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TO JANUARY 12
AFI’s mini-retrospective of the tricolor guy’s films features Blue, White (Jan. 6, 8:30 p.m.; Jan. 8, 6 p.m.), and The Double Life of Veronique (pictured, Jan. 7, 8:30 p.m.), but concludes with two less-seen works, made when Poland was still under Communist rule and the director didn’t have access to French money. In Camera Buff (1984), an amateur outfitted with an 8mm camera finds his films getting more sophisticated—and more controversial (Jan. 8, 8 p.m.; Jan. 9, 8:30 p.m.); in No End (made in 1984 and soon banned), the ghost of a dead pro-Solidarity lawyer watches helplessly as his widow and former colleagues are drawn into political compromise (Jan. 10, 6:30 p.m.; Jan. 12, 8:45 p.m.). At the Kennedy Center’s American Film Institute Theater. $6.50. (202) 785-4600. (Mark Jenkins)