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THE HANDMAIDEN
Multiple screenings November 1 - 16, 2016
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
From Park Chan-wook, the celebrated director of Oldboy, Lady Vengeance and Stoker, comes a ravishing new crime drama. Park presents a gripping and sensual tale of two women - a young Japanese Lady living on a secluded estate, and a Korean woman who is hired to serve as her new handmaiden, but is secretly plotting with a conman to defraud her of a large inheritance. Inspired by the novel Fingersmith by British author Sarah Waters, The Handmaiden borrows the most dynamic elements of its source material and combines it with Park Chan-wook's singular vision to create an unforgettable viewing experience. (In Korean with English subtitles)

SEPHARDIC FILM NIGHT FREE
Tuesday, November 1, 7:30 p.m.
Temple Moses, 1200 Normandy Drive
www.jewishfilmfestival.org
Celebrating Sephardic art & culture with two film premieres, a live chorale performance, and a guest filmmaker hosting a talk back about documentary cinema.

SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES presented by Citi®: Swing Vote FREE
Wednesday, November 2, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
www.mbculture.com
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday nights RAIN OR SHINE! This week: Swing Vote (2008) Directed by Joshua Michael Stern. The FREE SoundScape Cinema Series presented by Citi® encourages you to bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass please.

Masters of Jewish Cinema Series
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
Thursday, November 3, 7:00 p.m.
Studio Heads: Jack Warner/WB FOOTLIGHT PARADE James Cagney channels Busby Berkeley as a Broadway director who comes up with a scheme to break into movies through stunning, kaleidoscopic dance routines. Hosted by Andrew Strycharski, Director of the Film Studies program at Florida International University.
Thursday, November 10, 7:00 p.m.
Studio Heads: Louis B. Mayer & Irving Thalberg/MGM A NIGHT AT THE OPERA
A sly business manager and two wacky friends of two opera singers help them achieve success while humiliating their stuffy and snobbish enemies. Hosted by Kai Sacco, member of the Florida Film Critics Circle. He currently is studying for his B.S. degree in Film Production at the University of Miami's Motion Pictures Program.
Thursday, November 17, 7:00 p.m.
Studio Heads: Joseph Schenck/FOX MOON OVER MIAMI
Irresistible girl-next-door Betty Grable stars as Kay Latimer, who, along with her sister Susan (Carole Landis), heads to Florida in search of a rich husband in this spirited musical comedy.Hosted by Michelle Solomon, Editor of Miami Art Zine and a syndicated movie reviewer for Local10.com.

CERTAIN WOMEN
Multiple screenings November 4 - 23, 2016
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
One of America's foremost filmmakers, Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy, Meek's Cutoff) directs a remarkable ensemble cast led by Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart, and Laura Dern in this stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer (Dern) who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother (Williams) whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student (Stewart) who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand (radiant newcomer Lily Gladstone). As their stories intersect in subtle but powerful ways, a portrait emerges of flawed, but strong-willed individuals in the process of defining themselves.

Psycho: On 35mm
Saturday, November 5, 11:30 p.m.
O Cinema Miami Beach, 500 71 Street
www.o-cinema.org
In 1960, Alfred Hitchcock was already famous as the screen?s master of suspense (and perhaps the best-known film director in the world) when he released PSYCHO and forever changed the shape and tone of the screen thriller. From its first scene, in which an unmarried couple balances pleasure and guilt in a lunchtime liaison in a cheap hotel (hardly a common moment in a major studio film in 1960), PSYCHO announced that it was taking the audience to places it had never been before, and on that score what followed would hardly disappoint.

Così fan tutte: Royal Opera
Sunday, November 6, 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 9, 6:30 p.m.
O Cinema Miami Beach, 500 71 Street
www.o-cinema.org
Semyon Bychkov conducts a cast of young and up-and-coming talent including American soprano Corinne Winters in a new production of Mozart and Da Ponte's opera on the nature of love.

AN IMAGE Film Series: Black Radical Imagination
Sunday, November 6, 8:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
The notion of the Black Radical Imagination stemmed from a series of discussions around the boundaries and limitations that are historically given to people of color in the realm of the cinematic. Black Radical Imagination is a touring program of visual shorts that delve into the worlds of new media, video art, and experimental narrative. Focusing on new stories within the Diaspora, each artist contributes their own vision of postmodern society through the state of current black culture. An artistic movement and school of thought, Black Radical Imagination focuses on aesthetics of afrofuturism, afrosurrealism, and the magnificent through the context of cinema.

