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It is a bit confusing to read the part of the First Annual National Law Enforcement Film Festival’s description that promises that “guest speakers will provide behind-the-scenes knowledge about how accurately the films depict real police work” and see that Dragnet is showing (at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 4). Sure, Tom Mankiewicz’s 1987 spoof of the ’50s television show—starring Dan Aykroyd as the same-name nephew of Jack Webb’s original Joe Friday and Tom Hanks as his street-wise, smartass partner Pep Streebek—is a hoot, but it isn’t exactly the kind of film they show at cop school. It’s a better match for the junior-high anarchy-club circuit. Yet despite all the goat leggings, python-wrestling, and People Against Goodness And Normalcy (that’s P.A.G.A.N. for you religious types), the film will be remembered for its infamous “City of Crime” rap. You heard me: Hanks and Aykroyd a’hippin’ and a’hoppin’ about virgin sacrifices and Miranda rights. (Perhaps Marcello Muzzatti, an officers in D.C.’s canine unit, can explain how two 30-something white dudes rapping relates to police work when he appears after the film. If not, ask Shrek, his German shepherd.) Also screening as part of the festival is David Fincher’s 1995 crime drama Se7en (pictured, at 8 p.m. Friday, March 3), starring Morgan Freeman as a worn-down homicide detective who’s (believe it or not) just a week short of retirement, Brad Pitt as the temperamental replacement-in-waiting, and Kevin Spacey as the seven-sins-obsessed serial killer whose case they’re assigned to. The series runs until Saturday, March 4, at the American Film Institute’s Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. Free. (301) 495-6720. (Matthew Borlik)