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Free screening! Intro and Q&A with filmmaker Walter J. Gottlieb and co-producer Jerry A. McCoy
Walter J. Gottlieb's 2002 documentary explores the history of Silver Spring, featuring commentary by Goldie Hawn, Ben Stein, Nora Roberts, George Pelecanos and more.
Sept. 24, 11:00 a.m.
LUCKY (2017) – Advance Screening
Harry Dean Stanton stars as an atheist on a spiritual journey in the directorial debut of actor John Carroll Lynch (AMERICAN HORROR STORY, ZODIAC); co-starring David Lynch, Ron Livingston, Ed Begley, Jr. and Tom Skerritt.
Sept. 24, 7:15 p.m.
Q&A with director Ernesto Contreras and post-screening reception
A linguist attempts to coax the last two remaining speakers of an indigenous language to end their years-long feud in Ernesto Contreras' uplifting story of friendship.
Sept. 22, 7:15 p.m.
Q&A with director Matías Piñeiro on Sept. 23.
A young playwright (Agustina Muñoz) lands a residency in NYC adapting Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
Sept. 23, 4:45 p.m. with Q&A; Sept. 27, 9:15 p.m.
Q&A with director Jim McKay and actors Fernando Cardona and Genoel Ramirez 
Shot in Brooklyn with a largely non-professional cast, Jim McKay's drama follows an undocumented immigrant who must choose between his job and loyalty to his soccer team.
Sept. 23, 7:15 p.m.
Joel Calero's intimate and compelling romance-drama features an estranged couple forced to relive their past while awaiting the arrival of a divorce lawyer.
Sept. 24, 3:10 p.m.
2016 Oscar® Selection, Argentina
Q&A with screenwriter Andrés Duprat and post-screening reception on Sept. 26
In this hilarious comedy of manners from Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat, a prize-winning writer returns to his small hometown and finds that conflicts quickly surface.
Sept. 26, 7:15 p.m. with Q&A and reception; Oct. 1, 7:00 p.m.
2017 Oscar® Selection, Dominican Republic
Q&A with actor Jean Jean, plus post-screening party and DJ
Against all odds, an imprisoned man attempts to woo his beloved, incarcerated at the women's prison across the yard. Directed by José María Cabral.
Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m.
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Organized by Museum of the Moving Image and guest curator Max Carpenter, with the cooperation of Gosfilmofond of Russia, Mosfilm and the Library of Congress.
Presenting THE STORY OF THE FLAMING YEARS (Oct. 1, 5:45; Oct. 2, 7:20) and THE ENCHANTED DESNA (Oct. 1, 7:45), both screening in 70mm.
Post-screening panel discussion on the topic of "gaslighting"
Co-presented with the Film Noir Foundation, Aha! Moment, Pathways to Safety International, DC Volunteer Lawyers Project and Family Services, Inc.
Directed by George Cukor; starring Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman and Joseph Cotten.
Oct. 8, 12:30 p.m.
Oct. 5–8. See every film and save with the Spooky Movie All-Fest Pass!
Opening Night: Chris Peckover's clever Christmastime home-invasion horror BETTER WATCH OUT, starring Olivia DeJonge, Levi Miller, Patrick Warburton and Virginia Madsen. Oct. 5, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 6–13. Presenting BUS STOP, starring Don Murray and Marilyn Monroe; documentary DON MURRAY: UNSUNG HERO, feat. Q&A with Murray and filmmaker Don Malcolm; and Double Feature A HATFUL OF RAIN with THE HOODLUM PRIEST, feat. discussion with Murray moderated by Foster Hirsch.