The Oscars at the Tropic

Celebrate the 90th Annual Academy Awards at our Red Carpet Gala!

Join the Tropic to celebrate the 90th Annual Academy Awards and Red Carpet Gala on March 4th.  We're bringing a touch of Hollywood to Key West for the year's most glamorous fundraising event, hosted by Landon Bradbary and featuring entertainment from The Muriels. It all leads up to our live viewing of the Oscars! [Click here to buy tickets]

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Black History Month

Two enlightening documentaries about remarkable black women.

Tropic Cinema will commemorate Black History Month this February with a pair of remarkable documentaries. We invite you to join us on February 13 and February 27 for two not-to-be-missed screenings.

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Southern Circuit Series

Showcasing the best in new independent film.

The Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers brings the best of independent film to communities across the South. As one of 20 Screening Partners for this season, we are pleased to be hosting three Southern Circuit screenings as part of the 2017-18 season.

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Royal Opera On Screen

The passion and drama of live opera -- direct from London.

The Tropic is proud to feature a new season of the Royal Opera On Screen. The series features sumptuously filmed presentations of some of the world's most beloved operas -- plus a few surprises. 

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The Films of Tennessee Williams

Celebrating one of Key West's most beloved literary figures.

Few figures loom larger in Key West’s literary history than Tennessee Williams — and we are proud to celebrate the legendary author and playwright throughout March with a series of films based on his work.

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EVENTS

February 27, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Black History Month - Mika Kaurismaki's documentary MAMA AFRICA introduces a new generation of music fans to the legacy of world-famous South African singer and activist Miriam Makeba.

March 4, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Join the Tropic to celebrate the 90th Annual Academy Awards and Red Carpet Gala on March 4th.  We're bringing a touch of Hollywood to Key West for the year's most glamorous fundraising event, hosted by Landon Bradbary and featuring entertainment from The Muriels. It all leads up to our live viewing of the Oscars! [Click here to buy tickets]

March 5, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Tennessee Williams On The Silver Screen - Celebrate the life of one of Key West's most famous literary figures throughout March with our series of Tennessee Williams film adaptations. We kick off with this Southern gothic drama led by Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor at the height of their fame.

March 6, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Royal Opera On Screen- Drama, passion, a memorably malevolent villain and fabulous music – Giacomo Puccini’s operatic thriller is one of the great opera experiences. 

March 12, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Tennessee Williams on the Silver Screen - Our March series continues with this John Huston adaptation, starring Richard Burton in a tour-de-force performance as an alcoholic, defrocked minister at a crossroads.

March 19, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Southern Circuit - Our 2018 Southern Circuit screenings continue with PURPLE DREAMS, an extraordinary arts education story following high school students on a three-year journey of transformation.

March 19, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Tennessee Williams on the Silver Screen - Our celebration of Tennessee Williams concludes with this 1955 drama that earned an Oscar for actress Anna Magnani -- and which was largely filmed right here in Key West.

March 26, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Remembering Lenny - Join the Tropic for a screening of Leonard Bernstein's musical classic WEST SIDE STORY, part of Key West's island-wide celebration of the centennial of Bernstein's birth.

April 8, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Royal Opera On Screen - With a heady combination of passion, sensuality and violence, along with memorable musical numbers like the Habanera and the Toreador Song, Carmen is one of the most famous operas in the entire art form.

April 16, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Southern Circuit - Our 2018 slate of Southern Circuit films concludes with this portrait of farmer, writer and activist Wendell Berry, filmed on the Kentucky land where Berry has farmed since the 1960s.

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Movie Reviews

Get the latest movie reviews from our in-house critics, Shirrel Rhoades and Ian Brockway. You’ll also find reviews from film festivals and advance screening movies. Do you have what it takes to be a Guest movie reviewer? Send us your review to info@TropicCinema.com for approval and maybe you’ll earn a spot! Want to make sure you never miss a review? Follow the Tropic on Facebook for daily updates!

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