In downtown Fort Lauderdale is a small, charming church turned movie theater (with a bar!) called Cinema Paradiso. Too bad many locals don't even know about it, as it's virtually hidden behind towering condos near the courthouse. Also underappreciated is that Broward County has a big-deal film fest, the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival — a prestigious affair that's been attended by Michael Moore, Martin Scorsese, and Kevin Spacey over the years. Cinema Paradiso is FLIFF's home and one of just a few destinations for independent films in Broward and Palm Beach. In fact, many films that have been seen nowhere else but Cannes make their... More >>>