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Jan. 25–March 26
Take another look at these critically-acclaimed films from 2019, back on the big screen!
This week: crime thriller UNCUT GEMS, starring Adam Sandler; sci-fi drama AD ASTRA, starring Brad Pitt; biographical documentary TONI MORRISON: THE PIECES I AM; and Edward Norton's neo-noir MOTHERLESS BROOKLYN.
Feb. 8–26
AFI Silver partners with the Freer|Sackler, the National Gallery of Art and Janus Films to present a large-scale retrospective on the work of Iran's greatest filmmaker.
Final week: THE WIND WILL CARRY US, a rich and challenging comic-dramatic masterpiece; thought-provoking romantic drama CERTIFIED COPY, set in Tuscany; and LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE, a melancholy, Tokyo-set love-triangle drama.
Co-presented with Alley Cat Allies
CatVideoFest is back — bigger, brighter and more paw-some than ever. Curated by award-winning filmmaker Will Braden.
Feb. 22 & 23, 1:30 p.m.
Co-presented with PLNT Burger
Free screening!
Post-screening panel discussion
Filmmaker Louie Psihoyos follows James Wilks, an elite Special Forces trainer, as he travels the world on a quest for the truth about meat, protein and strength.
Feb. 23, 5:30 p.m.
Feb. 27–March 1
Tickets and all-access passes on sale now!
Celebrating Irish identity, culture and artistry, CIFF brings the best in contemporary Irish cinema to the Washington, DC, area.
Opening the series: A BUMP ALONG THE WAY, a mother-daughter comedy-drama directed by Shelly Love, with post-screening reception. Feb. 27, 7:15 p.m.
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March 5–19
Tickets and all-access passes on sale now!
Co-presented by AFI, Africa World Now Project and afrikafé, the New African Film Festival showcases the vibrancy of African filmmaking from all corners of the continent.
Opening Night: Ethiopia's ENCHAINED, a lush historical drama directed by Moges Tafesse, March 5, 7:15 p.m.
March 12–22
Since 1993, the world's premier showcase of environmentally themed films.
Screening at AFI Silver: Chilean documentarian Patricio Guzmán's recent trilogy NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT, THE PEARL BUTTON and THE CORDILLERA OF DREAMS; Ethiopian-set docufiction hybrid ANBESSA; Louie Schwartzberg's consciousness-shifting FANTASTIC FUNGI; Oscar® nominee HONEYLAND; and urban survival story THE HOTTEST AUGUST.
Featuring interactive games, prizes and more!
Christopher Lee is Count Dracula and Peter Cushing is Doctor Van Helsing in the stylish and fearsome first movie in horror production company Hammer Films' wildly successful Dracula series.
March 21, 7:30 p.m.
March 22–April 22
Celebrating the great films made across the entire era of the Fox Film Corporation and 20th Century-Fox.
All films silent with live musical accompaniment
Opening the series, both in 35mm: Raoul Walsh's first feature film, 1915's REGENERATION, and 100th anniversary of WHILE NEW YORK SLEEPS, Charles Brabin's 1920 crime drama.
March 28–April 23
Like PARASITE, Bong's earlier features are provocative and poignant, tempered by moments of absurdity and sheer delight.
Opening the series: masterful 2003 thriller MEMORIES OF MURDER, based on the true story of the first serial killer in South Korea's modern history.
Custom, commemorative seat plaques now available in the historic Silver 1 theater!