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Friday, February 15th - Sunday, February 17th
$9 per film
This weekend you'll have the opportunity to view in one weekend the five Oscar-nominated films for the 85th Academy Awards® for Best Foreign Language Film. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and National Geographic Live will present the films one week before the Academy Awards ceremony. A reception will take place one hour before the screening or directly after each screening. Some films may contain graphic images and language. Remaining screenings listed below.
Sunday, February 17th
Global Glimpses: War Witch
In a war-torn central African nation, a twelve-year-old girl is abducted from her village and forced to fight as a child soldier. Over the course of two years, Komona endures a brutal and horrific existence that will damage her irrevocably.
Global Glimpses: No
Rene Saavedra is a Chilean advertising executive who is recruited by the opponents of the Pinochet regime to create an ad persuading people to vote against a referendum supporting the dictator. While many on the left fear that the government will rig the voting, Saavedra hopes that his marketing skills can sell the Chilean people on the possibility of a better world.
1145 17th Street, NW
Note: enter on M St between 16th and 17th
Metro: Farragut North or get there closer by bus, take the S1, S2, S4 or S9 bus along 16th St to M St and walk a half a block or take the 42 bus along Connecticut Ave to M St