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Calendar Of Events Movies

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Written by on August 20, 2009

Thursday 8/20

   The Wolfsonian-FIU presents a screening of Miami-based film "Clambake." The movie, starring Elvis Presley, follows the son of a rich oilman as he tries to trade places with a water-skiing instructor on Miami Beach. 7 p.m. Wolfsonian-FIU, 1001 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $10. Details: (305) 535-2644 or www.wolfsonian.org.

THEATER FILM

   The Gusman Center kicks off its "Flickin" Summer" movie series with "Fame." The 1980 American musical follows a group of students through their studies at the New York High School of Performing Arts — prototype for Miami’s New World School of the Arts. The theater will host a happy hour before the film and a dance party on the Gusman’s stage after. 7 p.m. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 374-2444 or www.gusmancenter.org.

Friday 8/21

   The Miami Beach Cinematheque hosts a screening of Robert Kenner’s documentary "Food Inc.," which examines the nation’s mechanized food industry that has been mostly hidden from consumers. 7 p.m. Ends Aug. 23. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $15 members, students and seniors, $18 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

DISCO AND DICTATORS

   The Miami Beach Cinematheque presents the film "Tony Manero." As Augusto Pinochet reigns over Chile, the movie follows a 50-year-old man, obsessed with John Travolta’s character from "Saturday Night Fever," imitating his idol each weekend in a small bar on the outskirts of Santiago. 9:15 p.m. Ends Aug. 23. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $15 members, students and seniors, $18 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

Thursday 8/27

   The Gusman Center presents a screening of the 1980s classic "Flashdance." The theater will host a happy hour before the film and a dance party on the Gusman’s stage after. 7 p.m. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. Details: (305) 374-2444 or www.gusmancenter.org.

FOREIGN DRAMA

   The Miami Beach Cinematheque hosts a screening of the 1963 film "High and Low." The film follows Kingo Gondo, a wealthy industrialist whose family becomes the target of a cold-blooded kidnapper. The movie is a race-against-time thriller and a penetrating portrait of contemporary Japanese society. 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.

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