DocMiami Goes on the Road in 2014
DocMiami Goes on the RoadJanuary 2014
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Call For Entries

Early Bird Deadline
February 15, 2014
Regular Deadline,
April 15, 2014
Late Deadline
June 15, 2014
WAB Extended Deadline
July 15, 2012

Feature Documentaries with a total running time from 61 - 180 minutes. (All films in a language other than English require English subtitles)

Documentary Short
Short Documentaries with a total running time between 4 and 30 minutes. (All films in a language other than English require English subtitles)

Documentary Medium-Length and Essay Forms
Medium length documentaries and documentarian film essays with a total running time between 31 and 60 minutes. (All films in a language other than English require English subtitles)

Special Screening
March 20th
Written and directed by Christine Jezior, the film is an honest account of growing older from the perspective of one who is considered one of the finest violinists of the 20th century. Giselle Brodsky, Director of the Miami International Piano Festival, will introduce this incredible film, joined by internationally-renowned violinist, the eponymous Ida Haendel. Ms. Haendel has been a Miami resident for over twenty years.
Coming Soon
Tickets are $5.00 per film and can be purchased at the Willow Theatre Box Office at Sugar Sand Park Community Center at 561-347-3948, or online at: Each film begins at 7:00 pm, and the films are not yet rated, so adult supervision is required.
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DocMiami Film Festival goes on the road taking documentary films on a journey throughout the State of Florida. This season our Florida Documentary Film Festival Edition will take place in the beautiful City of Boca Raton a City For All Seasons
Upcoming Screenings
2/13/14, Willow Theatre - Boca Raton, 1 Giant Leap: What About Me? 
3/20/14, Willow Theatre - Boca Raton, Ida Haendel: This Is My Heritage
4/17/14, Willow Theatre - Boca Raton, The Lion of Judah
5/29/14, Willow Theatre - Boca Raton,  In The Footsteps of Willie Sutton
1 Giant Leap: What About Me? February 13th 
Through music and film, "1 Giant Leap" explores the universal complexities of human nature. Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman set out on their journey recording musical jewels and words of wisdom with the cream of the world's thinkers, writers and entertainers along the way. The duo traveled to the farthest corners of the planet, to ensure immense cultural diversity in this time capsule of humanity at its most inspirational, helped along by contributions from, among others, Noam Chomsky, Will Young, Maxi Jazz, Tim Robbins, Billy Connolly and Michael Stipe. Musical contributors include: Alanis Morissette, kd Lang, Bedouin musicians, Chinese rappers, Gabonese Pygmies, Tuvan throat singers, Egyptian folk musicians and Japanese Taiko drummers. Presented by  This film is not rated yet. All children must be accompanied by an adult. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW


 LIVE Performance February 13th by American-Idol Semi-Finalist and XFActor Contestant Tiffany Miranda
Photo Credit: 
Baruch Vega
Former American Idol Semi-Finalist and BMI Recording Artist Tiffany Miranda is a multifaceted individual. She is an Avid certified engineer, producer and also founder of Girls Make Beats, a non-profit company dedicated to inspiring young women to produce and engineer in the music industry. Originally from the Big Apple, but now calling the Sunshine State home, this Puerto Rican songstress fuses hip-hop and R&B, as well as sounds from the Caribbean. She has graced her style on projects for Mr. 305 Inc (Pitbull's record label), world famous Bachata group member Lenny Santos of Aventura, and Mc Donald's to name a few. She recently also sang the National Anthem for the Miami Heat, Florida Marlins, Florida Derby, World Polo sporting event and is a former South Florida X-Factor Fast Pass winner. She is currently recording her latest album "I Speak Music" which is slated for release in the Fall of 2014. Visit  for more on this rising star. Tiffany will be performing prior to the screening of 1 Giant Leap:  What About Me?  GET YOUR TICKETS NOW


LIVE Performance February 13th by BMI Recording Artist  Richard Warren Rappaport 
Photo Credit:  Lynn Parks
Richard Warren Rappaport is a BMI recording artist, songwriter, and publisher. He is also a film and television producer and author. Mr. Rappaport's music has been on radio, in film and on television, and he has performed in concert on television, radio and onstage, and at numerous events in support of the arts, including the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and the Steinway/BMI Music and Arts Showcase. He is an on-air personality, hosting American Law, a series of television vignettes on the law, which aired in New York City and Miami. He also co-produced and co-hosted television's "Hello Hollywood," which aired on WHDT-TV in South Florida and is now on He recently made his film debut behind the camera in the documentary motion picture, "Concert," about the artistry of music, in which he performed and which he also directed and co-produced. The film featured Mr. Rappaport's original music, including the Top 20 adult contemporary hit, "Sail Into The Sun," the soulful ballad, "Louisiana Way," from the CBS Television Movie of the Week, "The Madam's Family: The Truth About the Canal Street Brothel," and the pop tune, "Great Rock 'N' Roll," from the television series "Hello Hollywood." Mr. Rappaport recently authored his first book, "STAR! Finding Artistic and Commercial Success in the New Entertainment Industry (ABA Publishing, Chicago, 2013). Richard will be performing prior to the screening of 1 Giant Leap: What About Me? GET YOUR TICKETS NOW


 Special Guest Film Introduction by UN World Peace Representative/Artist/Author Jacqueline Ripstein
Photo Credit: 
Mitchell Zachs
United Nations ECOSOC Representative of the International Association of Educators for World Peace, and Internationally renowned artist for 37 years.  Jacqueline Ripstein has inspired thousands of people across the world through her unique art, books, self-awareness seminars & workshops and more than 370 international shows. She was invited by the  Government of China to celebrate the 2012 International Day of Peace- The first Lizhou Art Exhibition. A Gliding opening Gala at the Taihang Canyon Peach Blossom Valley the ceremony of Friendship and Peace, with more than 3500 people, where Jacqueline was asked to be one of the Representatives to close the ceremony through the Peace water and bells. Jacqueline was one of the key speakers at the International Friendship Peace Forum, giving a "Proposal to use the Arts as an Instrument for World Peace." Jacqueline's paintings stayed permanently at the Museum of Character in Linzhou, Henan China.  Recently her book the Art of HealingArt made's best seller list. Feel free to purchase Jacqueline Ripstein's book online and bring to the event for her to personally autograph. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW
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