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Calendar Of Events Movies

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Written by on September 25, 2008

Thursday 9/25

   The Lowe Art Museum hosts PBS’s series, "Egypt’s Golden Empire," exploring one of history’s more storied civilizations. Cocktails will precede the screening. 5:30 p.m. Lowe Art Museum, 1301 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. $10, free for members. Details: (305) 284-5422 or www.lowemuseum.org.

AGAINST THE GRAIN

   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, $10 for the public. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

Friday 9/26

   The Miami Beach Cinematheque hosts a screening of Charlie Chaplin’s "Monsieur Verdoux." The film was shot during the post-silent era and was based on an idea by Orson Welles, which Mr. Chaplin bought for $5,000. 8:30 p.m. Ends Sept. 27. Miami Beach Cinematheque. 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $7 for members, students and seniors, $10 for the public. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

Saturday 9/27

   Independent film-company Birch Creek Films hosts an advanced screening of "If I Were Dictator." Just in time for election season, the film follows a man who invents a device that lets him control the world, altering it as he sees fit. 7 p.m. The Westin Hotel, 180 Aragon Ave., Merrick Ballroom, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 373-5972 or www.bcfs.us.

Sunday 9/28

   The Miami Beach Cinematheque will show a performance of the 2006 performance of "Aida" at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan in high definition. 8 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque. 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $15 for members, students and seniors, $18 for the public. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

Monday 9/29

   The Crystal Parrot Players host a screening of "Full Circle: A Taino Story." The documentary is a study of the heritage of the indigenous people of the Caribbean and the effects Western colonizers had on them. 8 p.m. Miami’s Tower Theater, 1508 SW 8th St., Miami. $15. Details: (305) 661-3332 or www.crystalparrot.org.

Thursday 10/2

   The Miami Beach Cinematheque will host a third film directed by Paul Newman and his wife, Joanne Woodward. "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man in the Moon Marigolds," based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Paul Zindel, follows a young widow raising two daughters in an atmosphere of bitterness, hatred and over-protection that threatens their growth and development. 8:30 p.m. Beach Cinematheque. 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $15 for members, students and seniors, $18 for the public. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

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