Screening the Holocaust Film Series: FIGHTER FREE
Monday, November 7, 7:00 p.m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.miamijewishfilmfestival.com
A unique adventure unfolds as two friends, Arnost Lustig and Jan Wiener, take a risky road trip into their past. Together, the two survivors of Hitler's invasion of Czechoslovakia who now live in America revisit scenes of romance, humor, and narrow escapes from death in Terezin, a labor camp where Arnost Lustig was interned for five years and Jan's mother was murdered.

SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES presented by Citi®: American Graffiti FREE
Wednesday, November 9, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
www.mbculture.com
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday nights RAIN OR SHINE! This week: American Graffiti (1973) Directed by George Lucas. The FREE SoundScape Cinema Series presented by Citi® encourages you to bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass please.

Certain Women
Opens November 11, 2016
O Cinema Miami Beach, 500 71 Street
www.o-cinema.org
This look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest follows a lawyer (Laura Dern) who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother (Michelle Williams) whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student (Kristen Stewart) who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand (Lily Gladstone). 

Israeli Film Night Series: APPLES FROM THE DESERT FREE
Monday, November 14, 7:30 p.m.
Miami Beach JCC, 4221 Pine Tree Drive
www.miamijewishfilmfestival.com
The rebellious teenage daughter of Orthodox Jewish parents journeys into the secular world in this timeless and moving tale that poignantly explores themes of love and reconciliation.

SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES presented by Citi®: Finding Dory FREE
Wednesday, November 16, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
www.mbculture.com
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday nights RAIN OR SHINE! This week: Finding Dory (2016) Directed by Andrew Stanton. The FREE SoundScape Cinema Series presented by Citi® encourages you to bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass please.

AQUARIUS
Multiple screenings November 18 - 30, 2016
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
Vitagraph Films presents AQUARIUS, from director Kleber Mendonça Filho ("Neighboring Sounds"), starring Sonia Braga ("Kiss of the Spider Woman"). in changing, oceanfront Recife, Brazil, Sonia Braga's 'Clara,' a vibrant, former music critic, is a force to be reckoned with when she defies corrupt real estate developers who are trying to harass her into selling her apartment so they can raze the building and put up a luxury condo tower. AQUARIUS is a portrait of modern Brazilian life in this story that touches on the preservation of history, community and lifestyle, politics, class, racial divides, sexuality, culture, family, the communication between generations and more - all set to a soundtrack that includes artists that range from Queen to Brazilian vocalist Roberto Carlos.

ASCENSO ADVENTURE FILM NIGHT
Friday, November 18, 8:00 p.m.
Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road
www.colonytheatremiamibeach.com
Ascenso Film Night is a Latin American film festival featuring the best adventure short films from Venezuela, Chile, Argentina and Colombia. 

AMERICAN HONEY
Multiple screenings November 19 - 30, 2016
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
Star (Sasha Lane), a teenage girl from a troubled home runs away with a travelling sales crew that drives across the American mid-west selling Magazine subscriptions door to door. Finding her feet in this gang of teenagers, one of whom is Jake (Shia LaBeouf), she soon gets into the group's lifestyle of hard partying, law-bending and young love.

Anastasia: Royal Ballet
Sunday, November 20, 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 23, 6:30 p.m.
O Cinema Miami Beach, 500 71 Street
www.o-cinema.org
Kenneth MacMillan's full-length ballet is a compelling exploration of identity in the turbulent wake of the Russian Revolution.

Loving
Opens November 23, 2016
O Cinema Miami Beach, 500 71 Street
www.o-cinema.org
From acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols, LOVING celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving (Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), who married and then spent the next nine years fighting for the right to live as a family in their hometown. Their civil rights case, Loving v. Virginia, went all the way to the Supreme Court, which in 1967 reaffirmed the very foundation of the right to marry ? and their love story has become an inspiration to couples ever since.

SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES presented by Citi®: The Angry Birds Movie FREE
Wednesday, November 23, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
www.mbculture.com
Enjoy free movies every Wednesday nights RAIN OR SHINE! This week: The Angry Birds Movie (2016) Directed by Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly. The FREE SoundScape Cinema Series presented by Citi® encourages you to bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass please.

SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES presented by Citi®: Rent FREE
Wednesday, November 23, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
www.mbculture.com
Special screening for White Party Week! Rent (2005) Directed by Chris Columbus. The FREE SoundScape Cinema Series presented by Citi® encourages you to bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass please.

MOONLIGHT
Multiple screenings November 25 - 30, 2016
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
Moonlight is the tender, heartbreaking story of a young man's struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality. Anchored by astonishing performances and the singular vision of filmmaker Barry Jenkins, Moonlight is a groundbreaking exploration of masculinity-a sensual, intoxicating piece of cinema that uncovers deep truths about the moments that define us, the people who shape us most, and the ache of love that can last a lifetime.

King Lear: Royal Shakespeare Company
Sunday, November 27, 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 23, 6:30 p.m.
O Cinema Miami Beach, 500 71 Street
www.o-cinema.org
Antony Sher returns to the RSC to play King Lear, one of the greatest parts written by Shakespeare in this, one of Shakespeare's most epic and powerful plays.

SOUNDSCAPE CINEMA SERIES presented by Citi®: ART BASEL FREE
Wednesday, November 30, 8:00 p.m.
Exostage @ Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17 Street
www.mbculture.com
Video Art cureated by Art Basel Miami Beach. The FREE SoundScape Cinema Series presented by Citi® encourages you to bring your blanket or beach chair and picnic! No glass please.

FESTIVALS

NORTH BEACH SALSA & LATIN MUSIC FESTIVAL FREE
Saturday, November 5, 5:00 p.m.
North Beach Band Shell, 7275 Collins Avenue
www.northbeachbandshell.com
The 3rd annual North Beach Salsa and Latin Music Festival returns to the North Beach Bandshell, presented by salsa star Melina Almodovar y her Orquesta. Melina "La Muñeca de la Salsa" promises an evening of great Latin music and dance. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Miami Short Film Festival 2017
November 14 - 19, 2016
Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Avenue, First Floor
www.mbcinema.com
For one week this fall, the Miami short Film Festival (a.k.a. MsFF) will showcase short films vetted from among over 800 submissions from around the world. The films are organized thematically, representing a full range of human experience as reflected by the filmmakers in the categories of Documentary, Experimental, Narrative (fiction), Animation, Music Video, Environmental, Webisode and Cell Shorts. Events include film screenings, Q&A's with filmmakers and cast members, opening and closing celebrations and a red carpet premiere.

Food Truck Music Fest: CUBAN AMERICAN ORGAN
Wednesday, November 16, 6:00 p.m.
North Beach Band Shell, 7275 Collins Avenue
www.northbeachbandshell.com
Please note date shift this month? Dinner at a show! Enjoy the monthly Food Truck night along Ocean Terrace - a great assortment of dining options from all your favorite food trucks. Yoga! Front Yard Theater Collective! This month we feature the incredible Cuban American Organ. Rhythm Foundation Board Member Pedro Menocal has just published a new book, Cubanisms: A Look at Cuba through Art and Words, with illustrations by Gustavo "Garrincha" Rodriguez.  Pedro and Gus will discuss the book, which shares some history and humor about the historic value of Cuban phrases. In addition to the live music inside the Bandshell, come enjoy a selection of dining treats along Ocean Terrace at the City of Miami Beach?s monthly Food Truck Fest. Front Yard Theater Collective also entertains the crowd.  Plus some Halloween Week surprises?

