Scene of the Crime Screening and Discussion 8/29/10

Film Screening: Scene of the Crime
Sunday, August 29
2:00 p.m. / Free and open to the public

Resident historian Dr. Paul George and Rene Ramos, Director of Maimi Dade College’s Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives screen and discuss television news coverage of crime in Miami.

Presented in conjunction with Miami Dade College’s Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives’ Rewind Fast Forward Film and Video Festival 2010.

Investigate the facts and fictions behind Miami’s unique criminal history in our upcoming exhibition, Crime in Miami. Learn about prohibition-era rumrunners and infamous gangsters such as Al Capone, unsolved murder cases of the 1950s and the drug wars of the 1980s. On display are artifacts, photographs, and documents from the musem’s collection along with material from other institutions, including the Miami-Dade County Clerks Office and the Florida Department of Corrections.

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