Miami-Dade College hosts a Festival of Alternative Cuban Cinema, featuring film shorts, feature films, documentaries and video art produced and directed outside the mainstream Hollywood circuit. Through Sept. 21 at Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $5. Details: (305) 237-3010.
"The Crime of Father Amaro," rated R, nightly at 8 and Sunday at 6 p.m. at The Absinthe House, 235 Alcazar Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-7144.