The Miami Tower Film Series hosted by the Miami Jazz Society screens two free films nearly every Tuesday, at the Miami Tower downtown. The films are preceded by snacks and beverages from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Here’s the upcoming schedule:
- Tuesday, May 21: Anne of Green Gables (1985) at 6:15 p.m. Anne Shirley, an orphan, is adopted by farmer Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla, who were expecting a boy to help with their farm work. However, they accept Anne, who quickly endears herself to them and to the local villagers. Akeelah and the Bee (2006) at 9:30 p.m. A young girl from South Los Angeles tries to make it to the National Spelling Bee. (Starring Laurence Fishburne & Angela Bassett)
- Tuesday, May 28: La Femme Nikita (1990) at 6:15 p.m. French action thriller. Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin. Point of No Return (The Assassin) (1993) at 8:15 p.m. American remake of La Femme Nikita. Maggie, A cop killer on death row, is offered the chance to avoid execution by becoming a government assassin. As a cover, she gets a new identity as a saleswoman. When she falls in love with a gentle photographer, that complicates hit jobs. (Starring Bridget Fonda)
The Miami Tower, 19th floor auditorium, 100 Southeast 2nd St., Miami, 33131. Metromover station: Knight Center. If you are parking at the Miami Tower after 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, parking is $1 an hour, $5 maximum.