MOCA Moving Images: Alternative Contemporaneity Cinema

Wednesday, October 1 at 7 PM

Ana Mendieta: Fuego de Tierra A film by Nereida Garcia-Ferraz and Kate Horsfield, 1987, 52minutes, Color/BW, DVD This beautiful video is a portrait of the life and work of Cuban-born American artist Ana Mendieta. Mendieta used her own body, the raw materials of nature, and Afro-Cuban religion to express her »

Films Previously Shown

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Premium & Miracle by Ed Ruscha

August 1 @ 7 pm

Wednesday, August 1 @ 7 pm Film at MOCA / Premium and Miracle by Ed Ruscha FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION Two of Ed Ruscha’s rare early films will be screened at MOCA, North Miami.

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Naked Lunch

July 11 @ 7 pm

Wednesday, July 11 @ 7 pm Film at MOCA / Naked Lunch Naked Lunch is the 1991 Canadian/British/Japanese film adaptation, directed by David Cronenberg, of William S. Burroughs’ novel of the same name. Featuring Peter Weller, Ian Holm, Judy Davis, and Roy Scheider, the film is a co-production by film »

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June 6, 2012 @ 7 pm

Wednesday, June 6 @ 7 pm Film at MOCA / Howl Howl, 2010 Directed by: Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman Running time = 85 min Howl is a 2010 American experimental film which explores both the Six Gallery debut and the 1957 obscenity trial of 20th century American poet Allen »

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The Agronomist

Director Jonathan Demme’s profile of Haitian radio journalist and human rights activist Jean Dominque includes historical footage and personal interviews. Dominique was assassinated in April, 2000

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Water Ritual #1

Film at MOCA Water Ritual #1 An original and visionary work, this film references ancient rituals as a young woman performs a purification rite in a crumbling urban setting.

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Shopping Bag Spirits & Freeway Fetishes

Film at MOCA Shopping Bag Spirits & Freeway Fetishes: Reflections on Ritual Space This experimental documentary depicts nine different artists who use ritual in their work to touch upon their cultural past.

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The Last Angel of History

Film at MOCA The Last Angel of History The Last Angel of History is one of the most influential video-essays of the 1990s influencing filmmakers and inspiring conferences, novels and exhibitions. BAFC’s exploration of the chromatic possibilities of digital video is embedded within a mythology of the future that creates connections »