Pedro Almovdovar at O Cinema

Juileta | Sony Pictures

Juileta | Sony Pictures

Starting on Friday, Dec 30th, O Cinema Miami Beach features a week-long retrospective featuring several of director Pedro Almodóvar's  best-loved films. Known for work that is beyond a genre, Almodovar is often considered one of the most exciting filmmakers in modern day cinema.

The films in the retrospective span multiple genres and include Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988), All about My Mother (1999) and Volver (2006) among others. It will culminate with the release of his 20th feature Julieta (2016) on Jan 6th. Julieta explores the story of a mother and daughter, estranged after a family loss. 

Pedro Almodóvar is a Spanish film director, screenwriter, producer and former actor who came to prominence in the late 1980s for his comedy-drama style. He has won two Academy Awards, six European Film Awards, two Golden Globes and developed a global following. 

O Cinema Miami Beach
500 71st St, Miami Beach

MBC's 2016 Independent Film Retrospective

courtesy MBC

courtesy MBC

In advance of the Independent Spirit Awards on February 25th, the Miami Beach Cinematheque celebrate's its nominees – screening some of the best films of the year. From December 28th to January 8th, the theater will screen films including the acclaimed American Honey, Miami's Moonlight, and Christine – a film based on true events of the story of Christine Chubbuck, an ambitious reporter working in Florida in the 1970s.

For the full schedule, click here

Miami Beach Cinematheque
Historic City Hall
1130 Washington Ave, Miami Beach


Gutter Films November Noir Nights

in a lonely place

Gutter Films presents In A Lonely Place on November 17th at the Miami-Dade Public Library, Downtown. As the third installment of a series for November Noir nights, In A Lonely Place turns Noir Literature into a dark classic. The first film produced by Humphrey Bogart's own Santana Productions, it is also regarded as one of Bogart's darkest performances as Dixon Steele. The film also stars the sinful and seductive Gloria Graham as Laurel Gray. 

Gutter Films has been screening noir films throughout the Miami area. After a two year hiatus, Gutter Films is partnering with the MDPLS to bring three films to life. Attendees are encouraged to read Dorothy Hughes In a Lonely Place before the screening. Free popcorn and coffee.

Miami-Dade Public Library
Screening in the Lounge | 6:00 pm
101 Flagler St | Miami