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Programs

The Avalon Theatre supports its mission by exhibiting some of the most exciting year-round film programs in the Washington DC area. Our film series offer the newest in independent features, family films and world cinema, giving local filmgoers the chance to see stimulating films on the big screen all year long.

Wednesday Signature Series

Held only at the Avalon, the Wednesday Signature Series is a group of six rotating programs that showcase unique films from around the world. Screenings are held on Wednesday evenings at 8:00pm in our historic downstairs theater.

Senior Cinema Thursday

A monthly event where we present our current feature at a special discounted price for seniors.
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Weekend Family Matinees

Films and live performances that are family-friendly and ridiculously fun!
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Invitation and Member-only Series

Cinema Classroom at the Avalon

Open to youth in 7th-10th grades—and free for attendees—Cinema Classroom at the Avalon brings students from the metropolitan area together to view and discuss films with filmmakers and subject-matter experts in the Avalon’s historic, nonprofit theater.
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The Cinema Club

The nation’s premier sneak preview film society shows and discusses the best American independent and foreign films of the season before they hit local screens.
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Special Events

Occasionally we rent the theater to an outside party for a film or other event we believe our audience might enjoy. Those events are publicized here.
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