HOUSE OF CREATIVES MUSIC FESTIVAL: FLAMING LIPS, CRYSTAL CASTLES
Friday, November 18 & Saturday, November 19, 2016
North Beach Band Shell, 7275 Collins Avenue
www.northbeachbandshell.com
House of Creatives Music Festival, featuring The Flaming Lips, Crystal Castles and much more comes to Bandshell Park, November 18 & 19. HOC Fest is presented by Mishu, a collective of creatives in art and music who are pushing boundaries and making waves in Miami's vibrant cultural movement. Boasting a tightly curated lineup bringing a spectrum of sounds across indie-rock, electronic, and pop, HOC Fest will feature top-tier international acts including headliners The Flaming Lips, Crystal Castles, The Drums, and Breakbot as well as Empress Of, Ghostly International DJs (Shigeto, Beacon, Shallou), Jean Tonique, Pompeya, XAXO, Millionyoung, and a slew of other standout international and local Miami up-and-comers. Alongside the top notch music lineup, the event will include an array of art installations, gourmet food selections, local artisan vendors, and live art, creating a fully immersive cultural experience.

A Day at the Beach Celebrates Five Years of Music!
Saturday, November 26, 5:00 p.m.
North Beach Bandshell, 7275 Collins Avenue
www.communityartsandculture.org
Musical guests include: Nil Lara, Elastic Bond, Birdman's Clambake, Aaron Lebos, Reality and DJ Ephniko Dialecto. In addition, there will be live painting by local visual artist Amos, food and crafts for sale by various vendors, and a full bar. All ages; admission is just $5 (payable at the door)


OTHER CULTURAL EVENTS

Resident Night FREE
Wednesday, November 2, 7:00 p.m.
ArtCenter South Florida, 924 Lincoln Road
www.artcentersf.org
Held every first Wednesday of the month, invites visitors to wander throughout the building, exchange with our artists in their studios and view our current exhibitions.

Book Club: The Girl from the Coast
Friday, November 4, 7:00 p.m.
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
Prepare for our upcoming exhibition Modern Dutch Design by exploring the Dutch colony in Java! In Pramoedya Ananta Toer's The Girl from the Coast (1963), the story of a beautiful young woman from a fishing village is made especially poignant because it is based on the life of the author's own grandmother. Free for members and first-time participants // Join or RSVP by emailing bookclub@thewolf.fiu.edu.

MiMo on the Beach Walking Tour
Saturday, November 5, 9:30 a.m.
SE corner of 73 Street and Collins Avenue
www.mdpl.org
Want to learn more about Miami Modern architecture? The Miami Design Preservation League has joined forces with North Beach Development Corporation to bring you this ninety-minute guided walking tour. You?ll learn how to identify the many unique traits of MiMo architecture by visiting a number of different public and private buildings. Payment by cash or check ($25.00) will be taken at the start of the tour. MDPL members may participate at no charge.

Discovering Design Free Family Day: Color Dance FREE
Saturday, November 5, 1:00 p.m.
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
Discover how colors mix in The Pursuit of Abstraction! Take inspiration from Ann Jonas' Color Dance (1989), then create your own patterns and kaleidoscope with local artist Carolina Cueva to make color come alive. Free for children and accompanying adults // RSVP here.

Gay and Lesbian Walking Tour
Saturday, November 12, 11:00 a.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 second 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.

Open House: Modern Dutch Design FREE
Friday, November 18, 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
Let the trade winds carry you through Modern Dutch Design! Our open house includes free admission all day, happy hour specials in the café after 4pm, and tours led by curator Silvia Barisione and special guest experts. Tours begin at 11am, 2pm (with Dutch decorative arts scholar Frans Leidelmeijer), and 6pm (with internationally renowned artist Michelle Oka Doner).

ADW Poster Presentation and Signing Reception
Wednesday November 30, 7:00 p.m.
Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
305.672.2014 www.mdpl.org
Join us to celebrate Gabriela David, our 2017 Official Poster Artist. Enjoy live music and cocktails. Dance the night away with our friends from the South Florida Lindy Collective. Marvel at art exhibits from Sergey Serebrennikov and Cheyco Leidmann. Meet Gabriela David and get your 2017 Art Deco Weekend poster signed! 1920s attire admired but no required.

Friday Evening Guided Tours FREE
Weekly on Fridays, 6:00 p.m.
The Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Avenue
305.531.1001 www.wolfsonian.org
Learn more about The Wolfsonian collection and related art and design themes during a 45-minute, free guided tour of the permanent collection or temporary exhibitions.

Guided, Private and Self-Guided Tours of the Art Deco Historic District
Ongoing

Art Deco Welcome Center, 1001 Ocean Drive
All tours take approximately 90 minutes. Prices vary.