Stories with 'film scene' tag

‘Finding Home’ screening + Free Panel Discussion

FINDING HOME is a documentary web series chronicling the painstaking efforts of LGBT immigrants to build and define a home in Los Angeles. SCHEDULE: • 12:00pm – Doors Open • 12:30pm – Panel Discussion (THE PANEL DISCUSSION IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC) • 1:30pm – Film Starts PANEL DISCUSSION: What is going on, America? What is […]

/ September 5, 2018


Keeping Miami’s film scene indie

Miami is growing into a passionate film mecca, with independent cinemas festivals blooming. It’s part of the flourishing movement transforming Miami into a global artistic and cultural hub, but challenges threaten to stifle the fledgling indie film scene.

/ July 9, 2015


Supercon celebrates Miami’s film geeks

The Super Geek Film Festival is giving filmmakers of the nerdy variety a chance to show off their work, from fan films to film noir.

/ June 23, 2015


Meet Kenny Riches, Miami’s breakout indie filmmaker

Kenny Riches is the writer and director of “The Strongest Man,” a distinctly Miami film that debuted at Sundance this year and will have its east coast premiere during the Miami International Film Festival. With its quirky antiheroes, dark comedy, and a setting in a multilingual Miami removed from the glitz and glamor of most on-screen portrayals of the city, The Strongest Man has drawn comparisons to the films of Wes Anderson and the hipster classic “Napoleon Dynamite.” Meet the Miami writer/director who’s making big moves on the big screen.

/ March 3, 2015


What’s next for the Miami film scene with Jonathan David Kane

Jonathan David Kane directed Papa Machete, a short documentary about the little-known Haitian art of machete fencing, that made its U.S. debut at the Sundance Film Festival this week. Kane is also Minister of Justice for Borscht Corp., arguably Miami’s weirdest and most well-known film collaborative. We caught up with Kane to ask him about making movies in Miami and what’s next for Miami filmmakers.

/ January 28, 2015