Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on April 29, 2010
Argentine thriller film "El Secreto de sus Ojos" ("The Secret in their Eyes") follows a retired court investigator tormented by a violent case from his past he can’t seem to forget. Winner of the 2010 Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. 6:20 p.m. Miami Dade College Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Little Havana. $6. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu/culture/tower.htm.
Based on a Franz Kafka novel, Orson Welles’ 1962 film "The Trial" centers on a man wrestling with accusations of a crime that is never revealed. American film legend Mr. Welles once said it was the best film he ever made. 8:30 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $10. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
TWISTS AND TURNS
Swedish 2009 thriller "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" follows a journalist and a computer hacker hired to investigate the disappearance of young Harriet Vanger. The plot thickens as their search leads them to a series of decades-old murders and the dark, secretive history of the Vanger family. 8:35 p.m. Miami Dade College Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Little Havana. $6. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu/culture/tower.htm.
BEHIND THE PROPAGANDA
German 2009 documentary "HARLAN: In The Shadow of Jew Süss" delves into the life and mind of Veit Harlan, one of Nazi Germany’s most notorious filmmakers. His anti-Semitic propaganda film "Jew Süss" was required viewing for all SS members and his 1945 "Kolberg" was the basis for the film-within-a-film depicted in the recently acclaimed "Inglourious Basterds." 7 p.m. Additional showing on May 2. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $10. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.