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Calendar Of Events Movies

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Written by on September 8, 2011

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Friday 9/9

FROM GROUND ZERO

   In "Rebirth," filmmaker Jim Whitaker profiles five people whose lives the 9/11 terrorist attacks changed while using time-lapse cameras to document the reconstruction of the World Trade Center site over several years. A student mourns the loss of his mother, a first responder’s widow copes with the loss of her spouse and best friend and a firefighter recalls his friends lost in the chaos. 7 p.m. Additional screenings through Sept. 11. 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.

CROSSING PATHS

   Director of "Me You and Everyone We Know" Miranda July releases her latest film "The Future." The film tells of Sophie and Jason, a young couple whose life paths change with the introduction of a terminally ill cat named "Paw Paw." 9:15 p.m. Additional screenings through Sept. 11. 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 9/10

"RANGO"

   "Rango" tells of a sheltered chameleon living as a family pet who accidentally ends up in the dangerous town of "Dirt" and is welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for. He becomes the new Sheriff Rango and is forced to excel in his new role. 10 p.m. Additional screenings through Sept. 11. 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.

Sunday 9/11

FRENCH HEROINE

   "La Traviata," screens as an opera in cinema performed at the Royal Opera House in London, England. Written by Giuseppe Verdi, the opera is based on the play "La Dame aux Camellias (The Fallen Woman)" by Alexandre Dumas which tells of a 19th century courtesan and heroine Violetta Valery. Starring American soprano Renée Fleming, tenor Joseph Calleja and bass Thomas Hampson. Noon. Additional screening Sept. 13. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. $18 seniors and students. $22 others. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

Tuesday 9/13

BADLANDS TO ALCATRAZ

   Documentary filmmaker and pediatrician Dr. Nancy Iverson presents her documentary "From the Badlands to Alcatraz," followed by a discourse on preventive medicine. Ms. Iverson chronicles the lives of five young members of the Oglala Lakota nation from the Pine Ridge Reserve on the Badlands in South Dakota as they take part in a weeklong San Francisco-based wellness program that ends in a swim from Alcatraz to the San Francisco shore. She also organized the event and was a participant. 5:30-7:30 p.m. screening and discourse. Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, 11200 SW Eighth St., AHC 2 room 170, Tamiami. Details: (305) 348-0570 or www.badlandstoalcatraz.org or www.medicine.fiu.edu.

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