|Fort Lauderdale's Arthouse Movie Theater |
503 SE 6th ST.
, FL 33301
Phone: (954) 525-FILM
Web Address: http://www.fliff.com/cinemaparadiso.asp
South Florida's most unique theater. Operated by the Broward County Film Society and home of the annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, the theater offers something for everyone.
The heart and soul of Cinema Paradiso is its role as Broward County's only full time Art House theater, showcasing the finest in Independent and Foreign films, along with Documentaries and classic films not shown anywhere else on the big screen. But, this programming only touches the surface of what the theater provides to the community.
Because of its diversity, Cinema Paradiso has programs assessable to everyone in our community. FREE children's films and Senior Matinees are scheduled monthly or by request. Students and young adults are introduced to the theater through Anime, Xtreme Sports, Surfing, and specialty late night programming. In turn, they get exposed to the art of film, and the culture provided by the Broward County Film Society.
Cinema Paradiso is the hub of the local film community. Here local filmmakers have a venue to showcase there films to the community or in private to investors. Monthly gatherings bring members of the film industry together to network.
During the annual Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, filmmakers, press, investors, celebrities, and movie fans from around the world gather. Many will spend the bulk of there time in Fort Lauderdale at Cinema Paradiso!
Cinema Paradiso is also an important venue from 100's of charities, cultural organizations and schools to host fundraisers and events. The building is often donated or offered at a reduced usage fee to assist the non-profit community in raising the valuable revenue needed for them to continue the service they provide the community.