Cultivating Cinema

It’s cult, it’s kitsch, it’s camp — it’s no longer much of a secret. The Secret Celluloid Society brings cult films to a famished Miami audience, and the Orson-esque boy wonder behind it all is Miami’s own Nayib Estefan.
Text by Francesca Cruz | May 23, 2018 | People

Yes, yes, Nayib Estefan might be the offspring of famed music powerhouse duo Emilio & Gloria Estefan — okay, and perhaps he wed into film royalty by marrying the lovely Lara Diamante Coppola — but this guy has creative vision, gumption and extra layers of Cuban swagger, all of his own doing. He’s the mind behind the Secret Celluloid Society, an organization that teams up with Gables Cinema to showcase late-night cult classic films every Saturday at 11:30 p.m. From a November lineup that includes Eraserhead and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Nayib has resurrected the experience of attending a late-night showing of classic films for diehard film aficionados. Tickets are $7 each, and they include free popcorn;