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INHERENT VICE a film by Paul Thomas Anderson USA | 148 min.
Miami Film Society members are invited to a special advance screening of Inherent Vice this Saturday night, at MDC's Tower Theater, one month before the film's wide release date! In a 1960s Los Angeles-area hippie beach community, private eye Doc Sportello investigates the disappearance of a local real-estate magnate. While a crime has certainly been committed, what exactly is at stake becomes increasingly slippery, and it’s clear that one or more of Inherent Vice’s lively characters have simply dropped into the existential void. more...
15 MiamiFF Alumni Directors Heading to Sundance 2015
Following the the recent unveilings of films selected for the 2015 Sundance Film Festival (Jan. 22 to Feb. 1), MiamiFF congratulates the following alumni directors heading to Utah to showcase their latest work: Morgan Neville, Marc Silver, Liz Garbus, Alex Gibney, Stanley Nelson, Sean Baker Sebastián Silva, Gabriel García Bernal, Daniel Junge, Laura Gabbert, Ronnie Rivera, Ramin Bahrani, Claudia Llosa, Kornél Mundruczó, Damián Szifrón. more...
NOW SHOWING AT MDC's TOWER THEATER
BAD HAIR (Pelo malo) written and directed by Mariana Rondón Venezuela | 95 min. | drama | trailer Spanish with English subtitles
Nine-year-old Junior (Samuel Lange) yearns to swap his head of luxurious dark curls for straight locks—like the long-haired musicians he dreams of becoming—and finds the answer in hair straighteners. His behavior elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his recently widowed mother, Marta (award-winning Venezuelan actress Samantha Castillo).
Winner, Golden Shell Grand Prize (Concha de Oro), 2013 San Sebastian Film Festival
An original and radically new kind of American movie, pulsing with the rhythm of Chris Rock's greatest stand-up,Top Five digs under the surface of show business, politics, rap, and the exigencies of being black and famous today—holding it all up to the light in the way only Chris Rock can. Tonight’s(Friday, Dec. 12)Red Carpet Opening Night events at 7:00 and 10:00 PM include pre-show stand-up sets featuring local comedians, hosted by performer and Cinema staffer Reginald Desjardins, and a reception between the two screenings from 9:00 to 10:00 PM for all ticketholders. more...
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Amor crónico follows the flamboyant Grammy- nominated Cuban-born, New York-based singerCuCu Diamantes on her tour around Cuba. The film interweaves footage of live musical performances with a fictional love story narrative. The result is an energetic display of CuCu Diamantes’ glamorous performance style, with a fresh Latin soundtrack and comical twist. It is a unique road movie and portrait of a Cuban artist traveling back to her roots.
Featured at MiamiFF30 in the CineDwnTwn Gala program