MEMORY Presents: "Program No. 2"
Oct
12
7:00 pm19:00

MEMORY Presents: "Program No. 2"

  • Coral Gables Art Cinema

MEMORY Presents "Program No. 2", an exclusive collection of short films by award winning and emerging filmmakers. This roughly 90 minute one night only event consists of a mix of never before seen short films as well as festival favorites from New York Film Festival, SXSW, AFI Docs, and more. This is the 2nd edition of this now annual event put together by filmmaker driven studio MEMORY. 

A must see for independent film lovers, this year’s program features new films from exciting next-generation filmmakers Janicza Bravo, Sam Kuhn, Zia Anger, Matthew Lessner, Elizabeth Lo, David Raboy, Sam Kristofski, and Romain Gavras and star Alison Pill, Lola Kirke, Rosanna Arquette, Kelly Rohrbach, Caley Jones, Mac DeMarco, and more. 

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"Program No. 2" includes the following films: 

WOMAN IN DEEP - Directed by Janicza Bravo (Exclusive)
Janicza Bravo has just recently wrapped principal photography on her debut feature“Lemon” starring Brett Gelman, Judy Greer, and Michael Cera. Her previous short “Gregory Goes Boom” also starring Cera won the Special Jury Award at Sundance in 2014. This is her latest short film which premiered at SXSW 2016 and stars Canadian actress Alison Pill.
Produced by: Killer Films & Harbers Studios Site: janicza.com/bravo

 

 

MÖBIUS - Directed by Sam Kuhn (Premiere)
Sam Kuhn’s debut documentary “Finding Truelove” world premiered at Hot Docs in2012. His latest short film, shot in Toronto on 35mm film by acclaimed Director of Photography Evan Prosofsky, is a mix of thriller, horror, romance and dance, all in an odd high-school setting.
Produced by: Lion Attack Pictures • Site: samkuhn.us

 

 

MY LAST FILM - Directed by Zia Anger (Exclusive)
Zia Anger’s short films have played at prestigious festivals around the world including Locarno, New Directors / New Films, AFI, and New York Film Festival. She was also recognized as one of the “25 New Faces of Independent Film” by Filmmaker Magazine in 2015. Her latest short film stars Lola Kirke, Kelly Rohrbach, Mac DeMarco and Rosanna Arquette.  Site: ziaanger.com

 

 

ANTICIPATION OF THE UNEXPECTED - Directed by Matthew Lessner (Premiere)
Matthew Lessner’ s first feature film, The Woods (2011) premiered in the New Frontier section of the Sundance Film Festival and was shortlisted for Independent Spirit and Gotham Awards. His award-winning short films (2005’s Darling Darling starring Michael Cera, 2007’s By Modern Measure, 2014’s Chapel Perilous) have collectively screened at over 100 film festivals worldwide, including Sundance, where Chapel Perilous won the Audience Award. Lessner’s latest project is an ongoing series of short absurdist interludes played at random along each stop of the tour. Site: montelomax.com

 

 

BEACH WEEK - Directed by David Raboy (Presented by Le CiNéMa Club)
David Raboy graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts for film, where he made his thesis film, The Giant, a selection of the Locarno, Clermont-Ferrand, and Jeonju film festivals. His latest short, Beach Week, also premiered at Clermont- Ferrand and went on to win Best Fiction at the 24th Curtas Vila do Conde Film Festival. Raboy is currently in development on his debut feature based on The Giant.
Produced by: Bogie • Site: david-raboy.com

 

 

 

BISONHEAD- Elizabeth Lo (Exclusive)
Elizabeth Lo is a documentary director whose work has been broadcast nationally and showcased at festivals and venues around the world, including the Sundance Film Festival, New York Times Op-Docs, Hot Docs, AFI Docs, BAMCinemafest, and PBS’ POV. Elizabeth was named one of the “25 New Faces of Independent Film” by Filmmaker Magazine in 2015. Her latest documentary short follows a family of Ponderai Native Americans as they embark on a controversial journey through Yellowstone to exercise their treaty Hunting Rights. Site: elizabeth-lo.com

 

 

ZIERI COSMOS - Directed by Sam Kristofski (Premiere)
The New Zealand filmmakers latest is the beginning of an episodic story drenched in nostalgia. Shot on 16mm film, the first episode involves a search for UFO’s and stars musician Connan Mockason. Program No 2 will be the unveiling of the debut episode.
Site: https://vimeo.com/kristofski

 

 

GOSH • JAMIE XX - Romain Gavras
Romain Gavras has created seminal pieces for some of the world’s most important musical artist such as Justice, M.I.A, Kanye West & Jay-Z to name a few. His debut feature “Our Day Will Come” starring Vincent Cassel premiered at TIFF in 2010.  In his latest Gavras creates an unforgettable visual companion to the the hit “Gosh” from Jamie XX 2016 Grammy Nominated Album “In Color”.
Produced by: Inconoclast + Apple Music • Site: https://vimeo.com/gavras

Masterclass Series - "Living Your Craft" with Director Jonas Trueba & Producer Javier LaFuente
Aug
27
1:00 pm13:00

Masterclass Series - "Living Your Craft" with Director Jonas Trueba & Producer Javier LaFuente

  • Coral Gables Art Cinema

Twice nominated for the prestigious Goya Award (Spanish Academy Awards), the works of Writer-Director Jonas Trueba have screened at film festivals the world over, including the Gijón International Film Festival and the San Sebastian Film Festival. Known to unabashedly engage "low-budget" production practices, Trueba manages with each new film, to create a truly individual brand of romantic and familiar on-screen introspection, a style which has made him a commanding presence in the world of international cinema. 

