Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on February 24, 2011
A young widow moves with her son to the town where her late husband was raised in Korean drama "Secret Sunshine." As she struggles to make a new home and fit in with the neighbors, a tragic event sends her reeling. Actress Jeon Do-Yeon won "Best Actress" at the Cannes Film Festival for her performance in the film. In Korean with English subtitles. 9:10 p.m. Miami Dade College Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $5 for MDC students, seniors and Miami Film Society members. $6 others. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu/culture/tower.htm
The John Paul II International Film Festival returns, featuring 10 days of 28 new films centered on the theme "The Mystery of Love." Includes films from Spain, France, New Zealand, Poland, England and the US, all of which explore the meaning of love and spiritual values. Ends Feb. 26. Times and locations vary. $5-$25. Details: www.jp2filmfestival.com.
Musical documentary "Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune" paints a portrait of the folk/protest singer and life in the 1960s. Includes interviews with Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Sean Penn, Peter Yarrow and more. 5:45 p.m. Coral Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $9. Details: (786) 385-9689 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.gablescinema.com.
The Jewish Museum of Florida presents a screening of "The Rape of Europa," a two-hour documentary about the theft, destruction and incredible survival of art looted during World War II. Ties into the museum’s exhibit "AUKTION 392: Reclaiming the Galerie Stern, Düsseldorf" on Nazi-looted art. 7 p.m. Jewish Museum of Florida, 301 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. Members free. $6 others. Details: (305) 672-5044 or www.jewishmuseum.com.