Fast Times at Ridgemont High

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD

The second of two screenings of Amy Heckerling and Cameron Crowe’s 1982 teen comedy starring Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sean Penn, Forest Whitaker, and more.

$8 – $13

AFI European Union Film Showcase

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD

Now in its 34th year, this festival spotlights 53 films from the 27 EU member states. The event kicks off with the Denmark animated documentary FLEE (about a young man who flees Taliban-ruled Afghanistan for Denmark), and closes with Pedro Almodóvar's MADRES PARALELAS from Spain, starring Penélope Cruz (who won the Best Actress Award at the […]

$19

Paul Thomas Anderson Retrospective

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD

In honor of the 2021 release of Licorice Pizza, AFI Silver is hosting a Paul Thomas Anderson retrospective, bringing classics like There Will Be Blood and Magnolia back to the […]

$10

Stephen Sondheim Remembered

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD

Stephen Sondheim passed away in November 2021, but he left an enormous legacy as one of the greatest composers and lyricists of all time. Relive his work in classics like West Side Story and Into the Woods in this commemorative series.

$10

Capital Irish Film Festival

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD

The 16th annual Capital Irish Film Festival returns to the American Film Institute’s Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Downtown Silver Spring this March. Passes are on sale now.

$110 – $120

Capital Irish Film Festival

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD

Solas Nua hosts the 16th annual CIFF! All-access passes on sale now.

$120

New African Film Festival

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD

From a sweet story of teenagers falling in love, to a drama in which a grandmother is accused of witchcraft by her own family, the contemporary African films in this […]

$130

Bad Roads

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring, MD

Part of AFI Silver's Ukraine on Screen series, catch this screening of Ukrainian playwright and director Natalya Vorozhbit's debut film featuring four vignettes that center around dangerous encounters during the Russo-Ukrainian war. Bad Roads was Ukraine's official submission to this year's Academy Awards and winner of five awards at the 2021 Ukrainian Film Academy Awards […]