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Written by Miami Today on June 4, 2009
The 13th annual Brazilian Film Festival will bring more than 40 films to South Florida over five days. The opening night will feature "My Name Ain’t Johnny" in which a middle-class man living a bohemian lifestyle rises to the top of the drug trade in Rio de Janeiro in the 1990s. The evening will also feature the short film "Seven Lives." The 19-minute film follows seven strangers who all believe they own the same cat. 7 p.m. Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. Details: www.brazilianfilmfestival.com.
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The Miami Beach Cinematheque hosts a screening of the award-winning film "Distant." The movie follows a photographer who believes the gap between his ideals and his life are growing. Unexpectedly, he takes in a young relative who is searching for work aboard a ship to Istanbul. 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.