Great Gables Guide – Events In Coral Gables, Florida
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Film Series – Real Utopias
Thursday, October 10 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Two Movies – In The Park, and New Town Utopia are presented by Museum of Art and Design at MDC.
In the Park is a trip to the past. The year is 1962. The subject, a Sunday day in Miami Bay Front Park when the world was still innocent. The hidden camera, the free cinema, allows us to observe from a distance, to be voyeurs without being discovered. We see young and old in a sweet-and-sour situation, which gives the viewer a strange nostalgic feeling.
A journey of memory, place, and performance, New Town Utopia is a documentary feature about utopian dreams and concrete realities—the challenging, funny, and sometimes tragic story of the British new town of Basildon, Essex. Facing austerity, adversity and personal battles the artists, musicians, and poets of Basildon are individuals driven by their creative spirit to improve their community through art, poetry, music, and some rather angry puppets. New Town Utopia features Oscar-winning actor Jim Broadbent (Iris, Topsy-Turvy, Moulin Rouge) as the voice of Lewis Silkin MP.
Cosford Cinema is located on the second floor of the Memorial Classroom building on UM campus. Call 305-284-4861. http://www.cosfordcinema.com