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Monthly Archives: February 2016

EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT SWEEPS PLATINO AWARDS

EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT SWEEPS PLATINO AWARDS

Ciro Guerra’s EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT (MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL GEMS 2015) won in seven of the eight categories for which it was up for at the 3rd Platino Ibero-American Film Awards on Sunday night in Uruguay, including Best Feature Film and Best Director for Guerra. Another MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL GEMS 2015 film, THE CLUB, by Pablo Larraín was awarded [...]

July 25, 2016 admin Film Festival 0

Live Forever? Mateo Gil Imagines The Implications

Live Forever? Mateo Gil Imagines The Implications

By Jaie Laplante, Director of Programming, Miami Film Festival We all know we can’t live forever. It’s part of what drives us to have kids, build monuments, leave legacies. We hope to remain, somehow, even after we’re gone; for our names to live on. Perhaps the efforts we put into not being forgotten provide us [...]

July 25, 2016 admin Film Festival 0

RESTLESS LOVE (AMORES URBANOS) will compete for the IV Sebastiane Latino Award

RESTLESS LOVE (AMORES URBANOS) will compete for the IV Sebastiane Latino Award

Vera Egito’s debut feature, RESTLESS LOVE (AMORES URBANOS), which had its World Premiere at the 2016 Miami Film Festival, is one of the six contenders for the IV Sebastiane Latino Award, to be presented at the upcoming San Sebastian Film Festival in September 2016. The 2015 prize went to another Miami Festival film, BUTTERFLY (MARIPOSA), by Marcos [...]

July 25, 2016 admin Film Festival 0

Join us for a special screening of CHASING GOLD, along with a Q&A with Dir. Brent Deal and Team USA

Join us for a special screening of CHASING GOLD, along with a Q&A with Dir. Brent Deal and Team USA

The Newport Beach Film Festival, in partnership with eyeDeal pictures, presents a special screening of CHASING GOLD, an inspiring documentary about the American Stand Up Paddling and Paddleboarding Championship team. The Film will screen at the Regency Lido Theater on August 11 at 7pm. For three years in a row, Team Australia has taken home the [...]

July 15, 2016 admin Film Festival Comments Off on Join us for a special screening of CHASING GOLD, along with a Q&A with Dir. Brent Deal and Team USA

4 Reasons To See FROM AFAR This Weekend

4 Reasons To See  FROM AFAR  This Weekend

by Jaie Laplante, Director of Programming Lorenzo Vigas made history in September of last year when his debut feature film, From Afar (Desde allá), won the top prize, the Golden Lion for Best Film, at the 72nd Venice Film Festival, the world’s oldest major festival. Why? In 72 years, it was the first film from [...]

July 7, 2016 admin Film Festival 0

The Wailing

The Wailing

By Jaie Laplante, Director of Programming, Miami Film Festival The ranks of great Korean thrillers from the past decade or so – Oldboy, I Saw The Devil, Mother, The Chaser, The Man from Nowhere, The Yellow Sea – are about to be joined by Na Hong-jin’s kinetically frightening opus The Wailing, opening in Miami this [...]

July 7, 2016 admin Film Festival 0