Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on February 12, 2009
The Miami Beach Cinematheque hosts filmmaker Franco de Peña for a screening of his 1997 film "The Future of an Illusion." An example of filmmaking under political censorship, the film tells its story by using documentary techniques and combining acting with life observation. 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.
The Classic and Foreign Film Discussion Group hosts a screening and critique of Sam Wood’s "Our Town." 12:30-4:30 p.m. Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., Building Academic 1, room 155, North Miami Beach. $3.50. RSVP required. Details: (954) 458-5825.
Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, "The Man Who Laughs" delighted audiences when it appeared in 1928. Conrad Veidt stars as Gwynplaine, an English nobleman’s son who is kidnapped by a political enemy and then mutilated by a gypsy surgeon who gives him a permanent smile. 8 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.