 1943. Adding a layer of Welles-ian mystery, the photographer of this remarkable 70-year-old image is unknown. So whodunit? The festival invites the public to help solve this mystery as it gears up for its international film premieres and festival activities taking place March 6 – 15, 2015.  

A Wolf at the Door Wins Grand Prize at 31st Miami International Film Festival

A Wolf at the Door Wins Grand Prize at 31st Miami International Film Festival

 A WOLF AT THE DOOR (O LOBO ATRÁS DA PORTA)A WOLF AT THE DOOR (O LOBO ATRÁS DA PORTA)

Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) which celebrated its 31st anniversary edition March 7 to 16, 2014, culminated in its annual Awards Night Ceremony, with A WOLF AT THE DOOR (O LOBO ATRÁS DA PORTA) walking away with the Knight Grand Jury Prize and the Grand Jury Best Director for the director Fernando Coimbra. A WOLF AT THE DOOR is the complicated, edge-of-your-seat, fact-based story of the disappearance of a young girl in suburban Rio. 

49 Films to Premiere at 2014 Miami International Film Festival

49 Films to Premiere at 2014 Miami International Film Festival

Family United (La gran familia Española)Family United (La gran familia Española)

49 films are making their World, International, North American, and U.S. Premieres at the upcoming 31st Miami International Film Festival (MIFF), opening next week.  The Miami International Film Festival, a program of Miami Dade College’s MDCulture, will run March 7 to 16, 2014).

From this year’s lineup, MIFF will screen seven feature films and 17 short films making their World Premieres, three films will make their International Premieres, 12 films will make their North American Premieres, and six films will be screening for the first time in the U.S. There will also be three North American premiering short films and one U.S. premiering short film.

Miami International Film Festival Unveils 2014 Film Lineup; Fest to Open with North American premiere of ELSA & FRED

Miami International Film Festival Unveils 2014 Film Lineup; Fest to Open with North American premiere of ELSA & FRED

ROB THE MOB directed by Raymond De Felitta and starring Andy GarciaROB THE MOB directed by Raymond De Felitta and starring Andy Garcia

Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) announced the films selected to screen during its 31st edition of the annual 10-day event, which runs March 7 to 16, 2014. The Festival will open with the North American premiere of ELSA & FRED directed by Michael Radford. Oscar winners Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer play the titular characters originated by China Zorrilla and Manuel Alexandre in this remake of the 2008 release of the Argentine/Spanish film of the same name.  Also in the cast are Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden; as well as George Segal, Chris Noth, James Brolin, Wendell Pierce, Jaime Camil and Osvaldo Rios.

The Festival‘s annual Awards Night gala will wrap with the World premiere of ROB THE MOB directed by Raymond De Felitta and starring Andy Garcia.  Rob the Mob also stars Michael Pitt, Ray Romano, Burt Young, Griffin Dunne, Frank Whaley, Cathy Moriarty, Aida Turturro, Yul Vazquez and Nina Arianda.

42 Films, including Goya Award Best Picture Nominees, Added to 2014 Miami International Film Festival

42 Films, including Goya Award Best Picture Nominees, Added to 2014 Miami International Film Festival

15 Years + 1 Day (15 años y 1 día) (Spain, directed by Gracia Querejeta)15 Years + 1 Day (15 años y 1 día) (Spain, directed by Gracia Querejeta)

Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) taking place March 7 to 16th, announced an additional 42 titles from 22 countries to be showcased in two non-competition categories, Cinema 360° and Doc-You-Up. Films include Goya Awards Best Picture nominees 15 YEARS + 1 DAY (15 años y 1 día), Cannibal (Caníbal), FAMILY UNITED (La gran familia Española), and LIVING IS EASY WITH YOUR EYES CLOSED (Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados), The 42 titles announced join the previously announced FOOSBALL (Metegol), from director Juan José Campanella, in MIFF’s Official Selection for the 2014 Festival.

30th Miami International Film Festival Announces Its Miami Encuentros Selections

30th Miami International Film Festival Announces Its Miami Encuentros Selections

2013 Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) announced the five film selections for its VeoMiami industry initiative, the 10th MiamiEncuentros. Miami Encuentros aims to facilitate and support the completion of Latin American and U.S. Hispanic feature film projects in post-production and propel them towards their debuts on the international stage, via a post-production prize of USD$10,000 for one winning project as selected by a jury of industry professionals.  

The five selected projects for Miami Encuentros 2013 are:

Five Films Selected for Miami International Film Festival Miami Encuentros 2013

Five Films Selected for Miami International Film Festival Miami Encuentros 2013

 

Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) announced the five film selections for its VeoMiami industry initiative, the 10th MiamiEncuentros.

Miami Encuentros aims to facilitate and support the completion of Latin American and U.S. Hispanic feature film projects in post-production and propel them towards their debuts on the international stage, via a post-production prize of USD$10,000 for one winning project as selected by a jury of industry professionals.  

The five selected projects for Miami Encuentros 2013 are: