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AFI Silver Virtual Screening Room – New This Week

Available starting Fri, Oct. 23
In Wayne Wang's (THE JOY LUCK CLUB) profound and moving drama, a Korean-American man moves home to San Francisco to care for his ailing mother. Striving to fulfill his role as the supportive son, he must come to terms with his own conflicted emotions. Starring Justin Chon and Jackie Chung; based on a personal essay by Chang-rae Lee. Courtesy of Outsider Pictures.
Available starting Fri, Oct. 23
Based on true events from the 1920s, this film tells the story of the young women who came to realize their work at the American Radium Factory was making them ill. Against incredible odds, the women fought back against wrongdoing and injustice. Co-directed by Lydia Dean Pilcher and Ginny Mohler; starring Joey King and Abby Quinn. Courtesy of Juno Films.
Available starting Fri, Oct. 23
4K Restoration

From documentarian William Greaves comes this report on the 1972 National Black Political Convention. The historic event featured black voices from across the political spectrum, including Jesse Jackson, Dick Gregory, Coretta Scott King, Richard Hatcher, Amiri Baraka and Charles Diggs. Narrated by Sidney Poitier and Harry Belafonte. Courtesy of Kino Lorber.
Livestream with musical accompaniment by Ben Model.
Douglas Fairbanks is Zorro, a swashbuckling "Robin Hood" figure protecting the poor against the rapacious governor of old California, in this 1920 classic.
FREE/pay what you can; advance registration required!
Sat, Oct. 24, 3:00 p.m. ET.
Available starting Fri, Oct. 23
In this warm and delightful comedy from Gianni Di Gregorio, the Larry David of Italy, three retirees (Ennio Fantastichini, Giorgio Colangeli and Di Gregorio) decide to move away from Rome to find a better standard of living in a place where their pensions will go further. Planning for the trip, they trawl the local pubs, reflecting on their lives. Courtesy of Distrib Films.
Jennifer Venditti's 2007 debut film is a provocative coming-of-age story, an acclaimed odyssey into the soul of an American teenager. She follows Billy as he navigates life in small-town Maine, grappling with isolation and first-time love. Exhilarating and heartfelt, the film provides a unique snapshot of what it's like to grow up in America. Courtesy of Oscilloscope Laboratories.
Featuring a discussion with Frederick Wiseman and filmmaker Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (FREE SOLO)
Two weeks only, Oct. 21–Nov. 4
Opening our Wednesdays with Wiseman series: Frederick Wiseman's 1995 documentary captures the American Ballet Theatre company in rehearsal in their New York City studios and on tour in Athens and Copenhagen, with glorious footage of principal dancers Cynthia Harvey, Alessandra Ferri, Susan Jaffe, Christine Dunham, Julio Bocca and then-soloist Julie Kent.
Livestream with musical accompaniment by Andrew E. Simpson.
Max Schreck stars in F. W. Murnau's classic 1922 adaptation of Bram Stoker's "Dracula," a film that set the standard for all vampire flicks to come.
FREE/pay what you can; advance registration required!
Fri, Oct. 30, 8:00 p.m. ET.
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