Cinema Art Bethesda will screen the Nepalese film titled White Sun (Seto Surya) on October 21.The film will be screened in Nepali with English subtitles. White Sun was released in 2016 and was a winner of the Fribourg International Film Festival Audience, Don Quixote, Ecumenical Jury and Special Mention awards. The story is about an anti-regime partisan who must travel to his remote mountain village after nearly a decade away when his father dies. The ticket price includes coffee, bagels & cheese, and a post-film discussion.
The NSO Pops, conducted by Steven Reineke, will perform John Williams’s iconic Oscar®-nominated score for The Empire Strikes Back live as the film is screened in the Concert Hall, October 23-25.
Image below is from The Empire Strikes Back
The National Philharmonic, conducted by Piotr Gajewski, will present a Movie Night at the Music Center on September 29, featuring Leonard Bernstein’s score for the Oscar-winning film On the Waterfront (1954).The score, which was the only work which he composed specifically for film, has been recognized by the American Film Institute as one of the best film scores of all time. The re-mastered film will be screened as the score is performed live. Bernstein is said to have “created a powerful musical rendition of the drama, conveying the individual characters through music of unfailing appeal and expressiveness.”
Select Theatres at AMC in Mazza Gallerie continue to offer special screenings, including classic films, anime, family films and much more.Screening of performances by the Metropolitan Opera and Bolshoi Ballet are among the favorites of area residents.
The Avalon Theatre on Connecticut Ave. NW continues to offer Senior Cinema Thursdayson the third Thursday of each month. Seniors can see the Avalon’s current feature film on the big screen at 10:30 a.m. as they meet friends and enjoy a morning of entertainment! All movies are shown in the more-easily accessible downstairs theater, Avalon 1. The series is presented by Chevy Chase House, and, at last report, tickets are still $5 each.