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Opening Night: Radical + Party
Based on a True Story

In a Mexican border town plagued by neglect, corruption, and violence, a frustrated teacher tries a radical new method to break through his students’ apathy and unlock their curiosity, their potential… and maybe even their genius. Based on a true story.

After the screening, celebrate the Day of the Dead the GEMS way with an array of delicacies and libations to the lively sounds of mariachi.

Tickets include complimentary beer, wine and bites at the Koubek Mansion and Garden.


Christopher Zalla is an American film writer and director. Mr. Zalla previously directed the television movie BEAUTIFUL & TWISTED, a Sony/Lifetime production starring Rob Lowe, Paz Vega, and Candice Bergen. Mr. Zalla’s television directing credits include LAW AND ORDER, LAW AND ORDER: SVU, and LAW AND ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT.

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November 2, 2023
7:00 pm
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Koubek Center
2705 SW 3rd Street
Miami, FL 33135 United States
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(305) 237- 7750