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Miami Film: Film Around Miami

Below are our Miami Film recommendations, with information on location, admission, transportation/parking, theater history and other points of interest in Miami Art.

Cinema Paradiso

In conjunction with Emerging Pictures, Fort Lauderdale’s Cinema Paradiso screens first runs of independent and foreign pictures. The theater’s programming also frequently includes South Florida premieres and special events, as well as the monthly Cinema Verite, a film and discussion series that features an eclectic mix of indie films. Opera buffs also love Cinema Pardiso for its screenings of high-definition broadcasts from Milan’s La Scala Opera. ...more...

Colony Theater

The stunning Colony Theater is fully deserving of its status as a landmark in the National Register of Historic Places, as anyone who spots it along Lincoln Road in Miami Beach can attest. Designed in the distinctive Art Deco style and opened in 1934 as a Paramount Pictures movie house, the Colony has functioned primarily as a live-performance space since 1986. However, motion pictures are sometimes screened here and cinema …more…

Cosford Cinema

Named by the Miami New Times as the best art cinema, Cosford Cinema screens international and independent movies, student film festivals, and special programs. The Cosford, located on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus, is frequently used for lecture series and events that have brought in renowned guest speakers like Kevin Spacey, John Landis, Richard Gere, and UM alum Ray Liotta.

The Bill Cosford Cinema is a 240-seat state-of-the-art facility capable …more…

Miami Beach Cinematheque

The Miami Beach Cinematheque, located on Española Way, is the home of the Miami Beach Film Society, an organization dedicated to providing an alternative to the mainstream movie-going experience. The society hosts screenings of an array of festivals and film series at the Cinematheque, which contains a wonderful library, allowing patrons to sit back and enjoy a good book before or after movie showings. There is also a coffee bar, …more…

Tower Theater

The Tower Theater began as a silent-movie house in 1926, but is now under the auspices of Miami Dade College. Located on Calle Ocho in Little Havana, the Tower supports the arts and the community with film screenings, exhibitions, performances, and free lectures from Miami-Dade faculty and other local scholars. Many of the films shown at the Tower Theater are in Spanish, or English-language movies with Spanish subtitles. ...more...