2019, 48 min, 2K DCP, Recommended for ages 14+

Sundance Institute Indigenous Shorts

Thursday, 11/7 & Friday, 11/8

In partnership with Sundance Institute’s Indigenous Program, Art House Convergence, and Miami-Dade Public Schools, CGAC presents a collection of six Indigenous short films from Sundance Institute Fellows during November's annual celebration of National Native American and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The program will be shown to high school students from the Miami-Dade Public School system as part of the Cultural Passport Program on Thursday, November 7 & Friday, November 8 at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm.

The six Indigenous Program-supported short films that will be screened include:

  • Birds in the Earth
  • Fainting Spells
  • Jáaji Approx.
  • My Father's Tools
  • Throat Singing in Kangirsuk
  • Shinaab, Part II

The Miami International Children’s Film Festival (MICFF) returns this November in partnership with the prestigious New York International Children’s Film Festival! Culturally rich, entertaining, and inexpensive family fun, the Festival returns for four days of highly-acclaimed international cinema for children and families. The Festival offers a unique opportunity to cultivate critical appreciation for intelligent films among younger people, while educating and entertaining.

Screenings are FREE thanks to our sponsor Nicklaus' Children's Hospital but you must have a ticket to enter. Space is limited and online reservations made in advance are highly encouraged. Unclaimed pre-ordered tickets will be given to the rush line 10 mins prior to showtime.

Check out the rest of our 2019 Miami International Children's Film Festival program!