The Miami Beach Cinematheque hosts a screening of "Boogieman: The Lee Atwater Story." The late Mr. Atwater was the godfather of modern negative campaigning. He helped elect three presidents with the vision of politics as war. But on his deathbed, he apologized for his tactics. 8:30 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $15 members, students and seniors, $18 others.
Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
The Miami Beach Cinematheque hosts a showing of F.W. Murnau's "Nosferatu." The film is the unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stokers "Dracula" and is considered the quintessential silent vampire film. 8 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $15 members, students and seniors, $18 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
THE SPIDER, THE MISTRESS AND THE TANGERINE
The Museum of Contemporary Art hosts a screening of the film based on the life of Louise Bourgeois. She immigrated to the US in 1938 from France and began her life-long career as a sculptor. Her first works, composed of abstract and organic shapes carved in wood, bore traces of surrealist influences while her later work in rubber, bronze and stone became larger and more autobiographical. 2 p.m. Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami. $5. Details: (305) 893-6211 or www.mocanomi.org.
Screening of the movie "Chased by the Dogs" ("El less wal Kilab") directed by Kamal El Sheiken. The film is based on Naguib Mahfouz's novel "The Thief and the Dogs." The film is in Arabic with English subtitles. 8:30 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 512 Española Way, Miami Beach. $15 members, students and seniors, $18 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
The Miami International Film Festival hosts a myriad of creativity provided by Spanish short-film makers. The films' stories range from two couples clashing on a hot summer day to a Moroccan boy's journey to a land of opportunity. Begins at 7 p.m. Tower Theater, 1508 SW 8th St., Little Havana. $5 public, $4 others. Details: (305) 237-FILM or www.miamifilmfestival.com.