Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on September 13, 2012
The Norton Herrick Center for Motion Picture Studies at the University of Miami School of Communication screens "Key Largo," the 1948 classic noir directed by John Huston and starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. The film tells of a disillusioned military veteran making a trek to a Florida Keys hotel to pay respect to a fallen soldier’s widow. Just as he arrives, a band of thugs decides to take over the hotel and a massive hurricane approaches. After the film, visiting American Studies Professor Megan Feeney explores how Key Largo is seen through two lenses, that of South Florida and that of Cuba. 6 p.m. reception. 7 p.m. film. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. UM students free. $7 staff. $9 others. Details: (305) 284- 3657 or email@example.com or www.cosfordcinema.com.
Brickell World Plaza’s "Movies on the Plaza" series hosts an outside screening of "The Vow," starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum. A car accident puts Paige in a coma, and when she awakes with severe memory loss, her husband Leo works to win her heart again. The film is based on the true story of Kim and Krickitt Carpenter. 8 p.m. Brickell World Plaza, 600 Brickell Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 384-7170 or www.brickellworldplaza.com.
The Miami Jazz Society film series presents "Iggy Goes Down," a tale of a 17-year-old misfit who copes with his mother’s cancer and his father’s insanity by pursuing relationships with older women. Also screening is "Myra Breckinridge," telling of Myron Breckinridge waiting for his sex-change operation while a stoned surgeon stumbles into the operating room. Before the drugged doctor begins Myron’s operation, he counsels him. Films begin at 6:15 p.m. Miami Tower, 100 SE Second St., 19th floor auditorium, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 684-4564 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamijazzsociety.com.