FILM + MORE

Click HERE for a listing of films screening for FREE at Miami Beach SoundScape
Text MBFILM to 91011 to recieve reminders and updates about films at Miami Beach SoundScape

BOYHOOD
Multiple screenings September 3 - 18, 2014
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
Filmed over twelve years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette and Mason's parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samantha. BOYHOOD charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before. BOYHOOD is both a nostalgic time capsule of the recent past, and an ode to growing up and parenting. It's impossible to watch Mason and his family without thinking of our own journey.

"Cinephile's Choice" NORTE, THE END OF HISTORY
Wednesday, September 3, 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 7, 12:30 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
Lav Diaz' epic reimagining of Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment is both an intimate human drama and a cosmic treatise on the origin of evil. Unfolding across the sun drenched fields and dark city streets of the Filipino island of Luzon, Norte, The End of History is a tale of murder, hate and hope from one of the world's most uncompromising cinematic visionaries. An embittered law student commits a brutal double murder; a family man takes the fall and is forced into a harsh prison sentence; a mother and her two children wander the countryside looking for some kind of redemption. (In Tagalog and English with English subtitles)

"Masters of Jewish Cinema Series" SIDNEY LUMET: THE DOG & DOG DAY AFTERNOON
Thursday, September 4, 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
THE DOG This dog is no ordinary dog, he's John Wojtowicz whose attempted robbery of a Brooklyn bank to finance his male lover's sex-reassignment surgery earned him a week in the media glare and 5 years of anonymity in a Federal penitentiary. With the 1975 release of Dog Day Afternoon and thanks to Al Pacino's hugely entertaining performance, the mouthy urban renegade who chanted Attica! Attica! and faced down an entire police force was embraced by an angry new generation of disenfranchised, a working class hero to the downwardly mobile was born. DOG DAY AFTERNOON Still the standard by which many New York movies are compared, Lumet's terrific telling of a true-story Brooklyn bank robbery gone way out of hand is just as captivating as ever. In an Oscar nominated role, Al Pacino is winning as Sonny, the young man leading the job to fund his girlfriend's sex-change operation (Chris Sarandon, also Oscar nominated) and becoming a media sensation in the process. With John Cazale and Charles Durning lending first-rate supporting performances.

JEALOUSY
Multiple screenings September 5 - 18, 2014
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
One of the major French filmmakers of the post-New Wave, Philippe Garrel has belatedly been recognized as a master in America, and Jealousy may be his most accessible film in nearly 50 years of filmmaking. Shot in lustrous, widescreen black and white by the great Willy Kurant (Masculin Feminin), the film opens with a man leaving his wife and daughter and, in a series of brief conversations, observed gestures, chance encounters and impulsive acts, tells the story of the relationships that flounder and thrive in the wake of this decision. The director casts his son and frequent star Louis Garrel as the husband who moves into a garret apartment with his actress girlfriend (Anna Mouglalis) and struggles with fidelity and the temptation to give up their art for an easier life. Shot with Garrel?s celebrated sensitivity and attention to faces, bodies, hands and the intricacies of the human heart, Jealousy is an especially intimate, deeply poignant and never less than enthralling tale of love, temptation and betrayal. (In French with English subtitles)

International Ballet Festival of Miami Film Program LE DIVINE
Saturday, September 6, 5:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com 
A unique meeting of the biggest female stars of the dance of yesterday and today. The honorees present were Margot Fonteyn, Galina Ulanova, Yvette Chauviré, Pilar Lopez, Mariemma and Ginger Rogers. Dancing in their honor are Carla Fracci, Luciana Savignano, Elisabetta Terabust, Alexandra Ferri, Nina Semisorova, Dominique Khalfouni, Ghislaine Thesmar and Zizi Jeanmaire accompanied by Rudolf Nureyev, Anthony Dowell, Antonio Gades, and Robert La Fosse.

International Ballet Festival of Miami Film Program LOS DIVINOS
Sunday, September 7, 5:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com 
A unique occasion, a meeting of the Hispanic and Spanish male figures in the field of performing arts. Music, dance and poetry in tribute to the myths of Spain with the artistic and literary advice of Roger Salas, the sculptures of Siegfried Martin Begue and participation of Ute Lemper, Ruggero Raimondi, Placido Domingo, Francisco Rabal, Alessandro Gassman, Paco de Lucía Julio Bocca, Joaquín Cortés and Antonio Márquez accompanied by the National Ballet of Spain and the company Momix.

