Miami International Film Festival

(Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Dawg Fight

“Dawg Fight”, a revealing look at South Florida’s underground world of backyard fighting had its world premiere this week at the Miami International Film Festival. This documentary is the latest work of Billy Corben, who also directed such notables as “Cocaine Cowboys” and “The U”. “Dawg Fight” gives viewers a glimpse of Miami-Dade County they’ve likely never seen before. Corben gives Jim an inside look on what that world is all about.


(Source: My33)

Focus on South Florida: Miami International Film Festival

The curtain goes up in just a few days on the 32nd annual Miami International Film Festival. One of the films making its world premiere is called “Dawg Fight”. It is a brutal expose on underground backyard mixed martial arts fighting in one of South Florida’s toughest neighborhoods. It is directed by Florida native Billy Corben, who is best known for his documentaries “Cocaine Cowboys”, “The U” and “The U Part Two”. We focus on Corben’s new film in particular and the festival in general.

My TV 33–03/02/2015

Nick Buoniconti and his son Marck Buoniconti. (Source: CBS4)

Buoniconti’s “Unbreakable Bond” Premiered At MIFF Tuesday

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Downtown Miami looked a lot like Hollywood at the Miami International Film Festival red carpet premiere of An Unbreakable Bond at the Olympia Theater Tuesday night. The film, produced by Grammy-award winning […]

CBS Miami–03/11/2014

Nick Buoniconti and his son Marck Buoniconti. (Source: CBS4)

Estefan Documentary Reveals Unbreakable Buoniconti Bond

The bond between a father and son is often times unbreakable. That’s especially true for Nick and Marc Buoniconti whose story inspired Emilio Estefan into producing a documentary highlighting the struggles and triumphs of the Buoniconti family after Marc was left paralyzed by a college football accident.

CBS Miami–03/07/2014

Focus on South Florida: Miami International Film Festival

The curtain is about to go up on the Miami International Film Festival. The 31st edition of “MIFF”, which is a program of Miami-Dade College’s MD-Culture will last for 10 days. Premiering at this year’s festival will be 93 feature films and 28 short films from 38 countries. We preview what has become one of South Florida’s premier annual cultural events.

My TV 33–03/03/2014

Miami International Film Festival (Source:

Guide To The Miami International Film Festival

Alright art buffs, it’s time to pull out your fedora and don your most artistic scarf for the 31st Annual Miami International Film Festival.


The 2013 Miami International Film Festival runs from March 1-10. (Source: Miami-Dade College)

Miami International Film Festival Now In Full Swing

The festival turns 30 years old this year, and it’s a full-size grownup now. What a long, strange journey it’s been.


Jaie LaPlante, Exec. Dir., MIFF (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida

The curtain goes up March 1st for the 30th annual Miami International Film Festival. Big things are planned. We preview what you can expect to see. .

My TV 33–02/18/2013

Admit One

Foreign Films Take Over Miami

A different kind of film festival is rolling into town; one that will take viewers on a journey through the world without ever leaving the city.


Rita Clark & Eric Flemons talk about young filmmakers tackling the issue of homelessness.


The winners of a contest sponsored by the Miami Coalition for the Homeless and the Miami International Film Festival talk about their work.

My TV 33–04/11/2011