Cinema

Miami Short Film Festival at the Deering Estate

Sun Sep 15, 6:00 - 8:30pm

Deering Estate and the MIAMI short FILM FESTIVAL presents a new series that provides screenings of selected short films at the Deering Estate Theatre. Focus On: Environment featuring a selection of films dealing with nature, conservation and the environment. The Miami Short Film Festival continues to provide independent filmmakers an excellent platform to showcase their talent. Having screened over 1,000 short films … +

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Paris is Burning at O Cinema South Beach

Fri Sep 20, 2019 - Thu Sep 26, 2019

A chronicle of New York’s drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality. This landmark documentary provides a vibrant snapshot of the 1980s through the eyes of New York City’s African American and Latinx Harlem drag ball scene. Made over seven years, PARIS IS BURNING offers an intimate … +

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Unrated “Walking on Water” about Christo and the Floating Piers at O Cinema South Beach

Sun Sep 22, 2019

One-time-only unrated screening of WALKING ON WATER, an uncensored look into the process and personal relationships of the renowned artist Christo as he sets out to realize The Floating Piers, a project he conceived many years prior with his late wife Jeanne-Claude. The film, which world premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival, will be followed by a Q&A with director Andrey … +

Events

de la Cruz Collection screens Whispering Cave, a documentary on Ana Mendieta’s sculptures in Cuba

Fri Sep 27, 2019

In a brief yet prolific career, Ana Mendieta created groundbreaking work that addressed themes such as exile, displacement, and a return to the landscape, all of which remain a source of public fascination and mystery. In 1981, she became the first Cuban exile to be given permission to create works on the island and chose to carve a series of abstracted female forms into … +

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GEMS 2019 Opening Night with Almodóvar’ Pain and Glory at Tower Theater

Thu Oct 10, 2019

Pedro Almodóvar’s highly anticipated Pain and Glory will open the 2019 GEMS Film Festival on Thursday, October 10 at MDC’s Tower Theater Miami. The GEMS Opening Night event will transform MDC’s Tower Theater Miami into “Casa Almodóvar” with a gallery exhibit of classic Almodóvar film posters, images in vignettes, and a post-screening gala party, Sabor de Almodóvar, sponsored by Estrella Damm. Featuring characters from Almodóvar films at the Estrella Damm photo … +

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Movies under the Stars at Novotel Miami Brickell Rooftop

Wed Sep 4, 2019 - Wed Sep 25, 2019

“Movies under the Stars” at Novotel rooftop pool & bar with popcorn included will happen every Wednesday night from 8:30 PM. This cinema experience screens a new movie per night Schedule for upcoming nights:Sep 4, 2019 / Clueless Sep 11, 2019 / ArrivalSep 18, 2019 / La La Land Sep 25, 2019 / Dirty Dancing

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Indie Flicks: Leave The Bus Through The Broken Window at SMDCAC

Fri Oct 18, 2019

In Leave the Bus Through the Broken Window, what starts as a traditional documentary about the Hong Kong art world becomes an intimate and comedic study of loneliness within an increasingly globalized world. Upon realizing that the film he thought he would make is not going to happen, filmmaker Andrew Hevia turns the camera on himself while continuing to engage with Hong … +

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Indie Flicks: Gay Chorus Deep South at Black Box Theater

Fri Sep 20, 2019

Led by Gay Chorus Conductor Dr. Tim Seelig and joined by The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir; the tour brings a message of music, love and acceptance, to communities and individuals confronting intolerance. Over 300 singers travelled from Mississippi to Tennessee through the Carolinas and over the bridge in Selma. They performed in churches, community centers and concert halls in hopes of uniting … +

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HAMLET, by National Theatre Live on screen at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Fri Sep 20-Sep 22, 2019

Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, Doctor Strange) plays the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now seen by over 900,000 people worldwide, the original broadcast returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralyzed by the task ahead, Hamlet (Benedict Cumberbatch) rages against the … +

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Almodóvar’ High Heels at MDC Tower Theater

Fri Sep 13, 2019

Written and directed by Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almódovar, Tacones Lejanos is a murder mystery centering on flamboyant actress Becky del Paramo (Marisa Paredes) and her daughter Rebecca (Victoria Abril), a television anchorwoman. After being estranged for 15 years, Becky re-enters Rebecca’s life when she comes to perform a concert. Rebecca, she finds, is now married to one of Becky’s ex-lovers, Manuel (Feodor … +

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Almodóvar’ Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown at MDC Tower Theater

Fri Sep 6, 2019

When Pepa Marcos’ (Carmen Maura) lover Ivan (Fernando Guillén) suddenly leaves her without any explanation, she embarks on a strange journey to discover why. On the way she meets a variety of eccentric characters, including Ivan’s son from a previous relationship (Antonio Banderas), his fiancee Marissa (Rossy de Palma) and a Shiite terrorist cell who have been secretly holding her best friend … +

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Documentary Errol Flynn’s Ghost: Hollywood in Havana at MBC

