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Calendar Of Events Movies

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Written by on August 11, 2011

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Thursday 8/11

LIFE AND LOSS

   Psychological drama "The High Cost of Living" tells of the lives of drug dealer Henry and wife and soon-to-be-mother Nathalie. When Nathalie is involved in a tragic car accident and loses her child, Henry steps into her life as an unlikely refuge for her loss. However, Henry’s past misdeeds cannot be separated from his present life and affects his relationship with Nathalie. 6:45 p.m. Additional screenings through Aug. 18. Miami Dade College Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7-$8. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu.

DARING VOYAGE

   German film "Vincent Wants to See (Vincent will Meer)" follows the life of Vincent, a young boy with Tourette syndrome. Upon the death of Vincent’s mother, he takes it upon himself to steal a car from the clinic his father placed him in and take his mother’s ashes to her favorite place: the sea. 9:15 p.m. Additional screenings through Aug. 18. Miami Dade College Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7-$8. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu.

"TROLL HUNTERS"

   In "Troll Hunters," local Norwegian hunters and a trio of college students want to find out the truth about disturbances in the mountains. Together, they take a video camera and trail a mysterious "poacher." They find themselves documenting and risking their lives to reveal the secrets of creatures thought to exist only in fairy tales. 8 p.m. Additional screenings through Aug. 14. O Cinema, 90 NW 29th St., Miami. $7.50 members. $9 students or seniors. $10.50 others. Details: (305) 571-9970 or www.o-cinema.org.

Friday 8/12

GOSPEL DAYS

   "Rejoice & Shout" tells of the evolution of Gospel music within African-American culture during slavery, rural existence and plantation work, the migration to major cities, the Depression, World War II, civil rights and empowerment. 7:45 p.m. Additional screenings through Aug. 14. O-Cinema, 90 NW 29th St., Miami. $7.50 members. $9 students or seniors. $10.50 others. Details: (305) 571-9970 or www.o-cinema.org.

HORSE WHISPERER

   Winner of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival US Documentary Audience Award, "Buck" tells of a Buck Brannaman, a "horse whisperer" traveling across the US helping horses that have difficulty with people. Mr. Brannaman channels his abusive childhood experiences to teach people to communicate with horses through leadership and sensitivity rather than with punishment. 6:50 p.m. Additional screenings through Aug. 17. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $8 members. $9 students and seniors. $10 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

MOLTO MUSIC

   Actor and director John Turturro presents the history, music and sights of Naples, Italy, in his part-documentary and part-musical "Passione." Mr. Turturro plays the part of music fan and Naples guide through myriad songs that tell different stories. 9 p.m. Additional screenings through Aug. 14. 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.

BAND BOND

   Belgian comedy "The Over the Hill Band" blossoms as a glimmer of hope after the death of Claire’s husband. Claire, 70, takes it upon herself to reconnect with her estranged son Sid, an R&B musician, by asking him to help her start a band with two of her girlfriends. Sid eventually caves in as long as the girls play his music. The band sets out to compete in a battle of the bands, facing many obstacles. Among them is Claire’s older, clean-cut son Michel. 7 p.m. Additional screenings through Aug. 14. 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.

Saturday 8/13

SWAN LAKE

   The Bolshoi Ballet’s production of "Swan Lake" by Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky is projected on the big screen. Starring prima ballerina Mariya Aleksandrova as the good, white swan Odette and the black, evil swan Odile. Noon. Additional screenings through Aug. 15. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. $15. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

Tuesday 8/16

"DODSWORTH"

   1930s romantic drama "Dodsworth" tells of a married couple distanced by their age differences and conflicting desires. The wife wants to remain youthful forever and pursues young socialites during their second honeymoon while the husband finds a self-assured woman. 6 p.m. Miami Tower, 100 SE Second St., 19th floor auditorium, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 684-4564 or miamijazzsociety@gmail.com or www.miamijazzsociety.com.

"HEAVEN CAN WAIT"

   In "Heaven Can Wait," Joe Pendleton is a quarterback on the brink of leading his team to the super bowl when he is almost killed in a car accident. An angel plucks him before his time to die and realizes he must return to earth to resolve unfinished deeds, namely that of managing a star football team to the super bowl. 8:15 p.m. Miami Tower, 100 SE Second St., 19th floor auditorium, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 684-4564 or miamijazzsociety@gmail.com or www.miamijazzsociety.com.

Wednesday 8/17

OUT OF THE THEATER

   The SoundScape Cinema series presents "Back to the Future" at the Miami Beach SoundStage "ExoStage," an outdoor space where films are projected every Wednesday night. Bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic. 8:30 p.m. ExoStage at Miami Beach SoundScape, 500 17th St., Miami Beach. Free. Details: www.mbculture.com.

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