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MoMA’s Discovering Georgian Cinema festival (presented in D.C. through a partnership with the National Gallery of Art) closes next week, and it’s bringing out the big guns: two films by Academy Award-winner Nino Kirtadze, who will be present for both screenings at the AFI Silver Theatre. Monday night’s selection, The Pipeline Next Door, is a documentary set in the Borjomi valley, home to a famous mineral water spring, through which British Petroleum began building an oil pipeline in 2003. Kirtadze, a former journalist and war correspondent, carefully depicts one village’s struggle against the pipeline’s construction amid post-Soviet land-ownership disputes and the temptation of American dollars. Read more >>> The film shows at 7 p.m. at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. Free. (301) 495-6700. afi.com/silver.
&pizza opens its 12th location today in Dupont Circle. Like the other 11 spots, the fast-casual restaurant offers salads and customizable pizzas baked to order in a super-fast oven. The chainlet also very recently opened locations in Dulles and National airports. &pizza, 1215 Connecticut Ave. NW. andpizza.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Actress and unintentional activist Candice Bergen reads and discusses her new memoir, A Fine Romance, at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue with Madhulika Sikka, executive editor of NPR Books. 7 p.m. at 600 I St. NW. $20–$45.
The Anacostia Community Museum examines the connection between communities in Panama and the United States in its new exhibition “Bridging the Americas: Community and Belonging from Panama to Washington, D.C.” 10 a.m. at 1901 Fort Place SE. Free.
Richmond-based metal band Inter Arma turns up the volume at DC9 with fellow rock acts Yautja and Drugs of Faith. 8:30 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $12.
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