Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on October 16, 2008
In 1956 Angela Buxton, a Jewish girl from England, and Althea Gibson, an African-American from Harlem, stood victorious on center court at Wimbledon. A powerful documentary about courage and human triumph, "A Perfect Match," recounts the emotional struggles and inspirational friendship of two women whose game made them champions. 7:30 p.m. Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $100. Details: (305) 672-5044, ext. 3164 or www.jewishmuseum.com.
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Documentary at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, "Trouble The Water" takes audiences inside Hurricane Katrina with Kimberly Rivers Roberts, an aspiring rap artist. She turns her new video camera on herself and her Ninth Ward neighbors trapped in a drowning city. 7:45 and 9 p.m. Ends Oct. 19. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $15 members, students and seniors, $18 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
SCREEN ON THE GREEN
The University of Miami hosts showing of "Iron Man" and "Candyman" on university grounds. 8 p.m. University Green, 1306 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-5500.
Michael Moore’s latest film chronicles his 62-city swing state tour of college campuses just prior to the 2004 election. Part concert tour, part stand-up comedy performance and part rock concert, Slacker Uprising is a look at the birth of a new political generation in America. 8:30 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $15 members, students and seniors, $18 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.