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Calendar Of Events Movies

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Written by on November 1, 2012

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Friday 11/2

WHO AM I?

   "Somewhere Between" documents the roughly 80,000 girls who have been adopted from China since 1989—a decade after China implemented its One Child Policy. The film follows four teenagers: Haley, Jenna, Ann, and Fang. These four reveal a heartbreaking sense of self-awareness as they attempt to answer the human question, "Who am I?" They meet and bond with other adoptees; some journey back to China to reconnect with the culture; and some reach out to the orphaned girls left behind. 9 p.m. Additional screenings through Nov. 4. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. Free for UM students. $7 seniors, UM alumni, faculty, non-UM students, and staff. $9 others. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

FRANCE CINEMA

   The fifth France Cinema Floride Film Festival screens French films produced within this year in their original language with English subtitles. Screening this year is drama "David et Madame Hansen (David and Mrs. Hansen,)" telling of the dangerous relationship between an occupational therapist and an unexpected patient; and "Maman Mom,)" telling of the kidnapping of a neglectful mother by her two affection-deprived daughters. Also screening is "Mince Alors (Big is Beautiful,)" a comedy that unravels when Nina, a plump and weight-loss-hungry housewife meets empowered lawyer Sophie and self-entitled, overweight Emilie. Times vary. Through Nov. 4. MDC Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7 children 12 and under. $10 others. $12 opening/closing nights. Details: www.francecinemafloride.com.

Saturday 11/3

HORROR FEST

   In horror film "The Cabin in the Woods," five friends go to a remote cabin in the woods and encounter terrifying events. 10 p.m. Additional screening Nov. 4. 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 11/4

OPERA IN CINEMA

   Politics become personal in Verdi’s opera "I Vespri Siciliani (The Sicilian Vipers.)" Based on the true story of a 13th century Sicilian rebellion against occupying French forces, this opera weaves military intrigue with a tale of doomed love between a French Duchess and a Sicilian rebel. Noon. Additional screening Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. Free for UM students. $22 others. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

Monday 11/5

POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENT

   "Political Advertisement" is the product of artists Antoni Muntadas and Marshall Reese presenting a new installment of their 28-year-project. Launched in 1984, their project claims to help determine whether things have actually changed since the early 1950s. The artists attempt to depict how the image of American presidential candidates has evolved over thirteen elections, and how advertising tactics such as negative ads, soft-sell techniques and emotionalism changed the country’s electoral process. The film includes rare and some never-before-seen footage from the artists’ own archives. 7 p.m. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. Free for UM students. $7 seniors, UM alumni, faculty, non-UM students, and staff. $9 others. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

Tuesday 11/6

FILM SERIES

   The Miami Jazz Society film series screens Western "Buck and the Preacher" and drama "No Way Out." 1972 Western "Buck and the Preacher" stars Sidney Poitier as Buck and Harry Belafonte as the preacher; together, they protect a wagon train from bounty hunters. In "No Way Out," tells of racist perceptions in the shooting of the Biddle Brothers, two white robbers. 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.

Wednesday 11/7

PARIS, I LOVE YOU

   The French Film Series at FIU screens "Paris Je t’Aime," a film comprised of several short films shot in different areas of Paris. 1:30-3 p.m. FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, 11200 SW Eighth St., Graham Center room 150, Miami. Free. Details: www.miamieuc.fiu.edu.

Thursday 11/8

SCREENING MIAMI

   UM presents "Screening Miami — Film Projections of South Florida Over Time," a film and discussion series exploring the movie image of South Florida from the 1940s to the present. "Home Grown: South Florida Filmmaking Today" screens and School of Communication cinema professor Lisa Gottlieb discusses the contemporary landscape of South Florida filmmaking. 7 p.m. screening. 8 p.m. discussion. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 284-3657 or clane@miami.edu or www.com.miami.edu.

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