Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on December 29, 2011
ART ON FILM
The Bass Musuem of Art hosts "Art on Film" presenting "The Horse’s Mouth" to stimulate the audience’s creativity and provide an opportunity for attendees to discuss life and art. 1-3 p.m. Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Free for members and Miami Beach residents. $6 seniors and students. $8 others. Details: (305) 673-7530 or www.bassmuseum.org.
"Into the Abyss" by Werner Herzog is part of the Cosford Cinema’s series "Reality Bites: Documenting the Real." The documentary explores a triple homicide in Conroe, TX. The film includes intimate conversations with those involved, including 28-year-old death row inmate Michael Perry, scheduled to die within eight days of appearing on-screen and with the families of the victims and perpetrators as well as a state executioner and pastor who’s been with death row prisoners before their execution. 5 and 9 p.m. Additional screenings through Jan. 4. 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.
"My Reincarnation" is part of the Cosford Cinema’s "Reality Bites: Documenting the Real" series. Filmed over 20 years, it chronicles the story of the high Tibetan Buddhist Master Chögyal Namkhai Norbu and his western-born son Yeshi. The film follows Namkhai Norbu’s rise to greatness as a Buddhist teacher in the West, while Yeshi, recognized at birth as the reincarnation of a famous spiritual master, breaks away from his father’s tradition to embrace the modern world. Can the father convince his son to keep the family’s threatened spiritual legacy alive? 7 p.m. Additional screenings through Jan. 4. 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.