Fort Lauderdale Film Festival http://blog.wlrn.org en An Endangered Architectural Species: South Florida's Historic Movie Palaces http://blog.wlrn.org/post/endangered-architectural-species-south-floridas-historic-movie-palaces <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Now that the Oscars are over, let’s take a look back at how people used to watch movies in South Florida: in ornate theaters with lit marquees and plush seats.</p><p></p><p>These historic movie palaces have become an endangered species in the region.</p><p></p><p>The Miami Herald’s Howard Cohen grew up watching movies in many of these <a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/02/22/3247554_p2/marquee-memories.html">iconic theaters and writes about them in the Miami Herald</a>.</p><p></p><blockquote><p></p> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:00:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 9930 at http://blog.wlrn.org An Endangered Architectural Species: South Florida's Historic Movie Palaces Pompano Multiplex Gives Indie Filmmakers Some Screen Time http://blog.wlrn.org/post/pompano-multiplex-gives-indie-filmmakers-some-screen-time <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At&nbsp;Muvico Broward 18 – better known as “Muvico Pompano” -- there's a red carpet rolled out in front of Cinema 6. &nbsp; Inside, the projectionist is running "Edge of Salvation," a new film by Los Angeles-based director Luciano Saber.</span></p><p>"Actually, my publicist suggested it because she had opened another movie here,” says Saber.&nbsp; “So I said, 'Alright, let's do it in Pompano Beach, Florida.&nbsp; Why not?' "</p><p></p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:30:58 +0000 Christine DiMattei 7876 at http://blog.wlrn.org Pompano Multiplex Gives Indie Filmmakers Some Screen Time Fort Lauderdale Native Premieres Film At FLIFF http://blog.wlrn.org/post/fort-lauderdale-native-premieres-film-fliff <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Methamphetamine addiction came into the spotlight recently with the TV show,<a href="http://www.amctv.com/shows/breaking-bad">&nbsp;<em>Breaking Bad.</em></a>&nbsp;Now, a Fort Lauderdale native is returning to his hometown to premiere his first film about the subject.&nbsp;</p><p>The movie, Junction, premieres at <a href="http://www.fliff.com/Cinema_Paradiso">Cinema&nbsp;Paradiso</a>, as part of the <a href="http://www.fliff.com/">Fort Lauderdale Film Festival</a>. It’s a gritty portrayal of methamphetamine addicts who unravel before our eyes.</p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 14:30:00 +0000 Patricia Sagastume 4360 at http://blog.wlrn.org Fort Lauderdale Native Premieres Film At FLIFF