Special Events

Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30pm

Exhibit on Screen Series: HERMITAGE REVEALED (83 min)

Directed by BAFTA Award-winning film and television director Margy Kinmouth

The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world holding over 3 million treasures and boasting more curators than any other art institution. To mark the momentous occasion of its 250th anniversary the museum opened its doors for the filming of Hermitage Revealed – a cinematic event that is a must-see for all fans of art, architecture and the culture and history of Russia.

Hermitage Revealed takes audiences on a thrilling journey through the museum’s tumultuous history from imperial palace to state museum, and offers unprecedented access to special collections and exclusive areas that remain hidden from the public eye. The production brings together the oldest, the rarest, the most precious and the most closely guarded of Russia’s greatest treasures; items bought with great wealth or acquired by other means, items hoarded and saved from violent revolutionaries, items thought lost and later re-found – all works and their unique stories presented with an intimacy and immediacy that no museum or gallery experience can match.

From Rembrandt to Russian masterpieces, from prehistoric artefacts to the private gemstone collection of Catherine The Great, from Michelangelo to Matisse and much, much more, the exquisite treasures the Hermitage has to offer are seemingly endless. Hermitage Revealed puts you right there amongst it all – exploring the art and revealing the human stories behind this great institution.

Tickets $20, Members $18

Monday, April 6 at 6:30pm

Classic Movie Series: HOW TO STEAL A MILLION  (1966)

Starring Audrey Hepburn and Peter O'Toole

In this elegant "caper" film, Audrey Hepburn stars as the daughter of a wealthy Parisian (Hugh Griffith), whose hobby is copying famous works of art.

Hosted by Craig Wanous

Tickets $10, Members $7

Monday, April 6 at 6:30 PM

The Michael Dively Social Justice and Diversity Endowment at the
Community Foundation of the Florida Keys and Tropic Cinema Present

4 Nights 4 Justice
Some Justice for All.  Less Justice for Some.

A Series of Four Films Presented by Filmmakers

Champagne Receptions with Filmmakers at 6:30 PM – Filmmaker Q&A’s Follow Every Screening

1971
Produced, Directed and Written by Johanna Hamilton

In 1971 -- before WikiLeaks, before Edward Snowden – hundreds of secret files disappeared from an FBI field office near Philadelphia.  Those files exposed a vast, illegal program to spy on American citizens.  When the files started showing up in newsrooms from anonymous sources, the FBI mounted one of the biggest investigations in its history only to come up empty-handed.  The case of the heist was never solved -- until now, when eight ordinary citizens tell their story in “1971.”

“4 Nights 4 Justice” is funded, in part, by Holly S. Merrill and W. Ann Reynolds

General Admission $18 – Tropic Members $15

Tuesday, April 7 at 6:30pm

Exhibit on Screen Series: MATISSE from Tate Modern and MOMA (90 min)

On Tuesday 3 June 2014, Matisse Live from Tate Modern was broadcast into cinemas throughout the UK giving audiences an intimate, behind-the-scenes view of Tate Modern’s landmark exhibition: Henri Matisse: The Cutouts. Featuring commentary on selected works, a biography of the artist, interviews with experts, friends of the artist and rare archive footage of Matisse at work, the film has been called ‘a must-see for any Matisse fans’.

We’re pleased to announce that the film has now been updated, with exclusive access to The Museum of Modern Art, New York as they prepare for the exhibition’s arrival in the States. Matisse from Tate Modern and MoMa is the perfect opportunity to discover Matisse’s final artistic triumph as he began ‘carving into colour’ and his series of spectacular cut-outs was born.

Tickets $20, Members $18

 

Monday, April 13 at 6:30 PM

The Michael Dively Social Justice and Diversity Endowment at the
Community Foundation of the Florida Keys and Tropic Cinema Present

4 Nights 4 Justice
Some Justice for All.  Less Justice for Some.

A Series of Four Films Presented by Filmmakers

Champagne Receptions with Filmmakers at 6:30 PM
Filmmaker Q&A’s Follow Every Screening

VESSEL
Directed by Diana Whitten

A ship’s doctor, traveling the world, despairs over the number of impoverished countries outlawing abortion.  She organizes, acquires a ship and begins to provide reproductive options to women in international waters.  The film follows the early days of the organization’s work – marred by media frenzy and governmental and religious blockades – to its founder’s realization that women can practice safe abortions themselves with WHO-sanctioned pills.  The New York Times calls “Vessel” "Unabashed...dramatic...provocative."

“4 Nights 4 Justice” is funded, in part, by Holly S. Merrill and W. Ann Reynolds

General Admission $18 – Tropic Members $15

Monday, April 13 at 6:30pm

Classic Movie Series: LOVE IN THE AFTERNOON (1957)

Starring Audrey Hepburn and Gary Cooper

An aging playboy hires a detective to locate a mysterious young woman.

