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The 48 Hour Film Project is competition for do-it-yourself filmmakers. This program compiles the films judged to be the very best of the 2018 filmmaking competition held in Washington, DC.
One night only!
June 22, 7:30 p.m.
Co-presented by the Art Deco Society of Washington
Preceded by an illustrated lecture on the Art Deco splendor of early ocean liners by Christian Roden of The Decorative Arts Trust, and featuring a post-screening reception with live musical entertainment by Alex Hassan
An ocean liner voyage becomes the premise for an early experiment in multiple story lines in this classic 1931 comedy-drama, starring Edmund Lowe, Myrna Loy and Greta Nissen.
June 23, 5:30 p.m.
Co-presented by Run&Shoot Filmworks
June 28–July 1, 2018.
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Supporting the creation and advancement of innovative, artistic cinematic works for filmmakers of color. Presented in partnership with the Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival (MVAAFF).
Opening Night: MR. SOUL!, featuring Q&A with filmmaker Melissa Haizlip, June 28, 7:30 p.m.
April 28–July 5.
This week: ARMY OF SHADOWS, Jean-Pierre Melville's bleak drama of the French Resistance during World War II, starring Lino Ventura. June 22 & 23, 2:00 p.m.; June 24, 6:15 p.m.
May 4–June 26.
This week, both celebrating their 50th anniversaries: intimate and densely layered drama MEMORIES OF UNDERDEVELOPMENT (June 21, 7:10 p.m.; June 23, 8:00 p.m.; June 25 & 27, 7:00 p.m.); and LUCÍA, which tells three stories set in different periods of Cuban history (June 24, 3:00 p.m.; June 26, 6:30 p.m.).
April 27–June 26.
This week: epic love story WUTHERING HEIGHTS (2011), an excitingly fresh and distinct take on the classic novel by Emily Brontë. June 23, 11:15 a.m.; June 26, 9:20 p.m.
April 27–June 26.
This week: 1962 thriller CAPE FEAR, starring Robert Mitchum and Gregory Peck; and crime drama THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE, starring Mitchum as a world-weary career criminal.
April 28–July 4. All tickets $8.
This week: 10th anniversary of ANVIL: THE STORY OF ANVIL, the wonderful and often hilarious account of Canadian metal demigods Anvil. June 23, 10:00 p.m.
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July 13–August 31.
Our FREE outdoor summer film series has a new location!
Join us on Sonny's Green at The Blairs District on Friday nights for big-screen favorites under the stars. Opening the series July 13: JURASSIC PARK (1993).
Presented by horror host Count Gore De Vol
In Jack Arnold's iconic 1954 creature feature, a fearsome "Gill Man" is discovered in a remote tributary of the Amazon. Starring Richard Carlson and Julia Adams.
July 21, 7:30 p.m.