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Sat.-July 20. 2013 Premiere ‘Compulsion’ w Heather Graham. Miami Beach Cinematheque Fundraiser

An Event For Fine Food , Fashion & for the Love of Film -Compulsion, The Movie-East Coast Premiere , Miami Beach, FL

Heather Graham stars in ‘Compulsion’ East Coast /Miami Beach Premiere & Fundraiser -July 20 at 4PM at MB Cinematheque, presented by Culinary Art Basil VI.  Graham, as a master chef in stilettos, turns up the heat in this seductive psychological thriller. Also, starring Carrie-Anne Moss (‘Matrix’), Kevin Dillon & Joe Mantegna. The Movie’s Gourmet Menu will be served nightly at the Bentley Hilton’s de Rodriguez Cuba throughout Swimwear Week.

Saturday July 20-2013 East Coast Premiere of ‘Compulsion’.

 4:00 PM- Fundraiser benefiting MB Cinematheque. ( Seating Limited. $75 per couple, ($50.00 per couple, MB Members) Historic City Hall, 1130 Washington Ave. 33139  rsvp 310-220-9118 or 305-673-4567 (films)

 6:30 PM  Director Egidio Coccimiglio Q & A. Cast & Crew Invited. MB Cinema, City Hall. Art Basil VI ( presents culinary wizard Doug de Rodriguez, 2 Time James Beard Recipient, Arturo and Stephanie Paz reprising appetizers and prix  fixe 4 course dinner inspired by Compulsion’s menu paired with mocktinis, signature cocktails and tropical punch courtesy of Vita Coco-pure coconut water.

Official Trailer

The movie inspired menu specials include Alaska King Crab Cakes by Yanni Diassinos, Mr. Green’s Ginger coriander broth, Maine Lobster Live’s  freshest Fish en croute w lemon butter sauce, Grand Western Rack of Lamb with a complement of  Bemka’s, House of Caviar’s  truffled Ragoût, Grand Western Venison Loin & Mr. Green’s Produce Parsnip Gratin, Onion Comfit,  Bemka Périgord Truffle Jus and Profiteroles by Bindi Deserts from Joe Selvaggio’s PDF Foods that are guaranteed to evoke sighs of bliss.

Sunday- July21,  2013 –Film Fashion Finale

 5PM-on  De Rodriguez Cuba, 101 Ocean Dr, MB 33139  TastingMenu, Signature Cocktails, Swimwear Finale ‘Five Ways to Ceviche’, Cabanas and Cuba.  Presented by Doug de Rodriguez, author of The Great Ceviche Book with Book signing with proceeds for G.R.O.W.   Lounge on the seaside cabanas, unwind with informal modeling by Vicki Soble, Haute Couture Resort Wear.    Stage Production by Frank Gonzalez of Event Logistics. By Invitation only. rsvp Pass around ‘Ceviche & Compulsion Tasting Menu’.  Gift Bags by Elite Smile and Vita Coca.   Dinner reservations recommended.  Happy Hour Prices.  101 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Fl 33139.

Set for theatrical release ‘Compulsion’ is distributed by Phase 4 Films in the USA, E-One Entertainment in Canada and Moonstone Entertainment, Worldwide Sales Agents.  Cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond has evidenced his own compulsion with films that have inspired fashion trends for decades.  Best known for Warren Beatty and Julie Christie’s ‘pre’ PETA fur wrapped wardrobe in Alaska-bound ‘McCabe and Mrs. Miller’ , ‘Deliverance’, the movie that gave new meaning to banjos, kissing cousins and the black leather vest and  the rage for bloody black lipstick in ’Black Dahlia’.  With four nominations and an Academy Award win for ‘Close Encounters’, Vilmos is invited with director Egidio Coccimiglio for a post screening Q & A followed by a deLuxe poolside VIP Party at the Bentley Hilton.  (Dinner Reservations Recommended)

Associated Media – AB Newswire (, Afar Magazine (  the 19th Hole Magazine, Sub_Urbano Magazine, Forbes  Restaurant, WWD , Red Dot Fair and a pending interview with New York Times -Style Section.



Art Basil Turns up the Heat with World Premiere ‘Compulsion’ & SoBe Swimwear Fashion Week

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A Florida Premiere and Miami Beach Cinematheque Fund Raiser, July 20, 2013.  Historical City Hall on 11th and Washington,M.B. 33139

Art Basil V & VI is brewing up a jubilant celebration where the  Culture of Cuisine and Culinary Art  defines South Florida (and Los Angeles) as a global cross roads.


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Director – Egidio Coccimiglio’s  and Vilmos Zsigmond will be presenting with Q & A to follow.  Coccimiglio’s latest opus, Compulsion with Heather Graham in stilettos develops a friendly obsession with Carrie-Anne Moss’ character, a former child star with an eating disorder.  She spurns Graham’s seductive culinary advances that include a Fish en croute and a Rack of Lamb with truffled ragout that puts life and limb in jeopardy.

A psychological thriller, Compulsion is  a perfect fit for  Miami Swimwear Fashion Week.  With Kevin Dillon and Joe Mantegna.

Filmed by visionary Vilmos (Deer Hunter, Deliverance, McCabe & rs. Miller) Zsigmond, recipient of three Academy noms and recipient for Close Encounters.  A Testament to Tenacity. For details email or visit website or facebook/culinaryartbasil.

Heather Graham in toque and stilettos, turns up the heat in the  Kitchen with Compulsion director Egidio Coccimiglio.

Heather Graham in toque and stilettos, turns up the heat in the Kitchen with Compulsion director Egidio Coccimiglio.




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