Miami International Film Festival

The Miami International Film Festival (MIFF) is a ten-day festival that attracts more than 75,000 moviegoers. The Festival presents different films to both the local and international community. It is a world-class platform for filmmakers that bring about more than 275 international and industry professional filmmakers. There will be a host of different films shown, including from a diversity of different countries. In the past, the festival has presented films from more than 50 different countries, and the same can be expected for this year’s Festivities.

Other highlights include a conversation with Andy Garcia; star of Ocean’s Eleven, Ocean’s Twelve and the Untouchables. As well as a career achievement tribute to Margaret Von Trotta, who is considered a pioneer of international feminist cinema since the 1970’s, and ranks among the world’s most important filmmakers. Finally, there are also different seminars or classes that can be attended. These include classes on information such as pitching in the big leagues, making your first film and a course on doing it on the cheap in Florida.

The Festival will be located throughout Miami-Dade County in Miami, Florida. To make plans accordingly, the Film Festival will be from Friday, March 5th though Sunday, March 14th of 2010. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, February 19th.
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