Miami International Film Festival's 2014 Lineup Features Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Jesse Eisenberg
Will Tom Hiddleston bring his sweet dance moves to Miami this year?
It's a little more likely now that the Miami International Film Festival has announced a sneak peek of its 2014 lineup of films. Hiddleston is one of a handful of stars due to hit screens around town when the festival's 31st season kicks off this March.
MIFF today announced a list of 42 films that will screen as part of its noncompetition offerings this year. Selections come from all over the world, including China, Spain, Mexico, and the United States. Several are up for Spain's prestigious Goya Award, with MIFF's slate accounting for 57 nominations in total.
"The lineup so far also features several directors who have been celebrated by MIFF audiences at previous editions of the festival, many of whom we look forward to welcoming back in person," MIFF executive director Jaie Laplante said in a statement.
Of course, if you're not a film buff, most of these titles won't have much meaning to you -- the buzz for these films has only just begun to infiltrate mainstream cultural sources (like, uh, this blog). The real news: the celebrities starring in these films, many of whom are fresh off some of the biggest films of the past year or two.
Hiddleston is known for playing Loki in The Avengers and Thor series. Other big names: Moonrise Kingdom's Tilda Swinton, Anna Karenina's Emily Watson, David Oyelowo of Lee Daniels' The Butler, Now You See Me's Jesse Eisenberg, and Judd Apatow film favorite Chris O'Dowd.
Check out the full list of films after this delightful video of Tom Hiddleston dancing. Sure, you've seen it before, but you know you want to watch it again.
15 Years + 1 Day (15 años y 1 día) (Spain, directed by Gracia Querejeta)
The Amazing Catfish (Los insólitos peces gato) (Mexico, directed by Claudia Sainte-Luce)
American Dreams in China (中國合伙人) (China, directed by Peter Ho-Sun Chan)
Belle (United Kingdom, directed by Amma Asante) Starring Tom Wilkinson, Emily Watson, Matthew Goode, Miranda Richardson
Bends (China, directed by Flora Lau)
Cannibal (Caníbal) (Spain / Romania, directed by Manuel Martín Cuenca)
Cristo Rey (Cristo Rey) (Dominican Republic, directed by Leticia Tonos)
Default (USA, directed by Simon Brand) World premiere starring David Oyelowo (Lee Daniels' The Butler)
The Double (United Kingdom, directed by Richard Ayoade) Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Chris O'Dowd
Eastern Boys (France, directed by Robin Campillo)
Family United (La gran familia Española) (Spain, directed by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo)
Gabrielle (Canada, directed by Louise Archambault)
Global Player (Global Player - Wo Wir Sind Isch Vorne) (Germany, directed by Hannes Stöhr)
GriGris (Chad / France, directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun)
Heli (Mexico, directed by Amat Escalante)
Illiterate (Las analfabetas) (Chile, directed by Moisés Sepúlveda)
La jaula de oro (Mexico, directed by Diego Quemada-Diez)
Living Is Easy with Your Eyes Closed (Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados) (Spain, directed by David Trueba)
Only Lovers Left Alive (USA, directed by Jim Jarmusch) Starring Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska
A Place in Heaven (Makom Be-Gan Eden) (Israel, directed by Yossi Madmony)
Salvation Army (L'Armée du salut) (France / Morocco, directed by Abdellah Taïa)
Siddharth (Canada / India, directed by Richie Mehta)
Still Life (UK / Italy, directed by Uberto Pasolini)
The Summer of Flying Fish (El verano de los peces voladores) (Chile, directed by Marcela Said)
Tattoo (Tatuagem) (Brazil, directed by Hilton Lacerda)
Those Happy Years (Anni felici) (Italy, directed by Daniele Luchetti)
Three Many Weddings (Tres bodas de más) (Spain, directed by Javier Ruiz Caldera)
Trap Street (Shuiyin Jie) (China, directed by Vivian Qu)
We Are the Best! (Vi är bäst!) (Sweden, directed by Lukas Moodysson)
Web Junkie (Israel / USA, directed by Shosh Shlam & Hilla Medalia)
Witching & Bitching (Las brujas de Zugarramurdi) (Spain, directed by Álex de la Iglesia)
Wolf (Netherlands, directed by Jim Taihuttu)
Words & Pictures (USA, directed by Fred Schepisi) Starring Juliette Binoche, Clive Owen
Young & Beautiful (Jeune & jolie) (France, directed by François Ozon)
Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang (Zipi y Zape y el Club de la Canica) (Spain, directed by Oskar Santos)
Barefoot in the Kitchen (Con la pata quebrada) (Spain, directed by Diego Galán)
City of God: 10 Years Later (Cidade de Deus: 10 Anos Depois) (Brazil, directed by Luciano Vidigal & Cavi Borges) International Premiere
Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater (France / Portugal / USA, directed by Gabe Klinger)
The Mountain (La montaña) (Dominican Republic, directed by Taba Blanchard)
Los posibles (Argentina, directed by Santiago Mitre & Juan Onofri Barbato) North American Premiere
WEB (USA, directed by Michael Kleiman)
Remembering the Artist: Robert De Niro Sr. (USA, directed by Perri Peltz & Geeta Gandbhir)
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