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MIAMI short FILM FESTIVAL: Focus On Local Filmmakers

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami,FL33157United States
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In partnership MIAMI short FILM FESTIVAL (MIAMIsFF), The Deering Estate is proud to host Focus On: Local Filmmakers. Join us for a shorts program featuring 7 short films from local South
Florida filmmakers. The event will take place on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at the Deering Estate Visitor Center theater. Doors open at 6pm, screening begins 7pm. After the screening, we will be holding a live Q&A with some of our featured local filmmakers. Please review the latest safety guidelines prior to visiting the Estate.

COST: $20. Tickets are online only through Miami Short Film Festival. Limited tickets are available and must be purchased online in advance.

Parking & Directions:  Free parking is available in the Visitor Center parking lot located on SW 168 Street just west of 72nd Avenue. The event will be held in the Visitor Center Theater.

*Tickets sold online only* 



Featured Shorts

Dir. By Luis Mendez Jr. – Narrative – 14:36 Min
As a catastrophic epidemic devastates the world, John Sage fights to save his daughter from the mysterious virus that has recently consumed his wife.

The Freelancer
Dir. By André Heizer- Narrative – 4:39 Min
A freelance video editor struggles finishing a project.

Dir. By Tony Holland– Narrative – 14:45 Min
The true story of Richard Glover Jr., a 27-year-old Veteran, who struggles with life after the Army.

The Promotion
Dir. By Gabriel Rhenals – Narrative – 10:51 Min
A young woman is all about her career despite her father’s warning.

Dir. By Peter Ebanks – Narrative – 15:00 Min
A self-driving car is forced to make a moral decision.

Parent Teacher Conference
Dir. Andre Heizer – Narrative – 10:00 Min
When a young elementary school teacher finds a student cheating and holds a conference with the student’s mother, both parties are forced to re-examine their complicated roles in the education system.

Dir. By Karla Caprali – Animation – 4:11 Min
Light is a short, animated film about a Hispanic poet who comes face-to-face with Lady Death, who pursues him everywhere he goes, heightening his anxiety that death is imminent. This anxiety renders him unable to discern life from death until he succumbs to the inevitable. He finally finds the light by accepting fate.

Time: 73 minute

About the Miami short Film Festival

The Miami short Film Festival is dedicated to promoting the short film genre, showcasing films from 1-20 minutes long. The Festival is international in scope, bringing exposure to the world’s best independent up-and-coming filmmakers. MIAMIsFF’s goal year after year is focused on motivating directors, screenwriters, actors, and producers to make films and share them with fellow film makers and industry professionals. The ultimate goal is to bring exposure to independent up-and-coming filmmakers.

MIAMIsFF is an avid supporter of local and international film makers representing cinematic productions that embody the true spirit of the art. The Festival presents a unique opportunity for our local community, tourists, and the next generation of talented filmmakers from around the world to experience the true spirit of the creative film-making process.The MIAMI short FILM FESTIVAL has become a powerful cultural voice to South Florida and has created a positive influence on the arts through film.

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Cultural Arts Programming at the Deering Estate is made possible with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami- Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and The Deering Estate Foundation, Inc.



May 22
Sunday6:00 pm - Sunday9:00 pm
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Deering Estate Visitor Center 16701 SW 72nd Avenue
Miami,FL33157United States
Phone: 305-235-1668


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