Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on April 12, 2012
The seventh annual Sicilian Film Festival screens films by directors primarily from Southern Italy alongside events highlighting the region’s art, literature, food and wine, music, fashion and culture. Feature films include "Martino’s Summer/L’estate di Martino" starring Treat Williams; Luchino Visconti’s "The Leopard/Il Gattopardo" starring Burt Lancaster and Claudia Cardinale, Golden Lion, Venice Film Festival and Golden Bear, Berlin Festival recipient; and Golden Globe and Oscar nominated film, "I am Love/Io sonno l’amore" starring Tilda Swinton. Times vary. Through April 17. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $13 for members. $15 others. $250 one person full festival pass. $450 two-person full festival pass. Details: www.sicilianfilmfestival.com.
Miami Dade College’s Tower Theater, in collaboration with the Confucius Institute at MDC, presents the exclusive Miami premiere of "The Flowers of War," the from Chinese director Zhang Yimou, starring Oscar-winning actor Christian Bale. 8:45 p.m. Additional screenings through April 26. Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $6 for Tower Theater patrons with valid five-ticket package and guests of the Confucius Institute. $7 for MDC students and staff, seniors, and Miami Film Society members. $8 others. Details: (305) 642-1264 or www.mdc.edu/tower.
The Miami Jazz Society presents a number of Billie Holiday documentaries. 6:15-9 p.m. Miami Tower, 100 SE Second St., 19th floor auditorium, Miami. Free. Details: www.miamijazzsociety.com.
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