BORSCHT NITES EVENTS



Borscht Diez: #MOONLIT (Oscar Block Party!)

7:00 PM #MOONLIT (Oscar Block Party!) @African Heritage Cultural Arts Center
Root for the Moonlight home team to take home statues at the ONLY official Moonlight Oscar Party. Bring pots and pans to celebrate the wins in true Miami style!
*presented by A24
Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

RSVP HERE

6161 NW 22nd Ave Miami, FL , 33142



Borscht Diez: Moonlight Comes Home

5:00 PM Moonlight Comes Home @African Heritage Cultural Arts Center
Free screening of Moonlight by Barry Jenkins, the record-breaking film that was created by Liberty City Natives and filmed right in the neighborhood, now nominated for eight Academy Awards!

This film originated as a Borscht collaboration, was made in Miami by locals, and has grown to be the most awarded film of the year. It is living proof that with the right development and support, there is no limit to what Miami voices can achieve.

If you havenโ€™t seen it yet, donโ€™t miss it.

*presented by A24

Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

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6161 NW 22nd Ave Miami, FL , 33142



Borscht Diez: The Boom Squad

1:00 PM The Boom Squad @African Heritage Cultural Arts Center
World Premiere of Vice World of Sports: Rivals documentary "The Boom Squad" about Liberty Cityโ€™s youth football team. Hosted by Uncle Luke.

Q and A and discussion around Liberty Cityโ€™s newfound cinematic identity will follow screening, with Evan Rosenfeld (The Boom Squad director), Luther Campbell (musician, football coach), and more. Moderated by Billy Corben (Cocaine Cowboys; The U).

Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

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6161 NW 22nd Ave Miami, FL , 33142



Borscht Diez: Black Voices on Silent Film

1:00 PM Black Voices on Silent Film @African Heritage Cultural Arts Center
In the early 1900โ€™s Florida was the center of โ€œrace films,โ€ silent films that depicted African Americans in a more nuanced and positive light than other forms of entertainment at the time. This screening sheds light on the few films that survived, with a live score.

Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

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6161 NW 22nd Ave Miami, FL , 33142



Borscht Diez: Pamplemousse Party! (Trina + Installations + LaCroix)

11:00 PM Pamplemousse Party! (Trina + Installations + LaCroix) @Alfred I. Dupont Building
The iconic former gilded bank is converted into the #NOBROZONE, a celebration of female-identifying artists and debut of works created within an ecosystem where no men were involved in the green-lighting process.

The opulent space will be activated with over 25 installations and screenings, including a Slumpie Garden, a Sex Club Inc. booth, a performance by Marnie Ellen with new music by Dan Deacon, a living room made entirely of military-grade bullet-proof foam, poetry textiles by sadpapsmear, a vogue ball by Catwalk, and a fitness rave by HyperBody & Honnda.

Performances by Poorgrrrl and Trina on top of a bank vault.

*presented by LaCroix Sparkling Water

Free with BORSCHT 10 ticket. $5 individual event ticket.

RSVP HERE

169 E Flagler St Miami, FL , 33131



Borscht Diez: BORSCHT 10 (Main Event!)

7:00 PM BORSCHT 10 (Main Event!) @Olympia Theater at Gusman Center
Our flagship event: a screening of short films specifically commissioned for this festival made in/for/about Miami by local and guest filmmakers. In years past, these films have gone on to become feature films, play at Sundance and hundreds of other fests, and become viral sensations. See films in the city they were made for, before anyone else.

Arrive early to catch a psychedelic opera and other surprises. Hosted by a team of sentient corals from the future.

*presented by Cinereach

$9.

RSVP HERE

174 E Flagler St Miami, FL , 33131



Borscht Diez: SHART TANK Live!

5:00 PM SHART TANK Live! @Alfred I. Dupont Building
Be part of the studio audience at a live taping of SHART TANK, a game show where โ€˜entrebroneursโ€™ pitch their best worst ideas to a panel of mostly powerful white men to win $500 and/or an investment deal, or fail and face unspeakable consequences.

Executives/entrepreneurs such as Paul Korzan (just got a trust fund), Andrew Gerber (Intellectual Property Attorney), Jillian Mayer (Slumpies inc), Cameron Tang (Adult Swim), and Mia Di Pasquale (Super Deluxe) will be judging the sharts.

Sign up with your idea to win $500 cash and maybe an investment deal here.

Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

RSVP HERE

169 E Flagler St Miami, FL , 33131



Borscht Diez: Borscht T Time: Code Switch Your Way To The Top!

