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Current Programming

The 48 Hour Film Project is a competition for local filmmakers, from beginner to pro. They're given a genre, a prop, a character and a line of dialogue; the rest is up to them! See the results of the DC-area teams on May 17 & 18, 7:00 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.
In a women's rights story most people have never heard, we meet a group of trailblazing women in the Episcopal Church, who challenge the very essence of patriarchy within Christendom to become priests and successfully create a blueprint for lasting institutional change. May 21, 7:00 p.m.
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In the rural alpine hamlet of Mizubiki, the townsfolk become aware of a talent agency's plan to build an opulent glamping site nearby. When two company reps arrive and ask for guidance, a local man becomes conflicted in his involvement, as it becomes clear that the project will have a pernicious impact on the community. From Academy Award®–winning director Ryûsuke Hamaguchi's (DRIVE MY CAR).
4K Restoration
A mother (Kinuyo Tanaka), while waiting for her husband (Shūji Sano) to return from war, resorts to one night of sex work to pay her sick child's medical bills. Tanaka's elegant and staggeringly honest performance gives clear expression to the domestic troubles faced by Japan's family unit in the postwar era. May 18, 5:00 p.m.; May 19, 5:00 p.m.; May 21 & May 23, 4:45 p.m.
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Directed and co-written by four-time Academy Award®-nominee Ethan Hawke, WILDCAT invites the audience to weave in and out of celebrated Southern Gothic writer Flannery O'Connor's mind as she ponders the great questions her writing explores.
Through July 11
This week: Paolo Pasolini's fascinating surrealist drama TEOREMA and Blizzard of 1899–set western THE GREAT SILENCE, all featuring Ennio Morricone's iconic soundtracks.
Through May 30
This week: Chris Cooper in his film debut, with James Earl Jones, Mary McDonnelln and Will Oldham in coal mining drama MATEWAN and the 25th Anniversary of Mike Judge’s corporate cult classic OFFICE SPACE.
Through July 2
This week: Cult horror drama PEEPING TOM and the 35th Anniversary of Jewish comedy classic THE PLOT AGAINST HARRY.
Through July 11
This week: Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame star in noir IN A LONELY PLACE, Dr. Suess musical fantasy THE 5,000 FINGERS OF DR. T, and the 75th Anniversary of Best Picture Oscar® winner ALL THE KING'S MEN.
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