The annual Jane Austen Film Festival is in progress at Dumbarton House in Georgetown, D.C. on Wednesdays in July. Films based on the classic author's timeless love stories can be viewed outdoors - under the stars - in the estate's beautiful and historic garden. Upcoming screenings are scheduled on:
July 17 - Persuasions July 24 - Love and Friendship July 31 - Pride and Prejudice
The annual DC Shorts International Film Festival & Screenplay Competition will take place September 19-28.The festival will focus on truly independent short films created around the globe. In 2018, over 1,250 entries from 70 nations were submitted for consideration. Ultimately, 125 films in 18 unique showcases played over 11 days to a combined audience of over 9,000 people.
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.