For this installment of the MFDP Masterclass Series, Trueba and his cinematic compatriot, Producer Javier Lafuente join us to discuss the complex crafts and roles of the Producer and Writer-Director in the productions of world-class cinematic works, on a modest budget.

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MFDP Grant Workshop
Jun
18
2:00 pm14:00

MFDP Grant Workshop

  • Coral Gables Art Cinema

Have a great project in the works but you need the funding to get it to the next phase of production? Your project may be eligible for grants from all sorts of sponsors! Come out to our Grant Workshop and learn about the process of filling out applications from people who have not only won grants but have administered them as well. 

Our guests include:
Roxana Barba is the Projects Administrator for the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and overseer of the Community Grants program (miamidadearts.org/community-grants-cg-program). She is also the former Grants Manager for Broward County.

Carla Forte's cinematographic work includes the documentary The Holders Official Selection 32th Miami International Film Festival (2015); Short films Imaginarium and Reset, selected for Cannes Film Festival's Court Metrage - Short Film Corner in 2012 and 2013, respectively; as well as an Honorable Mention at both Los Angeles Movies Awards (2011) and Lucerne International Film Festival, Switzerland (2012).

Ronald Baez is the Artistic Director of the Miami Film Development Project (filmprojectmiami.com) as well as a local screenwriter and filmmaker. His credits include animated and live action short films, music videos, short documentary films, and feature length narrative films.

Masterclass with Academy Award Nominee Laurent Cantet
Nov
14
1:00 pm13:00

Masterclass with Academy Award Nominee Laurent Cantet

  • Coral Gables Art Cinema

Academy Award nominee and Palme d'Or winner Laurent Cantet joins MFDP for an in-depth conversation with Borscht Corp Minister of Justice & Sundance Alumni Jonathan David Kane on the craft of filmmaking and his distinguished career as a world renowned film director.

Best known for his 2008 Oscar-nominated, Palme d'Or winning classroom drama Entre Les Murs (The Class), this installment of the MFDP Masterclass Series will feature an hour-long conversation discussing in-depth the craft of film directing, his own body of work, and his views on the evolving industry. This event will be concluded with an open audience Q&A.

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Symposium Series: Feature Length Screenwriting
Jul
7
Aug 5

Symposium Series: Feature Length Screenwriting

  • Cannonball

This installation of MFDP's Symposium Series presents Producer and Screenwriter Rolando Viñas leading a five-part symposium on the art and craft of feature length screenwriting. Symposium screenwriters will workshop their own feature length pieces, developing and discussing their works throughout the five workshops of the symposium.

This event also features two FREE open forum lectures co-presented by MFDP and Cannonball discussing the evolving nature of contemporary experimental art films. For workshop prices and info, click RSVP and reserve a slot! 

Symposium Dates

*Only a limited number of symposium passes and individual workshop slots will be made available to facilitate in depth, project-specific workshopping.

Masterclass Series -  "Sound In Cinema" with Jeffrey Stern
May
3
11:00 am11:00

Masterclass Series - "Sound In Cinema" with Jeffrey Stern

  • Coral Gables Art Cinema

Emmy-Award winning sound editor Jeffrey Stern is best known for contributing to the films of world-class directors Martin Scorsese, Woody Allen, Spike Lee and Michel Gondry, among many others.

In this installment of the MFDP Masterclass Series, Jeffrey Stern will lead a discussion with a small group of South Florida sound professionals ranging in topics from the technical aspects of sound editing and design to its artistic and narrative uses in cinema. 

A rare opportunity to explore the ideas and techniques that brought the world Boardwalk Empire, Good Fellas, and Do The Right Thing, this free admission event is open to the public for auditing and includes a closing audience Q&A with the students and Mr. Stern. 

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Master Class Series - Documentary Filmmaker Billy Corben
Apr
19
11:00 am11:00

Master Class Series - Documentary Filmmaker Billy Corben

  • Coral Gables Art Cinema

Billy Corben is an award winning documentary filmmaker and director of renowned titles such as Cocaine Cowboys, The U, Broke and Raw Deal: A Question of Consent.

Corben will be leading a small group of talented up-and-coming documentary filmmakers in discussions concerning a range of topics in documentary filmmaking. This free admission event is open to the public and includes a closing audience Q&A with the students and Mr. Corben. 

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Workshop Series -The Business of Filmmaking By: Verena Faden
Mar
28
11:00 am11:00

Workshop Series -The Business of Filmmaking By: Verena Faden

  • Coral Gables Art Cinema

Verena Faden is an award-winning screenwriter, film director and producer. As founder & CEO of the successful Faden To Black Pictures, she constantly confronts the creative and financial challenges of being a professional artist. 

In this Film Education Initiative inaugural workshop event, Faden will discuss in an open forum the ways creatives can work to attract good clients and increase freelancing  opportunities by offering creative services that aim to provoke, inspire, challenge and artistically satisfy creatives and paying clients alike.

Tickets to this workshop are $15 can be purchased by clicking the button below.

 

Cinema Sessions - Domestic Violence By: Dr. Amanda Pike PhD, ATR
Mar
27
11:00 am11:00

Cinema Sessions - Domestic Violence By: Dr. Amanda Pike PhD, ATR

The MFDP Community Outreach Initiative welcomes Dr. Amanda Pike to its inaugural Cinema Sessions Series event on March 27th, discussing the difficulties of domestic violence.

Gables Cinema Director of Programming Nat Chediak, in collaboration with domestic violence specialist Dr. Amanda Pike PhD, ATR will lead a private screening of Brian Gibson's What's Love Got to Do with It. After the screening, Dr. Amanda Pike will lead an art therapy session for program participants discussing the themes and tropes of the film, reflecting on the difficulties of domestic violence abuse.