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Caribbean Film Festival Hits Screens Near Elysee

Miami is a swiftly emerging hub for avid cinephiles and casual filmgoers, serving not only as a beautiful location for acclaimed films like “Moonlight” and popular TV series such as “Dexter” and “Miami Vice,” but as a proving ground for up-and-coming filmmakers, unique genres and diverse stories.

Elysee’s residents will have all of the city’s most movie-worthy scenery and activitiesright on their doorstep and will also have the opportunity to indulge in a variety of cinematic experiences and local film festivals, including one of the world’s coolest film festivals.

 

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Third Horizon Film Festival

This year’s Third Horizon Film Festival takes place at the Little Haiti Cultural Center less than three miles from Elysee from February 6-9, 2020. Third Horizon Film Festival was founded in 2014 as a Caribbean film festival and staged in partnership with Caribbean Film Academy, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit whose core mission is to support and distribute the work of Caribbean filmmakers.

MovieMaker recently listed it as one of the “25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World 2019,” which also included another Miami festival: Borscht Film Festival.

Third Horizon’s annual festival promotes the new generation of Caribbean filmmakers and screens rich, nuanced stories from this diverse region, which has historically served as a convergence point for the Americas, Africa, Europe and Asia.

This year’s movie line-up has yet to be released but is perfectly described as “urgent new cinema from the Caribbean, its diaspora and beyond,” all of which explore the Caribbean beyond the boundaries of tourist brochures and all-inclusive resorts.

Passes to this niche local film festival start at $150 and include full access to an entire weekend of film, a visual art exhibition at Iris PhotoCollective and every Third Horizon party.

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The New Miami Lives Here

Elysee residents enjoy direct access to Miami’s flourishing culture and cinematic scene, thanks to the tower’s convenient proximity to Wynwood Arts District, the Miami Design District, Midtown, Brickell, Downtown and Miami Beach. Grand waterfront residences featuring unparalleled views of Biscayne Bay and an accompanying menu of bespoke amenities and services are now available. Sales gallery now open: 2955 NE 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33137. To schedule a private presentation, call 305.709.0134