Stories with 'movies' tag

Miami Underground Film Festival

The Miami Underground Film Festival is coming to Churchill’s Pub this June 23rd. Dive into the MUFF with us this Summer! ☠️ The evening begins with a most eclectic and bizarre variety of local shorts, docs, animation, and music videos projected on the big screen, followed by the Circle-Jerk Awards ceremony, #MUFFtalk guest lectures from […]

/ April 28, 2018


FREE Showtime Movie Screening: BEYOND THE OPPOSITE SEX

Beyond the Opposite Sex is the follow-up documentary to Showtime’s 2004 The Opposite Sex: Jaime’s Story and The Opposite Sex: Rene’s Story. Learn how the lives of Jaime (male-to-female) and Rene (female-to-male) have changed over the past thirteen years. Learn how both have changed in temperament and perspective and how they see their journey.

/ April 13, 2018


Day of the Dogs #2 x Isle of Dogs

Back by popular demand, we’re hosting another DAY OF THE DOGS event this Sunday, April 22! That’s right! Bring your pups to the theater for our 2pm screening of ISLE OF DOGS, and let them sniff out the mystery alongside Duke, Chief, Boss, Rex, King, and Spots. Well behaved dogs welcome in the theater with you […]

/ April 18, 2018


The Wes Anderson Retrospective @ O Cinema Wynwood

Wes Anderson fans get ready, The Wes Anderson Retrospective at O Cinema Wynwood starts this Friday, March 30th with a full week of all of Wes’ films- including The Royal Tenenbaums, Moonrise Kingdom, Fantastic Mr. Fox, The Grand Budapest Hotel and every movie in between as O Cinema gears up for the opening of ISLE […]

/ March 28, 2018


From Miami to Birdman and back again

Oscar-winning screenwriter Alex Dinelaris was drowning in New York, until Barry University threw him a lifeline. Find out how he went from busing tables to penning award-winning hits like Birdman and On Your Feet.

/ January 28, 2016


Foreign films with a Miami flavor

When it comes to international films, Miami is becoming one of epicenters for Latin cinema, from the film festivals that are attracting internationally renown movies to the filmgoers packing local theaters showing Spanish-language films.

/ September 9, 2015


Exploring the Wolfson Moving Image Archives

At the Wolfson Archives, more than 35,000 hours worth of Miami’s moments have been captured on film and video. They are the definitive repository of all of Florida’s visual history, from home movies to local newscasts. We visited the Wolfson Archives to see exactly what 23 million feet of film looks like in person.

/ July 14, 2015


A brief history of James Bond in Miami

The opening lines of Goldfinger (1959) by Ian Fleming are as follows: “James Bond, with two double bourbons inside him, sat in the final departure lounge of Miami Airport and though about life and death.”

We’ve all been there, James. We’ve all been there.

/ April 15, 2015


Meet Kenny Riches, Miami’s breakout indie filmmaker

Kenny Riches is the writer and director of “The Strongest Man,” a distinctly Miami film that debuted at Sundance this year and will have its east coast premiere during the Miami International Film Festival. With its quirky antiheroes, dark comedy, and a setting in a multilingual Miami removed from the glitz and glamor of most on-screen portrayals of the city, The Strongest Man has drawn comparisons to the films of Wes Anderson and the hipster classic “Napoleon Dynamite.” Meet the Miami writer/director who’s making big moves on the big screen.

/ March 3, 2015