O Cinema Wynwood is closing this weekend — but not without a final farewell party.
"O Cinema was part of the first wave of Wynwood," explained
The art theater, which opened its doors in 2011, will celebrate eight years in Wynwood with a farewell
"We'll have videos and shorts and fun stuff on the screen from our eight-year history, but this is more for people to congregate and have fun in the space," said
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The closing was first announced back in September to make way for an 11-story apartment-and-retail project called Wynwood Green to be developed by the Miami homebuilding giant Lennar. The building's 189 residential rental units, 324 parking spaces, and about 17,000 square feet of commercial space will tower over the neighborhood.
While those against gentrification might be upset, fans of independent and foreign movies need
But first, on Saturday night, they will party.
O Cinema Wynwood Closing Party. 6 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at O Cinema Wynwood, 90 NW 29th St., Miami; o-cinema.org. Admission is free.