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Calendar Of Events Movies

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Written by on October 20, 2011

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Thursday 10/20

WORLD-FAMOUS ICON

   "Jane’s Journey" travels with wildlife conservationist and researcher Jane Goodall, known for her 45-year study of wild chimpanzees, through her childhood home in England to the Gombe National Park in Tanzania, where she began her research. 8 p.m. Additional screenings through Oct. 23. O Cinema, 90 NW 29th St., Miami. $7.50 members. $9 seniors and students. $10.50 others. Details: www.o-cinema.org.

NEW SPANISH CINEMA

   The Miami International Film Festival and the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts host a four-day film extravaganza showcasing contemporary Spanish cinema, including Spain’s official submission to the 2012 Academy Awards’ Best Foreign Language Film category. The opening night film "Pa Negre (Black Bread)," which won nine 2011 Goya Awards, depicts rural life in wartime Spain. Discussion following the film with producer Isona Passola. 6:30 p.m. red carpet, cocktail, screening and question-and-answer session with producer. Gift bags for all attendees. Additional films screened through Oct. 23. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $12 single tickets. $60 film series tickets. Details: rsvpcinemafromspain@egeda.com or www.gusmancenter.org or www.miami.recentcinemafromspain.com.

Friday 10/21

FEARLESS

   As part of the "Recent Cinema from Spain" series, "No Tengas Miedo (Don’t be Afraid)" by Montxo Armendariz is a haunting drama about the long-term effects of child abuse arrestingly sets the tone for a thoughtful tale following Silvia through life as she copes with a traumatic childhood relationship with her father. 6:45 p.m. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $12 single tickets. $60 film series tickets. Details: rsvpcinemafromspain@egeda.com or www.gusmancenter.org or www.miami.recentcinemafromspain.com.

LIFE GOES ON

   As part of the "Recent Cinema from Spain" series, "Primos (Cousinhood)" is a comical and edgy comedy about male insecurity and weakness from filmmaker Daniel Sanchez Arevalo. Diego is jilted when left alone at the altar, and his cousins, playboy Julian and depressed, eyepatch-wearing Miguel convince him to join them on a trip to northern coastal Spain, where they think Diego can re-ignite the spark with ex-girlfriend Martina. 9:45 p.m. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $12 single tickets. $60 film series tickets. Details: rsvpcinemafromspain@egeda.com or www.gusmancenter.org or www.miami.recentcinemafromspain.com.

PRODIGAL SIBLINGS

   The Lattman Lecture Film Series presents "Mozart’s Sister," followed by an audience discussion. The French film by René Féret is the story of Maria Anna Mozart, who is living in the shadow of her younger brother Wolfgang Amadeus and yet a musical prodigy in her own right. Approaching marriageable age and forbidden to play the violin or compose, Maria Anna chafes at the limitations imposed on her gender and challenges the established sexual and social order. French with English subtitles. 7:30 p.m. Additional screenings through Oct. 23. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. $7 seniors, UM faculty and students. $9 others. Details 305-284- 4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

Saturday 10/22

FOOD JUSTICE

   Youth Lead and O Cinema present the "Food Justice Film Series," a monthly event focusing on the importance of food justice and responsible eating, through a film presentation on the subject, a post-film discussion and food sampling by local, organic producers. The second film in the series, "What’s On Your Plate?" follows two 11-year old multiracial city kids as they explore their place in the food chain. 1 p.m. O Cinema, 90 NW 29th St., Miami. $7 seniors and students. $10 others. Details: (305) 571-9970 or www.o-cinema.org.

FOREVER YOUNG

   As part of the "Recent Cinema from Spain" series, "Hèroes (Forever Young)" is the winner of the Audience Award at the 2010 Malaga Film Festival. Pre-teen Xavi spends his summer vacation with his usual group of friends — who are harassed by an older group of bullies, while Xavi struggles with his relationship with his stepfather, but when a tragedy occurs suddenly, the young teens must face their first real trial of growing up. 4 p.m. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $12 single tickets. $60 film series tickets. Details: rsvpcinemafromspain@egeda.com or www.gusmancenter.org or www.miami.recentcinemafromspain.com.

EPIC WESTERN

   As part of the "Recent Cinema from Spain" series, "Sin Destino (Blackthorn)" is by four-time Goya Award winning filmmaker Mateo Gil and winner of three 2011 Goya Awards. Sam Shepard plays Butch Cassidy in this revisionist story and survives the epic standoff with the Bolivian military in 1908. Tired of his long exile from the US and hoping to see his family again before he dies, Cassidy sets out on the long journey home until an unexpected encounter with an ambitious young criminal changes his plans and thrusts him into one last adventure. 6:45 p.m. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $12 single tickets. $60 film series tickets. Details: rsvpcinemafromspain@egeda.com or www.gusmancenter.org or www.miami.recentcinemafromspain.com.

ABOVE THE SKY

   As part of the "Recent Cinema from Spain" series, "Tres Metros Sobre el Cielo (Three Meters Above the Sky)" is based on Federico Moccia’s cult novel in which Barcelona teen Hache and wealthy Babi meet at a traffic light and again shortly thereafter at a party. The couple’s instant attraction is insatiable and genuine, but their romance is complicated by their being from very economically disparate sides, and Hache’s violent streak that keeps him constantly at odds with the law. 9:45 p.m. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $12 single tickets. $60 film series tickets. Details: rsvpcinemafromspain@egeda.com or www.gusmancenter.org or www.miami.recentcinemafromspain.com.

Sunday 10/23

CINEMATIC OPERA

   The Bill Cosford Cinema continues its Opera Series with "Adriana Lecouvreur," from the Royal Opera House in London. The story of jealous rivalry in love is set between the worlds of the theater and the aristocracy, and this production brings the 18th-century atmosphere to life. Against this backdrop, the fictional version of the life of the real and famous actress Adrienne Lecouvreur is played out to its final and deadly conclusion. Noon. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. $18-$22. Details 305-284- 4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

REAL ESTATE BUBBLE

   As part of the "Recent Cinema from Spain" series, "5 Metros Cuadrados (Five Square Meters)" is a revenge thriller telling of the effects of corruption in the Spanish construction industry which caused the burst of the real estate bubble and left many in trouble worldwide. The crash takes its toll on Alex and his fiancé, compelling him to use unorthodox means to get back at the developer who ripped him off. Winner of Best Film and Best Actor at the 14th Malaga Spanish Film Festival. 7:30 p.m. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $12 single tickets. $60 film series tickets. Details: rsvpcinemafromspain@egeda.com or www.gusmancenter.org or www.miami.recentcinemafromspain.com.

Thursday 10/27

FERAL FLOWER

   "The Woman" tells of an ensuing horror and social critique that develops when a civilized family man attempts to "civilize" a feral woman who lives in the wild. 8 p.m. $7 seniors and students. $10 others. Details: (305) 571-9970 or www.o-cinema.org.

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