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Calendar Of Events Movies

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Written by on September 18, 2008

Thursday 9/18

   In Paul Newman’s directorial debut, a small-town teacher taking care of her mother lives a life of endless toil until a preacher urges her to express her repressed emotions. 8:30 p.m. 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $10, $7 for members, student or seniors. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

Friday 9/19

   The Miami Beach Cinematheque hosts a screening of Alex Gibney’s "Gonzo." The film has been called the definitive biography of the late author and journalist Hunter S. Thompson. 8:30 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque. 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $7 for members, students and seniors of $10 for the public. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

Saturday 9/20

   The Miami Light Project hosts a screening of Katie Davis’s "Southern Comfort." The documentary chronicles the last year of the life of Robert Eads, a female-to-male transsexual who died of ovarian cancer. Noon. The Light Box, 3000 Biscayne Blvd., #100, Miami. Details: www.miamilightproject.com.

WIRE WALKING

   "Man on Wire" follows Philippe Petit’s six-year effort to walk a tightrope illegal rigged between the two towers of the World Trade Center in 1974. The feat is now known as the "artistic crime of the century." 8:30 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque. 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $7 for members, students and seniors of $10 for the public. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

Monday 9/22

   Director Vivien Lesnik Weisman’s "The Man of Two Havanas" explores the life of her father, Max Lesnik, who was a journalist, activist and one-time friend of Fidel Castro. After breaking away from the Cuban government because of ideological differences, he found himself in Miami, an ex-Castro supporter and also a voice again US policy towards Cuba. 8 p.m. Ends Sept. 24. Miami Beach Cinematheque. 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $7 for members, students and seniors of $10 for the public. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

Tuesday 9/23

   Tiffany Shlain will host a screening of her film "The Tribe," followed by a lecture. The film, recognized at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, connects Judaism and the Barbie doll. 7:15 p.m. Lincoln Theatre, 541 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $36 per person. Details: (786) 866-8441 or www.jewishmiami.org.

Thursday 9/25

   Based on the work of Ken Kesey, "Sometimes a Great Notion," starring Paul Newman and Henry Fonda, follows a father and son as the oppose their union’s strike against a large logging company. 8:30 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque. 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $7 for members, students and seniors of $10 for the public. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

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