Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on October 7, 2010
In "Cairo Time," Juliette, a fashion-magazine editor in her 40s, travels to Cairo, Egypt for a three-week vacation with her husband, Mark, who is a United Nations official working in Gaza. When he is unexpectedly detained, he sends his friend and longtime security officer Tareq in his stead. What happens next is a brief, unexpected love affair that no one saw coming. 4:10 and 9:15 p.m. Miami Dade College Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $6. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu/culture/tower.htm.
"Mao’s Last Dancer" is the inspirational story of a young boy taken from his peasant home by the Chinese government and selected to study ballet in Beijing. Thanks to aid from a kind teacher and a trip to the US, Li rises to international stardom as a world-class dancer, discovering his true passion was dance all along. 4:20 and 6:45 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 ho-hum life of a Miami radio personality takes a dramatic turn as he receives a shocking phone call: the son he has never met is waiting for him at an immigration office. Romance, desperation and thrills unfold as the young immigrant discovers the generational and class divides within the Cuban-exile community. 9:10 p.m. Miami Dade College Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $6. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu/culture/tower.htm.