Miami short Film Festival, March
Sunday, March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fall in love with short films at the Deering Estate! On Sunday, March 15th, from 6 to 9 p.m., MIAMIsFF will present “Focus on: Love Stories,” a special screening of films from around the world, with a focus on tales of love and all the forms it can take. The experience of love is explored from the perspective of its beginnings and endings, and all the moments in between, in films like In bed and Drive-Thru among others. This program is presented as part of MIAMIsFF’s “Focus On” Series, featuring a collection of short films with a particular theme, topic, or “focus.” Located at the theater in the Deering Estate Visitor Center.
6 p.m: Cocktail Reception with cash bar
7 p.m: Showtime
COST: Tickets for the program are $12 and can be purchased online or at the door on a first-come, first-served basis.
The following films will be presented:
Mano a mano
Directed by: Courvvoisier Louise – Narrative – 22:00 Min – France
Abby and Luca, a couple of acrobatic artists, travel to perform from stage to stage. Their relationship is getting worse. During their time on a trip by camper, they will have to face their problems and try to regain confidence in one another.
Directed by: Lauren Simpson – Narrative – 10:12 Min – United States
Andi is super into Ben – they’re two months into a new relationship and connecting on every possible level. One night, on their way back to his apartment to hang, Ben abruptly turns into a fast food drive-thru, where he takes the opportunity to get something important off his chest. Caught off guard, Andi must make a difficult decision.
Directed by: Johan Stavsjö – Narrative – 12:35 Min – Sweden
Julia is in love with her best friend Christian. Christian is in love with the single life. A film about the modern-day relationship, being young, stupid and daring to say yes to love.
Directed by: Jamie Maule-ffinch – Web/New Media – 5:30 Min – United Kingdom
Vix is in a failing relationship so she does what everyone would do — have a mucky dance floor experience with a random guy and propose to her boyfriend out of guilt.
Directed by: Shota Gamisonia – Web/New Media – 5:00 Min – Russia
This is a story about relationships between men and women in bed, particularly about the exhausting sex life of Anya and Andrey, about the joyful and emotional love of Larissa and Denis, about Katya’s loneliness and the promiscuous sex life of Jenya.
Directed by: Scott Farrell – Animation – 4:56 Min – United States
After countless blind dates that have gone poorly, Bernard swears that his next date will be “the one.” But, could her flaw be too much for him to overcome? Bristled is a hand-drawn comedic short film that deals the way we perceive others as well as ourselves.
Because One Day
Directed by: Aref Mahabadi – Documentary – 15:00 Min – Canada
Alex Bird, a hopeful romantic with a unique past, struggles to keep alive his dream of becoming a successful jazz singer. His story begins with a cocktail napkin and a pen, in a smokey jazz bar, 25 years ago.
Duration of program: 75 Minutes
About the MIAMIsFF
The MIAMIsFF 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.