Monday, February 6, 2023

FilmGate continues to create opportunities for Miami film community with new...

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As soon as I arrive at their studio downtown, FilmGate executive director Diliana Alexander offers me water, coffee or beer. “Not on the job,” I...

Jillian Mayer on inspiration, from the medium of film and upcoming...

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This month, The Miami Beach Cinematheque will hold its seventh installment of its Knight Foundation sponsored discussion series called Speaking In Cinema. Usually, the bi-monthly...

Oscar preview: Borscht, Moonlight and ‘the power of Miami’s filmmaking community’

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The 10th edition of the Borscht Film Festival winds down this Sunday with great anticipation (read a report I wrote on Animal Collective’s appearance...

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

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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...

Key West Film Festival wraps 5th year with brilliant films big...

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The Key West Film Festival celebrated its fifth annual iteration this past week. It’s a special kind of film festival in that it arrives...

Tickets for Florida’s premiere horror movie fest Popcorn Frights on sale...

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With an incredibly successful inaugural year behind them, Igor Shteyrenberg and Marc Ferman have been busy at work keeping the Popcorn Frights Film Festival...

Miami Film Festival GEMS presents movies to watch out for come...

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I just finished a long weekend watching premieres of movies that will slowly roll out as possible Oscar contenders come next year. In total,...

Secret Celluloid Society’s Nayib Estefan talks making 35mm experiences and reveals...

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It’s been four months since Secret Celluloid Society made its move to O Cinema Miami Beach after a long, well-received stint at Coral Gables Art...

34th Miami Film Festival premiered quality films seeking distribution

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It’s a bit of a challenge to cover a film festival when you come down with bronchitis while also moving from one location in...

The Farewell director Lulu Wang on mixing screwball humor with pathos

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Way back in 2015, we interviewed writer-director Lulu Wang about her feature debut starring Brit Marling, Posthumous (Posthumous director Lulu Wang on the inspiration...