Gallery: Miami Film Festival's Opening Night
Miami Dade College's Miami Film Festival opened with a red carpet premiere of the film, "This Changes Eveything," on Friday, March 1, at the Olympia Theater, 174 East Flagler Street, Miami. Actress Jackie Cruz, along with director of the film Tom Donahue, producer Ilan Arboleda, filmmaker/activist Maria Giese, and producer Kerianne Flynn.
Jaie Laplante. Anastasia Kochetkova (Director), Carl Olympio (Producer) from “Late Again Ana”. Jose L. Martinez (Producer), J.R. Poli (Director), Jenn Sharp from “Marcus”. Brian Blum (Director), Mei-Lin Hosang from My Daughter Yoshiko. Christina Lane (Actress), Gaspar Gonzalez (Director/Producer) from Errol Flynn's Ghost. Diliana Alexander (Executive Producer), Freddy Rodriguez (Executive Producer) from “Malabar”. Xiao Che (Director) from “Happy to be Nappy”. Katlyn Aviles (Director) from “Steve and the Dead Girls”. Debbie Gold (Producer), Al Eskanazy (Executive Director), Elaine Del Valle (Writer/Director) from “ME 3.769”. Alina Gonzalez and Tony Gonzalez (Producer/Co-Writer) from “Vandal”. Sabrina Salvador, Oscar Lobo (Cinematrographer) from “Diva and Astro”. Benjamin Caro (Director) from Cathedrals. Ana Cordido (Production Design), Ana Castillo, Roberto Gutierrez (Director), Rafael Ponce (Executive Director), Ruben Gutierrez (Composer) from “Lucy”. The team of “Huracan”. Mickey Guillory (Executive Producer), Joel Seidl (Production Assistant), Michael Learned (Lead), Gerry Ross (Producer), John Vaughn (Composer) from “Second Acts”. The team from “From Cuba to the World”. Susan Youssef (Director) from “Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf”, Rob Garver (Director) from “What She Said: Art of Pauline Kael”. Sammy Dane, Sam Bathrick (Director) from “16 Bars”, Eric Michels. Gabriela Ramos (Actress) from “Is that You?”. Kenny Riches (Director), Cara Despain (Art Director), Brian Burton (Lead), Jesse Brown (Producer) from “A Name Without a Place”. Recording star Nelson O, Boris Ibacache. Kerianne Flynn (Producer), Maria Giese (Filmmaker) from “This Changes Everything”. Ilan Arboleda (Producer), Kerianne Flynn (Producer), Tom Donahue (Director), Maria Giese (Filmmaker) from “This Changes Everything”. George Roberson (Producer), Li Cheng (Director) from “Jose”. Cast from “El Projeccionista”. Jackie Cruz (Actress) from “This Changes Everything”.
Photography: Betty Alvarez