MD: AFI European Union Film Showcase, Nov 30 – Dec 19, 2023

The best of European cinema…without the jet lag.

Now in its 36th year, the AFI European Union Film Showcase continues its tradition of bringing the best in European cinema to Washington, DC-area audiences. This year’s lineup features 51 films representing all 27 EU member states, including award winners, regional box-office hits, debut works by up-and-coming talents and new works by leading auteurs, plus 21 of the top contenders for this year’s Academy Award® for Best International Feature Film and seven U.S. premieres.

2024 Oscar® Selection, France

Thurs, Nov. 30, 7:00*; also screens Sun, Dec. 3, 5:45
*Q&A with filmmaker Trần Anh Hùng, plus post-screening reception hosted by IFC Films and the Embassy of France on Nov. 30

Juliette Binoche and Benoît Magimel star in this rapturous ode to French gastronomy from Cannes’ Best Director Award winner Trần Anh Hùng (CYCLO, NORWEGIAN WOOD, THE SCENT OF GREEN PAPAYA).

Tickets & Passports

$15 General Admission*

*unless specified otherwise
See the discounts available to Silver Cinema Club members.

Look for the $10 One-Day Sale on Friday, November 17, from 10:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.!

Passports – on sale now!

Can’t get enough of European film? The all-access Passport gives you admission for one to every screening, including Opening and Closing Night and Special Presentations. At the end of the Showcase, you can see how many countries you “visited” by checking the stamps in your Passport. Valued at more than $750, the Passport is an incredible deal!

Passport holders have the opportunity book tickets in advance, by email or in person, for every film they wish to attend. Advance reservations are strongly recommended. Same-day walk-up admissions for Passport holders will be accepted based on availability but are not guaranteed.

$250 General Admission
See the discounts available to Silver Cinema Club members.
Silver Cinema Club discounts on Passports are available on in-person purchases and phone orders only at this time. Visit the box office or call 301.495.6720 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday for assistance buying your discounted Passport.


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