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Current Programming

2021 Oscar® selection, Denmark
Jonas Poher Rasmussen uses a visually dazzling range of animation styles to breathe life into the true story of a young man who fled Taliban-ruled Afghanistan as a child refugee and ultimately came of age in Denmark, his adopted homeland.
Dec. 1, 7:15 p.m. (also screens Dec. 2, 5:00 p.m.)
2021 Oscar® selection, Austria
Set in post-WWII Germany, Sebastian Meise's drama follows a Holocaust survivor who finds himself caught in a Kafka-esque penal system, constantly in and out of high-security prison as a result of a law criminalizing homosexuality.
Dec. 2 & 4, 1:45 p.m.; Dec. 8, 9:45 p.m.
Dec. 1–19
Tickets and all–access Passports on sale now!
Now in its 34th year, the Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to DC-area audiences. This year's selection includes 53 films from all 27 EU member States, with 11 Oscar® selections and 13 U.S. and North American premieres!
Cinematic provocateur Paul Verhoeven's latest drama is a true passion project, an examination of the real-life Catholic mystic and lesbian nun Benedetta Carlini, who rose to become abbess of her convent in Italy before being removed from power by the papacy.
Dec. 2, 7:00 p.m.
2021 Oscar® selection, Italy
Cinema, soccer, life and death collide in this surreal, semi-autobiographical coming-of-age drama written and directed by Paolo Sorrentino, which has justly drawn comparisons to Federico Fellini's AMARCORD.
Dec. 2, 7:15 p.m.
Now playing
Set on Thanksgiving, Stephen Karam's funny and haunting debut film, adapted from his play, explores the hidden dread of a family and the love that binds them together. Starring Richard Jenkins, Steven Yeun, Beanie Feldstein, Amy Schumer, Jayne Houdyshell and June Squibb.
Nov. 14–30
Final week: Tsai Ming-liang's nostalgic 2003 drama GOODBYE, DRAGON INN, and three by Edward Yang: 1985 romance TAIPEI STORY; 30th-anniversary 4K restoration of epic 1991 masterpiece A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY; and extraordinary 2000 drama YI YI (A ONE AND A TWO...).
Nov. 25–30
"Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!" The legendary Judy Garland stars as Dorothy, the lonely dreamer from Kansas who runs away with her dog Toto and is transported over the rainbow to the magical Land of Oz. Directed by Victor Fleming and based on the book by L. Frank Baum.
Nov. 26, 27, 29 & 30
Bill Murray is undersea explorer Steve Zissou in Wes Anderson's 2004 comedy, on an Ahab-like quest for the elusive "jaguar shark" responsible for his best friend's death. The cast includes Owen Wilson, Anjelica Huston, Willem Dafoe, Cate Blanchett and Jeff Goldblum, with music by Seu Jorge.
Now playing
Kenneth Branagh's semi-autobiographical drama follows a young boy growing up in Northern Ireland's capital in the tumultuous late 1960s. The stellar cast includes Caitríona Balfe, Judi Dench, Jamie Dornan and Ciarán Hinds, and introduces the 10-year-old Jude Hill.
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Wes Anderson's comedy follows the staff of a literary magazine as they gather to write the obituary of their beloved editor. Starring Benicio Del Toro, Frances McDormand, Timothée Chalamet, Adrien Brody, Léa Seydoux, Tilda Swinton, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Mathieu Amalric and more.
Now playing
Kristen Stewart stars as Princess Diana in Pablo Larraín's psychological drama, which imagines what may have happened over one fateful Christmas holiday at the royal family's Sandringham estate. With Sally Hawkins, Timothy Spall, Sean Harris and Jack Farthing.

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