Sun Sep 8, 2019

In the 1940s and ’50s, Havana’s love affair with Hollywood saw movie stars like Ava Gardner, Marlon Brando, and Gary Cooper flock to the Caribbean—and immortalize the tropical island’s paradise and pleasures on the silver screen. The 2018 documentary follows the history of the American cinema craze in Cuba to one actor’s mountaintop meeting with a young Fidel Castro before the Revolution. … +

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Almodóvar’ Talk to HER at MDC Tower Theater

Fri Sep 20, 2019

Male nurse Benigno (Javier Cámara) becomes infatuated with a complete stranger when he watches dancer Alicia (Leonor Watling) practicing from the anonymity of his apartment. After being injured in a car accident, Alicia is brought to a nearby hospital, where Benigno serendipitously happens to be her caregiver. When wounded bullfighter Lydia (Rosario Flores) is brought into the same ward, her companion, writer … +

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Art Deco Spin’ grand finale with Things to Come at MBC

Sun Aug 25, 2019

The Wolfsonian–FIU and Miami Beach Cinematheque are teaming up for a summer of art and film with an Art Deco spin! From drama to cult horror and even a musical romance, we’re bringing you Tinseltown talkies from the 1930s to look at how some of Hollywood’s heavyweight directors Deco-fied their elegant, streamlined sets. The grand finale in our Deco film series is … +

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This is not Berlin at Tower Theater Miami

Fri Aug 23, 2019

1986. Mexico City. Seventeen-year-old Carlos doesn’t fit in anywhere: not in his family nor with the friends he has chosen in school. But everything changes when he is invited to a mythical nightclub where he discovers the underground nightlife scene: post punk, sexual liberty, and drugs that challenges the relationship with his best friend Gera and lets him find his passion for … +

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Between Me and My Mind at Silverspot Cinema Metsquare

Wed Jul 17, 2019

Following the critically-acclaimed world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival, Between Me and My Mind comes to movie theaters nationwide for a special one-night-only screening on Wednesday, July 17. A few minutes into this intimate look at the creative process of founding Phish guitarist and vocalist Trey Anastasio, it is clear that he is exploding with his unique brand of songwriting and creativity. … +

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MOCA Moving Images: Of Men and Gods

Wed Jul 24, 2019

Of Men and Gods  examines the daily existence of several Haitian men who are openly gay. Prevalent, yet still taboo, homosexuality and gay culture are allowed to flourish within the context of Haiti’s Vodou religion. As “children of the gods,” the men find an explanation for homosexuality as well as divine protection. They also find an outlet for theatrical expression through exhilarating performances … +

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A Live Conversation with actor John Cusack & Screening of SAY ANYTHING at Au Rene Theater

Fri Jul 26, 2019

The 1989 comedy/drama Say Anything brought popular culture the love story of Lloyd Dobler (actor John Cusack) and Diane Court (actress Ione Skye). An eternal optimist seeks the heart of a “brain trapped in the body of a game show hostess.” Ranked by Entertainment Weekly as one of the greatest modern movie romances (and #11 on the list of 50 best high-school … +

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Rocketman on the big screen at O Cinema Miami Beach

Fri Jul 12, 2019

Rocketman is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John. This inspirational story — set to Elton John’s most beloved songs and performed by star Taron Egerton — tells the universally relatable story of how a small-town boy became one of … +

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Yuli, Carlos Acosta’ story on film at Tower Theater

Fri Jul 12, 2019

Yuli is the life story of ballet superstar Carlos Acosta, told from three distinct vantage points. As the 11th of 11 children in his low-income family, Yuli (as his father Pedro calls him), demonstrates great physical gifts but rebels against any kind of disciplinary studies, preferring to test his survival skills on Havana’s tough streets. Pedro eventually prevails and enrolls Yuli in the Cuban … +

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Romeo and Juliet one-night-only on screen at The Tower Theater

Mon Jul 8, 2019

Shakespeare’s enduring love story is known the world over. Since its 1965 premiere with The Royal Ballet, Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet has become a modern ballet classic. The choreography captures the emotions of the young couple as they fall in love, despite the barriers that finally bring about the story’s tragic end. Each revival gives opportunities for new dancers to interpret … +

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DIAMATINO, on screen at MDC Tower Theater

Through Thu Jun 6, 2019

An international soccer superstar loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, he sets out on a cosmic odyssey in search of the source of genius. African refugees, right-wing extremists, fake nuns, and real evil sisters are just some of the folks who Diamantino encounters on his quest for answers. “Part political satire, part fantasy, … +

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Toni Morrison: The pieces I am (film) at MDC Tower Theater

Wed Jul 3, 2019

Miami native Timothy Greenfield-Sanders is a renowned portrait photographer who’s extended his work into several documentary films, including the trilogy The Black List that interviewed prominent African-Americans across many fields. Now he turns his camera on Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison as she applies her enormous storytelling skills to recounting her own life. She traces her path from Ohio to Howard University … +

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Van Gogh & JAPAN (exhibition on screen) at Tower Theater Miami

Tue Jun 4, 2019

Exhibition on Screen is the award-winning and much-loved cinematic series that explores the biographies of history’s most revered artists, concludes its sixth season with Van Gogh & Japan, released in cinemas nationwide from 4 June. Van Gogh & Japan journeys from the critically acclaimed exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, to the beauty of Provence and the enigma of Japan itself. … +