Seeking volunteersThe Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is seeking volunteers to assist with their upcoming film festival, April 21-30. Opportunities include filmmaker hospitality, festival office support, marketing, special events, membership recruitment, festival logistics and assisting staff at theatres. For more information please visit www.mglff.com and click on Volunteers.
Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons. On a cold September morning in 1844, a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic … +
FilmGate Miami’s Swamp DOCS brings up a conversation series exploring current issues affecting the South East Region of the US. This event provides informative support to documentarians and digital journalists. We at FilmGate Miami are stoked to have this officially open to the public. The Swamp Docs event features a pitch session segment for projects that need assistance & guidance followed by … +
The iconic Merce Cunningham and the last generation of his dance company is stunningly profiled in Alla Kovgan’s documentary, through recreations of his landmark works and archival footage of Cunningham, John Cage, and Robert Rauschenberg. CUNNINGHAM traces Merce’s artistic evolution over three decades of risk and discovery (1944-1972), from his early years as a struggling dancer in postwar New York to his emergence … +
No one believes Charlie Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he discovers his new next door neighbor Jerry Dandridge (Chris Sarandon) is a vampire. With his best friend and girlfriend in tow, Charlie turns to the only person who can help convince the masses that their quaint suburban neighborhood is in peril: late night horror show host Peter Vincent (Roddy MacDowall). 35 years since … +
The MIAMIsFF Series presents “Focus on: 2019 Festival Winners” at the Deering Estate. As the first shorts program of 2020 at the Deering Estate Theatre, it will feature 6 short films that were all winners at the 2019 festival. Enjoy a cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by a wonderful Short Film ‘Making of’ Workshop with Dir. Memo Sauceda, winner of the … +
The Miami Jewish Film Festival’s 23rd annual Opening Night brings a Film Premiere, Reception, and great Live Music. Like many survivors of the Holocaust, after World War II, Saul and Ruby moved to America, started families and careers, grew old, and retired to South Florida. For them, settling near Fort Lauderdale could have been the last chapter in their story. But then … +