For the friends of the seventh art, Miami offers high-budget alternative films, which they can not stop enjoying. Here we present some of these alternative film proposals:
Coral Gables Art Cinema
This week, the Cuban film classic Lucia (1968), directed by Humberto Solás and with a cast of first stars. The film, one of the highest-grossing films of the 1960s on the island, is structured in an original way: it is divided into three key periods of Cuban history: the end of the 19th century, times of war to achieve independence from Spain; mid-twenties of the twentieth century in the throes of the Gerardo Machado regime; and 1960, when the Revolution hits the system. The three women (starring actresses Raquel Revuelta, Eslinda Núñez and Adela Legrá, respectively) are called Lucia.
This production describes how the woman was changing, either in the love and ideological plane, through culminating moments of Cuban history. This copy has been restored by the Cineteca di Bologna and The Film Foundation’s World Cinema Project. Functions: Sunday at 1:15 p. m. and Tuesday 7 p. m. After finishing the last screening, Nelson Rodríguez, editor and co-writer of the film, will be present to talk with the audience.
In the same room, the “Family Day on Aragon”, an event that takes place every second weekend of the month supported by the Coral Gables Museum, Books & Books and Coral Gables Art Cinema. On this occasion the children’s classic based on the novel by Roald Dahl, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), the director Mel Stuart and the performance of Gene Wilder is on display.
With a “golden ticket”, Charlie Bucket has access to the legendary Willy Wonka factory. Accompanied by other winning children who do not behave at all, Charlie travels through a surreal landscape where the rivers are chocolate and sweet caramel. However, not everything will be a happy journey. Wonka will take over and give a lesson to the rebellious children. Functions Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m.
O Cinema Miami Beach
The documentary Becoming Who I Was (2018), by filmmakers Moon Chang-yong and Jeon Jin, opens on Sunday. After a Buddhist boy discovers in the highlands of northern India that he is the reincarnation of a centenary Tibetan monk, his godfather takes him on a legendary journey to discover his past. A story of unconditional love and love. At 11:30 a. m.
O Cinema Wynwood
On Thursday, he projected Rock Rubber 45’s (2018), a documentary by Bobbito García. A complex and fascinating world hides behind basketball in New York City: music, designer sneakers, clothing and social codes. With interviews with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rosie Perez, Stevie Wonder, Pee Wee Kirkland, Louie Vega and other personalities, this work is a good opportunity to get to know an extraordinary culture. At 9 p. m.
Miami Beach Cinematheque
It premieres on Friday On the seventh day (2018), by Jim McKay and with the performances of Fernando Cardona, Gilberto Jiménez, Abel Pérez. A group of undocumented immigrants lives in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. To survive, they work on what comes their way: cleaning dishes, in construction, in pizzerias, delivering food at home.
Only Sunday is their day off and they use it to play soccer. But what would happen if just that day, in the middle of the end with another team, were prevented by labor obligations? Weekend functions: Friday and Saturday 7 p. m .; Sunday 6:30 p. m.
Bill Cosford Cinema
It exhibits on Friday Summer 1993 (2018), drama of Spanish origin of the director Carla Simón and with Laia Artigas, Paula Robles and David Verdaguer. Nominated for eight Goya awards, the film is based on the childhood of Simón herself, who at 6 years old lost her parents who were victims of AIDS.
Thus, the girl (Artigas) leaves the city of Barcelona to live in the countryside with her uncles. In a new field, the girl will face her pain to start a new existence. Functions at the weekend: Friday 6:30 p.m. m .; Saturday 4 p. m. and 8 p. m .; Sunday 1 p. m. and 5 p. m.
MDC’s Tower Theater
It projects the documentary Three Identical Strangers (2018), by Tim Wardle on Friday. In 1980 the story moved the United States: the triplets Eddy, Bobby and David met again. The peculiarity of the matter is that none of them knew about the existence of the other, despite growing up only 100 miles away.
The brothers were separated at birth and adopted by three families of different social class. One day, by chance, they met at the College. With fame behind her, Madonna included them in one of her films. Then they decided to open a restaurant in the middle of SoHo. But history had just begun, and not precisely for the better.
Source: El Nuevo Herald