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Rockers On Film

Over Labor day weekend, Cinema Paradiso, home of the annual Fort Lauderdale Film Festival (FLIFF) will be hosting a kind of rock concert on film. FLIFF-Pal-Looza will feature eight films over three days. The first film The Door: When You're Strange begins at 8:45 p.m. on Friday. On Saturday, see Bittersweet Motel: Phish at 7:15 p.m. and Pink Floyd's The Wall at 9 p.m. Sunday brings The Kids Are Alright: The Who at 7:15 p.m. and U2: Rattle and Hum at 9 p.m. Finally, Elvis reigns supreme with Elvis: That's the Way It Is at 4 p.m. and Elvis On Tour at 6 p.m. before the Palooza wraps up with Live Concert by 18 Wheelers at 8 p.m. Admission to each film is $6 for the general public or $6 for FLIFF members. Call 954-760-9898, or visit
Fri., Aug. 31, 9:45 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 1, 7:15 & 9 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 2, 7:15 & 9 p.m.; Mon., Sept. 3, 4, 6 & 8 p.m., 2012
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Rebecca McBane is the arts and culture/food editor for New Times Broward-Palm Beach. She began her journalism career at the Sun Sentinel's community newspaper offshoot, Forum Publishing Group, where she worked as the editorial assistant and wrote monthly features as well as the weekly library and literature column, "Shelf Life." After a brief stint bumming around London's East End (for no conceivable reason, according to her poor mother), she returned to real life and South Florida to start at New Times as the editorial assistant in 2009. A native Floridian, Rebecca avoids the sun and beach at all costs and can most often be found in a well-air-conditioned space with the glow of a laptop on her face.
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