AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center

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More than 40 acclaimed films from numerous European filmmakers, showcased in AFI’s state-of-the-art facility & restored 1938 theater

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Promotional value expires Nov 22, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person. Valid only for AFI European Union Film Showcase on 11/3-11/22. Valid only for option purchased. Subject to availability. Not valid for online redemption. Not valid for opening or closing night or centerpiece screenings. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Like spritzing an email with cologne, blowing kisses at a movie screen is a heartfelt romantic gesture that proves fruitless in attracting movie stars. Experience unrequited love with today’s Groupon to the AFI European Union Film Showcase, taking place November 3–22 at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring. Choose between the following options:

  • For $12, you get two film tickets, valid for a show in the festival (a $24 value).
  • For $24, you get four film tickets, valid for a show in the festival (a $48 value).<p>

Inside a state-of-the-art facility with a restored 1938 theater, the American Film Institute’s 2011 European Union Film Showcase screens more than 40 box-office hits, directorial debuts, and Academy Award contenders from 26 European countries. This year’s selections include Denmark’s A Funny Man, a look at the life and career of popular comedian Dirch Passer, and France’s animated Tales of the Night. Anchored around John Eberson’s historic Silver Theatre, the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center shows culturally relevant films from three lavishly equipped theaters capable of showing film formats ranging from 16mm to 70mm, as well as digital projections and Lite-Brite art. Filmgoers attending Thursday or Friday showings can stop by the theater’s café from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. for happy-hour drink specials, festive music, and complimentary snacks.

Customer Reviews

Best place to watch movies on the east coast !! Phenomenal
Alex M. · October 3, 2012
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One of the best places in and around Washington DC to see a movie that has values taste and style.
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