Monika Wagenberg has been appointed senior programmer of Ibero-AmericanProgramming at the Miami International Film Festival (MIFF).

Wagenberg arrives from Cinema Tropical, which she co-founded and currentlyco-manages, and for which she serves as director of programming andacquisitions.

'Monika's programming experience, her relationships withLatin American filmmakers, her expertise and her knowledge all will support thefestival's mission to showcase the best filmmakers from Latin America, Spainand Portugal,' festival director Nicole Guillemet said.