Showing Tomorrow Tue, Jan 27

New and Noteworthy

Leviathan
Oscar Nominee - Best Foreign Language Film!
Now Playing

A modern day retelling of the Biblical story of Job set in contemporary Russia. Kolia lives in a small town near the Barents Sea, in North Russia. Vadim Sergeyich, the Mayor of the town, wants to take away his business, his house and his land. As Vadim Sergeyich starts being more aggressive, Kolia asks his best friend Dmitri, a lawyer from Moscow, to help him, unaware that this would change his life forever.

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Selma
Oscar Nominee for Best Picture!
Now Playing

SELMA is the story of a movement. The film chronicles the tumultuous three-month period in 1965, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. led a dangerous campaign to secure equal voting rights in the face of violent opposition. Director Ava DuVernays SELMA tells the real story of how the revered leader and visionary Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (David Oyelowo) and his brothers and sisters in the movement prompted change that forever altered history.

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Zero Motivation
One Show Only!
Wed, Jan 28 at 8PM
Reel Israel DC

A smash hit in Israel and winner of the Best Narrative Feature Award at the Tribeca Film Festival, Zero Motivation is a unique, sharply observed, sometimes dark and often hilarious portrait of everyday life for a unit of young, female soldiers in a remote Israeli desert outpost. Playing out like M*A*S*H meets Orange is the New BlackZero Motivation is destined to be one of the most talked about films of the year.

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Marsha Goodman-Wood
One Show Only!
Sat, Jan 31 at 10AM
Weekend Family Matinee

DC-based singer/songwriter Marsha Goodman-Wood sets little toes to tapping with original melodies that mix generous doses of science and positive social messages into songs that are just plain fun. Her quirky, smart compositions take on topics from astronomy (answering the age-old question “Why Can’t You Dance on Jupiter?”) to nonconformity (“Sheep Don’t Wear Shoes”) to biology (“The Penguin Song”).

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Blue Sky Puppet Theatre
One Show Only!
Sat, Feb 7 at 10AM
Weekend Family Matinee

For over 40 years Blue Sky Puppet Theatre has brought excellence in theatre, art, education and fun to audiences all along the east coast. Their show “The Three (Not So Little) Pigs,” explores sibling rivalry and cooperation, incorporating audience participation and humor aimed at all ages.

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Clownwise
One Show Only!
Wed, Feb 11 at 8:00PM
Lions of Czech Film

The beautifully shot dark comedy CLOWNWISE (Klauni) tells an emotional story of love and forgiveness. Oskar, Max, and Victor, once a superstar clown trio called The Busters, split over a heartbreaking disagreement. The trio’s performances personified freedom as the strains of communism weighed heavily upon the nation. After thirty years in exile, Oskar returns to Prague where an unavoidable confrontation ensues with his old pals from the past.

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The Great Zucchini with Charlie & Checkers
One Show Only!
Sat, Feb 14 at 10AM
Weekend Family Matinee

It’s time for The Great Zucchini to take over The Avalon once again! And he’s bringing in New York’s Charlie & Checkers for their first DC appearance ever! Don’t miss this very special performance from some of the biggest children’s entertainers on the east coast.

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The RTTs
One Show Only!
Sat, Feb 21 at 10AM
Weekend Family Matinee

The RTTs (also known as the Rhodes Tavern Troubadours) bring their toe-tapping, award-winning, original roots rock back to the Avalon! The whole family will want to dance along as they play hits like “Snack Time” and “Turn it Up, Mommy.”

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musiKids
One Show Only!
Sat, Feb 28 at 10AM
Weekend Family Matinee

Come join musiKids in a brand new Adventure Day – “Down on the Bayou”! This interactive musical show will have children singing and moving to songs inspired by the colorful creatures from the bayous of Louisiana. Learn how to snap like an alligator or jump like a rabbit! musiKids Adventure Days encourage kids to sing and move along with each and every song. Recommended for children ages 18 months to 6 years old.

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Admission: $11.75 Adults, $8.50 Matinee Shows, $9.00 Seniors (62+), $9.25 Students, $8.75 Children (12 & under) and Military, $7.50 Avalon Members, $6.50 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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