Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on June 24, 2010
In the 2010 film "Lourdes," young Christine has been in a wheelchair most of her life. To escape her isolation, she journeys to Lourdes, a site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains. One day she wakes up miraculously cured, spurring jealousy and the attention of the handsome pilgrimage group leader. 4:30 and 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.
TRIP OF A LIFETIME
A group of young, physically disabled artists hit the road with singer Leon Gieco in the 2009 Argentine film "Mundo Alas." Watch as the artists perform as part of the concert tour — a dream fulfilled. 7:05 p.m. Miami Dade College Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $6. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu/culture/tower.htm.
In Michael Hoffman’s 2009 film "The Last Station," Leo Tolstoy’s devoted wife and muse Countess Sofya finds herself ousted from her husband’s will based on his newly created religion to give the rights of his works to the Russian people rather than his family. The countess uses every trick she has in a fierce fight for what she believes is rightfully hers, pushing Mr. Tolstoy away as her actions become more extreme. 4:35 p.m. and 8:10 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 four-day American Black Film Festival comes to Greater Miami. Highlights include screenings and a master class on filmmaking with director Spike Lee. Ends June 26. Locations vary. Details: www.abff.com.