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FILMS (almost) EVERY FRIDAY


South Florida Museum is pleased to present Film Fridays, our exciting film program presenting the best movies you've (n)ever seen – most Fridays* at 6pm.  



Ticket Pricing:  $7 General Admission

                              $5 Member Admission

Don’t forget to join us early for our selection of beer, wine, soft drinks and snacks available for purchase.  

Please note: The theater may be cold, sweaters or jackets are recommended.  

Seating is limited; paid reservations are required. 

Please contact 941-746-4131, ext. 13 for reservations and information.

Please arrive promptly: Pre-purchased program seats will be held until 5 minutes prior to program start time ONLY, at which time they may be released for re-sale (no refunds or exchanges will be given after the start of the program).

Upcoming Film Friday Events

BIG STAR: NOTHING CAN HURT ME w/ Billy Burke

Friday, August 28, 2015 6:30 PM
6:30 pm - Music by Billy Burke, a local singer-songwriter whose style has been compared to artists like Ed Sheeran and John Mayer.

7:30 pm - Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me (2012) Rated PG-13, 100 mins. Drew DeNicola's documentary traces the history of the highly influential power-pop band Big Star, which was headed by Alex Chilton. The band's three albums provided inspiration to a host of successful artists including R.E.M., The Replacements, and The Flaming Lips. Archival footage of the group is presented along with commentary from those who worked with them. 

Prices: $7 General Admission, $5 Member Admission 


Click here to purchase tickets now or call 941-746-4131, ext. 13.
Please arrive promptly: Pre-purchased program seats will be held until 5 minutes prior to program start time ONLY, at which time they may be released for re-sale. No refunds or exchanges will be given after the start of the program.


BENDA BILILI! w/ Babyl

Friday, September 04, 2015 6:30 PM
6:30  pm - Music by Babyl, A four piece band once describe by Nick Friedman (This Week in Sarasota) as "playing soulful, rock-informed songs that feature Ben Jacobs’ raspy, emotive voice and keyboard parts, as well as intricate bass lines, understated drumming and whimsical lead guitar."


7:30 pm - Benda Bilili! (2011) Rated PG-13, 85 mins. Benda Bilili is a musical group from Kinshasa, a city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It's a city mired in poverty and dotted with shantytown communities. The band was founded by three homeless men who struggle with the aftereffects of polio and play instruments they either scavenged from the trash or built themselves from cast-off materials. Despite their dire circumstances, these musicians possess a genuine and remarkable talent, performing a fusion of rumba, rhythm and blues and hip-hop. 


Prices:
 $7 General Admission, $5 Member Admission 


Click here to purchase tickets now or call 941-746-4131, ext. 13.
Please arrive promptly: Pre-purchased program seats will be held until 5 minutes prior to program start time ONLY, at which time they may be released for re-sale. No refunds or exchanges will be given after the start of the program.

LEONARD COHEN: IM YOUR MAN w/ Kristopher James

Friday, September 11, 2015 6:30 PM
6:30 pm - Music by Reggie Williams, a singer-songwriter featuring soul and pop sounds.


7:30 pm - Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man 
(2005) Rated PG-13, 104 mins. Leonard Cohen is widely regarded as one of the finest and most influential poets and songwriters of his generation, a writer whose artful mélange of love, Eros, and despair has earned him a passionate international following and the respect and admiration of other artists. Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man includes highlights from a tribute concert and thoughts on Cohen and his work from the participants and Leonard Cohen, himself. 


Prices: $7 General Admission, $5 Member Admission 


Click here to purchase tickets now or call 941-746-4131, ext. 13.
Please arrive promptly: Pre-purchased program seats will be held until 5 minutes prior to program start time ONLY, at which time they may be released for re-sale. No refunds or exchanges will be given after the start of the program.

LOU REED'S BERLIN W/ Beartoe

Friday, September 18, 2015 6:30 PM
6:30 pm - Music by Beartoe, featuring Florida folk, delta blues and soul.


7:30 pm - Lou Reed’s Berlin
 (2007) Rated PG-13, 85 mins. Thirty-three years after his ambitious concept album "Berlin" was pronounced dead on arrival, Lou Reed reteams with producers Bob Ezrin and Hal Willner to stage live performances of the now-classic release at concert venues all across the globe. The album, which was savaged by critics upon release, was eventually named by Rolling Stone as one of the top 500 albums ever released. 


Prices: $7 General Admission, $5 Member Admission 


Click here to purchase tickets now or call 941-746-4131, ext. 13.
Please arrive promptly: Pre-purchased program seats will be held until 5 minutes prior to program start time ONLY, at which time they may be released for re-sale. No refunds or exchanges will be given after the start of the program.

MISTAKEN FOR STRANGERS w/ Sean McInerney & Erik Livingston

Friday, September 25, 2015 6:30 PM
6:30 pm - Music by Sean McInerney & Erik Livingstonoffering up acoustic melodies tempered with electric sensibilities.


7:30 pm - Mistaken For Strangers
 (2014) Rated G, 75 mins. Hailed by Pitchfork as "the funniest, most ‘meta’ music movie since This is Spinal Tap," Mistaken for Strangers is a truly hilarious and touching film about two brothers. Matt is the lead singer of the critically acclaimed rock band The National, and his younger brother Tom is a loveable slacker. What starts as a rock documentary quickly becomes a crowd-pleasing journey about family, ambition, and the creative process. 

Prices: $7 General Admission, $5 Member Admission 


Click here to purchase tickets now or call 941-746-4131, ext. 13.
Please arrive promptly: Pre-purchased program seats will be held until 5 minutes prior to program start time ONLY, at which time they may be released for re-sale. No refunds or exchanges will be given after the start of the program.

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Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.