Head to Little Havana’s famous arthouse cinema to see stories of Frida Kahlo, Paul Cézanne, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and other famous artists staged

MIAMI (July 6, 2022) – From an intriguing portrayal of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo to a stunning film examining the remarkable and often controversial Renoir Collection of the Barnes Foundation of Philadelphia and more, Miami Dade College (MDC) Miami Tower Theater will present seven art films on the big screen, from Tuesday July 19, 2022 to Tuesday April 18, 2023.

Two of the films, ‘Hopper’ about American realist painter and printmaker Edward Hopper, and ‘The Last Vermeer’, based on the true story of Dutch artist, portrait painter and forger Han van Meergeren, are new to Tower audiences. Theater Miami. While the other five featured films, including “Frida Kahlo”, are returning to theaters due to popular demand.

“We started scheduling Exhibition on Screen films a few years ago and were immediately blown away by the appreciation from our audience and the strong demand to see more, said Nicolas Calzada, Acting Executive Director of the MDC’s Tower Theater Miami and Miami. Film festival. “These are visually stunning, entertaining and informative documentaries that make you feel like you spent the evening at the Louvre, the Met or the Prado. These films appeal to art lovers but are also totally accessible to non-expert viewers who simply want to learn more and enjoy the imagery. We’re looking forward to this new season, which combines some new stuff with some of the series’ most beloved movies.

This summer, Tower Theater Miami will also feature a “Kitsch Medley” art exhibit by local Cuban-American visual artist Daniel Marin. A self-taught artist, Marin combines elements of pop, abstraction, street art, carpentry and take-off, to reveal colorful and surreal moments in time in his paintings. The public will have the opportunity to view the FREE “Kitsch Medley” exhibit on the second floor of the Tower Theater Miami. Details will be announced soon.

Tower Theater Miami Art Film Series schedule below:

  • Tuesday July 19, at 7 p.m. – “Frida Kahlo”
  • Tuesday 16 August, at 7 pm – “Canaletto and the art of Venice”
  • Tuesday, September 20 at 7 p.m. – “Goya Visions of Flesh and Blood”
  • Tuesday, October 18 at 7 p.m. – “Hopper”
  • Tuesday 29 November, at 7 p.m. – “Cézanne: Portraits of a life”
  • Tuesday, December 13, at 7 p.m. – “Renoir: Revered and Reviled”
  • Tuesday, April 18, at 7 p.m. – “Vermeer: ​​the successful exhibition”

Tower Theater Miami is located in the heart of Little Havana at 1508 SW 8e Street. Tickets for the art film series are $15 per person per film and $13 for Miami Film Society members. To purchase tickets, learn about upcoming events, or inquire about event rentals, visit

The MDC’s historic Tower Theater Miami opened in December 1926 and is one of the city’s oldest landmarks. Located on Calle Ocho in the heart of Little Havana, Tower Theater Miami is located next to famous Domino Park and close to Ball & Chain, Azucar Ice Cream, and other popular restaurants, bars, and shops. As a social gathering space for film and culture lovers, the Art Deco-style arthouse cinema offers indoor cinematic experiences on the big screen, with independent, international and subtitled films in Spanish, exciting events, educational and culture-specific opportunities. exhibitions. Additionally, Tower Theater Miami is available for private event rentals and viewing parties.

Tower Theater Miami hosts the year-round Miami Film Festival of MDC (March 3-12, 2023) and GEMS (November 3-6, 2022) and the location for the Miami Film Society’s monthly screenings. For updates, visit @towertheatermiami on social media and


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