The purpose of MiamiFF ENCUENTROS, presented by Knight Foundation is to facilitate completion of feature films produced partially or entirely by Latin-American based production companies, or from US Hispanic filmmakers, that are currently in post-production and will not be completed by March 2015. MiamiFF ENCUENTROS, presented by Knight Foundation aims to propel these projects towards their eventual debuts on the international stage.
2015 MiamiFF ENCUENTROS, presented by Knight Foundation will take place March 12-14, 2015 during the 32nd Edition of the Miami International Film Festival (March 6-15, 2015).
A History of Successful Encuentros Projects
- MIAMI ENCUENTROS presented by Moviecity 2014 Winner: Aurora, by Rodrigo Sepulveda (Chile)
- Por Las Plumas (All About the Feathers) by Neto Villalobos, Costa Rica - Winner of MIFF 2013 Encuentros $10,000 cash prize...more
- 7 Virgins (7 virgenes) by Alberto Rodríguez, Spain – Nominated for six Goya awards and winner of one; won Silver Seashell at San Sebastian 2005
- Dog Eat Dog (Perro come perro) by Carlos Moreno, Colombia
- Gigante by Adrian Biniez, Uruguay / Argentina / Germany / Spain – Winner of the Silver Bear Berlin 2009
- Heartlift (Lifting de corazón) by Eliseo Subiela, Argentina – MIFF 2006 Opening Night Film
- Holy Girl (La niña santa) by Lucrecia Martel, Argentina – Screened at MIFF 2005; Official Selection 2004 Cannes Film Festival
- Lokas by Gonzalo Justiniano, Chile
- Madeinusa by Claudia Llosa, Peru – Screened at MIFF 2006; premiered at Sundance
- Rolling Family (Familia Rodante) by Pablo Trapero – Screened at MIFF 2005
- Satanas by Andi Baiz, Colombia – World Premiere at MIFF 2007
- Septembers (Septiembres) by Carles Bosch, Spain – World Premiere at MIFF 2007
- Tanta agua by Ana Guevara y Leticia Jorge, Uruguay – North American Premiere at MIFF 2013 and Knight Ibero-American Competition Grand Jury Prize winner