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$5 show!
From slave to criminal, with one amendment
Mixing archival footage and testimony from activists, politicians, historians and formerly incarcerated women and men, Ava DuVernay creates a documentary of grand historical significance.
Feb. 18, 7:15 p.m.
Feb. 21–March 6.
AFI Silver is proud to present encore screenings of highlights from the Freer|Sackler's 2018 Iranian Film Festival. Opening the series: Narges Abyar's coming-of-age drama BREATH, Feb. 21, 7:15 p.m.
Feb. 23–March 13.
This is your chance to see some of 2017's best films back on the big screen. Opening the series: Jordan Peele's GET OUT, starring Daniel Kaluuya and Allison Williams; Josh Safdie's GOOD TIME, starring Robert Pattinson and Benny Safdie; and Sean Baker's THE FLORIDA PROJECT, starring Willem Dafoe.
March 1-4, 2018
See every film in the festival with the CIFF All-Access Pass, just $100 (valued at $172!)
Opening Night: historical drama ZOO, featuring Q&A with director Colin McIvor and post-screening reception. March 1, 7:15 p.m.
Introducing Silver Rewards, our new patron loyalty program. Earn rewards with every visit to the theatre. Join today!
March 8-18, 2018
See every film in the festival with the NAFF All-Access Pass - early-bird sale window is Feb. 16-27!
Co-presented by AFI, Africa World Now Project and afrikafé. Opening Night: Cannes-premiered magic-realist fable I AM NOT A WITCH, from Zambian-Welsh filmmaker Rungano Nyoni.
20th anniversary
Her life was in their hands. Now her toe is in the mail.
Jeff Bridges and John Goodman star in the Coen brothers' 1998 comedic crime caper.
March 9-11, 9:45 p.m.
Book event and panel discussion with authors Alan K. Rode, Meredith Hindley and Noah Isenberg, moderated by Margaret Talbot
Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman star in one of Hollywood's greatest romances, directed by Michael Curtiz.
March 17, 2:00 p.m.
The perfect gift for the film lover in your life! Available in the web shop and at the theatre box office.
Moderated by Emmy Award-winning ABC and NPR journalist Cokie Roberts.
On the occasion of AFI's 50th anniversary, join us for a book signing and conversation with AFI President Emerita Jean Picker Firstenberg and special guests, celebrating the release of a new book, "Becoming AFI: 50 Years Inside the American Film Institute."
March 26. Book sales/signing at 6:15 p.m.; program at 7:30 p.m.
Live performance of Dimitri Shostakovich's score by PostClassical Ensemble, conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez
This astonishing 1929 drama is a historical epic from the peak of the Soviet silent film era, an energetic avant-garde extravaganza.
March 30, 8:30 p.m., March 31, 2:00 p.m.
Local TV legend Count Gore De Vol returns to present a 1972 creature feature extraordinaire, the hare-raising tale of a bloodthirsty bunny. Starring Stuart Whitman and Janet Leigh.
March 31, 7:30 p.m.
Local horror host Doctor Sarcofiguy presents Richard Kelly's 2001 high-concept sci-fi mystery, starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a troubled teen with a six-foot-tall rabbit for an imaginary friend.
March 31, 10:30 p.m.
(Also screening Apr. 1, 3 & 5, 9:45 p.m.)