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Calendar Of Events Movies

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Written by on February 16, 2012

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Thursday 2/16

CINEMA GREEN

   The Miami Beach Cinematheque’s "Cinema Green" series presents "Greenlit" by Miranda Bailey. It follows the production of "The River Why" starring Zack Gilford as it attempts to keep an environmentally friendly set thanks to the supervision of a "green" consultant. 8 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $8 for members. $9 seniors and students. $10 others. Details: www.mbcinema.org.

Friday 2/17

THE ROUNDUP

   Historical epic "La Rafle (The Roundup)" makes its South Florida premiere, starring Mélanie Laurent and Jean Reno. On July 16, 1942, Hitler demanded the French government round up its Jews and put them on trains for concentration camps in the East. The film recreates the terror of this event, in which 13,000 Jews were rounded up in Paris. In French, German and Yiddish with English subtitles. 9:05 p.m. Additional screenings through Feb. 23. Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7 for MDC students, staff, seniors and Miami Film Society members. $8 others. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu.

CARNAGE

   Comedy film "Carnage" centers on parental differences. After two boys fight on a playground, the parents of the victim invite the parents of the bully over to work out their issues. A polite discussion of childrearing soon escalates into all four parents revealing their true colors. Winner of the 2011 Boston Society of Film Critics Awards for Best Ensemble Cast and nominated for two 2012 Golden Globes awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture (Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet); and nominated for the 2012 Goya Awards Best European Film. 4:10 p.m. Additional screenings through Feb. 23. Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7 for MDC students, staff, seniors and Miami Film Society members. $8 others. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu.

NOMINATED SHORTS

   The Cosford Cinema presents the Oscar Nominated Shorts programs in Live Action and Animation before the Academy Awards. The Animation Shorts include "Dimanche;" "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore;" "La Luna;" "A Morning Stroll" and "Wild Life." The Live Action Shorts include "Pentecost;" "Raju;" "The Shore;" "Time Freak" and "Tuba Atlantic." 7 p.m. Additional screenings through Feb. 19. 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. $9 others. Details: (305) 284- 4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

FRENCH REALITY

   "La France" is set in 1917 with Camille, who remains peaceful though her husband is away at war. Upon receiving a letter in which her husband ends the relationship without explanation, she decides to disguise herself as a man and seek her true love on the front lines. She joins a small squadron of soldiers who remain unaware of her true identity or gender, and as the group makes its way to the battleground her eyes are finally opened to a reality she never imagined. 6:45 p.m. Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7 for MDC students, staff, seniors and Miami Film Society members. $8 others. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.mdc.edu.

Saturday 2/18

MOULIN ROUGE

   Musical "Moulin Rouge" returns to the big screen. Merging modern music by Madonna, Nirvana, The Police and Elton John with the classic: a romantic tragedy of forbidden love, the film has earned numerous Oscar nominations including Best Picture, Director and Actress. 10 p.m. Additional screening on Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. UM students free. $5 others. Details: (305) 284- 4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

RISE TO POWER

   "The Conquest" chronicles right-leaning French President Sarkozy’s startling rise to become president and the emotional and psychological stakes involving the conquest of power. On the day he became president, his wife walked out on him for another man. In French with English subtitles. 6 p.m. 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. $9 others. Details: (305) 284- 4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

Sunday 2/19

OPERA IN CINEMA

   Giacomo Puccini’s comedic opera "La Rondine (The Swallow)" screens from Venice, telling a romantic tale of family, money and trials. In Italian with English subtitles. Noon. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. UM students, seniors, UM Alumni, faculty, non-UM students and staff $18. $22 others. Details: (305) 284- 4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

BEING A BOY

   "Tomboy" by filmmaker Céline Sciamma is a coming-of-age story about relationships between children, and children and parents. A family with two daughters, 10-year-old Laure and 6-year-old Jeanne, moves to a new suburban neighborhood during the summer holidays. With her tomboy ways, Laure is immediately mistaken for a boy by the local kids and decides to pass herself off as "Mikael," a boy different enough to catch the attention of Lisa, who becomes smitten. Finding resourceful ways to hide her true self, Laure takes advantage of her new identity, as if the end of the summer would never reveal her unsettling secret. In French with English subtitles. 6 p.m. 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. $9 others. Details: (305) 284- 4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

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