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Calendar Of Events Movies

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Written by on May 26, 2011

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Thursday 5/26

CHESS DUO

   Oscar-winner Kevin Kline and Sandrine Bonnaire star as a solitary American doctor and a French chambermaid in 2009 French film "Joueuse" ("Queen to Play.") Set on the isle of Corsica, the two form a relationship that transforms their hum-drum lives as he teaches her how to play chess. 4:15 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.

SAMURAI STORY

   A band of out-of-work samurai are charged with dethroning a bad ruler in "13 Assassins." This action film is set at the close of Japan’s feudal era. 3:50 p.m. Additional showings through June 2. 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.

Friday 5/27

MOVIE NIGHT

   Marking the 50th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs, documentary "Stories From the Bay of Pigs" will be shown at a free screening at Miami City Hall. Includes a discussion with Felix I. Rodriguez and other veterans of the invasion, whose stories are documented in the film. 6:30 p.m. Miami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive, Coconut Grove. Details: (305) 250-5331 or wplasencia@miamigov.com or www.miamigov.com.

Saturday 5/28

CHANCE MEETING

   In "To Die Like a Man," a transsexual battling with religious convictions and a boyfriend’s pressure to get a sex-change operation travels to the countryside — boyfriend in tow — to clear her head. They lose their way, stumbling upon an enchanted forest and life-changing experiences. In Portuguese with English subtitles. 9:30 p.m. Additional showings through May 31. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $8 members. $9 students or seniors. $10 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

Wednesday 6/1

HOPING FOR PEACE

   Based on Rula Jebreal’s largely autobiographical novel on growing up in the West Bank, "Miral" centers on a young Palestinian who finds herself torn between the peaceful teachings of the head of the orphanage she grew up in and her new love’s militant mindset. The film’s main character Miral, 17, is played by Freida Pinto. In Arabic, English and Hebrew with English subtitles. Times vary. 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.

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