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Written by Miami Today on March 5, 2009
The fourth annual Women’s Film Festival brings together 50 films from 10 countries to supports its theme of "shaping the image of women globally." The 10-day festival showcases feature films, documentaries and short films by and about the lives of women from the US and around the world. Ends March 8. Locations throughout Miami-Dade County. Details: www.womensfilmfest.com.
The 2009 Miami Film Festival celebrates the Miami Film Society’s 25th anniversary. The festival, open to professionals and amateurs, celebrates the diversity of international cinema and the cultures the producers, directors and actors come from. Ends March 15. Tower Theater, 1508 SW 8th St., Miami. Details: www.miamifilmfestival.com.
FANTASY TO REALITY
In Alfred Hitchcock’s "Rear Window" photojournalist LB Jeffries is stuck in his apartment with a broken leg. To pass the time, he looks through the rear window of his apartment at the goings-on in other apartment. Out of boredom, he creates an imaginary murder scenario that slowly seems to come true. 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 Miami Design Preservation League hosts a screening of the 1940 film "Contraband." The story follows a Danish sea captain and his enigmatic passenger who are kidnapped by a cell of Nazi spies operating out of a London basement. As the plot progresses, the two try to escape from their captors in war-torn London. 7 p.m. Art Deco Education Center at Historic City Hall, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Details: (305) 672-2014 or www.mdpl.org.