Showing Today Sat, Sep 5

New and Noteworthy

Rosenwald
More guest appearances added Sept 4-10!
Now Playing

Aviva Kempner’s ROSENWALD is the incredible story of Julius Rosenwald, the son of an immigrant peddler who never finished high school, but rose to become the President of Sears. Influenced by the writings of the educator Booker T. Washington, this Jewish philanthropist joined forces with African American communities during the Jim Crow South to build over 5,300 schools during the early part of the 20th century.

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Mistress America
Now Playing

In MISTRESS AMERICA, Tracy (Lola Kirke) is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon-to-be stepsister, Brooke (Greta Gerwig) – a resident of Times Square and adventurous gal about town – she is rescued from her disappointment and seduced by Brooke’s alluringly mad schemes.

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Big Significant Things
One Show Only!
Wed, Sep 9 at 8PM
Film In Focus

A week before he’s set to move across the country with his girlfriend, Craig impulsively sets out on a solo road trip across the US to see the nation’s largest sites in this funny, warm-hearted comedy of self-discovery.

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The Chef’s Wife
One Show Only!
Wed, Sep 16 at 8PM
French Cinémathèque

Marithé works in a training center and her task is to assist people who are seeking alternative job options. One day, Carole arrives at the center, looking for new professional opportunities as she can no longer stand the pressure of working with her talented Michelin-starred chef husband, Sam (Roschdy Zem). When Marithé meets Sam, she can’t help being attracted to him. Suddenly she has some very personal motives in helping Carole to start over…

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Arabani
One Show Only!
Thu, Sep 24 at 8PM
Reel Israel DC

Yoseph is a Druze who returns to his native village after having been estranged from it for 17 years. He arrives with his son and daughter, whose Jewish mother he has just divorced, and plans to settle down in this small Druze village. That decision leads to friction within the closed, conservative Druze community as, to be a real Druze, both parents must be Druze. Despite the problems and difficulties, Smadar, Yoseph’s daughter, unexpectedly finds love.

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Kickstarter Film Festival – Program A
One Show Only!
Thu, Oct 15 at 7PM
Special Event

Grab some popcorn, take a seat, and be ready for some laughs and some tears — the Annual Kickstarter Film Festival is coming to a theater near you. On Thursday October 15, over 30 theaters across the United States will screen an expertly curated selection of some of the best short and feature films funded on Kickstarter. Part A includes the films Afronauts (short) and What We Do in the Shadows.

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Kickstarter Film Festival – Program B
One Show Only!
Thu, Oct 15 at 9:20PM
Special Event

Grab some popcorn, take a seat, and be ready for some laughs and some tears — the Annual Kickstarter Film Festival is coming to a theater near you. On Thursday October 15, over 30 theaters across the United States will screen an expertly curated selection of some of the best short and feature films funded on Kickstarter. Part B includes the films World of Tomorrow (short), Submarine Sandwich (short) and T-Rex.

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Admission: $12.00 Adults, $8.75 Matinee Shows, $9.25 Seniors (62+), $9.50 Students, $9.00 Children (12 & under) and Military, $7.75 Avalon Members, $6.75 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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