Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on March 31, 2011
Olivier Masset-Depasse’s "Illegal" follows the drama that unfolds after former teacher Tania — a Russian living illegally in Belgium — and her 14-year-old son Ivan are stopped by the police. Ivan managed to escape, but Tania is placed in a detention facility, embarking on a treacherous mission to find her son. 8 p.m. Additional showings 7:45 and 10 p.m. April 1, 3:15, 5:30, 7:45 and 10 p.m. April 2 and 1, 3:15, 5:30 and 7:45 p.m. April 3. O Cinema, 90 NW 29th St., Miami. $7.50 members. $9 students and seniors. $10.50 others. Details: www.o-cinema.org.
In 1931 silent film "City Lights," Charlie Chaplin plays a tramp who falls for a blind flower girl. 8 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave., first floor south, Miami Beach. $8 members. $9 students or seniors. $10 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
Foreign-film expert Shelly Isaacs gives an introduction and leads a post-screening discussion of "Summer Hours." The film, shown in French with English subtitles, follows the trials and tribulations of siblings who inherit their mother’s valuable art collection. Stars Juliette Binoche, Charles Berling and Jérémie Rénie. 7 p.m. Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura. $10. Details: (954) 462-0222 or www.aventuracenter.org.
Two films are shown in a free screening at Miami Tower. "Music Is My Life, Politics is My Mistress" examines the life of revolutionary poet, playwright and activist Oscar Brown Jr. through historical footage, music, dance and poetry. "The Secret In Their Eyes" follows a retired court employee who decides to write a novel inspired by a case that was tried at the court: the rape and killing of a stunning young woman. 6 p.m. showing of "Music Is My Life, Politics is My Mistress." 8:15 p.m. showing of "The Secret In Their Eyes." Miami Tower, 100 SE Second St., 19th floor auditorium, Miami. Free. Details: www.miamijazzsociety.com.