The Miami RiverMonday, January 9, 6pm-11pm – Savor Cinema (Cinema Paradiso), 503 SE 6th St, Fort Lauderdale

Celebrate Water! An Evening of Film, Art and gathering the Community together for Culture and Creation. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Katja Esson & team will be present for this U.S. Premiere of the film “The Miami River”, from the 5 part series “Amerikas Flusse” (American Rivers), for ARTE Channel in Europe. This film will be shown twice per evening, with film showings at 7pm and again at 8:30pm. A beautiful Reception in the new outdoor lounge of Savor Cinema will feature “Meet & Greet” amongst elected officials, water preservationists and individuals featured in the film. On display will be the Knight Art Grant project by Pedro Zepeda, a cypress dugout canoe that has been carved in the Upper Room Art Gallery. A series of short videos will be presented before the feature film, depicting Florida Water issues. Samuel Tommie will play the flute with his short film of the Everglades on screen. Complimentary LaCroix sparkling Water, local culinary treats and traditional Seminole food to all guests. Discuss latest water issues with elected officials, environmental non-profits and local front-line and grassroots workers, in the outdoor lounge area of the theatre. Sierra Club & Love the Everglades Movement will be present. Free Parking. Cash bar in the theatre. Hosted by Robin Haines Merrill of the Upper Room Art Gallery, and Tim Canova of Progress for All. Join us for this special event and be inspired to take action for our Water. Tickets are $20 and available online and at the door.

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