Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Storytelling through collaboration – Director Monica Peña discusses filmmaking and upcoming...

Miami’s film scene is not only booming with talented filmmakers, but it is also among the more diverse platforms for filmmakers due to an abundance...

Independent Ethos Radio Hour – episode 1

It's here, the first episode of The Independent Ethos Radio Hour on Joltradio.org. To sum it up, this was recorded just after I attended...

Miami Film Festival GEMS 2017 premieres 5 films coming soon

This year’s Miami Film Festival GEMS felt like a low-key affair compared to previous versions. It began with one of the festival’s best movies,...

In Sweet Bean compassion heals all wounds – a film review

Sweet Bean is a deeply moving depiction of true friendship and a lesson on how to appreciate life through the world around us -- including...

Watch the Sundance-selected, Miami-made short “The Sun Like a Big Dark...

It's been a while since I first saw the short film "El sol como un gran animal oscuro" or "The Sun Like a Big...

Miami International Film Festival announces 2016 line up

Today, Miami Dade College's Miami International Film Festival announced its line-up for the 33rd edition of the festival, taking place at various venues across...

Lisa Leone, Renaissance lady of Eyes Wide Shut talks working with...

Miami has a living connection to Stanley Kubrick’s final film Eyes Wide Shut. Lisa Leone is the Vice President of Artistic Programs at The...

River of Grass on blu-ray and Jesse Eisenberg on Kelly Reichardt’s...

Not long ago, director Kelly Reichardt's debut feature film, River of Grass (1995), underwent a restoration. We covered its run at the Miami Beach Cinematheque...

Popcorn Frights Film Festival announces new premiere, offers tips to faves...

The third edition of the Popcorn Frights Film Festival is less than two weeks away, and it seems to get bigger and better as...

Miami-born Director Kelly Reichardt talks about finding inspiration in her hometown...

  Writer-director Kelly Reichardt recently premiered Certain Women at Sundance, where it was picked up by IFC Films for U.S. distribution and Sony for worldwide release....