MDC’s Tower Theater
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Lynn & Louis Wolfson II Family Foundation CinemaSlam Competition


Category: Special Presentations

CinemaSlam is Miami Film Festival’s film school competition, aiming to discover, showcase and celebrate the work of undergraduate and graduate students in Miami/South Florida film schools.


THE CHASE

University of Miami
D. Chantal Gabriel
Animation

SYNOPSIS:
A wolf boy infiltrates Wool Town.


CHESS

Miami Dade College
D. Alejandro Gonzalez Valdes
Drama

SYNOPSIS:
In Havana of the 90s, Rey and Marcos are two 14-year-old neighbors. Even though they experience different social realities, they share common dreams. Rey lives in a very humble house while Marcos enjoys a number of exceptional privileges because of family circumstances. Rey spends his days sitting at the entrance of his house playing chess, which helps distract him from his plight. One day, Marcos approaches Rey and accuses him of stealing his father’s chessboard. They have a confrontation and agree to settle the dispute by betting on a chess match. If Rey wins, he will get Marcos’ shoes, but if Marcos wins, he will get Rey’s chessboard.


DISASSOCIATED

New World School of the Arts
D. Eric Mendoza
Experimental

SYNOPSIS:
A young queer latino feeling disassociated from the world seeking mental help and feels like no one is helping him as he slowly goes insane.


ESCAPÉ

Miami Dade College
D. Mariana Serrano
Drama

SYNOPSIS:
Richard Green, a man trapped in a monotonous marriage, looks to the personal ads to bring some new fire into his life; but when he goes to meet the woman of his dreams, he finds her to be everything his wife already is.


GOOD PEOPLE

Broward College Central Campus
D. Michael Martinez
Drama/Thriller

SYNOPSIS:
Ricky has gone clean but now finds himself in need of some quick cash. Lucy, and old friend and partner in crime, presents a quick fix, but may have an agenda of her own.


HAPPY TO BE NAPPY

University of Miami
D. Xiao Che
Music Video

SYNOPSIS:
Happy To Be Nappy is a celebration of African roots and a declaration of self-love for those with natural kinky, curly or nappy hair.


LATE AGAIN ANA

New York Film Academy South Beach
D. Anastasia Kochetkova
Comedy/Fantasy

SYNOPSIS:
A struggling single mother finds a way to gain the acceptance of her children by using a newly discovered power.


THE SKIN OF YESTERDAY

Miami Dade College
D. Andrew García
Drama

SYNOPSIS:
A young widower struggles to support his grandmother and his daughter after the devastation Hurricane Maria has caused them. He sets out to find clean water to help his family survive.


STEVE AND THE DEAD GIRL

University of Miami
D. Katlyn Aviles
Horror

SYNOPSIS:
Steve, a mortician, struggles with his addiction to necrophilia. Desperate to be normal, he begins dating a living woman. While Steve’s new romance starts off well, his relationship is quickly threatened when a beautiful corpse begins to tempt him.

SHOWTIMES:

Saturday March 2nd @ 12:00 PM MDC’s Tower Theater Add to Schedule



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