Hey everybody! This is Drew from Jive-in Theater with a new feature on the blog. Every weekend we're bringing you a round up of independent films showing around Miami! We'll tell you about the premier of La Yuma and more after the jump!
Be sure to listen to Jive-In Theater every Sunday at 11 p.m.!
AT THE CORAL GABLES ART CINEMA
The first Nicaraguan film in over two decades makes it state side debut. Director Florence Jaugey’s rich portrayal of one girl’s violent community and her desire to escape her surroundings and fulfill her dream of becoming a boxer. This is Nicaragua’s submission to the Academy Awards, so don’t miss your chance to see it first. Juagey will be in attendance Sunday through Wednesday.
Sunday 11/21 Opening Night - 6:00 p.m. reception, 7:00 p.m. screening
Monday 11/22 - 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday 11/23 - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday 11/24 - 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.
AT THE BILL COSFORD CINEMA
Director Samuel Moaz draws from his own war experiences in this gritty Israeli war film, the winner of the 2009 Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. The film tells of four Israeli soldiers who are inside a tank across battle lines in the Israeli-Lebanese war, the camera never leaving the tank or its scope. Director Samuel Moaz will be in attendance at select screenings.
Last Train Home
Lixin Fan’s documentary of one family’s annual journey from the city to the home villages of China, a journey that 130 million migrant workers make every year. The film, which has been selected for the Sundance and New Directors and New Films festivals explores how such a daunting journey can impact an already fractured family, calling into question China’s migrant culture as a whole.
The Cosford Cinema’s ongoing opera series continues with a production of the Wagner epic from the Spanish Paulau de les Arts-Reina Sofia opera house.
The Cosford’s midnight screening this weekend is the so-bad-it’s-good (or just-plain-bad by your standards) tale of birds gone bad, and plot gone bad, and acting gone bad…