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Home Is Where the Horror Is: Beetlejuice

O Cinema South Beach

June 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

Many horror movies are set in motion by an unforgivable crime—in 1988’s Beetlejuice, it’s the post-modern makeover of a 19th-century house. When the obnoxious Deetz family renovate their newly purchased home, the offense against taste spurs the previous owners, the recently deceased Maitlands, to begin a campaign of haunting that wreaks hilarious havoc on both the living and the dead. The second installment in our summer film series, this screening of Beetlejuice at O Cinema will be followed by a discussion led by Wolfsonian curator/old-house enthusiast Shoshana Resnikoff, who will zero in on the life, death, and afterlife of American domestic design.

Presented in partnership with O Cinema South Beach as part of The Wolfsonian’s Mark Mamolen program series on American homes, investigating how the design of living space powerfully expresses individual personality and social values.


O Cinema South Beach
1130 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL, FL 33139 United States
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