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Current Programming

One week only, Jan. 28–Feb. 3!
Experience NIGHTMARE ALLEY in the classic film noir style of black and white for a limited time! In Guillermo del Toro's psychological thriller, an ambitious and charismatic carny (Bradley Cooper) joins forces with a dangerous psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) to con New York's wealthy elite. With Toni Collette, Rooney Mara, Richard Jenkins and David Strathairn.
Jan. 28–April 14
This week: James Bond adventure NO TIME TO DIE; Ridley Scott’s medieval tale THE LAST DUEL; Edgar Wright’s psychological horror LAST NIGHT IN SOHO; Mike Mills’ deeply moving drama C’MON C’MON; searing drama HIVE, Kosovo's official Oscar® submission; and Bruno Dumont’s unsettling drama FRANCE.
Jan. 29–Feb. 26
This Saturday: murder mystery THE LAST OF SHEILA, screening in 35mm. Stephen Sondheim and Anthony Perkins co-wrote this exquisite 1973 whodunit that unfolds aboard a luxury yacht; starring Dyan Cannon, James Coburn, James Mason, Ian McShane and Raquel Welch. Jan. 29, 3:30 p.m.
Jan. 29–April 11
This week: 1996 neo noir HARD EIGHT, the engrossing story of Sydney (Philip Baker Hall), a veteran gambler who takes the hapless young John (John C. Reilly) under his wing in Reno. When John falls for the wrong woman, all their lives may be in danger. Co-starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Samuel L. Jackson and Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Now playing
Pedro Almodóvar’s latest film is a contemporary melodrama that explores motherhood, femininity and trauma. Penélope Cruz and newcomer Milena Smit star as single mothers whose lives intersect in multiple ways after both give birth in the same hospital on the same day.
Now playing
Steven Spielberg's new adaptation tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City; starring Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Rita Moreno and Corey Stoll. Screenplay by Tony Kushner, adapted from the original 1957 Broadway show.
Now playing
Select screenings in 70mm
Alana Haim and Cooper Hoffman navigate growing up and falling in love in California's San Fernando Valley in Paul Thomas Anderson's coming-of-age tale. With Bradley Cooper, Tom Waits, Sean Penn, Benny Safdie, Maya Rudolph, Ben Stiller and John C. Reilly.
Now playing
Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand star in Joel Coen's adaptation of one of Shakespeare's greatest plays, a tale of murder, madness, ambition and wrathful cunning. The exquisite ensemble cast includes Corey Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson, Henry Melling and Kathryn Hunter.
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Co-presented with the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art
Feb. 4–April 27
Tickets on sale now!
This annual series provides a look at the latest films from Iran and selected classics, which this year includes retrospectives dedicated to filmmakers Shahram Mokri and Asghar Farhadi.
March 3–6, 2022
All–access passes on sale now!
AFI Silver is excited to host the 16th-annual Capital Irish Film Festival (CIFF), co-presented by Solas Nua. Celebrating Irish identity, culture and artistry, CIFF's lineup brings the best in contemporary Irish cinema to DC-area audiences.
March 18–31, 2022
All–access passes on sale now! Early bird discount through Feb. 23
The New African Film Festival returns in March, presented by AFI and African World Now Project, showcasing the best in contemporary African Cinema. This year’s lineup will be announced Feb. 24.

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