12th Edition Of OUTshine LGBTQ+ Virtual Film Festival Fort Lauderdale 12/3/20,12/4/20,12/5/20,12/6/20

12th Edition Of OUTshine LGBTQ+ Virtual Film Festival Fort Lauderdale
Thursday, 12/03/2020-12/06/2020, 08:00 am-11:30 pm
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Cost: Prices for individual films are $7.50 each and value packages range from $37.50 to $100.

The 12th edition of the OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival Fort Lauderdale, a bi-annual film festival whose mission is to unite the community through social events and LGBTQ+ media that inspire, entertain, and educate, is going virtual! Building upon the success of its Miami-based virtual film festival held online earlier this year, the Fort Lauderdale edition, presented by Gilead Sciences and Broward County, will showcase 21 world-class contemplative, comedic and creative films from 11 countries, (several making their US debuts during the streaming festival). All of the films will be made available to viewers throughout the state of Florida from December 3 – 6, 2020. The festival will also host livestreamed special events with cocktail happy hours, talent and Q & A sessions as a way to virtually tie the community together.

In keeping with social distancing guidelines and community safety, this year’s festival will feature the OUTshine Drive-OUT film Cowboys (USA), a critically acclaimed drama, on Thursday, December 4, at 7 p.m. at Pier 66 Marina (2150 SE 17th Street in Fort Lauderdale). Awarded “Outstanding Performance in a U.S. Feature” at Outfest LGBT Film Festival and “Best Screenplay” at the TriBeCa Film Festival, Cowboys stars Steve Zahn (Treme’, Modern Family, Dallas Buyers Club) as Troy, a father who tries to liberate his young transgender son by taking him to Canada, but as a frustrated female detective spearheads an investigation, she discovers that the child’s family situation is more complicated than she thought. Director Anna Kerrigan has created a powerful story that propels this modern-day western forward with an uncommon emotional veracity.

Another event of note in this year’s line-up is the Saturday, December 5, 7 p.m. free community 10th anniversary screening of BearCity (USA), an outrageous, hilarious and authentic touching portrait of a group of friends trying to get by via laughing, loving and sex-ing in New York City. A virtual cast reunion and interactive Q & A will follow the film. Other highlights include the US premiere of the romantic drama Walking with Shadows (Nigeria), the award-winning international comedy-drama Goodbye Mother (Thưa mẹ con đi) (Vietnam), the award-winning international drama No Hard Feelings (Germany) and the feature thriller Through A Glass Darkly (USA). A virtual closing awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, December 6, at 8 p.m. via Zoom.

A full list of films and descriptions can be found at outshinefilm.com.

Tickets for the 12th edition of the OUTshine LGBTQ+ Virtual Film Festival Fort Lauderdale are on sale, now, at outshinefilm.com. Prices for individual films are $7.50 each and value packages range from $37.50 to $100. Opening night drive-in tickets are $40 per vehicle. OUTshine members and annual passholders receive discounts on all packages.

For additional information about OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival memberships and film packages, call (305) 751-6305 or visit outshinefilm.com. Follow us on Facebook @OUTshineFilmFestival, on Twitter @OUTshineFilm and on Instagram @OUTshineFilm.

About OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival
The OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival is a bi-annual film festival with a mission to unite the community through social events and LGBTQ+ media that inspire, entertain and educate. Launched separately – in 1998, as The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, and in 2008, as the Fort Lauderdale Gay & Lesbian Film Festival – both editions were brought together under one brand to become the OUTshine LGBTQ+ Film Festival. Encompassing brightness, broad appeal and dynamic multicultural locations, OUTshine is internationally acclaimed as the largest LGBTQ+ cultural arts festival in the southeastern United States. OUTrageous. OUTspoken. And OUTstanding in what we deliver. For more information, call 877-766-8156, visit us at outshinefilm.com and follow us on Facebook @OUTshineFilmFestival, on Twitter @OUTshineFilm and on Instagram @OUTshineFilm.

