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Calendar Of Events Movies

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Written by on October 25, 2012

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Thursday 10/25

SAVING LIVES

   The second annual Environmental Film Festival of Miami & The Beaches screens "The Island President" by John Shenk. This is the story of president Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives, a man faced with the life-threatening rise of three feet in sea level—capable of submerging the 1200 islands of the Maldives. 7 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $8 members. $9 seniors and students. $10 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

CAPE SPIN

   "Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle" screens as part of the second annual Environmental Film Festival of Miami & The Beaches. The film tells the story of the strange alliances that formed to battle a controversial clean energy project: Cape Wind—the first would-be offshore wind farm in the US. 9 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $8 members. $9 seniors and students. $10 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.

Friday 10/26

IN THE BEDROOM

   The Cinema Italia series screens "The Conjugal Bed (L’ape Regina,)" a 1963 comedy about a middle-aged bachelor who marries a young, voracious woman, obsessed with becoming pregnant. 6:30 p.m. In Italian with English subtitles. MDC Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $8 for MDC students and staff, seniors and Miami Film Society Members. $10 others. Details: (305) 642-1264 or www.mdc.edu/culture/tower.

HALLOWEEN TREAT

   "Sleep Tight (Mientras Duermes)" tells of Marcos, an embittered concierge at a Barcelona apartment building plotting to make one happy resident miserable in this psychological thriller. Though the residents rarely take notice of him, Marcos observes every detail of their lives. In order to be happy, Marcos realizes, Clara—a carefree-tenant—will have to suffer. Though at first his plan to torment Clara from afar goes off without a hitch, things start to fall apart when the scheming doorman gets too confident. 6:45 and 9:15 p.m. In Spanish with English subtitles. Additional screenings through Nov. 1. MDC Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $8 for MDC students and staff, seniors and Miami Film Society Members. $10 others. Details: (305) 642-1264 or www.mdc.edu/culture/tower.

SENSE OF PURPOSE

   "Hello I Must Be Going" tells of Amy, a recent divorcée seeking refuge in the suburban Connecticut home of her parents. Demoralized and uncertain of her future, Amy begins an affair with a 19-year-old actor that jumpstarts her passion for life and helps her discover an independence and sense of purpose that she has missed for years. 8:45 p.m. Additional screenings through Oct. 28. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. Free for UM students. $7 seniors, UM alumni, faculty, students and staff. $9 others. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

LIVING TOGETHER

   "All Together" focuses on five aging friends who opt out of retiring at a senior home to try a youthful experiment of moving in together into a spacious house, owned by their friends Annie and Jean. Joining them is the borderline womanizer Claude as well as the bon vivant Albert and his wife Jeanne, a philosophy professor. Although life-long friends, they all quickly learn the challenges of communal living and decide to hire Dirk as the group’s live-in caretaker. Yet, despite Dirk’s best intentions, the pressures of communal living eventually uncover long-buried secrets and ignite jealous passions that imperil the whole experiment. 7 p.m. In French/German with English subtitles. Additional screenings through Oct. 28. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. Free for UM students. $7 seniors, UM alumni, faculty, students and staff. $9 others. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

Saturday 10/27

VAMPIRE HUNTER

   Thriller "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" depicts former US president Abraham Lincoln as history’s greatest hunter of the undead. 10 p.m. Additional screening Oct. 28 at 8 p.m. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. Free for UM students. $5 others. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

Sunday 10/28

BALLET IN CINEMA

   Ballet "La Sylphide," dating back to August Bournonville’s 1836 version, screens as adapted by choreographer Johan Kobborg, with the Bolshoi Ballet. In the ballet, the human realm of a small Scottish community meets the spiritual when James is bewitched by a beautiful sylph whom he is unable to touch. Noon. Additional screening Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. Free for UM students. $18 others. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

Tuesday 10/30

FILM SERIES

   The Miami Jazz Society film series screens drama/musical "The Blue Angel" and drama "Darling." "The Blue Angel" tells of an old bachelor and professor who searches a speakeasy venue when he hears word that his students go there to see a dancer. However, this visit causes trouble at work and his life takes a downward spiral. "Darling" tells of a young model introduced to stardom and a seemingly happy life by one man—until she discovers others can offer more fame, money and success. 6:15 p.m. Miami Tower, 100 SE Second St., 19th floor auditorium, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 684-4564 or miamijazzsociety@gmail.com or www.miamijazzsociety.com.

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