“From Sinai to Selma,” will explore the shared history and achievements of the Jewish and African-American communities. The Children’s Services Council and the Jewish Federation of Broward is bringing together South Florida locals for the screening of the film, From Swastika to Jim Crow, which illuminates the story of Jewish intellectuals who escaped Nazi Germany and then faced anti-Semitism in the U.S., only to be embraced by Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the segregated South. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion that covers the history and present-day collaborations among Jews and African-Americans in Broward.
United Way of Miami-Dade is hosting a movie night showing For Once in My Life, a film about the Spirit of Goodwill Band which is made up of musicians with a wide range of mental and physical disabilities. Get inspired and learn how this unique group turned their disabilities into a driving force to overcome obstacles by getting inside look into their day-to-day lives, concert footage and behind the scenes. The film producer and some of the movie starts will be in attendance. Popcorn and soda will be served. In the spirit of coming together, movie goers are encouraged to bring a dish representative of their culture to share with guests. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Maven Leadership Collective is bring folks together to discuss the good, the bad, and the patriarchy of the political arena, through the lens of gender, race, and film.
At a moment of historic volatility in American politics, join Maven Leadership Collective and O Cinema for a screening of the much-anticipated documentary, Knock Down the House. See four women build a movement of insurgent candidates challenging powerful incumbents in Congress without political experience or corporate money. Their efforts result in a legendary upset. Then we will engage in a spirited discussion with local female elected officials, organizers, strategists, and former candidates to better understand the headwinds women encounter when navigating the political landscape in South Florida.
The Children's Movement of Florida, in partnership with Miami Children's Initiative, invites all South Florida locals to connect on a deeper level and share the challenges Miamians face in giving children the best start possible. We will watch excerpts of the No Small Matter documentary and share our different experiences and perspectives on the importance of the first years of a human life.
Stirling Library Friends and Cinema Paradiso, a Hollywood landmark, is bringing together South Florida locals for a showing of Ramen Shop, a film focused on a young ramen chef who leaves his hometown in Japan to embark on a culinary journey to Singapore to find out the truth about his past. A discussion for all the foreign film lovers across Broward County will be held after the showing. Admission is $9 (comes with free popcorn for Friends of the Stirling Road Library.
We will have free ramen noodles from 12:45-1:30 so come and grab a bite to eat before the movie!
Join us for a memorable and inspiring evening. Temple Sinai of Hollywood and Temple Solel of Hollywood is bringing together South Florida locals to view an award-winning film about the voyage of the SS St. Louis, whose 900+ passengers were tragically turned away from our shores. Meet a survivor from the St Louis and the film's writer/director/producer. After, enjoy a candle-lighting ceremony and performance by the Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida. Additional parking can be found in the Sheridan Plaza.