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Oct. 15–27. All films Oct. 22 & 23 feature introductions by Eddie Muller. This week: THE NARROW MARGIN (1952) in 35mm, THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL in 35mm, THE KILLERS (1946), THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY (1945), THE BIG KNIFE in 35mm, Double Feature: *U.S. premiere* of FRITZ LANG with M (1931), PEEPING TOM, SPECTER OF THE ROSE in 35mm, CORRIDOR OF MIRRORS, BLUEBEARD (1944) in 35mm, YOUNG MAN WITH A HORN in 35mm and SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER in 35mm.
Locarno Film Festival series in Washington presents:
Director Michele Pennetta's documentary feature debut, filmed in a port town in Sicily, explores indifference in the face of immigration.
Skype Q&A with filmmaker Michele Pennetta and reception to follow, sponsored by the Embassy of Switzerland
Oct. 24, 7:15 p.m.
Directed by Mat Whitecross; executive-produced by Asif Kapadia (AMY, SENNA). This documentary examines the rise and fall of seminal '90s rock band Oasis.
One show only, Oct. 26, 9:30 p.m.
Oct. 28–Nov. 2. Featuring NOSFERATU (1922) with live musical accompaniment; Double Feature: THE THING FROM ANOTHER WORLD with THE THING (1982), presented by Count Gore; NIGHT OF THE CREEPS; ATTACK THE BLOCK; and SHAUN OF THE DEAD.
Oct. 27–Nov. 23. Opening the series: THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL, THE YOUNG ONE in 35mm and THIS STRANGE PASSION in 35mm.
Count Gore De Vol presents:
"It creeps…It crawls…It strikes without warning!"
On Halloween weekend, enjoy Howard Hawks' 1951 sci-fi horror original, followed by John Carpenter's 1982 remake, screening in 35mm.
Oct. 29, 5:00 p.m.
Oct. 28–Nov. 20. All films are presented with live musical accompaniment.
Opening the series: NOSFERATU: A SYMPHONY OF HORROR with accompaniment by Silent Orchestra (Oct. 28, 7:00 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.) and WHISPERING SHADOWS with accompaniment by Andrew Simpson (Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.).
Oct. 29–Nov. 21. Opening the series: Mikio Naruse's films SOUND OF THE MOUNTAIN and SUDDEN RAIN, both screening in 35mm.
Co-presented by the National Building Museum.
Oct. 8–Nov. 22. Next up: ATTACK THE BLOCK, THE INNOCENTS (1961) and THE UNINVITED (1944).
Oct. 29–Nov. 6. FREE screenings of EU films for kids!
Opening the series: UK's PADDINGTON (Oct. 29, 11:00 a.m.) and Slovenia's GOING OUR WAY (Oct. 30, 11:00 a.m.).
Q&A with Antoni Muntadas and Marshall Reese
This ninth edition of the long-running video art project compiles TV ads from U.S. presidential campaigns from Eisenhower to the present.
Nov. 5, 5:00 p.m.
Directed by James McTeigue, written and produced by the Wachowskis and starring Natalie Portman, this gripping sci-fi drama depicts a futuristic Britain under totalitarian control.
Nov. 5 & 6, 9:30 p.m.
Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m. feat. Q&A with curator Ron Diamond (BONUS 4 version recommended for adults only); Nov. 5 & 6, 12:55 p.m. (FAMILY 12 version recommended for all audiences).
Curating the best cat videos of the year, CatVideoFest brings together feline fanatics to enjoy cat antics on the big screen.
Nov. 17, 7:00 p.m.; Nov. 19 & 20, 11:00 a.m. & 5:15 p.m.