AFI Silver Theatre

Official account of AFI Silver Theatre, the American Film Institute's non-profit arthouse cinema. Film. Events. Fun.

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¡Hoy! #AFILatinFilm #Cine

AFI.com/Silver/LAFF for full fillm sched

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Hey look, it's @danieladumgilbert, star of @sinmuertosnohaycarnaval aka SUCH IS LIFE IN THE TROPICS just hanging out ahead of tonight's #AFILatinFilm Festival Opening. Meet him tonight! #Cine #Ecuador 🇪🇨

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Thanks to @sorsilverspring's House Band for kicking off our last #SilverScreens outdoor movie last night! They are such a talented group. And, watching the School of Rock perform before watching #SchoolOfRock -- you can't really beat that.

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We "truly adore" everyone that came out and made Friday's Silver Screens outdoor screening of #PurpleRain a success! Thanks to our sponsor @majicdc, @DJFaceMusic and @thelilbigdaddy for hooking us up with the perfect Prince soundtrack before the film -- it really got us in the mood before the show. By the end of the night the phone lights were up and out during for the movie's "Purple Rain" climax song. #RIPPrince @Prince #Prince #OutdoorMovies @denizensbrewing @tom.hucker

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#SilverScreens (our #free outdoor film series) is back on tomorrow night with @LegoBatmanMovie -- rain or shine. @RealLegoBatman arranged for the overhang on Veterans Plaza to keep you dry in case the Joker pulls rain out of his bag of tricks.
#Legos #Batman @washingtonparent #WashingtonFamily #WashingtonParent #FreeInDC

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We're saddened to learn of the untimely passing of #DCLegend Danny Hogg aka Cool "Disco" Dan. We hosted the sold-out premiere of THE LEGEND OF COOL "DISCO" DAN doc on his life back in '13, but Dan actually visited the theatre last year for the #WallWriters premiere. RIP #Graffiti #Tagging #MadeInDC #ACreativeDC #mydccool @rogergastman 📸@bruce_guthrie

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Just reached our first IG milestone! Thank you for keeping up with all our #Cinexperiences 🎞 #BeyondTheScreen

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Locked, so not yet loaded.
But just one week until @ChristopherNolanOfficial's @DunkirkMovie on #70mm! #ComingSoon

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We had double the frightening fun yesterday with two #CountGoreDeVol presents screenings! The stakes were high and the competition was fierce during the #Alien egg toss challenge. We have a horror filled summer planned -- up next: #DrSarcofiguy hosting @PoltergeistMovie, + the #EvilDead trilogy, and #NobuhikoObayashi's 1977 classic HOUSE.
And, stay tuned for the next Count Gore Presents announcement! 📸 @bruce_guthrie #CreatureFeature #Tarantula #Hausu #Horror #SciFi #Cinexperience

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Is this poster is trying to tell us something?
It's just our Director of Film Programming @toddhitchcock1 and #Canadian filmmaker Bruce McDonald clowning around after last night's Q & A for #WeirdosFilm and the kick off to our Canada Now film series. 🇨🇦 📸 @bruce_guthrie #Canada150 #CanadianFilm #NowPlaying #CanadianInDC #Cinexperience

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Sometimes you just gotta shake that thing! 🎷💃🎹 #VinceGiordanoAndTheNightHawks #HotJazz #BigBand #TheAviator

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No better place for film + live big band jazz!🎷🎹 +🍸🥃 #VinceGiordanoAndTheNightHawks #BoardwalkEmpire #Cinexperience *swipe left*

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We're getting all jazzed up here -- tuck a feather in your headband or put on a boater, and head on over for a phenomenal afternoon of film, cocktails, live music and fun!
It all begins with #TheresAFutureInThePast doc followed by Q & A w/ director Amber Edwards and #VinceGiordano, moderated by @npr's Rob Bamberger, plus a live musical performance by the #Grammy-winning #VinceGiordanoAndThe Nighthawks in our beautiful, 1938 art deco theater. #HotJazz #SilverSpeakeasy #Cinexperience #BoardwalkEmpire #BigBand

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The #SilverSpeakeasy will be open during tomorrow's #VinceGiordano doc and concert -- no password needed. Order up a "jazzy cocktail"🥃🍸 or some bubbly to enjoy during the show! 🎷🎹 @artdecosocietyofwashingtondc #BigBand #Jazz #Swing

