Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on May 13, 2010
Shot in Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles, "Ajami" is a crime drama set on the streets of a neighborhood mixed with Jews, Muslims and Christians. Told by multiple area residents from clashing cultures, the plot escalates as their stories intersect with dire consequences. 7 p.m. Additional showings May 15 and 16. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $7-$10. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa’s 1958 film "The Hidden Fortress" follows a princess, a general and a conniving peasant duo dodging enemy clans as they sneak the royal treasure out of hostile lands. The film is considered an inspiration for the "Star Wars" series. 8:30 p.m. . Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $7-$10. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.