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MARCH 14-16

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Although a 25th-anniversary print of Walkabout is currently in circulation, it’s been about a decade since a Nicolas Roeg film has gone into anything resembling national commercial release in the U.S. The British director continues to explore his long-standing interest in sex, death, and power, however, in films like this one, a 1996 effort that played briefly (and to generally good notices) in New York. A doctor (The Cook, The Thief’s Michael Gambon) hosts a reunion dinner for his old classmates, only slightly inconvenienced by the revolution outside his home. What does distress him, however, is his unconsummated lust for his housekeeper (Sonia Braga, pictured), who quietly serves the dinner as the host details his obsession. At 6:30 p.m. Friday, 6 p.m. Saturday, and 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the Kennedy Center’s American Film Institute Theater. $6.50. (202) 828-4090. (Mark Jenkins)