• Our history

  • The School of Communication Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies at the University of Miami is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge of the history, aesthetics and social and cultural impact of motion picture media.

    The goals of the Herrick Center are to provide support for research, to further the important work of preservationists and archivists, to facilitate the study and teaching of film at the University, and to enrich the intellectual and cultural life of the University and the South Florida community through lectures, conferences, seminars and workshops, and through screenings at the Bill Cosford Cinema, the on campus state-of-the-art theater that specializes in exhibiting first-run alternative, foreign and classic films.


Upcoming guest lectures, film series, retrospectives, special screenings hosted and sponsored by the Norton Herrick Center.

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    Jan, 2018

  • Who Is Dayani Cristal

    1111 Memorial Dr.

    January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    The body of an unidentified immigrant is found in the Arizona Desert. In an attempt to retrace his path and discover his story,

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    Feb, 2018

  • From Nowhere

    1111 Memorial Dr.

    February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    FROM NOWHERE tells the story of three high school students who are struggling with all of the same issues that trouble all teenagers,