Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on April 18, 2013
Movies on the Plaza screens "Star Trek," the 11th film based on the Star Trek franchise and features the main characters of the original Star Trek television series, portrayed by a new cast. The film follows James T. Kirk and Spock board the USS Enterprise as they combat Nero, a Romulan from their future who threatens the United Federation of Planets. The story takes place in an alternate reality due to time travel by both Nero and the original Spock. Movies on the Plaza is a free, family-friendly event sponsored by Brickell World Plaza each month. 8 p.m. Brickell World Plaza, 600 Brickell Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 384-7170 or www.brickellworldplaza.com.
GINGER & ROSA
In "Ginger & Rosa," two inseparable teenage girls, Ginger and Rosa, live under growing threat of nuclear war in the 1960s. Ginger is drawn to poetry and protest,
while Rosa shows Ginger how to smoke cigarettes, kiss boys and pray. Both rebel against their mothers. Meanwhile, Ginger’s pacifist father, Roland, encourages her activism; and Rosa starts to take a very different interest in him. As Ginger’s parents fight and fall apart, Ginger finds emotional sanctuary with a gay couple. Finally, as the Cuban Missile Crisis escalates, the lifelong friendship of the two girls is shattered by conflicting ideals. 7 p.m. Additional screenings through April 21. Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. Free for UM students. $7 seniors, UM alumni, staff, faculty and students. $9 others. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.
The Coral Gables Museum hosts a movie night screening "Roman Holiday" outdoors in the museum courtyard. This 1953 romantic comedy stars Gregory Peck as a reporter and Audrey Hepburn as a royal princess out to see Rome on her own. 8 p.m. Coral Gables Museum, 285 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 603-8067 or www.coralgablesmuseum.org.
The Miami Jazz Society screens "Dersu Uzala," a 1975 film telling of a Russian army soldier who befriends a seasoned local hunter in Siberia; and documentary "Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry," chronicling artist and activist Ai Weiwei as he prepares for exhibits and further clashes with the Chinese government. 6:15-10 p.m. Miami Tower, 100 SE Second St., 19th floor auditorium, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 684-4564 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamijazzsociety.com.