Miami International Film Festival (MiamiFF), a program of Miami Dade College’s MDCulture, partners with 3:05 Cafecito, the movement that declared 3:05 PM Miami's official coffee time, to celebrate the announcement of MIFFecito’s program. MIFFecito, the “mini” film festival running October 16 – 19, 2014 as a mid-season “taste” to next year’s 32nd edition of MiamiFF, which will run March 6-15, 2015.MiamiFF and 3:05 Cafecito invite the community for a complimentary coffee break with “MIFFecitos” (espressos and cortaditos) to be served by Aroma Espresso.
MIAMI FUTURE CINEMA CRITICS
AWARD WINNER AT MIAMIFF31...
TO KILL A MAN (Matar a un hombre) a film by Alejandro Fernández Almendras Chile | 82 min. | drama | trailer Spanish with English subtitles
When gentle middle-aged Jorge (Daniel Candia) chooses to defend his family’s honor by following feeling rather than the law, he lands in a place of ethical ambiguity. After years of tolerating evil “pranks” played on himself and his family and receiving vague assistance from the police, he quietly snaps.
...VENGEANCE GOES TO SINISTER NEW HEIGHTS
Variety.com’s Guy Lodge describes To Kill a Man as “A grim, fat-free revenge thriller that extracts an impressive degree of moral equivocation from its exceedingly simple premise.” It is essentially a psychological study on what it means to kill a man—not only delving into what drives a “good” man to kill, but also examining what happens after he does.more...
OPENS TODAY AT MDC'S TOWER THEATER
AN EVENING WITH JAIE LAPLANTE
Here’s a hint to what’s to come in Tuesday’s MIFFecito program announcement. Daniel Boulud’s db Bistro in downtown Miami will continue its Miami’s Own series with a special dinner hosted by MiamiFF executive director Jaie Laplante. In celebration of one of the films in MiamiFF’s mid-season Festival, MIFFecito, chef Jason Pringle has created a Basque-inspired menu featuring a four-course menu paired with wines from some of the finest wine regions in Northern Spain.
Guests will receive a complimentary movie ticket to the Basque film featured in the MIFFecito program with the dinner.
255 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131 Tuesday, September 16 6:30 PM Reception | 7:00 PM Dinner $85 per person, tax and gratuity additional
A TRIPPY CAUTIONARY TALE
Based on Stanislaw Lem's 1971 novel The Futurological Congress
a film by Ari Folman
Israel, Germany, Poland, Luxembourg | 122 min. | trailer
An aging, out-of-work actress (Robin Wright, playing a version of herself) must accept the consequences of selling her digitalized cinematic identity to a major studio through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent (Harvey Keitel) and the head of Miramount Studios (Danny Huston). Twenty years later, under the creative vision of the studio's head animator (Jon Hamm), Wright's digital double rises to immortal stardom in this live action/animation hybrid from the director of Waltz with Bashir. more...
Featured in the Visions Program at MiamiFF31
OPENS TODAY AT O CINEMA WYNWOOD
"LATE DEADLINE" ENDS TODAY 8/29
Seeking films of independent spirit and the most exciting new talent the world has to offer! Submit your film for MiamiFF's 32nd Edition March 6-15, 2015! more...