Miami, FL— WPBT2 will premiere the documentary MIAMI BEACH: 100 Years of Making Waves on Monday, August 3, 2015 at 9PM. Produced and directed by Emmy winner Robyn Symon and hosted by author and adventurer, Charles J. Kropke, this documentary traces the colorful history of Miami Beach.
What started out largely as swampland is today one of the hottest destinations in the world. From explorers to land barons, gangsters, fashion models and celebrities, this little seaside jewel with its signature Art Deco backdrop, has weathered many waves of change. MIAMI BEACH: 100 Years of Making Waves seamlessly weaves rare historical footage and interviews with acclaimed local historians, Art Deco preservationists, politicians and civic leaders who guide viewers through the many booms and busts during the city’s colorful 100 year history.