Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on January 31, 2013
Directed by Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters) and featuring interviews and performances from the iconic musicians who recorded some of rock’s greatest albums at the studio, "Sound City" tells the story of this real-life rock "n’ roll studio. Hidden in the San Fernando Valley, amidst rows of dilapidated warehouses, Sound City studio saw seminal bands and artists such as Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, Rick Springfield, Tom Petty, Metallica and Nirvana. 7 and 9 p.m. Additional screenings through Feb. 3. O Cinema, 90 NW 29th St., Miami. $7.50 members. $9 seniors and students. $10.50 others. Details: (305) 571-9970 or www.o-cinema.org.
In "My Worst Nightmare (Mon Pirecauchemar)" two people that are poles apart—a director of a prestigious art foundation and a man living off of odd jobs and social security benefits—should have never met if not for the inseparable connection between their children, and in the end, they’ll eventually come to understand why. 3:40 and 9:45 p.m. Additional screenings through Feb. 7. Miami Dade College 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.
Set in Vienna in the 1930s, "My Best Enemy" tells the story of Victor Kaufman, the son of wealthy Jewish art gallery owners, Rudi and Lena who have been friends since childhood. But after the German annexation of Austria, Victor is shocked to find Rudi on his doorstep in an SS uniform. Victor and his family are subsequently sent to a concentration camp. Years later, the Nazis want to present a gift to Mussolini — in the form of a Michelangelo sketch belonging to the Kaufmanns. But when the sketch is proved to be a fake, Victor is taken out of the concentration camp to produce the genuine article. In German with English subtitles. 7 p.m. Additional screenings through Feb. 3. 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.
BEING A WALLFLOWER
"The Perks of Being a Wallflower" based on the novel by Stephen Chbosky, captures the highs and lows of growing up and high school. Starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, and Ezra Miller, the film is a tale of love, loss, fear, and hope when a couple of seniors in high school befriend a naïve freshman. 10 p.m. Feb. 2. 8 p.m. Feb. 3. 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.
OPERA IN CINEMA
The Royal Opera House in London performs Puccini’s "La Bohème." First performed in 1898 at Turin, Italy’s Teatro Regio and Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu, this opera takes place in the Latin Quarter of Paris where despite near starvation, four young artists laugh, love and play. Noon. Feb. 3. 7 p.m. Feb. 5. 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.