Showing Today Mon, Feb 19

New and Noteworthy

I, Tonya
Golden Globe Winner - Allison Janney!
Now Playing

Based on the true events, I, TONYA is a darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie), and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. Though Harding was the first American woman to complete a triple axel in competition, her legacy was forever defined by her association with an infamous attack on fellow Olympic competitor Nancy Kerrigan. I, TONYA is an absurd, irreverent, and piercing portrayal of Harding’s life and career in all of its unchecked––and checkered––glory.

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Molly’s Game
Academy Award Nominee - Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Now Playing

Written for the screen and directed by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin, MOLLY’S GAME is based on the true story of Molly Bloom. An Olympic-class skier, Bloom ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade  before being arrested by the FBI. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe.

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The Post
Starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks!
Now Playing

Katharine Graham is the first female publisher of The Washington Post. With help from editor Ben Bradlee, Graham races to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spans three decades and four U.S. presidents. Together, they must overcome their differences as they risk their careers — and very freedom — to help bring long-buried truths to light.

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Loving Vincent
Back by Popular Demand!
Now Playing

The world’s first fully-painted animated feature film, brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. As remarkable as Vincent’s brilliant paintings is his passionate, ill-fated life and mysterious death. In this biopic painted in Vincent van Gogh’s signature style, Armand Roulin (voiced by Douglas Booth), who sat for van Gogh, sets out to investigate how the artist died. The voice cast also includes Chris O’Dowd and Saoirse Ronan.

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Souvenir
One Show Only!
Wed, Feb 21 at 8PM
French Cinémathèque

Liliane (Isabelle Huppert) lives a modest and monotonous life. By day, she works in a pâté factory, and by night, she sits on the couch and watches TV. One day, a new worker named Jean (Kévin Azaïs) arrives. The two form a platonic relationship, but Jean grows increasingly convinced that he recognizes Liliane from a European singing contest he saw as a child. Eventually, Jean convinces Liliane to confront her past.

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Loveless
Opening Fri, Feb 23
Oscar Nominee- Foreign Language Film
Coming Soon

Acclaimed Russian director Andrey Zvyagintsev (LEVIATHAN) depicts an uncompromising portrait of the struggles of a loveless family. Zhenya and Boris are going through a vicious divorce but after witnessing one of their fights, their 12-year-old son disappears.

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The Great Zucchini with Barry the Magician
Weekend Family Matinee

The Great Zucchini is back with Barry the Magician! Washington’s funniest and most magical entertainers are taking over the Avalon for another colorful show where every kid is the star. The wonder of magic, silliness of comedy, and interactive nature of The Great Zucchini’s performance keeps children on the edge of their seats and guarantees laughter.

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An Israeli Love Story
Opening Wed, Feb 28
Reel Israel DC
Coming Soon

AN ISRAELI LOVE STORY is based on the true story of a love affair set during the turbulent period of pre-state Israel. Margalit meets Eli on a bus and falls in love with him instantly. They set a date for their wedding, but Israel’s harsh reality intervenes.

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Rainbow Rock Band
Weekend Family Matinee

Are you ready to rock the rainbow? Join the Rainbow Rock Band as they entertain your little dudes with tunes, laughs and more! Winners of a Parents’ Choice Fun Stuff Award for their debut CD, “Meet the Rainbow,” an absolute mix of musical genres from folk, pop rock to rockabilly, all the while being educational and fun. Your child will learn about shapes, colors, movement, and more! The Rainbow Rock Band encourages all rainbow rockers to participate in the show either on the microphone or at their seat. Either way your little one is sure to have fun!

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David Hockney at the Royal Academy of Arts
Two Shows Only!
Exhibition on Screen
Coming Soon

Two shows only! Widely considered Britain’s most popular artist, David Hockney is a global sensation with exhibitions in London, New York, Paris and beyond, attracting millions of visitors worldwide. Now entering his 9th decade, Hockney shows absolutely no evidence of slowing down or losing his trademark boldness. Featuring intimate and in-depth interviews with Hockney, this revealing film focuses on two blockbuster exhibitions held at the Royal Academy of Art in London: A Bigger Picture (2012) and 82 Portraits & One Still Life (2016). Director Phil Grabsky secured privileged access to craft this cinematic celebration of a 21st century master of creativity.

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Blue Sky Puppet Theatre
Weekend Family Matinee

Blue Sky Puppet Theatre is back at the Avalon this winter! In “If Pigs Could Fly,” Rocky learns how much fun reading can be when his classmates produce puppet shows from 4 world folktales books from the library.

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Cézanne: Portraits of a Life
Two shows only!
Exhibition on Screen
Coming Soon

Two shows only! One of the most talked about exhibitions of the year, “Cézanne: Portraits of a Life” is dedicated to the portrait work of Paul Cézanne. One can’t appreciate 20th century art without understanding the significance and genius of Paul Cézanne. Featuring interviews with curators and experts from the National Portrait Gallery London, MoMA New York, National Gallery of Art Washington, and Musée d’Orsay Paris, and correspondence from the artist himself, the film takes audiences beyond the exhibition to the places Cézanne lived and worked and sheds light on an artist who is perhaps the least known of all the impressionists – until now.

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I, Claude Monet
Opening Sun, Jul 22
Two shows only!
Exhibition on Screen
Coming Soon

Two shows only! Learn about the life and struggles of artist Claude Monet in a film shot on location at the very spots the artist painted. I, CLAUDE MONET reveals the heart and soul of one of the world’s most loved artists in his own words and features over a hundred of his paintings.

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Admission: $12.50 Adults, $9.25 Matinee Shows, $9.75 Seniors (62+), $10.00 Students, $9.50 Children (12 & under) and Military, $8.25 Avalon Members, $7.25 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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