Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on March 12, 2009
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.
A classic/foreign film discussion group meets to screen to 1942 film "Mrs. Miniver." In the film, The Minivers, an English middle-class family, must learn to live under daily bombardment by German planes. After seeing it, the group will discuss all aspects of the Academy Award-winning movie which was based on Jan Struher’s short stories. 12:30 p.m. Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 NE 151st St., North Miami Beach. $3.50. RSVP required. Details: (954) 458-5825.
THE STORY OF AN ICON
The Miami Beach Cinematheque hosts Steven Soderbergh’s "Che" starring Benicio Del Toro. The four-and-a-half-hour epic follows Ernesto "Che" Guevara’s involvement in the Cuba Revolution to his re-emergence in Bolivia as the leader of the Great Latin American Revolution. Part One, 7 p.m., Part Two, 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.