DURAN DURAN: UNSTAGED
Wednesday, September 10, 9:00 p.m
.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
The iconic British rock band Duran Duran will take over US movie theaters on Wednesday, September 10th for a one-night-only showing of the film Duran Duran: Unstaged. This movie showcases the band's concert at the Mayan Theatre in Los Angeles, which was part of the American Express Unstaged concert series that celebrated the band's All You Need Is Now album and world tour. The film was directed by award-winning filmmaker David Lynch (Elephant Man, Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive). Lynch has captured the band's performance in a ground-breaking, creative way that will provide fans with a visually stunning in-theater viewing experience. When it was originally filmed, the director layered images that he had created in advance of the show (live action, animation, special effects, etc.) on top of the band's performance footage as it was being filmed live. The technique, created an ocular event unlike anything ever seen before.

"Masters of Jewish Cinema Series" SIDNEY LUMET: THE PAWNBROKER
Thursday, September 11, 6:30 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
In a stunning, Oscar-nominated performance, Rod Steiger stars as a German-Jewish Holocaust survivor who operates a small East Harlempawnshop, where his daily interactions with the desperate clientele further darken his already jaundiced view of humanity. As he engages in turf warfare with the local pimp (Brock Peters) who uses the shop as a front, Steiger's haunted memories come flooding back in staccato bursts, rendered by Lumet and editor Ralph Rosenblum in a subliminal style unprecedented in mainstream movies of the time.

"Cinema Green" PLANET OCEAN
Tuesday, September 16, 7:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
Can we imagine a film that would change the way people look at the ocean? Can we explain simply, to everyone, the greatest natural mystery of our planet? And lastly, can we help our children believe in a better and more sustainable world tomorrow? This is the triple challenge of a new cinema adventure signed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and editor- in-chief Michael Pitiot, who brings with him the scientific missions of TARA, a unique pool of researchers, oceanographers and biologists from several countries. Thanks to its astonishing photography, the film takes us on a magnificent and unprecedented journey into the heart of the least known regions of our planet.

"Masters of Jewish Cinema Series" SIDNEY LUMET: NETWORK
Thursday, September 18, 7:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
Likely, Lumet's best known work and arguably his greatest achievement. Upon learning that he's to be fired due to his station's declining popularity, an iconic evening news anchor's sudden transformation into a ranting demagogue turns the station into a carnival of angry populism, ridiculous radicalism, and, of course, sky-high ratings. The film earned Oscars for scriptwriter Paddy Chayefsky and actors Peter Finch, Faye Dunaway and Beatrice Straight.

LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF
Multiple Screenings September 19 - 21, 2014
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
Thom Andersen's landmark documentary Los Angeles Plays Itself is a fascinating look at the tangled relationship between the movies and their fabled hometown - as seen entirely through the films themselves.

CHILD OF GOD
Multiple Screenings September 19 -28, 2014
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker James Franco, and based on the chilling novel by Cormac McCarthy (No Country For Old Men), Child of God tells the provocative story of Lester Ballad (Scott Haze, who spent four months living in an isolated cabin and caves in rural Tennessee to prepare for the role), a dispossessed, violent man, attempting to exist outside the social order. Consecutively deprived of parents and housing and driven by famished loneliness, Ballard descends literally and figuratively to the level of a cave dweller as he falls deeper into crime and degradation. Set in a small town in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Tennessee in the 1960s, Child of God is structured in three segments with each segment describing Ballad?s ever-growing isolation of from society and social mores.

MEMPHIS
Multiple Screenings September 25 - 28, 2014
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
"In Tim Sutton's second feature, Memphis, the musician Willis Earl Beal plays a blues singer of the same name, who is facing a devastating artistic crisis--composing and performing block. His desperate efforts at self-healing take him on a spiritual journey through the city of the title as he encounters friends, confidants, and religious counselor's dispensing hard-earned wisdom. Memphis itself plays a leading role in the film, by way of richly textured, sunlight-imbued images of streets and houses, churches and roads. With his loamy mosaic of drifting moods and troubled memories, Sutton offers a pictorial translation of the blues, a vision of an American classicism sheltered by the urban landscape's mystical embrace." -Richard Brody, The New Yorker

FESTIVALS

XIX International Ballet Festival of Miami 2014
September 6 - 14, 2014
Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.internationalballetfestival.org
The Miami Hispanic Ballet Company was established in 1993, as a non for profit dance organization dedicated to identifying and promoting professional dance artists of Hispanic descent in Miami-Dade County. The MHB has produced and presented major gala performances of proven artistic excellence and is the umbrella company for the annual International Ballet Festival of Miami.

