10 days ago | Film and TV
The Miami Film Festival’s mini film festival event, Gems, returns for a fourth year this week. The festival has long catered to Miami’s Spanish-speaking audience, bringing films from Latin America as well as Spain to Tower Theater. New Times was g...
27 days ago | Culture
When Jason Fitzroy Jeffers shows up for a late breakfast to discuss the second-annual Third Horizon Caribbean Film Festival in the wake of Hurricane Irma, he's rocking some puffy bags under his eyes. It's been a rough two weeks for the festival's ...
3 months ago | Art
In the five years since she has been broadcasting conversations via her nomadic online radio station, RadioEE.net, multimedia artist Agustina Woodgate has transmitted from some interesting locations. Her last conversation, concerned with sea-level...
3 months ago | Film and TV
In the face of last year's loss of state incentives for entertainment production in Florida, Miami-Dade County has stepped up to offer a program that hopes to fill the gap locally. On Tuesday, commissioners voted to approve a rebate valued at $100...
3 months ago | Longform
It's 9 p.m. on a Friday, and the Mutiny Hotel in Coconut Grove is but a sleepy ghost of drug-addled days past. Isis Masoud, a tall, pretty, expectant mother with clear brown eyes that almost match her rusty-brown hair, sits on a gold vinyl couch s...
4 months ago | Film and TV
Scarface is indisputably one of the greatest movies shot in Miami. It was inspired in part by the city’s cocaine epidemic of the '70s and '80s. It included characters who had arrived here via the Mariel Boatlift. And its remake will soon be castin...