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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.  

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.  

Pricing:              $5 General Admission
                          $3 Member Admission

Seating is limited; paid reservations are required. Please contact 941-746-4131, ext. 17 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).

“Music & Movies” – most Fridays, July 11 – September 19 with music at 6 pm and screenings at 7 pm.


Enjoy watching your favorite American musicians on the big screen in these intriguing and insightful documentaries that will have your toes tapping and fingers snapping! Everyone from Elvis to Neil Young to the Ramones are featured in these rollicking portraits of American musical excellence.  Join us early for live music presented in partnership with Realize Bradenton, the Bradenton Downtown Development Authority, and the Del Couch Music Education Foundation!


Coming Up Next...

“Science on the Big Screen” –  most Friday s at 6 pm from October 3 through December 19. Join us for these fascinating, fun and fantastical movies presenting the best of science on the silver screen. From documentaries to superhero flicks, theme films interpret and imagine science innovations of yesterday, today and tomorrow. 


Upcoming Film Friday Events

No Film Friday

Friday, September 26, 2014 6:00 PM

No Film Friday tonight... join us tomorrow for Dr. Geek's Science Fair! 

Film Friday - Genesis

Friday, October 03, 2014 6:00 PM

Genesis 

(2004) Rated G, 81 minutes

A storyteller relates the creation of the world: the birth of the universe, the formation of the Earth, the appearance of life, the colonization of earthly paradise...a tremendous, event-filled saga unfolds before our very eyes. Using breathtaking nature photography, Genesis conveys the story of the universe, evolution and mankind in a creative and insightful manner.

Pricing: $5 General Admission, $3 Member Admission

Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. For more information and reservations, please contact at 941-746-4131, ext. 0.

*Members - please register prior to purchase to receive your discounted price

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Film Friday - Gravity

Friday, October 10, 2014 6:00 PM


Gravity 

(2013) Rated PG-13, 91 minutes

A visually impactful modern classic, Gravity portrays the struggle of a stranded scientist in the harsh realities of space. Sandra Bullock portrays a medical engineer on her first space shuttle mission. After a mid-orbit collision with satellite debris, Bullock’s character must figure out how to survive in space without a shuttle.  Winner of 7 Academy Awards™ including Directing and Visual Effects. 

Pricing: $5 General Admission, $3 Member Admission

Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. For more information and reservations, please contact at 941-746-4131, ext. 0.

*Members - please register prior to purchase to receive your discounted price

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Film Friday - The Time Machine

Friday, October 17, 2014 6:00 PM


The Time Machine (1960) Rated PG, 103 minutes

In George Pal's version of the H.G. Wells' classic, Rod Taylor stars as George, a young scientist fascinated with the concept of time travel. Traveling here and there through time George eventually lands himself in the year 802,701. Looking around, he observes a seemingly idyllic world populated by gentle people. But he also notices that the citizens of the future seem strangely changed...

Pricing: $5 General Admission, $3 Member Admission

Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. For more information and reservations, please contact at 941-746-4131, ext. 0.

*Members - please register prior to purchase to receive your discounted price

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Film Friday - Jurassic Park

Friday, October 24, 2014 6:00 PM


Jurassic Park 

(1993) Rated PG-13, 127 minutes

Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster adventure features thrilling action as humans struggle to survive against the world’s scariest predators – dinosaurs! – for the first time in history. Huge advancements in scientific technology have enabled a mogul to create an island full of living, genetically replicated dinosaurs. It's now a race for survival as the island’s first guests encounter the creatures up-close. 

Pricing: $5 General Admission, $3 Member Admission

Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. For more information and reservations, please contact at 941-746-4131, ext. 0.

*Members - please register prior to purchase to receive your discounted price

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No Film Friday

Friday, October 31, 2014 6:00 PM

No Film This Week. Please join us next week for Robot and Frank!

Film Friday - Robot and Frank

Friday, November 07, 2014 6:00 PM


Robot and Frank 

(2012) Rated PG-13, 89 minutes

Set in the near future, Frank has two grown kids who are concerned he can no longer live alone. Against the old man’s wishes, his son buys Frank a walking, talking humanoid robot programmed to improve his physical and mental health. What follows is an often hilarious and heartwarming story about finding friends and family in the most unexpected places.

Pricing: $5 General Admission, $3 Member Admission

Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. For more information and reservations, please contact at 941-746-4131, ext. 0.

*Members - please register prior to purchase to receive your discounted price

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Film Friday - Particle Fever

Friday, November 14, 2014 6:00 PM


Particle Fever 

(2013) Not Rated, 99 minutes

Imagine being able to watch as Edison turned on the first light bulb, or as Franklin received his first jolt of electricity. For the first time, a film gives audiences a front row seat to a significant and inspiring scientific breakthrough as it happens. Particle Fever follows six brilliant scientists during the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, marking the start-up of the biggest and most expensive experiment in the history of the planet, pushing the edge of human innovation. 

Pricing: $5 General Admission, $3 Member Admission

Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. For more information and reservations, please contact at 941-746-4131, ext. 0.

*Members - please register prior to purchase to receive your discounted price

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Film Friday - Madame Curie

Friday, December 05, 2014 6:00 PM


Madame Curie 

(1943) Not Rated, 124 minutes

Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon team up on the silver screen for the third time in this fact-based biography based on Eve Curie's book about her mother. In early 1900s Paris, poor Polish student Marie gets a chance to share lab space with shy a scientist. That accomplished physicist and avowed bachelor Pierre Curie falls for Marie, and together they embark on the discovery of radium.

Pricing: $5 General Admission, $3 Member Admission

Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. For more information and reservations, please contact at 941-746-4131, ext. 0.

*Members - please register prior to purchase to receive your discounted price

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Film Friday - Soylent Green

Friday, December 12, 2014 6:00 PM


Soylent Green 

(1973) Rated PG, 97 minutes

Based on the novel by Harry Harrison, this sci fi classic won a Nebula Award for "Best Science Fiction Film." Overpopulation has depleted the food-production capacity of the planet, resulting in desperation at all levels. In the midst of investigating murder and corruption, a detective played by Charlton Heston discovers a bizarre and disturbing secret behind one of Earth's last food sources.

Pricing: $5 General Admission, $3 Member Admission

Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. For more information and reservations, please contact at 941-746-4131, ext. 0.

*Members - please register prior to purchase to receive your discounted price

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Film Friday - Iron Man

Friday, December 19, 2014 6:00 PM


Iron Man 

(2008) Rated PG-13, 126 minutes

Tony Stark is the complete playboy who also happens to be an engineering genius. While in Afghanistan demonstrating a new missile, he's captured and wounded. His captors want him to assemble a missile for them but instead he creates an armored suit and a means to prevent his death. He uses the armored suit to escape... and soon discovers the hero within himself.

Pricing: $5 General Admission, $3 Member Admission

Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. For more information and reservations, please contact at 941-746-4131, ext. 0.

*Members - please register prior to purchase to receive your discounted price

Click Here to Purchase Tickets 


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