Miami-Dade College hosts the 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.
CELIA CRUZ & FRIENDS
The Institute of Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, Casa Bacardi, presents a tribute to Celia Cruz, with daily video showings through Sept. 30, at 2:30 p.m. Casa Bacardi, Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, 1531 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables. Admission $5. Details: (305) 284-CUBA.
"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.