Miami Film Festival Lights Up Miami With Movies For Everyone

The Miami Film Festival ran from March  9-18, featuring films from a multitude of countries.

Thousands of moviegoers saw more than 130 films and participated in programming that included masterclass sessions and afterpartiesstars were abound.

This year, guests included actress Isabelle Huppert, who promoted her new film Souvenir  by director Bavo Defurne, Tim Clancy from HBO’s docuseries Vice, Taxi Driver writer Paul Schrader, Office Space actor Ron Livingston and Up in the Air director/writer Jason Reitman.

Films like Fight Like a Girl and 6 Weeks to Mother’s Day showcased the talents of Miami Dade College alumni.

All the features were shown at venues such as the Olympia Theater, Regal South Beach, Miami Dade College’s Tower Theater, O Cinema Miami Beach, Coral Gables Art Cinema and The Landmark at Merrick Park.

—Ciro Salcedo

A volunteer for MIFF.
Well, Hello There: A volunteer welcomes people on the sixth-day of the 2018 Miami Film Festival at Regal 18 Miami Beach.
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Executive director Jaie Laplante speaking on stage.
Welcoming Words: Executive Director and Director of Programming for the Miami Film Festival Jaie Laplante speaks at a red carpet event before a film screening on March 10.
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Actress Gaby Gnazzo on the red carpet.
Graceful Gaby: Actress Gaby Gnazzo stars in the 2017 comedy Grace and Splendor (Donaire y Esplendor) which had its United States premiere on March 10 at the Miami Film Festival 2018.
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Actor Saúl Lisazo on the red carpet.
September Rush: Saúl Lisazo, an actor from Los Toldos, Argentina, including credits from Bajo un Mismo Rostro and Gitanas. He also stars in September, which he attended a red carpet screening for on March 10 for the 2018 Miami Film Festival.
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Actor Ron Livingston and director Jason Reitman.
Family Business: American actor Ron Livingston (left) attended a red carpet screening for his new film Tully. Directed by Jason Reitman (right) directed this family drama that had its premiere at the Miami Film Festival on March 10.
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