The Miami Jewish Film Festival is set to take over Miami for its 20th year. From January 12 to January 26, 2017, they will be hosting 64 films from 20 countries. Their special guests include Academy Award-nominee Nancy Spielberg, Emmy Award-winning director Roberta Grossman, Emmy Award-winning actor Stuart Margolin, and Goodwill Ambassador of Israel and sports legend Tal Brody.
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Award-winning filmmaker and FIU alum, Gabriel Rhenals, talks about starting a company and his latest festival run. Gabriel has several short films under his belt and he’s been featured at events like the Miami Short Film Festival. With accolades like “Best Screenplay,” Gabriel is quickly becoming someone to watch. He assures us that the most essential resource for anyone planning to make a film is a dream.
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All right Panthers, we did it! Four months of higher education tested your focus, versatility and endurance, but you rode them like a champ. 2016 also tested your patience, character and overall faith in the world. You’ve earned a break, a recess to reassess your future, evaluate your performance and set new goals . . . and binge TV like there’s no tomorrow. To help you with the latter, here are the top 3 shows you need to catch up on while you enjoy your winter break.
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You say you’ve been waiting for this year’s Christmas blockbusters (we’re looking at you, Rogue One). But Christmas is a holiday cemented in our childhood, fueled by our (then fervent) innocence and wonder at the music, pretty lights and presents. For some, Christmas will always be about those memories, and this was supported by our readers who voted for the movies that remind us of that time when Christmas was truly magical. Without further ado, here are the top Christmas movies.
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Dana Keith, Director of the Miami Beach Cinematheque and founder of the Miami Beach Film Society, talks about the value of art theaters, the unique vibe of his cinema/museum, and how to make a life’s work from love of movies.
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Intern and aspiring filmmaker, Pierina Hidalgo, talks about her work for the film studies program and her plans for the future. She believes that there are unique lessons in internships that students do not encounter in a traditional classroom. We asked her all about them.
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With Thanksgiving around the corner, there is pressure on all of us to be good children/siblings/grandchildren/parents/third-cousins-twice-removed and spend quality time with our families. This gives most of us a stark choice: watch Adam Sandler movies or kill ourselves. We are here to save your weekend — you’re welcome.
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