Upcoming Special Events

GODARD À GO GO

One of cinema’s greatest directors, Jean-Luc Godard has consistently challenged and changed the medium of film as both a film critic and director. After over 100 films produced, he remains electrifying and enigmatic. As he transitioned from young cinephile to a leading critic at the Cahiers-du-Cinema to master of the French New Wave, Godard has honed his skills and changed the course of film.

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THE NEW MEXICAN NEW WAVE

Numerous epochs make up the cinematic history of Mexico, from the silent era to today it has remained one of, if not, the leading producer of film in Latin America. Nuevo cine Mexicano, or New Mexican Cinema, of the 1990s and 2000s marks the nations rise to the international spotlight since its first Golden Age during the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. New Mexican Cinema, the product of increased government support, produced three of Mexico's best known directors in recent memory: Alfonso Curon, Guillermo del Torro, and Alejandro González Iñárritu.

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PSH: A TRIBUTE TO PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN

The Bill Cosford Cinema is pleased to host the Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies' tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman, one of America's greatest character actors. The series will span two weekends and include some of his past films - such as THE BIG LEBOWSKI, SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK, and THE LATE QUARTET, as well as the Miami Premiere of one of his final performances in GOD'S POCKET. Screenings will be supplemented by special presentations supported by the Herrick Center. Please join us in celebrating this immense talent.

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17th Annual Canes Film Festival

The University of Miami Department of Cinema and Interactive Media 17th annual CANES FILM FESTIVAL (May 2-3-4) 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.

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ANDREA SEGRE at the COSFORD

Join us for a very special screening of Andrea Segre's highly acclaimed film, IL SONO LI, an engaging and heart-warming study between two distinctly different immigrants whose relationship evolves via the feeling of loneliness and a need for a close friendship that respects self-imposed limits - an intimacy that is nothing less than pure as neither of them want it to be anything less than pure. Set mostly in the Veneto region along with rhythmical visuals of both land and sea, Segre's film depicts that graceful poetry can indeed be found in the most common of places and people.

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