Last year’s Oscar winning film Moonlight put Miami’s independent film community on the map – highlighting the incredible talent in our community. But getting to that level is still an uphill battle for most indie filmmakers. We get details on ArtCenter/South Florida’s latest program aimed at supporting these emerging artists – giving two local filmmakers a chance at $50,000 a piece to produce their next film.
Jason Fitzroy Jeffers, Cinematic Arts Mngr., ArtCenter/South Florida, Filmmaker, “Papa Machete”
Every 65 seconds someone in the U.S. develops Alzheimer’s Disease – in Florida, it’s the 6th leading cause of death. We talk to experts on the front lines about the latest research and fundraising efforts – and meet a local daughter-turned-caregiver who shares how this severe form of dementia has impacted her family.
Next month Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho will celebrate 10 years of leading the nation’s 4th largest school district. During that time, he has been a staunch advocate for school choice, more technology, and supporting students both in and outside of the classroom – standing with them as they protested gun violence in their communities.
Host Pam Giganti sits down with Superintendent Carvalho to hear how the district is managing school safety, mental health access for students, and what the future holds for him in South Florida.