Calendar: Free Screening and Q&A: “Moonlight”

Event Description

As part of PAMM Free Community Night and PAMM Pride Night, enjoy a free screening of Miami’s own Oscar-winning film “Moonlight” on the PAMM Beach. The film will be introduced by “Moonlight” Co-Producer Andrew Hevia and will be followed by a Q&A with Hevia, Tanisha Cidel, Patrick Decile and Sharif Earp.

"Moonlight" is rated R for some sexuality, drug use, brief violence, and language throughout. Due to movie content, this screening is for adult visitors only. Space is limited for the film. First come, first seated. RSVP does not guarantee you a seat.

Free and open to the public 
Live set by Phaxas  | 5–8pm
Drag performances | 7:30pm
Screening and cast Q&A* | 8–10:30pm
Galleries close at 9pm

Speakers
Andrew Hevia is a Cuban American filmmaker from Miami, Florida. He produced the three-time Academy-Award winning film "Moonlight," whose stunning Best Picture upset was seen and cheered around the world. He is a co-founder of Borscht Corp, the non-profit film collective behind the Borscht Film Festival, which was named one of "the 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World" by Moviemaker and called "the weirdest film festival on the planet" by Indiewire. He is a graduate of New World School of the Arts and the Film School at Florida State University. He holds a Master's Degree in Media Entrepreneurship from the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University and was a Fulbright Fellow to Hong Kong.

Patrick Gregory Decile was born in Miami Florida on December 4th, 1996. His mother Destina Decile had him at the very young age of 14. They moved to Gainesville where his mother attended the University of Florida. They later moved back to Miami where he attended Carol City Middle School and graduated from North Miami High School. While in high school Patrick won several awards for spoken word and debate. He is also a writer and vocalist. His stage name is Pat Pandoe. Patrick later attended Florida Memorial where he was casted for his role as "Terrel" in the critically acclaimed film “Moonlight”. He is now attending Broward College and is working towards his acting and music career.

Tanisha Cidel  graduated from the musical theatre program at New World School of the Arts in 1993. She is currently the director of the magnet theatre program at Norland Middle School where she has taught sixth through eighth grade for the past 16 years. She is one of the only theatre teachers in the county to become a finalist for the district wide Teacher of the Year award. Mrs. Cidel is also the director of the award winning program, AileyCamp Miami, held and sponsored by the Adrienne Arsht Center in conjunction with the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation. In addition to her arts in education career, Mrs Cidel has performed as an entertainer in various genres of entertainment.  She was a background singer for both Ruben Studdard of American Idol and Kanye West on the MTV Awards Show. Now, Mrs Cidel can be seen in the new highly acclaimed and Golden Globe and Oscar award winning film, "Moonlight" as Principal Williams. A champion for arts in education and recently nominated for the national award of Magnet Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Cidel believes that all of her experiences in the professional industry of entertainment and the arts has been instrumental in creating innovative ways to inspire and introduce children of all ages to the wonderful world of the performing arts.

Parking
  • On-site parking is limited and expected to fill up early. 
  • Arrival by free Metromover to Museum Park station or rideshare app is highly recommended. 
  • Additional self-parking is available at the Omni garage located at 1645 Biscayne Blvd (rates apply). PAMM is located at 1103 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132. 
  • Visit pamm.org/parking.