Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on January 26, 2006
The ninth annual Miami Jewish Film Festival features a variety of films featuring Jewish life and themes — from "Fateless," a Holocaust experience; to comedies such as "Only Human". Through Saturday. Various times and locations. $7-$25. Details: 1-888-585-3456, (305) 573-7304 or www.caje-miami.org.
EXPEDITIONS ON FILM
The Museum of Contemporary Art presents the premiere of a film by British artist Isaac Julien. "True North" is the first film in a trilogy of histories of expeditions. The film is based on the story of Matthew Henson, the first African American to reach the North Pole. The exhibition will include a suite of photographs related to the film. 7-9 p.m. through Feb. 5 at 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $25. RSVP required. Details: (305) 893-6211, Ext. 23.
AFRICAN FILM FESTIVAL
Miami Art Central, a not-for-profit organization, presents the African Film Festival, promoting an understanding of African cultures and history. Miami Art Central spotlights "Delwende" from Burkina Faso. 7:30 p.m. at 5960 SW 57th Ave., South Miami. Details: (305) 455-3336 or www.miamiartcentral.org.
Miami Beach Cinematheque presents "Veronika Voss," winner of the Best Film prize at the 1982 Venice Film Festival. A faded 1940s movie star who becomes a morphine addict and takes one last stab at resurrecting her film career. 8:30 p.m. at Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $6-$25. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.