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offered in Miami has expanded to include a film curriculum offered
by a variety of local organizations. style="text-align: center;"> (Part One: href="http://tropicult.com/2011/08/tropical-cinematheque-part-2-more-miami-film-culture/"
target="_blank">Tropical Cinémathèque: The Miami Film
Miami Museum of Modern Art
alt="" width="280" height="127" />The Miami Musuem of Modern
Art, target="_blank">MOCA, just hosted Optic Nerve 13
Film Festival as a part of the 15th anniversary of the
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami. This year MOCA broadened
the scope of its annual Optic Nerve Film Festival, for the first
time, submissions were accepted from artists around the country
allowing MOCA to create new connections and contexts for the
participating artists. Over 150 submissions were recieived
and reviewed by a jury of film and art professionals. The
Bress, was announced just a couple days ago.
[blackbirdpie id="107612976806240256"] As a part of Films At
MOCA, the museum will be premiering Strangers No
More, on Wednesday, October 26 with a special introduction by
executive producer, Lin Arison. Free with museum
alt="" width="280" height="186" />The MOCA Art
Institute also offers an array of comprehensive educational
programs in art and communications that promote a well-rounded
understanding of art and the world using an engaging curriculum and
incorporating the dynamic museum environment to build skills,
develop aesthetic analysis and promote creativity through exposure,
experience and interdisciplinary discussion.
alt="" width="280" height="155" /> href="http://www.mdc.edu/culture/tower.htm"
target="_blank">Tower Theater, one of Miami’s
oldest cultural landmarks, opened in December of 1926. At the time,
it was the finest and most modern theater in the South. In
2002, under the auspices of the Cultural Affairs
Department, the City of Miami authorized Miami Dade College to
manage theater operations. Tower Theatre serves as a gathering
place for cultural connections in Little Havana, offering the
community alternative and culturally specific exhibitions,
performances, educational lectures, and film.
Beloved local record store
Records is an active supporter of the arts. They support
cinema via a local listing for independent theaters,
target="_blank">event and screening information, and
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alt="" width="180" height="278" />Recently, Sweat Records and
Cinema partnered to present, Cinematique 6-Pack, a
bi-weekly series of six music-related movie screenings. The first
was the South Florida premiere of a modern dark comedy, href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1612774/"
target="_blank">Rubber, directed by Quentin Dupieux
aka international DJ and producer Mr. Oizo. Earlier this
month, Sweat Records hosted a workshop to help empower Miami’s
local music-makers with href="http://www.legalartmiami.org/"
target="_blank">LegalArt, an organization dedicated to
providing artists with affordable legal services, grants and
educational opportunities. The IP (Intellectual Property)
Bootcamp: Copyright Infringement for the
Musician program featured attorney and artist Michael
Longo discussing copyright infringement in the music arena, and how
infringement is shown in court through relevant cases of music
involved in memorable cases.
Gusman Center for Performing
alt="" width="280" height="361" /> The href="http://www.gusmancenter.org/" target="_blank">Gusman
Center for the Performing Arts hosted the third
season of “Flickin Summer Movies’ showcasing cult classics
including The Breakfast Club and Ferris Buellers Day Off. The
center hosted happy hours before screenings followed by a dance
party with DJ spinning retro-classics. This fall, the Gusman
Center, with Miami Downtown Development Authority, will be
offering complimentary screenings of the documentary, href="http://www.gusmancenter.org/events/" target="_blank">I
Am. Tom Shadyac, the director of Jim Carrey’s comedies
Bruce Almighty, Liar Liar and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, and Eddie
Murphy’s The Nutty Professor, shot a documentary on how to change
the world. I Am follows Shadyac on a
twenty-first century quest for enlightenment.