For all the romantics
pining away from great duets of film and music, Cincinnati World Cinema
presents Best Animated Feature nominee Chico
& Rita, the tale of a pair of star-crossed musicians with a soundtrack
by Cuban bandleader Bebo Valdés featuring classic tunes from Thelonius Monk,
Dizzy Gillespie and Cole Porter.
Combine 2008 Best Foreign Language nominee Waltz with Bashir (another adult
animated feature) and writer Oscar Hijuelos’s 1989 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel
The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love
with accents of Wim Wender’s 1999 Buena
Vista Social Club and you will have a sense of what’s cooking in this tasty
dish; a special treat for local lovers screening 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.
$10 in advance, $12 at the door. The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts
Center, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington. www.cincyworldcinema.org.