We’re all probably watching a lot more movies and shows in social isolation. Here’s the kinds of things we’ve been catching up on, or going back to for comfort. And what we’re looking forward to seeing more of. Continue reading What We’re Watching While Social Distancing
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy—maybe Jack should have tried watching a movie. As we’re all confined to the comfort of our homes, we’re turning to movies to get a little more comfy. But, there are so many to choose from. Lucky for you, we’re bringing you a bracket of all our top choices.
Partake in the movie madness by voting daily on our Instagram polls for your favorites. Only one can rule them all! Continue reading Comfort Movies Bracket and Coral Gables Art Cinema Giveaway
Panthers with a love for film have some great options to choose from when picking their Summer and Fall 2020 classes this term.
For those who are drawn to historical studies, FIU is offering a course on Early America in Fact, Film, and Fiction at the MMC campus this summer, which will compare historical texts to the way early American history is portrayed in film. The term will also offer an array of online options including Holocaust Cinema as well as both Intro To Film Studies and History of Film, which are required courses for completion of the Film Studies certificate. Continue reading Summer And Fall Course Offerings: A Little Something For Everyone
Calling all filmmakers! This year’s Panther Film Festival will be taking place on April 15th at 7:30pm in GC 140. If you have a short film you’ve been working on, this is your opportunity to showcase it to fellow peers and even win prizes. Applications are open now until April 1st, with completed films due April 9th. You can find the applications here. Continue reading The Third Annual Student Film Festival Applications + Info
FIU’s Film Initiative is now accepting short film entries for the annual Panther Film Festival. Are you interested in filmmaking but don’t know where to start? We’ve made a list of some resources on campus that students can use to make short films. Continue reading Some FIU Resources for Student Filmmaking
Marco Bellocchio’s latest film, The Traitor, brings the story of mafioso turned informant Tommaso Buscetta (Pierfrancesco Favino) to the big screen in 2019’s best mafia movie (I’m looking at you The Irishman). In 2 hours and 15 minutes of intense dramatic scenes and thrilling montages, the 80-year-old director stitches together a mafia movie, courtroom drama, and biopic about the first person to confirm the existence of the mafia in Italy and to break Cosa Nostra’s oath of silence. Bellocchio refuses to shy away from any techniques that might enhance his story. The result is a sometimes messy but effective film that leaves you wanting to know more about this period in Italian history.
Continue reading “The Mafia doesn’t exist.” – The Traitor Review
The 37th annual Miami Film Festival starts this weekend, and runs from March 6 to March 15. More than 125 short films, documentaries and features from over 30 different countries will be showcased as part of the festival program. Screenings will be held at the Coral Gables Art Cinema, Olympia Theater, Tower Theater, and Silverspot Cinema, along with a host of other participating venues located in the Miami area.
Continue reading What to Watch at the Miami Film Festival 2020