- As a gesture of solidarity to the Victims of Hurricane Irma by Donating All Proceeds to Newly Added Film Shot in Key West “The Leisure Seeker” starring Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland.
Miami Dade College’s acclaimed Miami Film Festival GEMS 2017 is supporting the victims of Hurricane Irma with the recent addition of The Leisure Seeker to their GEMS lineup. The film, directed by Italian filmmaker Paolo Virzi, was shot in Key West and stars Academy Award-winner® Helen Mirren and two-time Golden Globe-winner® Donald Sutherland, as they recapture their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end. All ticket sale proceeds will be donated 100% to the United Way of the Florida Keys for the Hurricane Irma Relief Fund.
“We are thankful to Sony Pictures Classics for the opportunity to showcase a film that not only was partially shot with such a phenomenal cast in Key West, an important and iconic staple of our community, but also because 100% of all proceeds will go directly to those affected by Hurricane Irma in that area,” said Jaie Laplante, director of Miami Film Festival.
Tickets for this screening will be $13 and the show time will be on Sunday, October 15th at 1:00pm. No discounts, promotions, or All-Access Passes may be used.
For more information on the Irma Relief Fund, please visit http://www.keysunitedway.org/.
To make a direct donation, CLICK HERE.
About Film: The Leisure Seeker (Italy), directed by Paolo Virzi
The Leisure Seeker (112 minutes) stars Academy Award-winner® Helen Mirren and two-time Golden Globe-winner® Donald Sutherland as a runaway couple going on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker, travelling from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West. They recapture their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.