Cinema

Edward Norton film MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN screening at Tower Theater

Sun Oct 13, 2019

Twenty years in the making, Edward Norton’s passion project Motherless Brooklyn finds the famed actor working quadruple duty as writer, director, producer and star of this inventive adaptation of Jonathan Lethem’s novel of the same name. Growing up an orphan with Tourette syndrome, Lionel (Norton) spent his early years trying to find his place in the world. Then private detective Frank Minna (Bruce Willis) took him … +

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The Two Popes brought by Miami Film Festival to MDC Tower Theater

Sat Oct 12, 2019

Inspired by a true story, Oscar-nominated director Fernando Meirelles (City of God) has crafted a riveting character drama in The Two Popes, which sees Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce in a verbal battle of wits over the future direction of the Catholic Church. When Pope Benedict XVI (Hopkins) breaks with tradition and decides to retire from the papacy, he invites his soon-to-be successor Cardinal Bergoglio (Pryce) – who … +

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GEMS 2019 Opening Night with Almodóvar’ Pain and Glory at Tower Theater

Thu Oct 10, 2019

Pedro Almodóvar’s highly anticipated Pain and Glory will open the 2019 GEMS Film Festival on Thursday, October 10 at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami. The GEMS Opening Night event will transform MDC’s Tower Theater Miami into “Casa Almodóvar” with a gallery exhibit of classic Almodóvar film posters, images in vignettes, and a post-screening gala party, Sabor de Almodóvar, sponsored by Estrella Damm. Featuring characters from Almodóvar films at the Estrella Damm photo … +

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Miami Film Festival’ GEM Series is almost here! screening at Tower Theater

Thu Oct 10, 2019 - Sun Oct 13, 2019

The Miami Film Festival has spent some years expanding its programming through its Gems series, which presents a number of fall festival darlings and award contenders. The festival has finally announced its 2019 lineup. The festival will kick off with Pedro Almodóvar’s highly anticipated Dolor y Gloria (Pain and Glory). Five films in the lineup are the first selections of the season … +

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This is not Berlin at Tower Theater Miami

Fri Aug 23, 2019

1986. Mexico City. Seventeen-year-old Carlos doesn’t fit in anywhere: not in his family nor with the friends he has chosen in school. But everything changes when he is invited to a mythical nightclub where he discovers the underground nightlife scene: post punk, sexual liberty, and drugs that challenges the relationship with his best friend Gera and lets him find his passion for … +

Editorial

‘Shoplifters’ is a deeply moving look at the meaning of family

In Shoplifters, family isn’t something you’re necessarily born with – it’s something you build. Winner of the top prize at the most recent Cannes Film Festival, Shoplifters is a film with a bottomless amount of compassion, one that very well may be one of the most emotional movie-going experiences of the year. In Hirokazu Kore-eda’s latest, we’re introduced to a poverty-stricken Japanese … +

Cinema

Miami Film Festival Titles Recognized at 2017 Goya Awards

With the Goya Awards taking place just a few days away, we’re excited to be cheering on five titles that screened at the 2016 Miami Film Festival & Miami Film Festival’s GEMS, as well as four highly anticipated films that will premiere at the 34th annual Miami Film Festival in March:  Smoke & Mirrors, Maria (and Everybody Else), Don’t Blame on Your … +

Cinema

A Call to Action from Your Film Festival

What defunding the NEA would mean to Miami Dade College Cultural programs? The White House proposed budget for FY2018 officially recommends the complete defunding of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). At Miami Dade College (MDC), we strongly believe that arts have the power to enable people to see beyond their differences. Because of this, and for more than 50 years, MDC … +

Events

Google Talks return to Miami Film Festival 2017

Sat 4 Mar, 2017

Google Talks return to Miami Film Festival 2017. The series addressing gender + racial gaps in the film industry will feature: Tilane Jones, Sarah Gadon, Rebecca Theodore-Vachon, Radhika Vaz & Nadia P Manzoor. #MiamiFFXGoogle Saturday, March 4, 2017 11:00am-12:30pm: Tilane Jones Tilane Jones- (Selma Movie) the executive director of ARRAY an independent film distribution collaborative, that aims at disrupting the current model … +