Miami Fashion Film Festival
September 11 - 14, 2014
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.miafff.com
Adding to Miami's art and cultural offerings, the Miami Fashion Film Festival (MIAFFF) celebrates the films and filmmakers that creatively examine the art, culture, and business of fashion, both locally and internationally. Offering a close and colorful look at the creative and fast-paced world of the fashion industry, screenings include documentaries, designer brand and experimental shorts, fashion-in-film classics as well as the style-filled movies that have inspired our love of fashion.

Food Truck & Music Festival FREE
Wednesday, September 24, 5:00 p.m.
North Shore Park Band Shell, 7275 Collins Avenue
www.mbculture.com
Miami Beach's North Shore Park Bandshell & Ocean Terrace will celebrate the North Beach area welcoming the Miami Beach Food Truck and Music Fest!


OTHER CULTURAL EVENTS

Secrets to Successful Photography FREE
Wednesday, September 3, 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 10, 6:00 p.m.
North Shore Branch Library, 7501 Collins Avenue
305.864.5392 www.mdpls.org
This program is intended for ages 18 and up. Registration with the branch is required and limited to 20 participants.

North Shore National Register District Tour
Saturday, September 6, 9:30 a.m.
SE Corner of 73 Street and Collins Avenue
305.672.2014 www.mdpl.org
The tour will use the buildings and streetscape to tell three stories: 1. how the area has been preserved and what needs to be done to continue its preservation; 2. how the designs used in the area came to be; and, 3. the history of the area that provides context for stories 1 & 2. Cost: $20.

Family Day Discovering Design: Graphic Design FREE
Saturday, September 6, 11:30 a.m.
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
Don't miss the next Discovering Design Free Family Day.  Kids and adults will explore graphic design in the library collection, watch a film, and work with local graphic designer Vassoula Vasiliou to create their own stamps!

Museum Tours
Saturdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27, 2:00 p.m.
Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Avenue
305.673.7530 www.bassmuseum.org
Docent led tours of the museum exhibitions. For more Info:  www.bassmuseum.org or call 305.673.7530 Members and Miami Beach Residents: free. Non-members: $8 (cost of museum admission).

Studio Crawl FREE
Saturday, September 6, 7:00 p.m.
ArtCenter South Florida, 800/810/924 Lincoln Road
www.artcentersf.org
ArtCenter's Studio Crawl, held every first Saturday of the month, invites visitors to wander throughout the ArtCenter's two buildings, exchange with our artists in their studios and view our current exhibitions.

Jewish Food Walking Tours
Sunday, September 7, 11:00 a.m.
Sunday, September 21, 11:00 a.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
305.672.5044 www.jmof.fiu.edu
In conjunction with its Growers, Grocers & Gefilte Fish exhibition, Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU is proud to host a Walking Food Tour! Learn the history of the SoFi neighborhood and the staple Jewish-owned restaurants in the area past and present, including tastings from places such as My Ceviche, Aroma Espresso Bar, Pita Loca, and of course key lime pie from Joe's Stone Crab Restaurant. You'll also hear about historic
Jewish businesses and restaurants, including the Nemo Hotel, Goldstein & Gilbert's, Famous and Friedman's. This Walking Food Tour will be an exciting adventure for locals and visitors alike - and your taste buds will thank you!

Mondays at the Museum Series: Refugee Jews in Lisbon under the Salazar Regime during the Second World War
Monday, September 8, 7:00 p.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
305.672.5044 www.jmof.fiu.edu
Researcher Marina Pignatelli of the University of Lisbon will share the memories of Jews who took refuge in Portugal during World War II. She will also discuss scholarly concepts of memory, refugee status, and rites of passage. $5 JMOF-FIU Members; $10 Non-Members; Free for Students with valid ID.

A Cultural Journey through Hawaii and Polynesia FREE
Saturday, September 13, 11:00 a.m.
Miami Beach Regional Library, 227 22nd Street
305.535.4219 www.mdpls.org
Ages 5-12 years.

Stories con Sabor - 500 Years of Hispanic Culture FREE
Saturday, September 13, 11:00 a.m.
North Shore Branch Library, 7501 Collins Avenue
305.864.5392 www.mdpls.org
This program is intended for all ages.

"Writing 'Up' to Children and Young Adults" with Author Matt de la Pena FREE
Tuesday, September 16, 6:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Regional Library, 227 22nd Street
305.535.4219 www.mdpls.org
This is a program for adults. Registration with the branch is required and limited to 25 participants.

