From June 29 through Jul 3, 2012.
Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog. Friday, July 3 – Wednesday, July 3, 2012. Directed by Yoichi Sai. Unrated. Japan, 2012, Digital Projection, 100 minutes, Color, In Japanese with English subtitles. An uplifting tale of man’s best friend! Based on a true story, Quill: The Life of a Guide Dog is the sweet tale of a yellow Labrador Retriever guide dog for the blind named Quill. We follow Quill from the litter to his selection as a guide dog shortly after his first birthday. After training at a school for guide dogs, Quill is paired with a blind man named Watanabe who at first is reluctant to rely on him. But Quill’s great patience, gentleness and skill eventually win him over and they become inseparable friends.
The film screens Friday, June 29 at 7 p.m., Saturday, June 30 at 1 p.m., 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., Sunday, July 1 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., Monday, July 2 at 9 p.m., and Tuesday, July 3 at 7 p.m.
Restoration. Friday, July 3 – Wednesday, July 3, 2012
Directed by Joseph Madmony. Unrated. Israel, 2012, 35mm Film, 105 minutes, Color, In Hebrew with English subtitles. Nominated for 11 Israeli Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor, and Best Screenplay, Restoration is the story of 70-year-old Yaakov Fidelman (Sasson Gabai), who hangs on with all his might to the antique restoration workshop which has been his life’s work. After his long-time business partner passes away, Fidelman rejects his son, Noah, who wants to close the business and build an apartment complex on the site. Fidelman believes that with the help of his new apprentice, Anton, he’ll find a way to save his workshop, his world and his solitary way of life. But when Anton falls in love with Hava, Noah’s pregnant wife, the two young men compete not only over a father, but also over a woman and the baby she carries.
The film screens Friday, June 29 at 9 p.m., Saturday, June 30 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., Sunday, July 1 at 1 p.m., 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., Monday, July 2 at 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 3 at 9 p.m.
General admission is $9. Admission is $7 for seniors, University of Miami alumni, faculty, non-UM students and staff. Free for UM students. To purchase tickets online or for more information, visit www.cosfordcinema.com or call 305.284.4861.
UM Cosford Cinema
1111 Memorial Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33146