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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 #17 of 50 Attractions in Miami Beach
Type: Movie Theaters
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Miami, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Finally a locale in Miami where you can meet educated people with much to discuss and share. The theater is very intimate and very cozy. No alcohol unfortunately but very posh yet for a low cost.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Around 11th, half a dozen blocks south of the heart of the tourist activities is a wonderful art cinema that shows a full, heavy rotation of art, foreign and festival films. It's located in the historic city hall building with a screening room, small gallery, and cafe. An unexpected and terrific asset of SoBe.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Foreign award winning movies tucked behind red velvet curtains & covered benches with sick throw pillows...enjoy an espresso or gourmet dark chocolate while watching a film you won't see anywhere else! A real treat.

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Miami Beach, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Intimate, 75 seat theater that shows films you will not see at average multi plex cinemas. Has Nespresso coffee and gourmet snacks. Plus a small gallery whose exhibits change monthly. In the lovely old city hall building, right next to the police station on Washington Ave. Definitely worth the trip!!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I think one of the most beautiful beaches in the world Satisfactory facilities for the family and the family of swimmers Excellent facilities for transport in the evening and night for guests Perfect vehicle for commuting guests Easy access to groceries and food The beach is cleaned by workers Access to boat trips on the sea

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London
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77 reviews 77 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We booked on the internet to see a movie here, not knowing quite what it would be like. Inside an old building it fills one side off the entrance atrium. Beautifully set-up like a mix between a personal/club space (eg. books on shelves, posters on walls) and a public forum, it exudes style and personality. We loved it. There are... More

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New York City, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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91 reviews 91 reviews
23 attraction reviews
219 helpful votes 219 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
34 helpful votes 34 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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