Conversations at MOCA: Life and Spirituality in Haitian Art 12/5/20

Conversations at MOCA: Life and Spirituality in Haitian Art
Saturday, 12/05/2020-, 12:00 pm-01:30 pm
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Cost: Free

Join artists Edouard Duval-Carrie and Asser Saint-Val in a conversation that pays tribute to Haiti’s rich cultural and artistic heritage as these contemporary painters discuss the history of their practice. Moderated by Francine Birbragher-Rozencwaig PhD.

RSVP: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/2216046784648/WN_SGI-hMvUR1KmwXufCnzfoQ

Virtual MOCA miniMakers: Miami Art Week Edition 12/5/20

Virtual MOCA miniMakers: Miami Art Week Edition
Saturday, 12/05/2020-, 02:00 pm-
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Cost: Free

Children ages 6–12 and their families are invited to MOCA’s signature make-and-take workshops, taught by local working artists. Creative workshops are inspired by MOCA’s current exhibitions.
Watch via Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/MOCANoMi/live/

Virtual Views: MY BODY, MY RULES 12/5/20

Virtual Views: MY BODY, MY RULES
Saturday, 12/05/2020-, 02:00 pm-09:00 pm
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Cost: Free

Join PAMM for a special look into the recently opened group exhibition MY BODY, MY RULES, organized by Jennifer Inacio, PAMM Associate Curator. Inacio will highlight selected exhibition works that focus on performance as she discusses exhibition themes such as women’s authority and power over their own experiences and mainstream ideals imposed on the image of the female body.

Pretzel Twists Class (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver) 12/5/20

Pretzel Twists Class (Ages 2-8 w/ Caregiver)
Saturday, 12/05/2020-, 10:00 am-11:00 am
Taste Buds Kitchen
14740 sw 26 St,
Miami, Florida, 33185
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Cost: 28

Requiring social distancing? YES
Requiring masks? YES
Providing hand sanitizer?YES

Come play twister with us! Culinary twister that is. With the help of our best bud yeast, we’re making the tastiest pretzels you’ve ever had complete with a oh-so-good Cardamon Honey Dipping Sauce that will knock the socks of any competition. Grab your pretzel loving friends and let’s get cooking! Dairy-free & egg-free.

This class is designed for kids and parents to cook together! Register for the number of children, a spot for the caregiver is included in the price.

Manolo Valdés – ‘The Legacy – Miami Art Week 12/5/20

Manolo Valdés – ‘The Legacy – Miami Art Week
Saturday, 12/05/2020-, 11:00 am-
DORCAM
5775 NW 84th Ave,
Doral, Florida, 33166
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Cost: Free

Requiring social distancing? NO REPLY
Requiring masks? NO REPLY
Providing hand sanitizer?NO REPLY

‘The Legacy’ by Manolo Valdés, his largest outdoor exhibition to date, opens to the public during Miami Art Week, Dec. 1-6 and will be featured in several locations in Doral until June 2021

An outstanding selection of more than a dozen larger-than life sculptures will be featured in Miami, the first exhibition of this magnitude with 12 locations and approximately 18 pieces. ‘Manolo Valdés: The Legacy’ will open in time for the celebration of Miami Art Week, with a public event at Doral Central Park on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., all produced by the Doral Contemporary Art Museum (DORCAM).

In partnership with the City of Doral, the monumental sculptures will be installed in the main public parks of the City of Doral, including Doral Central Park, Downtown Doral Park, MAU Park, Morgan Levy Park, Doral Legacy Park and Doral Glades Park, as well as other selected locations. The Doral Contemporary Art Museum (DORCAM) exhibition will be the largest exhibition of his epic sculptures to date.

The exhibition will be on view for six months, until June 2021, with several programs organized around the exhibition throughout its duration, such as guided tours, educational programs for students, public workshops and lectures, photography competitions, pop-up exhibitions, performances, and the publication of a special-edition book, among others.

The sizable scale of this urban exhibition by one of the most influential artists of our times will transform the city into an experiential space and will put Miami-Dade County in the company of other great capitals, where the artist has also shown his monumental sculptures in public places. Additional support for this exhibition has been provided by the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau.