HOLIDAY CLASSICS
December 14 - 25

AFI celebrates the holiday season with films for all audiences. Bring the family to see them on the big screen at AFI Silver!

       

AFI member passes will be accepted at all screenings in the Holiday Classics series.

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE

Guardian angel Clarence Goodbody (Henry Travers) saves George Bailey (James Stewart) from a Christmas Eve suicide by showing him how dismal life would have been for his family and friends had he never been born. The all-time American Christmas classic may be Frank Capra's finest work.

DIR/SCR/PROD Frank Capra; SCR Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett and Jo Swerling. US, 1946, b&w, 129 min. NOT RATED

Friday, Dec. 14, 7:00
Saturday, Dec. 15, 1:00 & 5:45
Sunday, Dec. 16, 4:45
Friday, Dec. 21, 4:20 & 7:00
Saturday, Dec. 22, 7:45
Sunday, Dec. 23, 3:30
Monday, Dec. 24, 2:30 & 7:15
Tuesday, Dec. 25, 6:30

Tickets reserved and purchased online must be retrieved in person at the AFI Silver box office. The same credit card used online must be presented to the cashier to redeem your tickets.

THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL

In the Muppets' musical interpretation of Dickens's classic story, Michael Caine is Scrooge, the unyielding employer of Kermit the Frog's Bob Cratchit. Everybody's favorite frog is joined by Miss Piggy as Mrs. Cratchit and Robin the Frog as Tiny Tim.

DIR/PROD Brian Henson; SCR Jerry Juhl, after the novel by Charles Dickens; PROD Martin G. Baker. US, 1992, color, 85 min. RATED G

Friday, Dec. 14, 5:00
Saturday, Dec. 15, 3:45
Sunday, Dec. 16, 2:45
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 5:10
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 5:10
Thursday, Dec. 20, 5:10 & 7:00

Tickets reserved and purchased online must be retrieved in person at the AFI Silver box office. The same credit card used online must be presented to the cashier to redeem your tickets.

A CHRISTMAS STORY

"You'll shoot your eye out, kid!"

A Red Ryder repeating BB carbine with a compass mounted in the stock is all young Peter Billingsley wants for Christmas in this nostalgic classic, set in 1940s Indiana. This warmhearted family film is director Clark's second Christmas-themed movie: his first was the 1974 slasher pic BLACK CHRISTMAS.

DIR/SCR/PROD Bob Clark; SCR Leigh Brown and Jean Shepherd, based on his novel In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash; PROD René Dupont. US, 1983, color, 94 min. RATED G

Thursday, Dec. 20, 9:00
Friday, Dec. 21, 9:35
Saturday, Dec. 22, 10:30

Tickets reserved and purchased online must be retrieved in person at the AFI Silver box office. The same credit card used online must be presented to the cashier to redeem your tickets.