Scandinavia during the Holocaust Years FREE
Tuesday, September 16, 6:30 p.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
305.672.5044 www.jmof.fiu.edu
Former Honorary Consul of Finland in South Florida, Dr. Cami Hofstadter will examine the role each Scandinavian country played during the Holocaust-from Norway' inability to prevent its Jewish citizens from deportation to Denmark' heroic attempts to save its Jewish citizens. RSVP: 786-972-3175 or info@jewishmuseum.com

Impossible Heights: Skyscrapers, Flight, and the Master Builder FREE
Friday, September 19, 7:00 p.m.
Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
www.wolfsonian.org 
Join us for a special talk with renowned architectural historian Adnan Morshed, as he examines how airplanes and the glorification of height in the 1920s and '30s led to a new aesthetic among designers and architects.

World War I: A Century Later - Origins and Legacies FREE
Saturday, September 20, 2:00 p.m.
New World Center, 500 17 Street
www.wolfsonian.org
Keynote Speaker: Michael Neiberg, Ph.D., Professor of History, Army War College, Carlisle, Pa.; Author, Dance of the Furies: Europe and the Outbreak of World War I. Panelists: Dominique K. Reill, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Miami; Jessica Adler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Departments of History and Health & Policy Management, Florida International University; Michael Miller, Ph.D., Professor, Department of History, University of Miami. Music from World War I will be featured. Reception will follow program. Registration and tickets required.

Draw Imaginary Beings with Edwin Villasmil FREE
Monday, September 22, 4:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Regional Library, 227 22nd Street
305.535.4219 www.mdpls.org
Register by phone or sign up at the Library?s Children?s Desk. The program is intended for children ages 5-12 years.

Mondays at the Museum Series: The Role of Religion in the Arab Israel Conflict
Monday, September 22, 7:00 p.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
305.672.5044 www.jmof.fiu.edu
Lecture by Professor Tudor Parfitt. This lecture looks at the way both Judaism and Islam have been co-opted into the ethnic and political struggle between Jews and Arabs in Palestine/Israel. $5 JMOF-FIU Members; $10 Non-Members; Free for Students with valid ID.

Mr. Munchlee's Magic Top Hat FREE
Wednesday, September 24, 11:00 a.m.
Miami Beach Regional Library, 227 22nd Street
305.535.4219 www.mdpls.org
All ages.

MiChiMu Interactive Storytelling FREE
Thursday, September 25, 10:30 a.m.
South Shore Branch Library, 131 Alton Road
305.535.4223 www.mdpls.org
This program is suitable for children aged 19 months to 3 years.

Gay and Lesbian Walking Tour
Saturday, September 27, 5:00 p.m.
Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
305.672.2014 www.mdpl.org
The Miami Design Preservation League has joined forces with the Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau to bring you this ninety-minute guided walking tour on the fourth Saturday of each month. Tour departs from MDPL's Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive at 10th Street. Reservations are not required. Tickets are $20. MDPL and MDGLCC members may participate at no charge.

Mondays at the Museum Series: Will the Circle be Unbroken?
Monday, September 29, 7:00 p.m.
Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, 301 Washington Avenue
305.672.5044 www.jmof.fiu.edu
Lecture by Dr. Andrew Gottlieb. Even the first of the Hebrews feared they would be the last. Beginning with Abraham and Sara's apprehension that they would not conceive a child and pass on their heritage l'dor v'dor, from one generation to the next, each successive generation of the Jewish people has also feared that it would be the last. These fears have been built on a history of exile, pogrom, Holocaust and many other threats, yet the Jewish people have endured these trials over thousands of years. Reeling from the recent Religion & Public Life Project (Pew, 2013), Jewish America is following in this tradition of anxiety over its survival. Without dismissing these veritable and alarming concerns, this lecture will examine them in the context of Jewish American history over the previous century, and discuss inspiring new trends that will balance this concern with a dose of optimism. $5 JMOF-FIU Members; $10 Non- Members; Free for Students with valid ID.

Fridays at the Wolf FREE
Fridays, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave.
www.wolfsonian.org 
FREE gallery admission. Tours begin at 6:00 p.m. with innovative programming at 7:00 p.m. 

Guided, Private and Self-Guided Tours of the Art Deco Historic District
Ongoing
Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
www.mdpl.org
All tours take approximately 90 minutes. Prices vary.

Art Deco Bike and Segway Tours
Ongoing
Bike and Roll, 210 Tenth Street
305.905.2055 www.bikeandroll.com/locations/miami-deco.aspx
$39 adults/$29 kids and students.