2:00 PM Borscht T Time: Code Switch Your Way To The Top @Miami Center for Architecture & Design
The T will be served in this practical guide for people of color on how to succeed in an industry dominated by wealthy straight white men. With Walter Newman (Adult Swim), Dilcia Barrera (LACMA, Sundance), and Tamir Muhammed (OneFifty). Moderated by Agatha Christie (comedian, cam girl).

*presented by OneFifty

Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

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100 NE 1st Ave Miami, FL , 33132



Borscht Diez: Borscht T Time: Based Miami Unveiling

1:00 PM Borscht T Time:Omniboat Unveiling

Based The rumors are true, instead of trying to finance a feature film, Borscht is getting a speedboat. In a guided tour of the certified Greatest PDF of All Time, find out how we are doing it, what we are going to do with this really sick, really fast boat, as well as why buying a sweet boat is smarter than making an independent film.

Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

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100 NE 1st Ave Miami, FL , 33132



Borscht Diez: Borscht T Time: Based Miami Unveiling

12:30 PM Borscht T Time: Based Miami Unveiling @Miami Center for Architecture & Design

Mo Twine reveals a process that may change filmmaking forever. He's working with custom software to algorithmically generate new films from existing work using only text input, and will showcase pieces that demonstrate the potential of this new storytelling tool.

*presented by OneFifty

Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

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100 NE 1st Ave Miami, FL , 33132



Borscht Diez: Borscht T Time: Warn a Brother

11:00 AM Borscht T Time: Warn a Brother @Miami Center for Architecture & Design

The T will be served in this conversation between Terence Nance (An Oversimplification of Her Beauty) and Tamir Muhammed (OneFifty) that examines the transition from independent filmmaking to working with big studios while maintaining your voice and explores opportunities that exist for filmmakers looking to make this transition. Moderated by Christine Davila (Warner Bros, Ambulante Film Festival).

*presented by OneFifty

Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

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100 NE 1st Ave Miami, FL , 33132



Borscht Diez: Miami 2001 hosted by Fat Nick

6:00 PM Miami 2001 hosted by Fat Nick @Cucu's Nest

Dance to all the hits from 2001 at the premiere of Nick Corirossiโ€™s South Miami nightmare short Miami 2001 (sequel to Miami 1996), with performances by Fat Nick and Pouya.

Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

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2805 Collins Ave Miami Beach , FL , 33140



Borscht Diez: Pootie Tang on 35mm 16th Anniversary Screening

11:30 PM Pootie Tang on 35mm 16th Anniversary Screening @Faena Hotel Screening Room

Very important celebration of an overlooked classic directed by Louis CK, as well as the debut of the Secret Celluloid Society Roadshowโ€™s new portable 35mm system! A special Q and A will follow screening.

Vipers only.

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3201 Collins Ave Miami Beach , FL , 33140



Borscht Diez: CORAL ORGY (Animal Collective + Hot Sugar + Otto von Schirach + Psychedelic Coral Projections)

6:00 PM CORAL ORGY (Animal Collective + Hot Sugar + Otto von Schirach + Psychedelic Coral Projections) @New World Center

CORAL ORGY

(a collaborative site-specific performance celebrating the cosmic synchronicity of sex on the reef)

Performances by:
ANIMAL COLLECTIVE
HOT SUGAR
OTTO VON SCHIRACH + SURPRISE GUEST
Immersive projection mapping of never-before-seen psychedelic invertebrate erotica by
CORAL MORPHOLOGIC
New videos, installations, and experiences by
RACHEL ROSSIN MAYER\LEYVA + TENDERCLAWS JACOLBY SATTERWHITE INSTITUTE FOR NEW FEELING DIGITAL MUSEUM OF DIGITAL ART ERIC CADE SCHOENBORN MICHAEL JOHN HANCOCK III LEO CASTAร‘EDA

Coral Orgy is an explosion of the concept of a film festival that also part concert, part haunted house, and part art installation. There has never been an event like this in Miami.

Frank Gehryโ€™s acclaimed building is transformed into its past and future states as a psychedelic coral reef via immersive projection-mapping by local marine biologists/artists Coral Morphologic with a live score performed by Animal Collective as a site specific performance of all-new music.

The audience is free to explore various experiences throughout the building, including a special performance by Hot Sugar, a Bermuda triangle ritual by Otto von Schirach and a special guest, screenings of short films by Jacolby Satterwhite, and new virtual, augmented, aural, and physical realities by Rachel Rossin, Mayer\Leyva, Tenderclaws, and more.

