3 FACES by Jafar Panahi at Miami Beach Cinematheque

Fri Apr 19, 2019 - Sun Apr 28, 2019

Iranian director Jafar Panahi’s fourth completed feature since he was officially banned from filmmaking is one of his very best. Panahi begins with a smartphone video shot by a young woman (Marziyeh Rezaei) who announces to the camera that her parents have forbidden her from realizing her dream of acting and then, by all appearances, takes her own life. The recipient of … +


Miami Beach Cinematheque presents SORRY ANGEL by Christophe Honoré

Fri Mar 22, 2019 - Thu Mar 28, 2019

Paris, 1993. Jacques (Pierre Deladonchamps) is a semi-renowned writer and single father in his thirties trying to maintain his sense of romance and humor in spite of the turmoil in his life and the world. While on a work trip to Brittany, he meets Arthur (Vincent Lacoste), an aspiring filmmaker in his early twenties, who is experiencing a sexual awakening and eager … +


BIRDS OF PASSAGE at the Miami Beach Cinematheque

Through Thu Apr 11, 2019

From the Oscar-nominated team behind the genre-defying Embrace of the Serpent, comes the equally audacious saga centered on the Wayúu indigenous people during a crucial period of recent Colombian history. (In Spanish with English subtitles) “Birds of Passage is an enthralling, powerful statement and lamentation on the drugs trade’s inevitable encroachment upon on indigenous peoples and how gangsters casually destroyed them.”-Martyn Conterio, … +


CLIMAX by Gaspar Noé at Miami Beach Cinematheque

64068 - Thu Mar 21, 2019

From director Gaspar Noé (Irreversible; Enter the Void; Love 3D) comes a hypnotic, hallucinatory, and ultimately hair-raising depiction of a party that descends into delirium over the course of one wintry night. In Climax, a troupe of young dancers gathers in a remote and empty school building to rehearse. Following an unforgettable opening performance lit by virtuoso cinematographer Benoît Debie (Spring Breakers; Enter the Void) … +


The First Annual Polish Film Festival of Miami (15 Nov 2018)

Thu Nov 15, 2018

Miami Beach Cinematheque at Historic City Hall, 1130 Washington Ave, South Beach. LAST FAMILY (Ostatnia Rodzina) 2018 · Directed by Jan P. Matuszynski – feature film directorial debut of Jan. P. Matuszynski the film is based on the bizarre true story of the cult Polish painter Zdzisław Beksiński. He never believed that family life would always be sunshine and rainbows. As he tapes everything … +



Sun Nov 11, 2018

The 17th Annual Miami Short Film Festival takes place over the course of 5 days at the new, state-of-the-art Silverspot Cinemas in Downtown Miami featuring in-theater service from our chef inspired TRILOGY menu, an extensive assortment of fine wines, ice cold beers, and signature cocktails that we bring right to your seat. Silverspot Cinema, a theater for the true film lover. Here is … +


SMDCAC’ Indie Flicks: Dark Money

Fri Sep 14, 2018

SMDCAC in Indie Flicks: Independent Film Series will screen the Documentary Film: Dark Money. Just in time for the midterm elections, this political documentary thriller examines one of the greatest present threats to American democracy; the influence of untraceable corporate money on our elections and elected officials. A gripping story, Dark Money uncovers the shocking and vital truth of how American elections … +


Indie Flicks’ Screening of Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry at SMDCAC

Fri Apr 13, 2018

LOOK AND SEE is a cinematic portrait of the changing landscapes and shifting valuesof rural America in the era of industrial agriculture, as seen through the mind’s eye ofwriter, farmer, and activist, Wendell Berry. The first documentary about Berry, undoubtedly one of America’s most significant living writers (see “About Wendell Berry” below), LOOK AND SEE was filmed in and around the rolling … +


Last Days in Havana: Final week at Coral Gables Cinema

Fri 22 Sep, 2017 - Thu 28 Sep, 2017

In director Fernando Pérez’s latest film, Havana is a crumbling dowager-in-waiting whose lover has overstayed his absence beyond expectation. In a dilapidated apartment lives Diego (Jorge Martínez) whose AIDS affliction has left him bedridden but with joie de vivre intact. Miguel (Patricio Wood) is Diego’s childhood friend and roommate, but not his lover, though he waits upon Diego hand and foot, tending … +


Indie Flicks presents Score: A Film Music Documentary at SMDCAC

Fri 20 Oct, 2017

SCORE: A Film Music Documentary follows the creative struggles of designing a modern soundtrack from scratch, featuring some of cinema’s most recognized names in film music. SCORE explores the power and influence of film scores in the modern world while revealing the evolution of sound and how composers assemble music the complements a picture to achieve powerful reactions from worldwide audiences. Classroom … +


Indie Flicks brings Pushing Dead at SMDCAC

Fri 15 Sep, 2017

Indie Flicks (the Independent Film Series) brings Pushing Dead. It tells the story of Dan Schauble, who attempts to navigate his way through a Byzantine insurance system to correct a problem after the denial of his prescription refill. Directed and written by Tom E. Brown, in the cast: James Roday, Danny Glover, Robin Weigert, Khandi Alexander, and Tom Riley; the film is … +


