Mission: Out mission is produce a fall film festival of international significance, to promote film as an art form and to provide the community with an outlet to seek alternative forms of film.
Programs: The 29th annual "fort lauderdale international film festival" fliff, is an internationally renowned three week film festival that began november 7 through november 23, 2014 in three florida cities and grand bahama island; presented approximately 130 independent films & documentaries' sponsored student film competition for florida students; and film seminars series to promote education for potential filmmakers. Fliff has developed over $1. 0 million of in-kind contributions for its 29th annual event including marketing and advertising, hotel rooms, theater rental and personnel, video production and other needed services.
the broward county film society, inc. ("film society") provides throughout the year, to its members and communities, screenings of new independent films at its fort lauderdale location, known as cinema paradiso "theater"; produces newsletters for members and offers the theater to local groups for a fee. Cinema paradiso, in addition to being a theater, is the home of the film society and leases the theater annually from its owner, broward county, for $1 a year through 2022. The donated value of the theater is determined to be $150,000 for 2014. In january 2013, the film society entered into a ten year lease for a facility located in hollywood florida that will be known as cinema paradiso hollywood for use consistent with the theater that opened in the fall of 2013. Facility renovation is the responsibility of the film society.