Miami International Film Festival, March 5-14, 2010
The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF)
Miami Dade College
March 5-14, 2010
The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) is a world-class platform for film and filmmakers promoting Miami as an educational and international film destination. The Festival presents the best of emerging and established film to the local and international community within an educational framework.
The Miami International Film Festival uses the unique geographical and cultural position of Miami to be a premiere venue for the exhibition of international and U.S. films, with a special focus on Ibero-American cinema. The Festival has presented films from more than 60 countries, including 200 East Coast, U.S. and World Premieres, scores of Oscar winners and nominees, and many international prizewinners. More than 65,000 people attended the Festival in 2009, including more than 300 filmmakers, producers, talent, and
industry representatives from around the world who introduced their work to the South Florida audience and other industry professionals. Last year’s festival held more than 250 screenings that included features, shorts, outreach events and press screenings. For more information about the Miami International Film Festival, visit http://www.miamifilmfestival.com or call 305-237-FILM (3456).
Miami Dade College has a long and rich history of involvement in the cultural arts, providing South Florida with a vast array of artistic and literary offerings including The Miami Book Fair International, the Cultura del Lobo performing arts series, The Cuban Cinema Series, nine visual arts galleries including The Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College and the School of Entertainment and Design Technology in addition to the
Miami International Film Festival. MDC is the largest institution of higher education in the country and is nationally recognized for many of its academic and cultural programs. With an enrollment of more than 165,000 students, MDC is the nation’s top producer of associate of arts and associate of science degrees.
The college’s eight campuses and outreach centers offer more than 200 distinct degree programs including baccalaureate degrees in education, nursing and public safety management.
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