Miami, Oct (SF) .- Until this Sunday, the GEMS 2019 non-competitive Festival, organized by the Miami Dade College (MDC), will be held at the Tower Theater in Miami.
The event is a preview of what will be seen at the Miami Film Festival 2020
The show offers a total of 18 feature films, including “Parasite,” by South Korean Bong Joon-ho, which will lower the curtain of the festival.
Among the most acclaimed presentations is the most recent film by Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar “Dolor y Gloria” which is also a candidate for the 2020 Oscar Awards, which opened on Thursday the meeting of the seventh art.
One of the most acclaimed films for this Saturday is “The Two Popes”, by the Brazilian Fernando Meirelles, with Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce as protagonists, while for Sunday it is expected with great expectation “Staff Only”, from the Spanish Neus Ballús and who will be presented by its protagonist, the debutant Elena Andrada.
GEMS 2019 scheduled in this edition “La vérité”, a tribute to actress Catherine Deneuve of Japanese Kore-eda Hirokazu, spoken in French, and “Motherless Brooklyn”, by Edward Norton, who wrote, directed and acted in the film.
Also, “Honey Boy”, directed by Alma Har’el and written and starring Shia LaBeouf, and “Grâce à Dieu”, by Frenchman François Ozon.
Alan Berliner’s documentary “Letter to the Editor”, the drama “Litus”, by the Spanish Dani de la Orden, and the blockbuster comedies “Top End Wedding”, by the Australian Wayne Blair, and “Taxi a Gibraltar”, a Hispanic co-production -Argentina directed by Alejo Flah, are other scheduled films.
Among the 18 films are some that will compete in the next edition of the Miami film festival, which includes cash prizes such as the Knight Marimbas, which with $ 40,000 is the most endowed and to which five films are going to be candidates Display in advance at GEMS 2019.
Another of the Miami festival awards is the Jordan Ressler, destined for raw operas and with an endowment of $ 10,000, to which two GEMS 2019 films aspire.
The Miami Film Festival, whose 37th edition will take place from March 6 to 15, 2020, is an important showcase for Latin American cinema in the United States, although it shows films from around the world.
In the last five years he has presented films from more than 60 countries, including 300 premieres.