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Current Programming

April 29–July 14
This week, three new 4K restorations: John Cameron Mitchell's gender-bending punk musical HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, a rollicking journey of self-acceptance, and two by Federico Fellini: farcical 1952 rom-com THE WHITE SHIEK, about newlyweds honeymooning in Rome, and 1957 drama NIGHTS OF CABIRIA, which follows an unfortunate prostitute on an odyssey of heartbreak.
April 29–July 14
This week: Gorō Miyazaki's 2006 adventure TALES FROM EARTHSEA, a dragon- and wizard-filled tale of redemption based on sci-fi and fantasy writer Ursula K. Le Guin's "Earthsea" novels, and Hayao Miyazaki's 2004 fantasy HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE, a magical adventure with an anti-war theme based on the novel by Diana Wynne Jones.
June 24–July 14
This week: viciously funny 1971 screwball comedy A NEW LEAF, directed by and starring May opposite Walter Matthau, and documentary NICHOLS AND MAY: TAKE TWO (tickets just $8!), a look at how May and her performing partner Mike Nichols revolutionized American comedy in the '50s and '60s.
April 29–July 13
This week: Sydney Pollack's 1965 directorial debut THE SLENDER THREAD, a tense drama set at a suicide prevention crisis center starring Poitier and Anne Bancroft; and James Clavell's 1967 classic drama TO SIR, WITH LOVE, starring Poitier as a tough and charismatic secondary school teacher in London's East End faced with a challenging class.
Now playing
In this sharp Spanish comedy skewering wealth, art and pride, an aging billionaire wants to leave a great cinematic work as his legacy. He commissions a brilliant auteur (Penélope Cruz) who casts as her leads a Hollywood heartthrob (Antonio Banderas) and a revered stage actor (Oscar Martínez) who openly despise one another.
Now playing
From director Baz Luhrmann comes an epic spectacle that explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler), as seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager (Tom Hanks). "When Austin Butler shakes his hips in Elvis' first gig as a full-blown rock 'n' roller, it's like watching two stars being born." – Time Out.
In person: the Langley Punks & Travesty Films fellow travelers
AFI Silver pays tribute to the DC area's original homegrown comedy filmmakers the Langley Punks, a cult force throughout the '70s and early '80s. The Washington Post called Travesty Group "hysterical." The New York Times called them "truly funny." But what do they know?
July 16, 7:15 p.m.
A cocktail of spaghetti Western, film noir and science fiction with an exquisite jazz soundtrack, Shinichirō Watanabe's action-packed 2001 film is set between episodes 22 and 23 of the seminal anime series, as a mysterious terrorist plots to kill the human population of Mars with an unknown pathogen.
July 16, 9:45 p.m.; July 17, 9:20 p.m.
David Siev's BAX AXE is a pandemic-set documentary portrait of one multicultural family's struggle to survive 2020 and keep their restaurant (and American dream) alive in the face of COVID-19, neo-Nazis and generational trauma. Screening with short doc TEN MONTHS.
July 17, 6:30 p.m.
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