Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on August 7, 2008
The Tripadvisor Summer 2008 Free Traveling Movie Tour features "Planes, Trains and Automobiles." Contributions of new and gently worn suitcases, backpacks, duffel bags and diaper carriers to be donated to Children’s Home Society of Florida. Showing begins at 6 p.m., Lummus Park, Ocean Drive between Eighth and Ninth streets. Details: www.tripadvisor.com/movietour.
HITTING A NERVE
Presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Optic Nerve X is an evening dedicated to emerging South Florida filmmakers. Screenings at 7 and 9 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. RSVP required. Details: (305) 893-6211 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.mocanomi.org.
"GRAPES OF WRATH’
The Wolfsonian-FIU hosts summer film series every Thursday in August. This week’s feature film is "The Grapes of Wrath" based on the novel by John Steinbeck. 7 p.m. Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Free for members and students. $10 others. Details: www.wolfsonian.org.
The Miami Beach Film Society hosts a high-definition screening of the movie based on the true story of Barbara Daly Baekeland, an heiress who was murdered by her son, Antony in her London home. 7:50 and 9:30 p.m. nightly. Ends Aug. 11. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Espanola Way, Miami Beach. $7 for members and students, $10 for the public. Details: (305)673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
To complement their ongoing exhibit, Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, the Museum of Contemporary Art will be screening Jean-Luc Godard’s 1968 film, "Sympathy for the Devil." The film captures the Rolling Stones during their 1968 production of the album "Beggar’s Banquet," and is laced with scenes exploring the political moods in England and France during the late 1960s. 2 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St. Free with museum admission. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org