Kareem Tabsch revisits vintage Miami Beach

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The Last Resort is a wonderful new documentary that celebrates the work of Andy Sweet & Gary Monroe two photographers who brilliantly captured the authentic Miami Beach of the 1970’s and 1980s’ producing some stunning iconic images, before Sweet’s tragic murder in 1982.  queerguru talks to filmmaker Kareem Tabsch (who co-directed the film with Dennis Scholl ) on the eve of its World Premiere at Miami Jewish Film Festival (images courtesy Andy Sweet Photo Legacy )

The interview was filmed by Hussein Wentz for www.queergurutv.com  at O Cinema Wynwood 

 



Miami Beach’s own Easter Bunny

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  If you have ever had a drink at Miami Beach’s Gaythering Hotel then you would know from the photographs on the walls that the city has its own Easter Bunny who lives there 24/7.  He is Alexander Guerra one of the Hotel’s two owners who is also a highly successful artist and photographer who … Continue reading



Barbie & Ken ….and his boyfriend …..living it up in style.

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queerguru first came across photographer David Parise’s work one Sunday afternoon at Miami Beach’s Lincoln Road Collectables Market a couple of years ago, and instantly fell in love with his whole series of vintage Barbie & Ken pictures.  In fact ‘Boys at Sunset’ above is the first one we purchased that day. Parise had been living in … Continue reading



Riding down Ocean Drive in Style

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queerguru was peddling away on our office bike down Ocean Drive the other day taking in the rays when we were overtaken by this rather stunning turquoise blue vintage car (PLEASE do not ask us to name the make or model!).  Now in Miami Beach we are used to seeing all things fabulous, but this one … Continue reading



Andy Sweet : Images of 1970’s Miami Beach

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In the 1970’s photographer Andy Sweet was obsessed with capturing images of the elderly Jewish population of Miami Beach who resided mainly in small hotels and apartment buildings on Ocean Drive.  His work so perfectly captured the essence of this colorful and vibrant community who had retired here in the ‘sunshine State’ after living their … Continue reading



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