As part of the international conference “MODALITIES OF ENGAGEMENT AND DESIRE: AROUND ABDELLAH TAIA” (April 3-4, 2014), Abdellah Taia’s film SALVATION ARMY will be screened on the U.M. campus at the Cosford Cinema (Memorial Building 2d floor), on Thursday April 3, 2014, AT 7:00 P.M. (in Darija and French, with English subtitles).Â SALVATION ARMY is the first gay themed autobiographically inspired movie ever filmed in a Arab-Muslim country by an Arab-Muslim director. The camera director is no less than Agnes Godard. The film has been selected by the Venice and Toronto festivals, and it has been awarded the Grand Prix of the First Films European Festival.Â The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A session with ABDELLAH TAIA, moderated by Chrissy Arce (University of Miami) and with the participation of William Rothman (University of Miami), Nadra Hebouche (Franklin and Marshall College), Jose Villar Portela (Florida University), and Ralph Heyndels (University of Miami).
Friday, September 18, 8pm-11pm – Oleta River Outdoor Center, 3400 NE 163rd St, North Miami Beach Your tour will begin at Outdoor Center where you will be greeted with a guide, be given your equipment and hear a safety briefing. Then you will set out into the water, taking a nice guided tour through the […]
Sunday, December 31, 2pm-5pm – Commodore Plaza, 3569 Main Highway, Coconut Grove Imagine taking the Yearâ€™s events, crumpling them up in a ball, and then throwing them out on the streets of Coconut Grove! Well, thatâ€™s what the King Mango Strut will be doing for the 36th time December 31st, 2017 delivering Mirth to the […]
Saturday, February 24, 11am-6pm – MKTplace at Goombay Plaza, 3685 Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove Taste the flavors of Coconut Grove at MKTplace‘s culinary pop-up market at Goombay Plaza. Starting at 11am, enjoy decadent eats by local Coconut Grove vendors. Guests can expect offerings like BBQ ribs and chicken, conch fritters, conch salad, garlic crab, and Caribbean-inspired sweets. In […]