Miami Beach Cinematheque screens Michael Cimino's "The Deer Hunter," starring Robert DeNiro, Meryl Streep and Christopher Walken. The film follows a group of Pennsylvania steelworkers from their blue-collar hunting lives to the horrors of the Vietnam War. 8 p.m. Miami Beach Cinematheque, 1130 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $8 members. $9 students and seniors. $10 others. Details: (305) 673-4567 or www.mbcinema.com.
"Tchoupitoulas" is a lyrical documentary of three adolescent brothers as they venture through a magical, vibrant night in New Orleans. 7 p.m. Additional screenings through Jan. 13. O Cinema, 90 SW 29th St., Miami. $7.50 members. $9 students and seniors. $10.50 others. Details: (305) 571-9970 or www.o-cinema.org.
Steven Spielberg's historic drama "Lincoln" focuses on President Abraham Lincoln's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment change the fate of generations to come. 5:50 and 9:05 p.m. Additional screenings through Jan. 17. MDC Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7 MDC students and faculty, seniors and Miami Film Society Members. $8 others. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.towertheatermiami.com.
Quentin Tarantino's historic drama "Django Unchained" tells of former dentist Dr. King Schultz, who buys the freedom of a slave, Django, and trains him with the intent to make him his deputy bounty hunter. Instead, he is led to the site of Django's wife, who is under the hands of Calvin Candie, a ruthless plantation owner. 6 and 8:55 p.m. Additional screenings through Jan. 17. With Spanish subtitles. MDC Tower Theater, 1508 SW Eighth St., Miami. $7 MDC students and faculty, seniors and Miami Film Society Members. $8 others. Details: (305) 643-8706 or www.towertheatermiami.com.
RUST & BONE
Coral Gables Art Cinema hosts an opening reception for French drama "Rust and Bone." Finding himself alone, broke and struggling to raise his young boy on his own, a sometime professional boxer moves in with his sister in the south of France to start a new life. After a chance encounter, he begins a tentative friendship with a beautiful and aloof woman (Marian Cotillard). Working with killer whales at a theme park, she suffers a near-fatal accident that takes the film down some unexpected paths. 7 and 10 p.m. screenings. 9 p.m. reception with a Bacardi open bar and food. Coral Gables Art Cinema, 260 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. $15 members. $20 others. Details: (786) 385-9689 or email@example.com or www.gablescinema.com.
The Miami Jazz Society film series screens "King: Man of Peace in a Time of War" and "Marley," a documentary on the life, music and legacy of Bob Marley. Films begin at 6:15 p.m. Miami Tower, 100 SE Second St., 19th floor auditorium, Miami. Free. Details: (305) 684-4564 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.miamijazzsociety.com.