2023 AFI European Union Film Showcase
November 30–December 19

The best of European cinema…without the jet lag.

Now in its 36th year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to Washington, DC-area audiences. This year's lineup features 51 films representing all 27 EU member states, including award winners, regional box-office hits, debut works by up-and-coming talents and new works by leading auteurs, plus 21 of the top contenders for this year's Academy Award® for Best International Feature Film and seven U.S. premieres.


U.S. Premiere

Sat, Dec. 16, 6:30
Q&A with filmmaker Elena Martín Gimeno, plus post-screening wine reception sponsored the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C.

Filmmaker Elena Martín Gimeno gives a fearless performance as Mila, a 35-year-old struggling with her own desires, in this powerful and frank story of a young woman's sexual awakening and repression.


Trailer Playlist

Tickets & Passports

$15 General Admission*

*unless specified otherwise
See the discounts available to Silver Cinema Club members.

Passports – on sale now!

Can't get enough of European film? The all-access Passport gives you admission for one to every screening, including Opening and Closing Night and Special Presentations. At the end of the Showcase, you can see how many countries you "visited" by checking the stamps in your Passport. Valued at more than $750, the Passport is an incredible deal!

Passport holders have the opportunity book tickets in advance, by email or in person, for every film they wish to attend. Advance reservations are strongly recommended. Same-day walk-up admissions for Passport holders will be accepted based on availability but are not guaranteed.

$250 General Admission
See the discounts available to Silver Cinema Club members.
Silver Cinema Club discounts on Passports are available on in-person purchases and phone orders only at this time. Visit the box office or call 301.495.6720 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday for assistance buying your discounted Passport.