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Calendar Of Events Movies

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Written by on March 7, 2013

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Thursday 3/7

MAGIC CITY

   The world premiere screening of "Eenie Meenie Miney Moe" is about the hallucinatory dream Miami casts on three men in their 20s as they find their ways — Raul, a tow-truck driver; Marco, a South Beach hotel concierge with an amateur drug business on the side; and Vlad, a valet with dreams of joining the Russian mob. 6:45 p.m. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $13 seniors. $14 others. Details: www.miamifilmfestival.com.

CINCO DE MAYO

   The Miami International Film Festival screens the world premiere of "Cinco de Mayo: The Battle, detailing the events leading up to the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, when the small Mexican army stunned its French occupiers with a decisive victory. Rafa Lara’s war film illustrates the dramas of the politicians, the generals, and the soldiers on the ground, as well as their wives waiting back at home. 7 p.m. March 7-8. Regal South Beach Cinemas, 1100 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $12. Details: www.miamifilmfestival.com.

YOU, ME & US

   "You, Me & Us" tells of 7-year-old Lina on a quest to discover whether her recently separated parents are spending time together. Film screens as part of "Rendez-Vous with French Cinema." 7 p.m. In French with English subtitles. 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.

Friday 3/8

ARTIST’S MUSE

   The Miami International Film Festival pays tribute to Spanish director Fernando Trueba with the US premiere screening of "El Artista y La Modelo (The Artist and The Model)." In the French Pyrenees during the middle of the Second World War, aging sculptor Marc Cros hungers to create one lasting masterpiece. When Marc’s wife Lea and their Spanish housekeeper Maria meet Merce, a pretty Catalan refugee living on the streets, they take her home in the hopes of igniting Marc’s imagination. Merce begins daily posing sessions for Marc, as he struggles to match her perfection in one last great sculpture. Mr. Trueba as been nominated for 13 Goya Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director. 7 p.m. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $20. Details: www.miamifilmfestival.com.

AMOUR

   Academy Award Winner for Best Foreign Film "Amour" tells of Anne and Georges, who are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple’s bond of love is severely tested as Georges tries to nurse the love of his life back. 6:45 p.m. Additional screenings through March 10. In French with English subtitles. 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.

JOURNEY BACK

   The Miami premiere of "Rich is the Wolf" screens. When Olaf goes missing and leaves his lover Marie a box of tapes of the last seven years of his life, Marie decides to investigate. She attempts to reconstruct the journey of the man she loves so as to better understand his departure. 9 p.m. In French with English subtitles. 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 3/9

BEIJING FLICKERS

   The Miami International Film Festival’s "Spotlight on China" presents "You-Zhong (Beijing Flickers)" in which San Bao has recently lost his dog and his pregnant wife has left him for a wealthier man. San has not spoken a single word in over three months. His circle of friends, disenfranchised and bored, dream of revenge as the reality of their exclusion from China’s growing economic explosion sinks in. 6:45 p.m. Regal South Beach Cinemas, 1100 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $12. Details: www.miamifilmfestival.com.

VENUS & SERENA

   Venus and Serena Williams have been winning championships for over a decade in tennis. In "Venus and Serena," audience members gain access into their lives during the most intimidating year of their careers. Over the course of 2011, Venus grappled with an autoimmune disease while Serena battled back from a pulmonary embolism. Neither Venus nor Serena lets the adversities hold her back. 7 p.m. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $25. Details: www.miamifilmfestival.com.

CHALLENGING MISERY

   "The Suicide Shop" premieres in Miami, telling the story of a strange suicide shop whose bleak misery is challenged by the owners’ youngest son, Alan. 6 p.m. In French with English subtitles. 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.

Sunday 3/10

VINYL DAYS

   The international premiere of "Días de Vinilo (Vinyl Days)" tells of Damián, Facundo, Luciano and Marcelo — inseparable friends since childhood, all sharing a passion for classic rock & roll on vinyl. Damián is a filmmaker, about to start shooting a film with Leonardo Sbaraglia but loses the only copy of his script. Luciano is a DJ for a hip radio station and dating Lila, a gorgeous pop singer. Marcelo is the leader of a Beatles tribute band who prohibits his band mates from dating in fear of finding a "Yoko Ono." Facundo works selling plots at the cemetery, even though he always dreamed of composing music, and is about to finally marry his long-time girlfriend until Lila approaches him to start writing music with her. Sparks fly, and the lives of all four friends turn upside down. 1:30 p.m. Regal South Beach Cinemas, 1100 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $12. Details: www.miamifilmfestival.com.

FATHER FANTASIES

   In the Miami premiere of "You Will be my Son," Paul de Marseul, owner of a prestigious vineyard, has a son, Martin, who works with him. But Paul, a demanding and passionate winegrower, can’t stand the idea that his son will one day take over for him. He dreams of a son who conforms more to his father fantasies. The arrival of Philippe, the son of his steward, turns life at the estate upside down. Followed by a question-and-answer session with director Gilles Legrand via satellite. 6:15 p.m. In French with English subtitles. 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.

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