Borscht, Coral Morphologic and III Points are excited to present this unique activation: a once-in-a-lifetime hallucinatory aesthetic experience.

Soundscape Park activations begin at 6 PM, Doors open at 7 PM.
Free for first 50 students with ID.
$60 ($40 until February 17th, $75 at door).

RSVP HERE

500 17th St Miami Beach , FL , 33139



Borscht Diez: Coral Orgy Wallcast

6:00 PM Coral Orgy Wallcast @Soundscape Park

You may not get the immersive experience of being inside the Coral Orgy, but you can get a taste with a livestream wallcast projected onto one of the largest screens in North America, with a special activation by John Hancock III.

Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

500 17th St Miami Beach , FL , 33139



Borscht Diez: 23 Films About a Man Named Arthur

4:00 PM 23 Films About a Man Named Arthur @Miami Beach Cinematheque

The Miami Beach Cinematheque is turned into a Polish Bathhouse for Julian Yuriโ€™s first feature film: a domestic fantasia on Flagler street (entirely in Polish with English subtitles) that is as brutal, hilarious, moving, and confounding as it is indescribable. Event will be livestreamed in Poland, Q and A between audiences to follow screening.

$10

RSVP HERE

1130 Washington Ave Miami Beach , FL , 33139



Borscht Diez: Opuntia: Film Screening for Cacti

2:00 PM Opuntia: Film Screening for Cacti @Miami Beach Cinematheque

Screening of feature film by Miami native David Fenster about a conquistador-turned-shaman, Cabeza de Vaca, that explores cultural, personal and natural transformation. As the film is narrated by a cactus, several will be present and will provide live commentary during the screening via an electronic translator.

*presented by Kickstarter.

$10

RSVP HERE

1130 Washington Ave Miami Beach , FL , 33139



Borscht Diez: John Wilson: American Treasure

11:30 PM John Wilson: American Treasure @Miami Beach Cinematheque

John Wilson, documentarian and national hero, blesses us with some of his idiosyncratic and occasionally-banned work. A game of 'Johnpardy,' wherein the audience is quizzed on the intimate details of John's life, will follow the screening.

$10

RSVP HERE

1130 Washington Ave Miami Beach , FL , 33139



Borscht Diez: West Kendall International Film Festival

11:30 PM West Kendall International Film Festival @Coral Gables Art Cinema

The first ever West Kendall International Film Festival, a sidebar festival/ bitter rival to the Borscht Film Festival. This will be a nomadic festival for The People, bringing you the best films that Miami has to offer in a fun setting. Q and A with filmmakers to follow screening.

Pay what you want, must RSVP for ticket.

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260 Aragon Ave Coral Gables, FL , 33134



Borscht Diez: NO NEW WAVES (Waterworld on the Water!)

6:30 PM NO NEW WAVES (Waterworld on the Water!) @Doomwave Island

Come by boat to experience Miamiโ€™s absurd present and diluvian future at Doomwave Island, a small island in Biscayne Bay that we have annexed for an evening. One island will have site-specific Doomwave installations and screenings, performances by Jacuzzi Boys and Neon Indian (DJ set). In between, Kevin Reynoldโ€™s Waterworld will play from a floating screen.

Boat transportation not provided.

Waterworld begins at 7:00 PM Concerts begin at 9:30 PM

Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

RSVP HERE

Biscayne Bay, North of Pelican Harbor Marina Miami, FL , 33138



Borscht Diez: Borscht Jetski Parade

5:00 PM Borscht Jetski Parade @Stiltsville

A processional on boats, jetskis, and hovercraft (maybe) from Stiltsville to Borscht Island.

Free, bring your own watercraft.

RSVP HERE

Miami, FL , 33149



Borscht Diez: Stiltsville Welcome Reception

3:00 PM Stiltsville Welcome Reception @Stiltsville Docks

Cruise in the fearsome Borscht Armada to enjoy a fresh conch lunch and Patron margaritas in one of the last remaining stilt houses in the middle of Biscayne Bay.

*presented by HistoryMiami.

Vipers only.

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Miami, FL , 33149



Borscht Diez: Time Travel Booze Cruise

2:00 PM Time Travel Booze Cruise Meet@the Docks

Travel through Miamiโ€™s sordid past onboard a magical pontoon while Miamiโ€™s foremost historian Dr. Paul George serves as our veteran Virgil through the secret history of our swamp-city-sea.

*presented by HistoryMiami, time travel fuel courtesy of Patron Tequila.

