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Miami Beach Cinemateque

1130 Washington Avenue, south side, ground floor, Historic City Hall, Miami Beach, FL 33119
305-673-4567
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Ranked #13 of 48 attractions in Miami Beach
Type: Movie Theaters
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New York City, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Miami Beach Cinematheque is a small indie movie theater located off the first floor lobby of the historic old Miami Beach City Hall at 1100 Washington Ave in South Beach. As a bonafide artsy-fartsy film-geek, I've attended this theater ever since it was at its older & smaller location on Espanola Way. Don't get me wrong, I luv the multiplex... More

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Winter Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

My wife and I were in Miami Beach for a conference and noticed that the romantic film "Before Midnight" was playing at the Cinemateque, which we had not heard about previously. The film is part of a trilogy (so far) following the romance of a couple over a nearly 20 year period. Our 41st anniversary was on Sunday of the... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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79 reviews 79 reviews
16 attraction reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Art movie houses used to be old theaters with seats and fixtures well beyond their useful lives. The Miami Beach Cinemateque is an intimate first class theater with the latest in sound, screen and projection systems for a theater its size. Check out the varied weekly schedules for a mixture of independent and foreign flicks. You will find the prices... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Whats not to like? You get foreign films or documentaries in a small but true theater setting, and espresso, snacks, I believe wine too. If you're local or partially local, become a member. This is the kind of place Miami needs more of! I love that it's a coupla' blocks walk from home.

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Montreal, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

If you want to see a great documentary, think about an important issue of modern day, learn about something you would not see anywhere in a large theatre, award winning documentary and the best part to compliment would be the actual address of a relevant speaker.. I attended "Ingredients" which was a short documentary about healthy foods available at Farmers... More

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Morgantown
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

So glad the Cinemathique is there. It seems underutilized by residents of miami beach. But they have an exciting, eclectic collection of independent films. The atmosphere is what you would expect of serious independent film buffs. The building itself is awesome.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Very active cinematheque and fine place with bistro, books and photos. Classics films (Chaplin, Buster Keaton) and also the top production of the year (The beasts of southern wild).

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Miami
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Thank you Miami Beach. Keep this great tradition alive. Located in the heart of South Beach in the old City Hall, the Cinematheque plays movies and documentaries that the Multiplex won't show

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Vancouver, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

great alternative to the mainstream crap that chokes this town. great foreign and indie and sundance films. cute cafe.

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miami
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012 via mobile

Just sat down to be entertained by Diane Vreeland's story... this place looks awesome and has a really good lineup of movies both American and foreign ones. The atmosphere is really great and just hear they will be opening an adjacent cafe during Basel. If you like foreign movies this is the place to be. Check it out! Who said... More

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