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Calendar Of Events Movies

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Written by on November 22, 2012

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Thursday 11/22

HOLY MOTORS

   French director Léos Carax’s new surrealist film "Holy Motors" stars Eva Mendes, Kylie Minogue and the chameleon-like Denis Lavant as Monsieur Oscar, a man chauffeured via limousine across Paris over the course of a single day’s fantastic adventures. 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m. Coral Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $9.50 seniors and students. $11.50 others. Details: (786) 385-9689 or info@gablescinema.com or www.gablescinema.com.

Friday 11/23

IN THE WILD

   In "The Loneliest Planet" Alex and Nica are young, in love and engaged to be married. The summer before their wedding, they’re backpacking in the Caucasus mountains in Georgia and hire a local guide to lead them on a camping trek. Walking for hours, they trade anecdotes and play games. However, one gesture changes everything the couple thinks about each other. All the while, they are not alone. They are always with the guide, who witnesses their every move. 7 p.m. Additional screenings through Nov. 25. 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.

POWER GAMES

   "Dangerous Liaisons" tells of a womanizer and his manipulative ex-lover in a scornful power game in this adaptation of an 18th century French literary classic to 1930s Shanghai. In Chinese with English subtitles. 3:55 and 9 p.m. Additional screenings through Nov. 29. 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.

SUGAR MAN

   "Searching for Sugar Man" tells the true story of talented ’70s US musician "Rodriguez," whose work, some claim, never received the recognition it deserved following how he was rediscovered years after his death in apartheid South Africa and how, over the decades, he has become a universal music phenomenon. 6:30 and 9 p.m. Additional screenings through Nov. 29. 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.

CINEMA ITALIA

   The Cinema Italia series screens comedy "Welcome to the North," telling of a young postman from Campania, Italy, going to work in Milan and having to confront the efficiency of the locals, their punctuality and their prejudice towards southerners. In Italian with English subtitles. 6:30 p.m. MDC Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. Free with $3 donation suggested. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.towertheatermiami.com.

THE FLAT

   Documentary "The Flat" follows director Arnon Goldfinger as he sifts through the Tel Aviv flat his deceased grandmother and her husband shared after immigrating from Nazi Germany in the 1930s. Through a mountain of photos, letters, files and objects, Mr. Goldfinger undertook the process of making sense of the accumulated ephemera of a lifetime. In the process, he began to uncover clues pointing to a shocking story: a chronicle of the unexpected yet inevitable ethical ambiguities and repressed emotions that arise when everyday friendships suddenly cross enemy lines. 7-9 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.

Monday 11/26

NOCHEBUENA SHORT

   "Nochebuena," a short comedic film celebrating Cuban Christmas in Hialeah, premieres at the annual Miami Short Film Festival. The film was directed by Bryan Lorenzo and stars an ensemble cast led by stage and screen actor Mario Ernesto Sanchez. 7-8:30 p.m. Paragon 13 Theaters, 3015 Grand Ave., Coconut Grove. $12. Details: (786) 510-3738 or www.miamishortfilmfestival.com.

SHORT FILMS

   The Miami Short Film Festival kicks off with shorts themed "Unexpected Events," each depicting an unexpected event. Featured shorts include Mexican "Borreguito;" music video "Reverse" by the "Twintapes;" "The Lepidoctor;" "Good Men" and Colombian "Salomé." Also featuring "Interview," a German narrative of a one room situation thriller between a journalist and a serial killer. 9-10:30 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.

Tuesday 11/27

MORE SHORTS

   The Miami Short Film Festival presents eight chosen shorts for the theme of "Fear." Films include "Visions of Joanna;" "Devil’s Temptation;" 3D-animated "Foxed!"; "Peekaboo;" "The Scan;" "Secretos Conocidos;" music video "Kingmaker" by Tremor Low; and "Velvet Road." 9-10:30 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.

FILM SERIES

   The Miami Jazz Society film series screens "Paris Blues" and "Patch of Blue." "Paris Blues" tells of expatriate jazz musicians Ram Bowen and Eddie Cook living in Paris where, unlike America at the time, jazz musicians are celebrated and racism is a non-issue. "Patch of Blue" tells of Selena D’Arcy, who was accidentally blinded by her prostitute mother Rose-Ann at age 5. One afternoon at the local park, Selena meets Gordon Ralfe, a young office worker whose kind-hearted treatment of her results in her falling in love with him. However, Rose-Ann learns of their relationship, she forbids her to have anything more to do with him because he is black. 5-6 p.m. 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.

GEN SILENT

   Documentary "Gen Silent" screens, addressing the questions LGBT seniors face when entering a nursing home. 7:30 p.m. Miami Theater Center, 9806 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. Free. Details: (305) 573-6477 or michael@davidtreece.com.

Wednesday 11/28

ANIMATED SHORTS

   The Miami Short Film Festival screens eight animated shorts. Films include "Abuelas;" "Aliah;" "Brittle Crystal;" "Little Kaiju;" "Gimme the Sweet and Lowdown;" "Fly by Night;" "Shave It;" and "PostHuman." 9-10:30 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.

Thursday 11/29

RIGHT & WRONG

   The Miami Short Film Festival screens films from France, India, Mexico, Norway, Panama, Peru and Serbia, in which characters take on an exploration of responsibility, duty, what is right and wrong, and the question of "what is that which has to be done?" 9-10:30 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.

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