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Twelfth Grade students and teachers who are part of the Cultural Passport program will have the opportunity to view an artistic film through the Miami International Film Festival, or the Miami Short Film Festival. Educators understand the importance of providing enough background knowledge to ensure students can fully participate and engage in all that an experience has to offer. This webpage is designed to familiarize you with the selected film festivals and give you access to curriculum to guide your instruction as you prepare students for the experience. The links listed immediately below have general content for your grade level. Site specific curriculum may be linked within the detailed descriptions below. Thank you for your commitment to the students of Dade County as you allow them to experience all that the Miami-Dade County has to offer.
For All Grade 12:
About Miami International Film Festival
Miami International Film Festival (MIFF)’s mission is to bridge cultural understanding, encourage artistic development and excellence and broaden horizons by provoking thought through film. MIFF brings the finest new works from established and emerging filmmakers to Miami to foster the vision that film is transformative and engaging for all members of the community.
About Miami Short Film Festival
- A Film Festival based in Miami, Florida that features short films (30-minutes or less each)
- A growing movement to exhibit and expand the art form of short filmmaking
- A venue to engage the local community
Our Philosophy: Short films, past and present, are true works of art, and deserve a venue dedicated to their exhibition.
Our mission is to present quality films from around the world. As well as support, recognize and honor our filmmakers for their visionary excellence in creating a films under 30 minutes.