Film Programs

An ongoing program of classic cinema, documentary, avant-garde, and area premieres occurs each weekend. Programs are free of charge, but seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. Films are screened in original formats. Doors open approximately 30 minutes before each show. Programs are subject to change. The Gallery is affiliated with the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF).

The East Building auditorium reopens for weekend film screenings on Saturday August 1st. For more information, visit, e-mail, or call (202) 842-6799.

Please see our accessibility page for information on services for the hearing impaired. 


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Quarterly Film Calendar

The current quarterly Film Calendar is also available in PDF format. Call (202) 842-6799 for recorded information or contact us by e-mail at to add your name to the mailing list.

Summer 2015 Film Calendar
July–September (PDF 657KB)

Spring 2015 Film Calendar
April-June (PDF 515KB)

Winter 2015 Film Calendar
January-March (PDF 499KB)

Fall 2014 Film Calendar
October-December (PDF 529KB)

Summer 2014 Film Calendar
July–September (PDF 475KB)

Spring 2014 Film Calendar
April–June (PDF 528KB)

Winter 2014 Film Calendar
January–March (PDF 1.5MB)

Fall 2013 Film Calendar
October–December (PDF 741KB)

Summer 2013 Film Calendar
July–September (PDF 705KB)

Spring 2013 Film Calendar
April–June (PDF 815KB)

Winter 2013 Film Calendar
January–March (PDF 742KB)