Advance tickets are available until noon the day of the show.
We always reserve a number of tickets to be sold at the theater (except for the Embassy of France) starting one hour before the first show, even when tickets are sold out online.

   

Trust No One


Beasts Clawing at Straws
Kim Yong-hoon - South Korea - 108 mins

A cash-filled Louis Vuitton bag that makes its way from an upscale gym locker to a train-station luggage stash is a metaphor for the wages of crime, its winners and losers, in this highly original debut outing by writer-director Kim Yong-hoon. Popular actor Jung Woo-sung plays a handsome if hapless customs officer in the grip of an outstanding debt to gangland sharks; Korean superstar Jeon ... more

Friday, October 2 - Tuesday, October 6
This screening is geographically restricted to DC, Maryland, and Virginia
$9.00

The Crack: Inception
Jose Luis Garci - Spain - 122 mins

"When a crime goes unpunished the world gets darker," says a character in the third of José Luis Garci's noir films exploring the hard-boiled life of Germán Areta (a suitably tough Carlos Santos). His latest case involves a hard-partying tailor with a penchant for high-stakes poker. The tailor's death was ruled a suicide, but his former lover suspects murder. The victim borrowed money from ... more

Wednesday, October 7 - Sunday, October 11
$9.00

Just 6.5
Saeed Roustaee - Iran - 134 mins

Regarding the scourge of drugs, one question is who is most addicted to it, the druggies or the cops. This is Tehran, where the hunt for a fabled kingpin, Nasser Khaksad, is led by detective Samad; his team rounds up crack addicts by the horde, brutalizes families of small-time dealers, and fills teeming, sweaty jail cells with the usual (miserable) suspects. The mythical Nasser Khaksad doesn't ... more

Wednesday, October 7 - Sunday, October 11
This screening is geographically restricted to DC, Maryland, and Virginia
$9.00

The Perfect Patient
Mikael Håfström - Sweden - 122 mins

Based on true events, The Perfect Patient combines gripping Nordic noir with a human story about a relentless and resourceful search for the truth. Thomas Quick is the most notorious serial killer ever convicted in Sweden. From the psychiatric prison where he serves a life sentence, he claims that he was also a cannibalistic rapist and confesses to an additional 25 murders. But years into ... more

Friday, October 2 - Tuesday, October 6
This screening is geographically restricted to DC, Maryland, and Virginia
$9.00

Spider
Andrés Wood - Chile, Argentina, Brazil - 105 mins

An old man in a beat-up car chases down a purse-snatcher and seems like a Good Samaritan—until he runs into the thief, killing him. That's just the first surprise in this taut political thriller. When police discover guns in the trunk and an arsenal at the man's home, his identity is revealed in the newspapers. He is Gerardo, a revolutionary thought to have died during Chile's violent ... more

Friday, October 2 - Tuesday, October 6
This screening is geographically restricted to DC, Maryland, and Virginia
$9.00

The Spy
Jens Jonsson - Norway, Belgium, Sweden - 100 mins

Even though a world war is underway, glamorous Norwegian/Swedish star Sonja Wigert just wants "people to enjoy themselves." However, as her friends around her point out, "war forces you to choose sides." Still, the pampered and adored actress becomes a favorite of the Nazi officers occupying Norway. When Swedish intelligence agents try to recruit her as a spy, she's reluctant—until ... more

Wednesday, October 7 - Sunday, October 11
$9.00

Yalda: A Night for Forgiveness
Massoud Bakhshi - Iran, France, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg - 89 mins

Maryam is a young woman who has been sentenced to death for murdering her husband, Nasser. Iranian law allows the victim's family to forgive her and spare her life, so Maryam's fate will be decided by Nasser's daughter, Mona, on the country's most popular televised reality show. In front of millions of viewers during Yalda, the winter solstice celebration, Maryam and Mona discover that forgiveness ... more

Friday, October 2 - Tuesday, October 6
$9.00