The Center for Communication, Culture, and Change at the School of Communication in association with Cosford Cinema and Black Lounge Film Series Miami present three films that celebrate Haitian history, culture and identity in support of the One Book One U initiative at the University of Miami. All screenings will be held at the Cosford Cinema and will be followed by Q+A with the filmmakers. The screenings are open and free to the public.
LIBERTY IN A SOUP
Thursday | February 6 | 6:30PM
Directed by Dudley Alexis
Haiti/USA | 68minutes | 2015
Every New Year, and in celebration of their Independence, Haitian families gather […]
VARDA BY AGNÈS | 2019 | 120minutes | 4k Digital Projection
The final film from the late, beloved Agnès Varda is a characteristically playful, profound, and personal summation of the director’s own brilliant career. At once impish and wise, she acts as our spirit guide on a free-associative tour through her six-decade artistic journey, shedding new light on her films, photography, and recent installation works while offering her one-of-a-kind reflections on everything from filmmaking to feminism to aging. Suffused with the people, places, and things she loved—Jacques Demy, cats, colors, beaches, heart-shaped potatoes—this wonderfully idiosyncratic work of imaginative autobiography is a warmly […]
William Rothman has long been considered one of the seminal figures in the field of film-philosophy. From his landmark book Hitchcock: The Murderous Gaze, now in its second edition, to the essays collected here in Tuitions and Intuitions, Rothman has been guided by two intuitions: first, that his kind of film criticism is philosophy; and second, that such a marriage of criticism and philosophy has an essential part to play in the serious study of film. In this book, he aspires, borrowing a formulation from Emerson, to “pay the tuition” for these intuitions.
Thoughtful, philosophically sophisticated, and provocative, the essays included here […]
The film series Real Utopias features a selection of documentaries and film essays that examine past and current experiments in our collective search for freedom, equality, and democracy. Real Utopias investigates alternative ways in which urban living has been, and can be, designed, from a call to non-violence (Everyday Rebellion: “democracy is like love, you have to make it”) to architects’ futuristic visions (Paolo Soleri: Citizen of the Planet and Jacque Fresco in Future My Love) to utopian urban experiments of the past (The Experimental City; Soul City, USA; New Town Utopia; Brasilia: Life After Design) to a rare look at […]
The University of Miami Department of Cinema and Interactive Media 21st annual CANES FILM FESTIVAL (May 3-6) is a competitive festival open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Motion Pictures Program at UM. The films are juried by a panel of professionals from the film and television industry.
Previous judges have included Barry Waldman, David Nutter, Michael Robin, Juan Carlos Coto, Jeff Respress, Charles Vignola, Erin Moyer, David Issacs and many others.
Our only goal is to showcase our student’s amazing talent, hard work and accomplishments.
Prepare yourself for the three days of student films, panels, and parties that celebrate the art […]
A selection of documentary and fiction films that survey the dizzying political landscape of contemporary American cinema. The films explore notions of manhood, nationhood, political, spiritual and poetic freedom. Academy nominated films, festival selections and independently-minded productions come together in a film program that aspires to assist viewers in changing or abandoning strongly held convictions, acquired behaviors and habits associated with the consumption of moving images. Living Together Film Series is a collaboration of Bill Cosford Cinema, with Miami Dade College Museum of Art and Design and Tower Theater.
Presented by the Miami Dade College Museum of Art and Design, Living Together […]