Vipers only.

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Miami, FL , 33133



Borscht Diez: Official Borscht Diez Kickoff Party

11:00 PM Official Borscht Diez Kickoff Party @The Ground

Now that we are dead, we can start the festival. Performances by Poorgrrl, Byrdipop, and XXYYXX.

*presented by iiiPoints

$17-$25.

Free tickets will be given out at the Borscht Viking Funeral.

RSVP HERE

34 NE 11th St. Miami, FL , 33132



Borscht Diez: LASH #NoBroZone Party

10:00 PM LASH #NoBroZone Party @Gramps Bar

Dance away your sorrows at LASH, an unconventional ladies night celebrating resistance, girl gangs, and empowerment. Featuring Porn Nailโ€™s feminist/artist/nail tech and classic tunes. DJ set by Virgo. Free with RSVP.

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176 NW 24th Street Miami, FL , 33127



Borscht Diez: Borscht Viking Funeral

9:30 PM Borscht Viking Funeral @Where the Ouroboros Ends (Secret Everglades Location)

Enjoy clips of Borscht films one last time as we give all our hard drives and online accounts a viking funeral in a fireworks spectacular. Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

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FL , 33194



Borscht Diez: Borscht Motorcade

9:00 PM Borscht Motorcade Meet @Maspons Funeral Home

Join us as we transfer our hard drives to their final resting place, escorted by Miami Dade PD deep in the swamp. Free or pay what you want with RSVP (must have ticket for entry).

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3500 SW 8th St Miami, FL , 33135



BorschtVelorio

7:00 PM Borscht Velorio @Maspon's Funeral Home

Say hello to Borscht Diez by saying goodbye and paying your respects at this velorio. Funeral home art installations, screenings, free drinks. Strict dress code. Free or pay what you want with RSVP, spiritual offerings suggested.

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Show & Tell w/ Eric Wareheim!

7:00 PM Show & Tell w/ Eric Wareheim! @Soho Beach House

Director Eric Wareheim (of Tim & Eric) Will Screen A Selection Of His Favorite Films, Works And Music Videos From The Past 10 Years Of His Creative Practice, Followed By A Q&A moderated by Chloe Wise and Jen Stark.

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Open House! Borscht Corporation Corporate World Headquarters

7:30 PM Borscht Corporation Corporate World Headquarters Open House! @Borscht Corporation

It's official, we moved to HIALEAH!

Come check out our new space in the glorious City of Progress! A place 2 call ur own as long as u do not stress us 2 much!

Have a beer or delicious La Croix, meet some rad ppl, get a sneak peek of what we are up to.

