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Film Programs
Shaft's Big Score

January 26 at 4:00
East Building Auditorium

Building on the global commercial success of Shaft, Shaft’s Big Score raised the bar for the crime-fighting genre with pyrotechnics and even more adrenaline-rousing, high-speed chase scenes. Richard Roundtree’s tough, skilled detective invited visions of a James Bond-like franchise, and this sequel showcases an even more heroic John Shaft, intent on solving the mystery of a friend’s murder and the delivery of a small fortune intended for an inner-city children’s center. (1972, 106 minutes)

courtesy MGM/Photofest

About this Film Series

The Films of Gordon Parks
January 12 – March 8
East Building Auditorium

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Film programs

The National Gallery of Art’s film program provides many opportunities throughout the year to view classic and contemporary cinema from around the world.

View the current schedule here.

Related Exhibition

Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950
November 4, 2018 – February 18, 2019
West Building, Ground Floor, Outer Tier

About the Artist

Parks, Gordon
American
, 1912 - 2006

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