Showing Today Wed, Jun 28

New and Noteworthy

Beatriz at Dinner
Now Playing

At an elegant dinner party in a swanky hilltop home, conversation between a softspoken holistic healer (Salma Hayek) and a hard-nosed businessman (John Lithgow) explodes into a bitter clash of cultures. The latest provocative film from director Miguel Arteta and screenwriter Mike White explores the widening gulf between the world’s haves and havenots with fierce insight and unexpected humor.

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Past Life
Final Day Thursday
Now Playing

Inspired by true events, PAST LIFE tracks the daring 1977 trans-European odyssey of two sisters – one an introverted ambitious classical music composer, and the other a combative liberal magazine editor. As they try to unravel a disturbing wartime mystery that has cast a foreboding shadow on their entire lives, they realize that freedom from the shackles of the past requires painful sacrifices, as does the struggle to discover one’s unique voice.

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One Week and a Day
One Show Only!
Wed, Jun 28 at 8PM
Reel Israel DC

As Eyal finishes the traditional Jewish week of mourning for his late son, his wife Vicky urges him to return to their routine — but just because the shiva has ended doesn’t mean it’s life as usual. Asaph Polonsky’s debut feature provides a nuanced perspective on loss that is humorous, touching, and above all else, life affirming.

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Hollywood on the Potomac
Jun 29
Film Studies

Sponsored by the Ed Berkowitz Film Education Fund Jimmy Stewart filibustering on the Senate floor in Mr. Smith Goes to Washington…the fall down those Georgetown steps in The Exorcist…Redford and Hoffman in Watergate mode in All the President’s Men…Clint Eastwood scrambling...

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The Exception
Opening Fri, Jun 30
Coming Soon

This World War II-era romance thriller follows German soldier Stefan Brandt (Jai Courtney) on a mission to investigate Kaiser Wilhelm II (Christopher Plummer), exiled in The Netherlands. As Brandt begins to infiltrate the Kaiser’s life, he’s drawn into an unexpected romance with maid Mieke (Lily James), who is secretly Jewish.

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Like Crazy
One Show Only!
Wed, Jul 5 at 8PM
Programmer's Choice

A motor-mouthed fantasist and a tattooed introvert are both patients at the Villa Biondi, a progressive but secure psychiatric clinic. Paolo Virzì’s new film tells the story of the unpredictable and moving friendship that develops between the two women as they flee the mental institution in search of love and happiness in the outside world.

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The Midwife
Opening Fri, Jul 21
Coming Soon

Two of French cinema’s biggest stars shine in this bittersweet drama about the unlikely friendship that develops between Claire (Catherine Frot), a talented midwife, and Béatrice (Catherine Deneuve), the estranged mistress of Claire’s late father. Though polar opposites, the two come to rely on each other as they cope with the unusual circumstance that brought them together in this sharp character study from the César-award winning director Martin Provost (Séraphine).

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Admission (as of July 1, 2016): $12.25 Adults, $9.00 Matinee Shows, $9.50 Seniors (62+), $9.75 Students, $9.25 Children (12 & under) and Military, $8.00 Avalon Members, $7.00 Seniors who are Avalon Members.
Same rates apply to Wednesday Signature Series programs. Avalon Members must purchase their discounted tickets at the box office.

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