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Tonight we spent time with director Pamela Tom after screening her film #TyrusTheMovie. #TyrusWong #Disney #Bambi #Animation #Cinexperience

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The Curious One. The Quiet Type. The Wild Child. The Handsome Stranger. The HBIC. #ComingSoon @officialscoppola's @beguiledmovie
Opens next week (Fri) -- with a special Thurs night sneak show on 6/29! #VengefulBitches

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Amazing demo (and beards) in the lobby yesterday, of a hand cranked 1905 Zenith projector before the world premiere of @SavingBrinton at #AFIDOCS! #Cinexperience #SilentFilm @americanfilminstitute

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Don't miss the #DCCaribbeanFilmFest running tomorrow thru Monday!
Films from #Trinidad 🇹🇹 #Jamaica 🇬🇾 #Haiti 🇭🇹 #Bahamas 🇧🇸 #DominicanRepublic 🇩🇴 #Cuba 🇨🇺 #PuertoRico 🇵🇷 #Guadeloupe 🇬🇵 #Grenada 🇬🇩 including music docs about @MachelMontano @MajorLazer and @serenadeforhaiti
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Q & As with filmmakers @sunseekerbart, #AnneFlatté and @gfelin

Ticket link in bio
#Caribbean #CaribbeanFilm #Cinexperience

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When you're showing a documentary about the revival of winemaking in the #Priorat region of Catalonia, #Spain, you offer a tasting of some of the wines after the film, of course. Cheers to #DreamingOfWine director, David Fernández de Castro for joining in yesterday! @lastormedia @spainculture.us #Cinexperience #SpanishCinemaNow #Wine #CineEspañol #Cine

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Director #NelyReguera puts her John Hancock on the poster for her film during Friday's Spanish Cinema Now! Opening party. You have one more chance to catch her dark comedy MARIA (AND EVERYBODY ELSE) -- it screens again this evening at 5:30 p.m. #Spain #IndieFilm #Cine #CineEspañol #Cinexperience

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Thank you actress @theamarin for joining us last night to celebrate #Romanian cinema and the 10th anniversary of the award-winning 4 MONTHS, 3 WEEKS, AND 2 DAYS. Great conversation after the film and lovely reception hosted by @romania.in.us. 📸 @bruce_guthrie for AFI

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H.E. Ambassador George Cristian Maior (right) of @romania.in.us greets actor @GheorgheVisu after the Q & A for thw award-winning film DOGS, on Friday night. Intense movie! 📸 @bruce_guthrie #RomanianCinema #Cinexperience

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In another AFI episode of "Hey, isn't that...?...it was a great honor to host Cecilia Marshall tonight, with sons Thurgood Jr., and John W., for a private preview screening of MARSHALL, a film about Supreme Court Justice and civil rights icon #ThurgoodMarshall's life.

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Actor @cuzintoma (center) joined us last night for @aferimfilm, part of our Reinventing Realism: New Films from #Romania series. Thanks to our partners @romania.in.us -- they'll be hosting a reception after the special guest screening on 5/30. Hit the link in our bio for the remaining films in the series!

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If you were walking around @dtsilverspring on Thursday night and thought to yourself, "Hey, isn't that...", you were right! Director #BarryLevinson was in the house on Thursday night to receive the @e_dcjcc's Visionary Award (and hanging on Ellsworth) on night two of the Washington Jewish Film Festival. He stuck around to chat after the screening of his film LIBERTY HEIGHTS. 📸 @bruce_guthrie #WJFF #Latergram

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Loving the poster for this long-lost #filmnoir psychological drama, written and directed by THE OUTER LIMITS creator and Orson Welles protégé #LeslieStevens.  Made on the cusp of the sexual revolution, the film was restored from 35mm elements previously thought lost. Only three screenings of this gem, and they begin Sunday. We dare you to watch the trailer and not become completely transfixed. #PrivateProperty #Noir #WarrenOates

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Filmmaker #JohnSayles and producer #MaggieRenzi join DC Labor FilmFest Director Chris Garlock underneath the Silver marquee while their film screens to a sold-out crowd. They''ll join us in conversation following the screening! #Matewan #35mm #Cinexperience

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It was a pleasure to have director @AzazelJacobs ('01 @americanfilminstitute Conservatory grad) and actor #TracyLetts join us for a special advance screening of #TheLovers last night! Our members really enjoyed the film and great post-screening dialogue. #Cinexperience #AFIMemberEvent

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