Cinema Art Bethesda will repeat the screening of the Danish thriller, The Guilty (Den Skyldige), directed by Gustav Möller, at Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinema in Bethesda, Maryland on January 20. (The January 13 screening took place during the snow emergency.) The film will be screened in Danish and English with English subtitles.
The Guilty was released in 2018 and won 23 awards and 23 nominations at multiple festivals, including the Jury Award at the 2018 Washington, DC Film Festival. The film tells the story of a police officer, played by Jakob Cedergren, who has been demoted to desk work, where he is faced with a uniquely challenging situation.
Cinema Art Bethesda will present the 2017 Swiss film titled The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung) at Landmark’s Bethesda Row Cinema on February 10.The story is set in Switzerland in 1971, where, “despite the worldwide social upheavals of the previous decade, women were still denied the right to vote.
When unassuming and dutiful housewife Nora is forbidden by her husband to take a part-time job, her frustration leads to her becoming the poster child of her town’s suffragette movement.”
The film will be screened in English, Italian, Swiss and German with English subtitles. Ticket price includes coffee, bagels & cheese, and a post-film discussion.
The annual D.C. Independent Film Festival (DCIFF) will take place in various venues in downtown, March 1-10. The festival includes films of any genre except adult films and in any language (with subtitles). DCIFF also welcomes open source films, art films and interactive films and the wide spectrum of documentary formats and issues including advocacy films.
The Environmental Film Festival will take place March 14-24.The festival is the world’s premier showcase of environmentally-themed films, as it celebrates Earth and inspires understanding and stewardship of the environment through the power of film. The festival presents 100+ films to audiences throughout the city. Filmmaker and topical discussions take place at museums, embassies, libraries, universities and local theaters. In addition, there is a year-round screening series.Many of the screenings are free, and they offer the unique opportunity for films and filmmakers to reach national and international lawmakers and decision-makers.
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.