Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on August 4, 2011
DANCER AND THIEF
Spanish "The Dancer and the Thief (El Baile de la Victoria)" by Fernando Truba is a thriller about two men serving time in prison and their different goals after being released. However, both meet a woman named Victoria whom alters their paths. 4:10 p.m. and 9:10 p.m. Miami Dade College Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7-$8. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu.
Italian film "Ex" tells of the love lives of six couples and how these intersect and deviate from each other. 9:15 p.m. Miami Dade College Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7-$8. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu.
In "A Matter of Size," four overweight Israeli men leave the pressures of dieting to become thin and embrace their weight by training to become sumo wrestlers. 7 p.m. Additional showings through Aug. 7. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. UM students free. Seniors, UM alumni, faculty, non-UM students and staff $7. Others $9. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.
TRAGEDY OF MACBETH
19th century Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi’s composition for William Shakespeare’s play of power, betrayal and corruption "Macbeth." Starring British baritone Simon Keenlyside as King Macbeth of Scotland. Italian with English subtitles. Noon. Additional showings through Aug. 8. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. $18 seniors, UM employees and alumni and non-UM students. $22 others. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.
American theatrical debut of "My Joy" by Sergei Loznitsa tells of a lost truck driver in the post-Communist Russian underworld. Part of the Miami Beach Cinematheque’s "Best of Cannes: Cinephile’s Choice" series of Cannes 2010 film selections chosen due to their limited theatrical releases but masterful cinema. In Russian with English subtitles. 8 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $8 members. $9 students and seniors. $10 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.