Cuba CrossingIslamorada – The Keys History & Discovery Center in Islamorada features Cuba Crossing for June’s Midweek Matinees. Movies are shown in the new state-of-the-art theater on the first Wednesday of the month in the afternoon. This first year of movies features movies made in/about the Keys, and will include a historical introduction by Upper Keys Historian Jerry Wilkinson.

The June movie is Wednesday, June 1 with the showing of Cuba Crossing. A group of mercenaries are off to Cuba to assassinate Fidel Castro and overthrow his regime. Along the way, things get very difficult. Robert Vaughn plays a career CIA agent who wants revenge for the Bay of Pigs massacre. Stuart Whitman is a charter boat captain who wants only to play in the sun and stay drunk – until his son gets kidnapped. This movie is rated R.

The Center opens at 1:30 p.m. and the movie begins at 2 p.m. Candy, water and soda available for purchase.

The final movie of this series will be Hoot on Wednesday, July 6.

Centennial Bank is the presenting sponsor of the Midweek Matinee series. Members of the Keys History & Discovery Center are $5. Cost for non-members is $10. More information is available at 305-922-2237 or

The Discovery Center is in Islamorada, MM 82, located at the Islander Resort. The Center is open Thursdays through Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. General admission is $12. Admission for seniors is $10 and children 13-under are free.