All are welcome! Bring ur friends as we want 2 open our doors n hearts to community at large!

~~~~~~NO NETWORKING~~~~~~

***ONLY THIRST THAT WILL B TOLERATED IS 4 SWEET SWEET ELIXER OF LIFE LACROIX SPARKLING WATER***

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Kart Basel

7:00 PM Kart Basel @Boxelder Craft Beer Market

Bookleggers Library and Borscht Corp present: KART BASEL

It's like Basel, but instead of art there's Mario Kart.

We are going to be drinking and playing Mario Kart on big outdoor projection. TBH nothing to see here, just some chill bros playing wii. Also N64. Also SNES. Also, don't come to this.

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Speaking in Cinema #11: Moonlight

7:00 PM Speaking in Cinema #11: Moonlight @Miami Beach Cinematheque

Special discussion of the Miami-made film "Moonlight" that is taking the world by storm! Join us for a candid hometown conversation about the film and its broader thematic concerns, its origins and making-of narrative, and larger practical impact. Also: never-before seen behind-the scenes documents, rare and unseen footage!

***This is not a screening of the film, we recommend watching the film at least once before attending!***

With special guests author Tarell Alvin McCraney (original story), actors Alex Hibbert and Jaden Pinder, and special surpise speakers! Hosted by Borscht co-founder Lucas Leyva.

SPEAKING IN CINEMA presented by MBC is a series of events giving an in-depth look at the intricacies of the art of filmmaking led by local and visiting film critics. With filmmakers, artists and international specialists as guests, connecting to and supplementing MBC programming, the series of discussions is an ongoing and inclusive celebration of the art of cinema, the โ€œSeventh Artโ€, which brings together all of the other six. SPEAKING IN CINEMA explores cinemaโ€™s past, present and future as the medium that encompasses spatial, temporal and visual aspects of art. The series provides a platform for continued engagement with a video library of the events to be released soon on the MBC website.

Made possible through the generous support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, as part of the Knight Arts Challenge, with additional support from the Sagamore Hotel and Nespresso

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Day Off Dome

2:00 PM Day Off Dome @Faena Geometric Dome

Join us for a chill Sunday afternoon on a goddamn POP-UP PLANETARIUM ON THE BEACH to completely immerse yourself in 7 works of heartbreaking uncanniness!

Borscht Corp. + Faena Arts present Jillian Mayer's DAY OFF, a program consisting of 7 one-shot videos screened concurrently in 360degree dome projection.

The videos each feature a lone protagonist in various exotic locations, fully immersed in a virtual reality world that the viewer can only experience though the implied narrative of the protagonist's literal movements.

***Event is free! The entrance to the dome is at 32nd St and the Beach. Due to thousand events going on at the Faena Hotel during Basel, the hotel access could be restricted to hotel guests and hotel events guests, so you can enter the dome through 32nd st and the beach. ***

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Borscht Corp presents Collective:Unconscious

9:00 PM Borscht Corp presents Collective: Unconscious @Bill Cosford Cinema

In "collective:unconscious," the first anthology film to ever premiere in competition at SXSW, five acclaimed filmmakers adapt each other's dreams for the screen. How weird does it get? "It's like nothing you've ever seen with your eyes open." (Rolling Stone)

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Borscht 9.5 Moonlight Afterparty

8:00 PM Moonlight Afterparty @ Perez Art Museum Miami

You know what this is.



Borscht 9.5 Moonlight

6:00 PM Moonlight @Colony Theater

Miami premiere of feature film by Miami native Barry Jenkins, based on play by local Tarell McCraney. Homecoming for Miami-made, Oscar-buzzing film.
Q&A w/ director, writer, presented by A24.
(telluride laurel) (toronto laurel) (new york laurel) (bfi london laurel)



Borscht 9.5 MoonlightPanel

12:30 PM Moonlight Panel @African Heritage Cultural Arts Center

Conversation and snacks with Miami's own Barry Jenkins (writer/director) and Tarell McCraney (story by), on growing up in Liberty City and coming back to make art that is now speaking to the world.

RSVP to MiamiMoonlightPanel@gmail.com



Borscht 9.5 Doomwave Manifesto Proclamation + Jacqueline Party

10:00 PM Borscht 9.5: Doomwave Manifesto Proclamation + Jacqueline Party @CUCU'S NEST BAR

Proclamation of the DOOMWAVE MANIFESTO with a screening of the SMUK TRIPTYCH by Michael Arcos, with the godfather of doomwave @SMUK1 himself present.

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Borscht 9.5 Jaqueline (Argentine)

8:00 PM Jaqueline (Argentine) @Faena Theater

Join us for the Miami premiere and homecoming of this locally made, Sundance-approved feature film by Bernardo Britto, starring Wyatt Cenac and Camille Rutherford.

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Borscht 9.5 Borscht 9.5: ~Mango's~Dance~Afterparty~

9:30 PM ~Mango's~Dance~Afterparty~ @Mango's Tropical Cafe - South Beach

At Mangos the Staff are the Stars and You will be too!... Dancing is nonstop on the Main Bar All Day and all night long. All Night Long!

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Borscht Corp presents Se7as Borscht Karaoke Afterparty

9:30 PM Se7as Borscht Karaoke Afterparty @Sea

#BORSCHT# (9.5) #7Seas# #Karaoke# #Afterparty# Memory presents Program No. 2 + Borscht Flash! Festival! Afterparty! @ Se7aS Bar.

Karaoke hosted by Agatha Christie Orjales + Jason Fitzroy Jeffers <
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Borscht 9.5 Memory Presents Program No. 2

7:00 PM Borscht 9.5: Memory Presents Program No. 2 @Coral Gables Art Cinema

MEMORY presents Program No. 2, an exclusive collection of short films by award winning and emerging filmmakers. This roughly 90-minute, one-night-only event consists of a mix of never before seen short films as well as festival favorites from New York Film Festival, SXSW, AFI Docs, and more. This is the 2nd edition of this now annual event put together by filmmaker-driven studio MEMORY.

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Borscht 9.5 Surprise Mini Film Fest

Oct. 12th Miami, Fl

Just a flash fest really, a bunch of neat movies we like or maybe helped make in some small way, premiering in Miami. To be clear, this isn't a traditional fest- just a bunch of film events playing movies we love. There are also some parties, there will b pretty ppl there, treats, surprises, etc.

RSVP HERE