Moviegoers have a chance to relive the cinema experience and return to O Cinema.
After a full year of shutdowns and limited entertainment, the Miami Beach theater reopened on March 19. This means in-person experiences AND virtual screenings – whichever you choose!
And this Friday, April 16, celebrate O Cinema’s 10th anniversary with a free screening of the original 1971 classic, “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory.” Please note: This special event, however, will take place at the North Beach Bandshell, – not at O Cinema – for an outdoor socially distant experience.
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As Wonka fans know, the film follows the mysterious candy maker extraordinaire Willy Wonka (Gene Wilder), who invites some of his lucky fans on a grand tour of his magical factory.
Though the screening is free, all attendees must RSVP to reserve a spot. For more information, click here.
Other O Cinema happenings
On the schedule for in-person screenings at the actual O Cinema theater in Miami Beach is the Amazon original movie, “Time,” directed by Garrett Bradley. The 2020 documentary focuses on a woman who spent the last two decades campaigning for the release of her husband from prison.
The featured movies will continue changing, so please check O Cinema’s calendar for the most current offering.
Movie tickets are available online and at the box office, at 1130 Washington Ave. Prices are as follows:
- Adults – $11
- Seniors age 62 and older – $9.50
- Students & teachers – $9.50
- Children age 12 and younger – $9.50
- Military – $9.50
- O Cinema members – $7.50
- Miami Beach resident discount: 20 percent off adult tickets on the first Monday of every month (with valid proof of residency)
In announcing the reopening, O Cinema officials made clear their health and safety precautions and regulations. These include:
- Mandatory facial coverings
- Entrance screenings
- Social distancing measures, including seating arrangements
- Reduced capacity
- Hand sanitizer
Hesitant to go indoors?
For those who are not ready for an indoor movie experience, O Cinema continues to offer virtual movies. Tickets for online offerings range in price from $10-$12.
The current schedule includes, among others:
- “Truth to Power”
- “17 Blocks”
- “76 Days”
- “Through the Night”
- “A Glitch in the Matrix”
- “The People vs. Agent Orange”
Two FREE screenings are also planned. These will only be available online:
“Oliver Sacks: His Own Life” – Monday, April 5
- “F11 and Be There” – Monday, May 3