Short Film Cinema at the Deering Estate
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$15 per person
The Miami Short Film Festival brings the best of short film cinema to the Deering Estate at Cutler! The Miami short Film Festival partners with various art organizations and businesses around town to bring the art of short film to the Miami community all year round. Through these efforts the community can learn more about the craft of short filmmaking while enjoying diverse experiences around town.
Los Gritones (EXP)
Director: Roberto Pârez Toledo
Running Time: 1 min. 30 sec.
Mickey Bader (Doc)
Director: Frida Kempff
Running Time: 13 min. 50 sec.
Micky is just about to turn 100. Micky has been a member of the local bathing club for almost half a decade. Every day, every season, she swims with her friends at her beloved bathing club. From her story we gain a perspective on ourselves, and on how our existence is but the fruit of coincidence.
Director: Marcio Garcia
Running Time: 16 min. 30 sec.
Seven men, one woman, one plan: the perfect bank job. But one small, unforeseen glitch leads the band of robbers into a deadly shootout throughout the city of Rio de Janeiro...or was it really unforeseen?
Director: Paolo Sassanelli
Running Time: 16 min.
Bari, Italy, summer of 1946. The war has ended but there are no signs of peace between Paolo and Luigi. Having suffered a superficial wound in Abyssinia, Paolo hopes to receive his pension from the trade unions. Luigi reminds him of his Fascist past. Their discussion becomes heated when Paolo loses at cards yet again.
Hamlet, but you didn't hear it from me (Narrative)
Director: John Kenower
Running Time: 10 min. 57 sec.
A funny little film about a huge royal tragedy. What would the regular working class have thought of Shakespeare's classic, Hamlet: Prince of Denmark? Join Roger and Philip, two gossipy castle guards as they try to endure a shift outside Castle Elsinore.
The Burying Beetle (Narrative)
Director: Dave Rock
Running Time: 27 min.
A boy trying to cope with his terminally ill father's impending death befriends the pastor at a local church and becomes convinced that his father must repent and get baptized in order to save his soul before he dies. His father, a scientist and avowed atheist, doesn't quite see it that way.
Daisy Cutter (ANI)
Director: Enrique Garcia & Ruben Salazar
Running Time: 6 min.
Daisy Cutter – tells the Story of a 10-year old girl, Zaira, who (like many others) experiences the injustice of war, with the perspective that her tender and naïve eyes allow her. Zaira gathers daisies every day for a friend that she misses; so as not to forget him; so as not to lose him.
Not Over Easy (ANI)
Director: Jordan Canning
Running Time: 6 min.
Karen and Ken’s relationship is kaput. After kicking him out, Karen celebrates with breakfast for one, only to find a gift from Ken in the fridge ‚ two eggs drawn with smiling faces, a picture of the happy couple they once were.
SoBay Festival of the Arts
Set against the backdrop of a growing South Biscayne Bay (SoBay) community, the SoBay Festival of the Arts is an annual celebration of the literary, performing and visual arts created to raise awareness of the rich cultural resources in our community, highlight artists, and promote the missions of partnering cultural arts organizations.