AUG 25 2017

What’s On-Screen at the Wolfson Archives’ FREE Art Days Open House October 13 & 14

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swamp buggy

See an Everglades swamp buggy & meet the buggy’s driver September 8 & 9!

FILM SCREENINGS
Room 8401, Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 & SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14; ALL SCREENINGS FREE

alligators

Hear the “Singing Alligators” at Everglades Wonder Gardens in “Fun, Sun, Sand and Sea” September 8 & 9!

“Fun, Sun, Sand and Sea”


Hit the road 1960s style and take a touristy trip through Florida’s pre-Disney roadside attractions. From the Everglades and Chokoloskee to deer farms and duck circuses, it’s a crazy, kitschy ride!

10:00 AM, Noon, & 2:00 PM

WTVJ On-Air ID

Watch yesterday’s news — complete 6:00 & 11:00 PM newscasts from 1957 anchored by Ralph Renick!

“Ralph Renick Reporting: August 7, 1957, 6:00 & 11:00 PM”

What did the evening news look like 60 years ago? Find out as WTVJ News Director Ralph Renick anchors the 6:00 and 11:00 PM news for August 7, 1957 in these rare kinescopes. Top stories include a judge’s impeachment trial and a British couple’s on-the-house visit to Miami.

10:30 AM, 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM

Hurricane Andrew Radar Image

Remember watching WTVJ’s live coverage as Hurricane Andrew approached? Relive the experience at the Wolfson Archives Open House!

WTVJ Live Coverage: Hurricane Andrew, August 24, 1992

In the small hours of the morning of August 24, 1992, WTVJ meteorologist Bryan Norcross answers viewer questions and prepares his audience for the onslaught of an historic storm.

11:00 AM, 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM

Cruise the Ecverglades 1950s style --see "Everglades Ahoy!" September 8 & 9!

Cruise the Everglades 1950s style –see “Everglades Ahoy!” September 8 & 9!

“Everglades Ahoy”

A Florida fisherman picks up a shiny new Chris Craft cabin cruiser and sets out on an Everglades fishing expedition, boating from Miami to Flamingo to Calusa Lodge on Lake Okeechobee in this colorful short film.

11:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 3:30 PM

While you’re enjoying Art Days 2017 in downtown Miami, drop in on the Wolfson Archives! Take a tour, check out Kids & Family Corner and sample fun, fascinating Florida film and video selected from millions of feet of film and thousands of hours of videotape preserved in our collections! And it’s all free! Find complete event details here or e-mail kwynn@mdc.edu .

What’s happening this year at Art Days in downtown Miami? Visit Art Days 2017 and find out!

 


FILM SCREENINGS DAILY SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 & SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14

10:00 AM

“Fun, Sun, Sand and Sea”

“Ralph Renick Reporting: August 7, 1957, 6:00 & 11:00 PM”

WTVJ Live Coverage: Hurricane Andrew, August 24, 1992

“Everglades Ahoy”

Noon

“Fun, Sun, Sand and Sea”

“Ralph Renick Reporting: August 7, 1957, 6:00 & 11:00 PM”

WTVJ Live Coverage: Hurricane Andrew, August 24, 1992

“Everglades Ahoy”

2:00 PM

“Fun, Sun, Sand and Sea”

“Ralph Renick Reporting: August 7, 1957, 6:00 & 11:00 PM”

WTVJ Live Coverage: Hurricane Andrew, August 24, 1992

“Everglades Ahoy”