Special free film presentation on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 3 p.m.: Tropes and Techniques: Films by Amy Halpern and Pat O’Neill presented in collaboration with Moving Image Alliance, a Knight Foundation-invested studio project by artist Barron Sherer, founded to create a climate for appreciation and production of contemporary moving image art based on legacy cinema practices and technologies. Click here for full info on the presentation.
The theme is “Focus On: Famous Actors in Short Films.” There will be a cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m. and screenings at 7 p.m.
Here's the Sept. 10 lineup:
“Lightningface,” directed by Brian Petsos and starring Oscar Isaac as Basil Stitt, who in the aftermath of an inexplicable incident, decides to sequester himself inside his, setting the stage for a profound transformation.
“Point and Shoot,” directed by Thomas Leisten Schneider and starring Donald Sutherland in a film about an attempted burglary that turns into an unlikely carjacking and teaches two aspiring criminals an important lesson.
“Boy Boy Girl Girl” directed by Ross Kaufman and starring Katie Holmes in a story about a gay couple attempting to adopt from a pregnant meth addict and her criminal girlfriend.
“Fortress” a film directed by and starring Amir Arison telling the story of April and Kalev who meet at an Italian restaurant after connecting online & agreeing to go on their first date. Will it be a disaster or something else?
“Elevate” directed by Dylan Boom and starring Jason Butler Harner telling the story of Tiffany who works the graveyard shift as a security guard at a high-rise building whose morality is tested over the course of one night on shift.
Limited tickets are available and must be purchased in advance. Open to adults 18 and over only. Tickets for students, seniors, and military: $16, adult general admission is $20. Ticket purchases are only through Miami Short Film Festival.
The Deering Estate is at 16701 SW 72nd Ave., in South Dade.
Free parking is available in the Visitor Center parking lot located on SW 168 Street, just west of 72nd Avenue.