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Oct. 14–26. All screenings on Oct. 21 & 22 feature introductions by Film Noir Foundation founder Eddie Muller.
Final week: OUT OF THE PAST; SEXY BEAST; POINT BLANK; TOUCHEZ PAS AU GRISBI; CLASSE TOUS RISQUES; THUNDERBOLT AND LIGHTFOOT; THE SICILIAN CLAN; and three Double Features: THE TAKING OF PELHAM ONE TWO THREE with CHARLEY VARRICK; ONCE A THIEF with ANY NUMBER CAN WIN; and IVY with BORN TO BE BAD.
Oct. 22–Nov. 18.
This week, a film noir Double Feature: 70th anniversary of Sam Wood's IVY, screening in 35mm, followed by Nicholas Ray's BORN TO BE BAD, both starring Joan Fontaine. Oct. 22, 11:30 a.m.
Oct. 21–Nov. 6.
FREE films for kids!
This week: Ask Hasselbalch's action-adventure ANTBOY 3, the third and final installment in the popular Danish ANTBOY franchise. Dubbed in English; Rated PG. Oct. 21, 11:00 a.m.
Gene Fowler, Jr.'s 1957 classic I WAS A TEENAGE WEREWOLF, starring Michael Landon, followed by John Landis' 1981 horror-comedy AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON.
Both films presented in 35mm.
Oct. 27–Nov. 26. All films feature live musical accompaniment.
See every film and save with the Silent Cinema All-Access Pass.
Opening the series: F. W. Murnau's 1922 vampire classic NOSFERATU: A SYMPHONY OF HORROR, starring Max Schreck, with live musical accompaniment by Andrew Simpson, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 28–Nov. 2.
Presenting CAT PEOPLE (1942) (tickets $5) and four Double Features: I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE with THE LEOPARD MAN; THE SEVENTH VICTIM with THE CURSE OF THE CAT PEOPLE; THE GHOST SHIP with ISLE OF THE DEAD; and THE BODY SNATCHER with BEDLAM.
Co-presented with the National Gallery of Art
Nov. 2–20. Opening the series: Sergei Eisenstein's drama STRIKE (1925), silent with live musical accompaniment by Alloy Orchestra. Nov. 4, 4:30 p.m.
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Oct 8–Dec. 22; films at AFI Silver Nov. 11–22.
Presenting PELLE THE CONQUEROR, LA PIROGUE and AN AMERICAN TAIL.
Nov. 11–22. Opening the series: Bong Joon-ho's OKJA, starring Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano and Jake Gyllenhaal, Nov. 11–13, 15 & 16.
Dec. 1–20, 2017.
Now in its 30th year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase brings the best in new European cinema to Washington, DC-area audiences. Twenty early announcements revealed; full film schedule coming Nov. 8.
All-access Passports at early-bird discount rates available October 27 through Nov. 9.