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Marquee Series (4)

Film screening accompanied by on-stage conversations with major film personalities of the moment, discussing their career and sharing an exciting new work.

Soiree Series (9)

A memorable evening out, beginning with an inspiring and entertaining film, segueing into a fabulous party.

Knight Competition (20)

A mesmerizing variety of powerful works from around the world, directed by filmmakers who have directed at least one previous Official Selection (feature) of the Festival. Films are eligible for Achievement awards totaling $40,000 in cash, courtesy of Knight Foundation.

Knight Documentary Achievement Award (7)

Candid, thought-provoking feature-length documentaries examining social issues, diverse cultures and influential people compete for an audience-voted $10,000 cash achievement award, courtesy of Knight Foundation. Every ballot cast for a film competing for the Knight Documentary Achievement Award makes the voter eligible to be entered into a draw for a year’s worth of free movies at Cinepolis Coconut Grove, see details on your ballot at the theater.

Lexus Ibero American Feature Film Competition (19)

Open to all Ibero-American films in the Official Selection, competing for a jury-selected cash Achievement Award of $10,000, courtesy of Lexus.

Lee Brian Schrager's Culinary Cinema (10)

Sumptuous foodie films, featuring every flavor under the sun, guaranteed to pique your appetite; each paired with a three-course film-inspired meal and wine, at an outstanding local restaurant.

Cinema 360º (18)

A vibrant and dynamic selection of narrative works, from both accomplished and emerging filmmakers around the world, includes an international selection of dramas, comedies, suspense thrillers, and innovative docudramas.

Florida Focus (7)

Profiling the best works partially or wholly shot in Florida or by a filmmaker who is originally from or current resident of Florida.

Reel Music (4)

Narrative and documentary films with music-themed content. Magical moments, haunting melodies, genius performances… all emanating from a masterful combination of music and film.

Miami Film 2016 (3)

These films come from the winners of the Latin American film market, Ventana Sur, who were a part of Miami Film 2016 which was organized by The Related Group and Miami International Film Festival. The winners‟ retrospective works are being shown.

MIFFecito (3)

Specially curated for younger film fans, these narrative films are for the entire family to enjoy.

Shorts Competition (12)

The latest in films 30 minutes or less from around the globe, the jury-selected winner will receive a $2,500 cash prize.