Key West Film Festival

November 15, 2018 -

The mission of the Key West Film Festival is to showcase films that capture Key West’s essence: Creativity, Diversity, Sustainability, and Beauty. The Tropic Cinema is thrilled be a partner venue of KWFF, showcasing great filmmakers from Florida and around the world. For a full rundown of festival events, visit Here's what we'll be showing at the Tropic!


The Rocky Horror Picture Show

November 20, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a "Rocky Horror" virgin, come sing, dance and do the Time Warp with host Landon Bradbary and the Tropic. Costumes encouraged!


Eaton Street Christmas Stroll

December 9, 2018 - 4:00 pm

Key West Theater, The Studios of Key West, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Tropic Cinema, and the Key West United Methodist Church unite for the second annual “Eaton Street Christmas Stroll” on December 9th.



February 10, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Our 2019 slate of Southern Circuit films kicks off with "93Queen," an inside look at at a group of tenacious Hasidic women who are taking on the patriarchy by creating the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in New York City.


United Skates

March 24, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Our 2019 slate of Southern Circuit films continues with "United Skates," a deep dive into the vibrant and celebratory world of African American roller skating. Across the country, skaters fight to preserve a tradition that reaches deep into their family history; this film documents a small but monumental piece of American culture at risk of disappearing.


Breaking the Bee

April 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Our 2019 slate of Southern Circuit films concludes with "Breaking the Bee," a look at the ups and downs of four Indian-American students, ages seven to 14, as they compete to realize their dream of winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee—and cement their place in a two-decade dynasty.