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Calendar Of Events Movies

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Written by on November 8, 2012

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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.

Friday 11/9

BREAKING BOUNDARIES

   In "Nobody Walks" Martine, an artist from New York, arrives in Los Angeles to work on her film. She is staying with friends of a friend, Julie, her husband Peter, Julie’s teenage daughter Kolt, and their young son. Peter is helping Martine complete the sound design on her art film and they collaborate closely together, alone. They develop a connection that is rare for Peter and necessary for Martine to finish her movie, but things begins to veer away from professional terrain. 8 p.m. Additional screenings through Nov. 11. 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.

LATE QUARTET

   "A Late Quartet" tells of four musicians, bound together by their passion for music and years of working together. But when their patriarch Peter is diagnosed with a terminal illness, the repercussions hit the group deeper than they could imagine. First and second violinists Robert and Daniel row over first chair, Robert and violist Juliette’s marriage hits the rocks when he has an affair, and their headstrong daughter embarks on her own explosive affair — with Daniel. As their 25th anniversary performance looms, the musicians must either find a way to overcome their troubles, and preserve their legacy or part ways forever. 4:10 and 9 p.m. Additional screenings through Nov. 15. MDC Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7 MDC students and faculty, seniors and Miami Film Society Members. $8 others. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.towertheatermiami.com.

SWITCHED AT BIRTH

   In "The Other Son" Joseph prepares to join the Israeli army for his national service and discovers he is not his parents’ biological son, but that he was inadvertently switched at birth with Yassin, the son of a Palestinian family from the West Bank. This revelation turns the lives of these two families upside-down, forcing them to reassess their identities, their values and their beliefs. In English, French, Yiddish and Arabic with English subtitles. 4:05 and 6:30 p.m. Additional screenings through Nov. 15. MDC Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7 MDC students and faculty, seniors and Miami Film Society Members. $8 others. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.towertheatermiami.com.

NO CRY

   Documentary "No Woman, No Cry" looks at pregnancy and poverty around the world — from a remote Maasai tribe in Tanzania to the slums of Bangladesh to a post-abortion ward in Guatemala to a prenatal clinic in the US. 4-7 p.m. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. Free. Details: events@law.miami.edu or www.cosfordcinema.com.

WHEN IN SPAIN

   "Madrid, 1987" tells of Miguel, a feared and respected senior newspaper writer, who sets up a meeting in a café with Ángela, a young first-year journalism student. From the first instant, they develop emotional friction. In the environment of Spain at that particular time, they won’t be able to avoid the head-on collision of their personalities. The country had just emerged from the dark chapter of Franco’s dictatorship and was joining the ranks of a democracy, but personal values and social hierarchies lagged far behind. 6:30 p.m. Additional screenings through Nov. 15. MDC Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7 MDC students and faculty, seniors and Miami Film Society Members. $8 others. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.towertheatermiami.com.

Saturday 11/10

STATE OF BLISS

   "Office Space" tells of Peter Gibbons, whose girlfriend is cheating on him, has an obnoxious neighbor and is miserable with his job. He visits a hypnotherapist, who dies just after putting Peter into a state of complete bliss. Free of worrying about making a living, he no longer feels the need to keep his job, just as the company is going through downsizing. However, his new attitude only makes him more valuable in the company’s eyes, and his friends are fired instead. Together, they scheme to plant a virus inside Initech’s computer system that will pull money into their own account. Actor Stephen Root in attendance. 6 p.m. 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.

PROMETHEUS

   Ridley Scott’s alien epic "Prometheus" screens. The film creates a myth in which a team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race. 10 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 11. 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 11/11

TELLING TACTICS

   In "Unthinkable" black ops interrogator H and FBI agent Helen Brody resort to extreme methods to get the confession that could save millions of innocent lives. A former nuclear expert, Younger has turned against his country. Shortly after Younger plants his bombs, the nation’s top anti-terrorism task force apprehends him. But while Younger is in custody, the FBI can’t get him to reveal where the nukes have been hidden. H may be able to get an answer, but once agent Brody gets a glimpse of his tactics, she begins to wonder whether the good guys have finally stooped to the level of the terrorists, or if H is truly justified in fighting fire with fire. 6 p.m. Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. Free for UM students. $7 seniors, UM faculty, staff, students and alumni. $9 others. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.

Tuesday 11/13

FREE FILMS

   The Miami Jazz Society film series screens drama "The Best Years of Our Lives," telling of the social readjustment of three World War II servicemen; and drama "Iron Weed" tells of the mistakes and dereliction of two friends in 1930s New York. 5-6 p.m. cash bar and snacks reception. 6:15 p.m. films begin. Miami Tower, 100 SE Second St., 19th floor auditorium, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 684-4564 or miamijazzsociety@gmail.com or www.miamijazzsociety.com.

Thursday 11/15

DANCE ON FILM

   Tigertail presents "Talk Talk Talk Dance Dance Dance," a workshop for those interested in dance on film, as well as a screening of current films by Gabri Christa, a NYC-based choreographer and filmmaker. 7 p.m. Inkub8, 2021 NW First Place, Miami. $5. Details: (305) 324-4337 or www.tigertail.org.

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