Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on April 1, 2010
Thrill-seeking teenagers Julio and Tenoch set out on a wild, cross-country road trip with seductive 28-year-old Luisa in "Y Tu Mamá También." Tensions come to a head as Luisa teaches them about passion and the two boys’ mutual desire for her grows, causing tension. The 2002 Mexico film stars Maribel Verdú, Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna. 6:40 p.m. Miami Dade College Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $6. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu/culture/tower.htm.
The University of Miami School of Education presents a screen of Academy Award-nominated documentary "Which Way Home?" on the trials the thousands of children that cross the US border each year face. Followed by a question-and-answer session with the school’s Immigrant Children Affirmative Network team, its Children and Youth Law Clinic and other community partners that promote human rights and the wellbeing of unaccompanied immigrant children in South Florida. 7 p.m. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami Memorial Building off Brunson Drive, second floor, Coral Gables. Free. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.com.miami.edu/cosford.
Set in a post-war, pre-Beatles London suburb, a school girl is torn between studying hard to get into Oxford and her relationship with an older man. Amid glamorous nights on the town and whirlwind getaways, Jenny is left questioning her long-held goal of getting into the school of her dreams. 9 p.m. Miami Dade College Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $6. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu/culture/tower.htm.
The Jewish Museum of Florida presents a mini film festival depicting Miami Jewish life in film. Three short films by Aaron Davidson will be shown, followed by a question-and-answer session with the director. The films, running from 9 to 13 minutes, feature Miami deli and now-gone landmark Wolfie Cohen’s Rascal House on its last day of business; a behind-the-scenes look at one of the last old-fashioned bakeries in the area, Abraham’s Kosher Bakery, which has been open for more than 30 years; and a look at the history behind Miami Beach landmark Goldstein & Sons Kosher Meats. 2 p.m. Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $6 Details: (305) 672-5044 ext. 3175 or www.jewishmuseum.com.
Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography, "The White Ribbon" is the story of the children and teenagers of a choir run by the village school teacher and their families. Strange events occur as the plot twists disturbingly. In German with English subtitles. 6:50 p.m. Additional showings on April 3, 4 and 5. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $7-$10. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
STORY OF A HEIST
"The Art of the Steal" is the true story of a fascinating controversy in the art world — the long, dramatic struggle for control of the Barnes Foundation. In 1922, Dr. Albert C. Barnes formed an education institution around his private art collection – now valued at $25 billion. More than 50 years after his death, a powerful group of wealthy interests have gone to court for control of the art, battling against a group of Barnes’ former students and his will. 9:30 p.m. Additional showings April 3 and 4. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $7-$10. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.