Cine Al Fresco Presents: The Iron Giant 4/25/15

Cine Al Fresco Presents: The Iron Giant
Saturday, 04/25/2015 – 07:00 pm – 09:30 pm
Cine-Al-FrescoO Cinema
90 NW 29th St,
Miami, Florida 33127
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Cost: Free

The Cine Al Fresco series takes the magical experience of art and culture under the stars. Once a month, our outdoor courtyard will be transformed to give families and friends of the Wynwood community a chance to unite through art, film and music.

– This event is FREE to the public.
– Feel free to bring your own blankets and chairs.
– Dinner will be available for sale from Vibe 305!
– Dog Friendly!

This month’s featured film: THE IRON GIANT

In this animated adaptation of Ted Hughes’ Cold War fable, a giant alien robot (Vin Diesel) crash-lands near the small town of Rockwell, Maine, in 1957. Exploring the area, a local 9-year-old boy, Hogarth, discovers the robot, and soon forms an unlikely friendship with him. When a paranoid government agent, Kent Mansley, becomes determined to destroy the robot, Hogarth and beatnik Dean McCoppin (Harry Connick Jr.) must do what they can to save the misunderstood machine.

Supported by Art Place

The Fontainebleau on Film 4/24/15

The Fontainebleau on Film
Friday, 04/24/2015 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Fontainebleau-Hotel-March-1955-p-Samuel-Gottscho-LOC-gsc-teal-crop-soul-of-miamiMiami Dade College Wolfson Campus
300 NE Second Avenue, Room 8401,
Miami, Florida 33132
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Cost: Free

“Ready for its close up” on the day its doors opened in 1954, the Fontainebleau Hotel was designed for grand entrances and glamorous scenes.

Film critic and history buff Kevin Wynn uses unique film clips from the Wolfson Archives and excerpts from feature films to trace the Fontainebleau’s film “career,” an arc that also reveals the hotel’s rise and fall as a symbol of glamour and excitement.

Wynn will also present unique film and video from the Wolfson Archives that documents the Fontainebleau’s construction and opening, its popularity with celebrities and tourists and the context of its creation.

Presented during Dade Heritage Days, the informal talk is a presentation of the Wolfson Archives and Dade Heritage Trust.

Light refreshments will be served following the presentation.

ECOMB’s 4th Annual Miami & the Beaches Environmental Film Festival 5/15/15

ECOMB’s 4th Annual Miami & the Beaches Environmental Film Festival
Wednesday, 04/15/2015 – 04/19/2015 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Ecomb_FF_Poster-11x172_NO-LOGOS_CropedColony Theater
Lincoln Road Mall, 1040 Lincoln,
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Cost: 0

Join the Environmental Coalition of Miami and the Beaches (ECOMB) for the upcoming 4th annual Miami and Beaches Environmental Film Festival.

This years event will be held April 14-19th, 2015 and will highlight its overarching theme climate change awareness. Showcasing a compelling array of films based on environmental issues of local and global concern, this year’s Festival also coincides with important milestones, namely the Centennial of Miami Beach and the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, which has been at the forefront of raising awareness globally about sustainable development and climate change.

In addition to screenings of feature length documentary films, fiction, short films, and animation, this year’s Festival will also include interactive workshops and complementary exhibits and other activities for people of all ages.

Fusion Presents: Generation in Crisis 3/18/15

Fusion Presents: Generation in Crisis
Wednesday, 03/18/2015 – 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
NewTropic_FusionscreeningO Cinema Miami Beach
500 71st St,
Miami Beach, Florida 33141
Cost: Free

From Syria to Central America, more than one billion children are living in areas affected by war or conflict. Join Fusion and The New Tropic for a special screening and discussion on “Generation in Crisis,” a new documentary from Alicia Menendez that looks at how young people on three continents are dealing with trauma, displacement and violence. It’s a timely subject with important connections to the experience of many Miamians.

Following the 45-minute film, we’ll host a Q&A with the filmmaker and a brief discussion on immigration and conflict with local voices.

Light food and drink will be served.

A free RSVP is required.

I’m Not Gonna Move to L.A. April Edition 4/1/15

I’m Not Gonna Move to L.A. April Edition
Wednesday, 04/01/2015 – 06:00 pm – 09:30 pm
NOLA-black-1-copy-smaller-copyO Cinema Wynwood
90 NW 29th St,
Miami, Florida 33127
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Cost: $10 Online, $12 at Door

I’m Not Gonna Move to L.A. (NOLA) is a local short film competition that provides Miami filmmakers a platform to showcase their work. As April NOLA falls on April Fools’ Day, we’ve designated April NOLA to Comedy short films.

In addition to showcasing local filmmakers, we also will be showcasing a Comedic Act, Musicians, 3 notable guest judges, and Wynwood Brewery. I’m Not Gonna Move to L.A. is the longest running filmmaker networking event in South Florida, facilitating filmmakers, creatives, artists, musicians and more to connect and continue creating in South Florida.

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Cracking the Codes of the System of Racial Inequality Movie and Community Discussion by Shakti Butler 3/15/15

Cracking the Codes of the System of Racial Inequality Movie and Community Discussion by Shakti Butler
Sunday, 03/15/2015 – 07:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami
7701 SW 76th Avenue,
Miami, Florida 33143
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Cost: free

UU of Miami is presenting the movie and a community discussion: “Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity” from documentary film maker, Shakti Butler. This new film asks America to talk about the causes and consequences of systemic inequity, and features moving stories from racial justice leaders. Come and join us for popcorn, brownies, soda and wine to watch this on our BIG screen in the church sanctuary.

The Record Man Documentary Second Miami International Film Festival Screening 3/12/15

The Record Man Documentary Second Miami International Film Festival Screening
The-Record-Man-Poster_webThursday March 12th, 9:40pm
O Cinema Miami Beach
500 71st St
Miami Beach, Florida 33141
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Due to high demand for tickets, there will be an additional screening of The Record Man at the Miami International Film Festival.

“Before there was a music business there was Henry Stone who shaped and catapulted the sound of 1970s Miami into the mainstream with his unique hit-breaking label TK Records and affiliates. Stone started out in the music distribution business which led him to establish his own independent music label which he ran from a warehouse in Hialeah. TK Record’s first big international hit was George McCrae’s Rock Your Baby in 1974, one of the songs credited to starting the disco revolution. The hits kept coming and by the end of the 1970s the label had several #1 songs in the Billboard Top 100 chart like Get Down Tonight and That’s The Way (I Like It) by KC and the Sunshine Band and Anita Ward’s Ring My Bell. Not long after the disco era was over TK Records went bankrupt, but Stone still had one last piece to add to the Miami music sound puzzle when he helped release what would become the first million seller freestyle hit record Fascinated by Company B and the rest is legit Miami music history.”- Andres Castillo