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Film & Movies In Metro DC including Film Screenings, Film Series, Film Festivals & More

Find films and movies, film series and film festivals presented throughout Metro DC on CultureCapital. Find art films, foreign films, documentaries, screenings, and first run films shown at museums, arts centers, and movie houses. Whether you enjoy experimental, environmental, documentaries, Hollywood or Bollywood you'll find them on CultureCapital.

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Film|Neu Presented by the Goethe Institut October 10-16, 2014
The 22nd annual edition of Film|Neu shows the sheer diversity of subject matter and the various ways filmmakers young and old approach their subjects. These films tell stories of life and love, fairytales and frolics, urgent political crises and the toll of war.
Celia the Queen (2009; 79 min.)
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Sun, September 21
This award-winning documentary examines the life and legacy of the woman whose voice came to symbolize the soul of Cuba. Celia Cruz’s music broke down barriers of racism and sexism with the power and passion of her vocal style.
Film Event: Intimatta
National Gallery of Art
Sun, September 21
Introduced by Ramuntcho Matta. Roberto Matta (1911–2002) is one of Chiles best-known painters, an innovator in abstract expressionism and surrealism. Directed by the artists son, this portrait was compiled from dozens of video recordings and interviews.
Nicky’s Family (Film Screening)
National Archives
Fri, September 26
Nicky’s Family tells the nearly forgotten story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the outbreak of World War II.
Film Event: Il Sorpasso
National Gallery of Art
Sun, September 28
Wonderfully mismatched costars Vittorio Gassman and Jean- Louis Trintignant embark on a wildly reckless ride in a Lancia Aurelia convertible from Rome to rural southern Italy.
Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2014; 84 min.)
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Mon, September 29
This documentary looks at the life of Pulitzer Prize-winning author, poet, and gay activist Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple.
Flying Monsters 3D
National Geographic
Thru Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Millions of years ago dinosaurs were on their rise to dominate Earth. But another group of reptiles was set to make an extraordinary leap: Pterosaurs were about to take control of the skies. The story of how and why these mysterious creatures took to the air is more fantastic than any fiction.
Sea Monsters 3D: A Prehistoric Adventure
National Geographic
Thru Wednesday, April 1, 2015
From giraffe-necked Styxosaurus and sea birds with teeth to the T. rex of the ocean—the 40-foot super-predator Tylosaurus —these wondrous beasts defy imagination. In a remarkable journey, immerse yourself in this unexplored world of the “other dinosaurs,” delivering the creatures brought to life on the big screen in 3D.
Highlights
Film Captures the Great War: Broken Lullaby (The Man I Killed)
Mon, October 6
Goethe-Institut