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SoundScape Cinema Series: See free movies every week

Enjoy the beautiful Miami Beach weather and free movies – all in one! 

The SoundScape Cinema Series screens free films on a 7,000-square-foot outdoor projection wall at the New World Center every week.

Presented by the City of Miami Beach and curated by the American Black Film Festival, the cinema series’ 2021-2022 season is taking place on the corner of 17th Street and Washington Avenue. Showings will be available every Wednesday through May 2022, unless otherwise noted.

Each film screening is free to the public and does not require a ticket. Movies are scheduled for 8 p.m. For more information, click here

Please note: Social distancing guidelines are followed, and face coverings are required.

Below, please find the schedule for the next few months. Be aware, however, that titles are subject to change.


  • October 6 – “Pursuit of Happyness
  • October 13 – “Selena”
  • October 20 – “In the Heights”
  • October 27 – “The Haunted Mansion”


  • November 3 – “The Wiz”
  • November 10 – “Stand and Deliver”
  • November 17 – “Knives Out”
  • November 24 – “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”


  • December 1 – Art Basel Programming
  • December 8 – “The Karate Kid”
  • December 15 – “This Christmas”
  • December 22 – “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas”
  • December 29 – “The Outsiders”

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Free SoundScape Cinema movie

Weekly on Wednesday @ 8:00 pm (starting October 6, 2021)
Free SoundScape Cinema movie
New World Center | New World Symphony
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