Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on December 11, 2008
The Miami Beach Cinematheque hosts a screening of a film based on the life of Louise Bourgeois. She immigrated to the US in 1938 and began her life-long career as a sculptor. Her first works composed of abstract and organic shapes carved in wood, bore traces of surrealist influences while her later work in rubber, bronze and stone and the pieces became larger and more autobiographical. 7:45 and 9:30 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.
FRAMED ON THE TRAIL
The University of Miami’s Citizen’s Board hosts a screening of "The Pink Panther." In the film, French inspector Jacques Clouseau is on the trail of a suave jewel thief known as the Phantom when he is framed for a robbery. 8 p.m. Ends Dec. 14. Cosford Cinema, 1380 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $6 university community, $8 others. Details: www.cosfordcinema.com.
Filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a two-year journey to examine America’s new obsession: physical perfection. In "America the Beautiful," we learn secrets, confessions and harsh realities of the quest for beauty as Mr. Roberts unearths its origins and deadly risks. 7:45 and 9:30 p.m. Ends Dec. 17. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $15 members, students and seniors, $18 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.