Calendar Of Events Movies
Written by Miami Today on June 20, 2013
Brickell World Plaza hosts an outdoor screening of Steven Spielberg’s "War Horse." Based on the Tony award-winning Broadway play, and set during World War I, this story begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and his young trainer Albert. When they’re forced apart by war, the film follows Joey’s journey as he changes and inspires the lives of everyone he meets. 8 p.m. Brickell World Plaza, 600 Brickell Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 384-7170 or www.brickellworldplaza.com.
"I Survived," is a play based on the real-life struggles of Bianca Ramirez as illustrated in her upcoming autobiography, "B Beyond Words: The Memoir of Bianca Ramirez." Confronted with violence, poverty, illness, and social injustice, she shares her poignant story of personal growth and survival. 7 p.m. June 21. 8 p.m. June 22 with catered reception option at 6 p.m., and 6 p.m. June 22. Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami, 1111 Memorial Drive, Coral Gables. $15-$65. Details: (305) 284-4861 or www.cosfordcinema.com.
The Miami Jazz Society film series screens two dance-themed films: "That’s Dancing!" and "The Red Shoes." The first is a musical documentary hosted by Sammy Davis Jr., Gene Kelly, Liza Minelli, Ray Bolger and Mikhail Baryshnikov. The latter tells of a young ballet dancer torn between the man she loves and her quest to become a prima ballerina; based on a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. 5-6:15 p.m. reception with snacks and beverages. 6:15-8 p.m. "That’s Dancing!" 8-10:15 p.m. "The Red Shoes." Miami Tower, 100 SE Second St., 19th floor auditorium, Miami. Free. Details: www.miamijazzsociety.com.