"Machuca" tells the story of two boys amid political turmoil in Chile. 6 p.m. at Bill Cosford Cinema, University of Miami's Memorial Building off Camposano Avenue, Coral Gables. Various times through Sunday. $4-$6. Details: (305) 284-2211
"The Farewell" is a docudrama about German playwright Bertolt Brecht. 8 p.m. Friday, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at Bill Cosford Cinema, University of Miami's Memorial Building off Camposano Avenue, Coral Gables. $4-$6. Details: (305) 284-2211
Films in the Courtyard screens short movies made by local film directors and producers who will be present at the screenings. "Flight of Hand," "Lech█n," "Les Vwa" and "Si Se Puede" are featured films at Books and Books. Kitty Morgan curates. 8:30 p.m. at 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or (305) 444-9044.
Bass Museum of Art, screens "The Argonomist" a story about Jean L. Dominique, a Haitian national hero, freedom fighter and journalist. 3 p.m. at 2121 Park Ave., Miami Beach. Various prices. Details: (305) 673-7530.
"THE OTHER SIDE OF THE STREET'
Miami Art Central features Brazilian movie "The Other Side of the Street," a film about a grandmother who believes she has witnessed a murder after spying on her neighbors. 7:30 p.m. at 5960 SW 57th Ave., South Miami. Details: (305) 455-3336.
In celebration of the Tastes & Tongues art exhibition, Centro Cultural Español features On a Low Flame film series about Spanish foods and customs. 7 p.m. at 800 Douglas Rd., Suite 170, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 448-9677 or www.ccemiami.org