Hosted by Craig Wanous

Tickets $10, Members $7

April 14 at 6:30pm

Exhibit on Screen Series: MATISSE from Tate Modern and MOMA (90 min)

On Tuesday 3 June 2014, Matisse Live from Tate Modern was broadcast into cinemas throughout the UK giving audiences an intimate, behind-the-scenes view of Tate Modern’s landmark exhibition: Henri Matisse: The Cutouts. Featuring commentary on selected works, a biography of the artist, interviews with experts, friends of the artist and rare archive footage of Matisse at work, the film has been called ‘a must-see for any Matisse fans’.

We’re pleased to announce that the film has now been updated, with exclusive access to The Museum of Modern Art, New York as they prepare for the exhibition’s arrival in the States. Matisse from Tate Modern and MoMa is the perfect opportunity to discover Matisse’s final artistic triumph as he began ‘carving into colour’ and his series of spectacular cut-outs was born.

Tickets $20, Members $18

 

Thursday, April 16 at 6:30pm

Exhibit on Screen Series: BALANCHINE MILLEPIED
Opera de Paris
(134 min, Rising Alternative)

Alongside Balanchine’s Palais de Cristal, set to music by Bizet, Benjamin Millepied adapts Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé. Philippe Jordan will be accompanying the Paris Opera Ballet for the first time.

This encounter between two great French composers and two choreographers from the New York City Ballet, its founder George Balanchine and former student Benjamin Millepied, highlights the similarities and dissonances between them. In 1947, George Balanchine paid tribute to the company and to the French tradition with his first production for the Paris Opera Ballet, Le Palais de Cristal, in which he choreographed an early work by Georges Bizet, the Symphony in C. Characterized by its architectural design and sense of dialogue with the music, this ballet is a model of academic virtuosity, to which Christian Lacroix, an artisan of light and color, has brought new shape. Benjamin Millepied’s third creation for the Paris Opera Ballet, in collaboration with the conceptual artist Daniel Buren, revisits the myth of Daphnis and Chloé. In the tradition of Balanchine, Millepied draws his inspiration from the rhythms and colors of Ravel’s “choreographic symphony” for chorus and orchestra. Accompanying the dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet for the first time, Philippe Jordan conducts these masterpieces of French music.

LE PALAIS DE CRISTAL
Music (Symphony in C major): Georges Bizet
Choreography: Georges Balanchine (Opéra national de Paris, 1947)
Costumes: Christian Lacroix

DAPHNIS ET CHLOÉ
NEW WORK
Music (complete version): Maurice Ravel
Choreography: Benjamin Millepied
Sets: Daniel Buren
Lighting: Madjid Hakimi

ConductorPhilippe Jordan

StarringÉtoiles | Premiers danseurs and Corps de ballet of the Paris Opera Ballet

Number of acts2 Acts

 

Tickets $20, KWFS Members $18

Monday, April 20 at 6:30 PM

The Michael Dively Social Justice and Diversity Endowment at the
Community Foundation of the Florida Keys and Tropic Cinema Present

4 Nights 4 Justice
Some Justice for All.  Less Justice for Some.

A Series of Four Films Presented by Filmmakers

Champagne Receptions with Filmmakers at 6:30 PM
Filmmaker Q&A’s Follow Every Screening

DAMNATION
Directed by Travis Rummel

From the end of the Great Depression, America has built dams -- about 80,000 of them cover the U. S.  Imposing and impervious, dams provide hydroelectric power and tame unpredictable rivers.  But as dams age, their legitimacy has also weakened in public discourse.  They destroy natural fisheries and ecosystems and enrich a few government and energy interests.  Some environmental groups encourage lawmakers to get rid of dams – some advocate doing it themselves.

“4 Nights 4 Justice” is funded, in part, by Holly S. Merrill and W. Ann Reynolds

General Admission $18 – Tropic Members $15

Monday, April 20 at 6:30pm

Classic Movie Series: CHARADE(1963)

Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn star in this stylish comedy-thriller directed by Stanley Donen, very much in a Hitchcock vein. Grant plays Peter Joshua, who meets Reggie Lampert (Hepburn) in Paris and later offers to help her when she discovers that her husband has been murdered.

Hosted by Craig Wanous
Tickets $10, Members $7

..Thursday. April 23 at 7:00pm

New York Film Critics Series: The WATER DIVINER with Russell Crowe

7:00pm Preshow, 7:30 Screening
Directed & Starring Russell Crowe

An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.

Tickets $20, Tropic Members $18

Monday, April 27 at 6:30pm

Classic Movie Series: TWO FOR THE ROAD (1967)

Starring Audrey Hepburn and Albert Finney

A couple in the south of France non-sequentially spin down the highways of infidelity in their troubled ten-year marriage.

Hosted by Craig Wanous

Tickets $10, Members $7

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