For many, the word Prohibition conjures up scenes of gang wars in New York, New Jersey and Chicago along with some of the decade’s most infamous characters, Bugs Moran, Meyer Lansky and Al Capone. Yet few realize the prominent role South Florida, and its Caribbean neighbors played in the transportation of illegal booze into the U.S. during this infamous era. Depicting the prohibition era experience from Palm Beach to Key West is the engaging documentary, “Prohibition and the South Florida Connection.”
A CENTURY IN THE SUN is the story of how Standard Oil magnate Henry Flagler comes to Florida in the late 1800s, builds a railroad and hotel empire on the last American frontier, and launches a population boom that lasts a hundred years.
The film traces Flagler’s impact on Florida through the 20th century, as it becomes the fastest - growing state in the U.S.
Out of Darkness, Into Light is a half hour documentary which delves into the lives of three adult survivors of child sexual abuse, who through their own personal experiences, are committed to helping others affected by this unthinkable crime.
Statistics show that ninety percent of child victims know their offender, with almost half of the offenders being a family member.
With this knowledge, it is believed through education and awareness child sexual abuse can be prevented.
“Miami was like a Mecca for three or four months in the winter, everything happened in Miami. It was the center of the entertainment world really.”
-Dick Cami - Night Club Owner/Entertainment Manager
In the days before heavy metal and hip hop, Miami was a melting pot for the growing music industry. Miami was considered America’s winter playground, the land of palm trees and sunshine. It was a hotspot for tourists, entertainers and locals seeking a taste of the good life. Hailed by many musicians and recording stars as the “most unbelievable place to be”, Miami’s rich musical background is waiting to be discovered by a wider audience.
In 1960, a young boxer named Cassius Clay came to Miami, determined to become world heavyweight champion. In the end, he became something more—a legend. Combining original footage with interviews of those who were closest to him—including his trainer, Angelo Dundee, fight doctor Ferdie Pacheco, and Ali's Miami neighbors and friends—Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami is the story of that evolution, as well as a chronicle of Miami's historic black community and the famed Fifth Street Gym. See why, without Miami, there might never have been a Muhammad Ali.
Conquering the Dragon: Breast Cancer Survivors Race for Life is a documentary about breast cancer survivors reaching for the stars and creating triumph out of tragedy, never letting up in their determined fight against the dragon.
In their quest to regain their lives, thousands of breast cancer survivors around the world discovered Dragon Boat Racing, a very demanding water sport, requiring mental and physical toughness that has became the ultimate team competition among survivors.