Books & Cinema: Forever Yours screens at O Cinema

Sat 19 Aug, 2017

After an amazing summer collaborating with the Miami Book Fair, O Cinema & a slew of our other community partners bring a summer filled with exciting independent films, writing workshops and a unique book fair exploring the Haitian experience. On Saturday, August 19th at 1pm at O Cinema Wynwood presents a special screening of “Forever Yours,” directed by Patrick Ulysse. Adrienne (Patricia … +


RedChair Film Festival at O Cinema Wynwood

Thu 3 Aug, 2017

Created by students for students! Throughout an entire year, the film students conceptualized, produced and refined their cinematographic stories. Diverse genres collide on the screen: drama, comedy, sci-fi, horror, action, and thrillers. A professional panel will select the best eight short films to be screened at our festival. General Admission – $10.00 General Admission  tickets are available online AND at the door. … +


MENASHE: An intimate glimpse into a world seldom seen

Fri 18 Aug, 2017

Set within the New York Hasidic community in Borough Park, Brooklyn, Menashe follows a kind but hapless grocery store clerk trying to maintain custody of his son Rieven after his wife, Lea, passes away. Since they live in a tradition-bound culture that requires a mother present in every home, Rieven is supposed to be adopted by the boy’s strict, married uncle, but … +


From the Land of the Moon (Mal de Pierres): A tale of forbidden romance at Tower Theater.

Fri 4 Aug, 2017

Gabrielle (Marion Cotillard) comes from a small village in the South of France at a time when her dream of true love is considered scandalous, and even a sign of insanity. Her parents marry her to José (Àlex Brendemühl), an honest and loving Spanish farm worker who they think will make a respectable woman of her. Despite José’s devotion to her, Gabrielle … +


RADIO DREAMS: A Tower Theater Exclusive

Fri 4 Aug, 2017

Winner of coveted Rotterdam International Film Festival’s Tiger Award, Radio Dreams is the newest feature film from Iranian-British director Babak Jalali (Frontier Blues). The film creates the strange yet very real world of PARS-FM – a Farsi-language radio station broadcasting from the heart of San Francisco. The story unfolds over a single day as the station’s program manager, Hamid – a brilliant, … +


SMDCAC presents 13th Documentary Screening

Fri 21 Jul, 2017

A free educational screening of the critically acclaimed documentary 13TH directed by Ava DuVernay. 13TH, explores the history of race and the criminal justice system in the United States. The screening will be followed by a brief discussion with a legal expert moderated by South Florida’s own Jill Tracey, host of WHQT Hot 105’s Hot Talk with Jill Tracey. Black Box Theatre … +


O Cinema Wynwood: Opening Reception & Film Screening of Irreverent Theatre

Thu 20 Jul, 2017 - Sun 17 Sep, 2017

Exhibition Irreverent Theatre features a new series of paintings by ArtCenter Alumnus, Mark Osterman. The series is inspired by Hollywood Film Noir of the early 1940s through late 1950s and includes narratives that range from the personal to the irreverent to the socio-political. Osterman explores how the media visually interprets the world differs from the world’s actual condition and believes these images … +


National Theatre Live’ Peter Pan at Coral Gables Art Cinema

Sat 15 Jul, 2017

All children, except one, grow up. JM Barrie’s much-loved tale takes flight. When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow during a visit to London, headstrong Wendy (Madeleine Worrall, Jane Eyre) helps him re-attach it. In return she is invited to Neverland – where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook (Anna Francolini,, await. … +


Film The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki at MDC Theatre

Thu 22 Jun, 2017

Finland, 1962. Boxer Olli Mäki (Jarkko Lahti) is 26 years old and in love. He comes from a humble background – his manager Elis Ask (Eero Milonoff), however, wants to turn him into a glamorous boxing star. Olli is expected to be the first Finnish boxer to defeat the US-American world champion for the 1962 World Featherweight title. Olli certainly has the … +


MOKA at MDC’s Tower Theater

Fri 23 Jun, 2017

To find the driver of the vintage mocha-colored Mercedes which she thinks hit her son and devastated her life, Diane Kramer (Emmanuelle Devos) embarks on a trip to take revenge. She goes to Évian, where she has learned the driver of the Mercedes lives, but she now has to face another woman, Marlene (Nathalie Baye) – a beauty salon proprietor and owner … +


MINDIE 2017 – 2nd Miami Independent Film Festival Annual Event

Fri 7 Jul, 2017 - Sun 9 Jul, 2017

Mindie 2017, the second annual event of Miami Independent Film Festival takes place at The Historic Miami Beach Cinematheque screening a selection of the best 27 films and web series between the 86 semi-finalists that won the 2016 Monthly Editions. These finalists will be screened during Mindie 2017, winners will receive prizes from our sponsors like Final Draft and Movie Magic. During … +


Coral Gables Cinema hosts Summer Film Camp

Mon 12 Jun, 2017

The Florida Film Institute in partnership with the Coral Gables Cinema announces CINEMA, a film education summer camp, from June 12 to July 21, 2017. Up to 25 high school students ages 13 to 18 are invited to attend the workshops. This year FFI will also offer a limited number of full scholarships to students in need of financial assistance. There will … +



Saturday, April 15, 2017 | 2:00–4:00 pm Based on traditional Russian fairy tales, children stories, and folk tales, the Soviet Union produced a stunning array of animated films which have been recognized as classic masterpieces of animation. This family friendly afternoon will feature storytelling and animation by masters such as Yuriy Norshteyn, Ivan Ivanov-Vano, Lev Atavanov, Boris Dehzhkin, and others. Films will … +