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.

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Upcoming Films

Magic Men
(nr) 100 min
in English, Greek and Hebrew with English subtitles
Reel Israel DC

MAGIC MEN is the story of a 78-year-old Greek man and his Hasidic rapper son, who have been estranged for many years. They embark together on a road trip from Israel to Greece searching for an old magician who saved the father’s life during World War II. The journey leads them to absurd encounters, and ultimately brings them to a final confrontation of father and son.

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One Show Only!
Wed, Feb 22 at 8PM
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Disturbing the Peace
(nr) 82 min
in English
Film In Focus

DISTURBING THE PEACE follows a group of former enemy combatants – Israeli soldiers from the most elite units, and Palestinian fighters, many of whom served years in prison – who have come together to challenge the status quo and say “enough.” The film traces their transformational journeys from soldiers committed to armed battle to non-violent peace activists and their founding of Combatants for Peace (CfP).

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One Show Only!
Thu, Feb 23 at 8PM
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Struggle for Life
(nr) 99 min
in French with English subtitles
Film In Focus

Marc Châtaigne, an intern at the Norms and Standards Ministry, is sent to Guiana to ensure the implementation of European standards for GUYANEIGE – the first indoor ski slope in Amazonia designed to boost tourism in French Guiana. There, he meets Tarzan, an attractive intern at the National Forestry Office, with whom he’ll get tangled in one misadventure after the other.

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One Show Only!
Wed, Mar 8 at 8PM
The Dove Flyer
(nr) 108 min
in Arabic with English subtitles
Reel Israel DC

Based on the best-selling novel by Eli Amir, THE DOVE FLYER tells the story of the most ancient Jewish community in the world – the Jewish community of Iraq. In this coming of age tale, 16 year old Kabi is transformed from a studious lad to one of the central activists in the Zionist underground helping to enable the immigration of the Jews of Iraq to Israel.

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One Show Only!
Wed, Mar 22 at 8:00PM

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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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