This semester, I was focused on getting my shit done without any distractions. That’s why when I quit my job in August, I wasn’t actively looking for opportunities that might take time away from enjoying school and any events that came along with it. But rather than close myself off to any new opportunities, I decided to take a chance when a job eventually came my way. One of the coolest things that came from working with FIU Film Studies was this job, where I had the chance to work as a production assistant (PA) for two days here in Miami. It was during this time that I got an idea of what a production assistant does and how they play a small but mighty role in the filming process.
As relatives stay over for Thanksgiving, now is as good a time as ever to escape the house and check out our recommendations at theaters around Miami. Bring a cousin (or don’t) as we anticipate films old and new until November 30:
Having never seen any one of Martin McDonagh’s movies, I went into The Banshees of Inisherin with an open mind. I had always heard that his previous films were thrilling and fun (like In Bruges) or serious and dramatic (cue Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) but even with no expectations of what was to come, I was still surprised to be leaving the theater feeling sadness, grief, and regret.
As the weather cools down, November becomes the perfect time to stay in and watch movies. But if you’re not one of these people and are looking for something new to do, FIU Film Studies recommends these local events from now until November 16: Continue reading Events: November 3 – November 16→
Miami has a lot to offer this spooky season, from classic films to newer releases. No matter what you decide to do this Halloween, these events will keep you busy all month long. Here’s what we have on our radar from now until November 2: