Silent movies showing at Miami Int’l Airport

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Here’s a great amenity for an airport: silent movies!

This summer, Miami International Airport is hosting a Pop-Up Cinema showing classic early films.

Weekly screenings – there’s one scheduled for today – will take place in surprise locations throughout the airport.

Last week a Buster Keaton movie was shown. Today: Mickey Mouse in Steamboat Willie – from 1928.

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The films are coming to MIA Airport courtesy of Obsolete Media Miami (O.M.M.), a repository for 35 mm slides, archival motion picture films and materials, and other legacy media and a resource for artists. designers, filmmakers – and now also passengers stuck at the airport.