Our summer Pride series of movies kicks off with a special screening of the landmark documentary about black and Latino drag queens in New York City who invented “voguing” a dance style imitating the poses on the cover of Vogue magazine. Defiant, exuberant, and fabulous, follow these men as they live together in families and compete in drag balls.
Our summer Pride series of movies continues with a special screening of the hilarious indie satire about a high school cheerleader who is sent by her well-meaning but repressed parents to a de-programming camp for teens with homosexual tendencies.
Our summer Pride series of movies continues with a special screening of a heartfelt Australian movie about a regular guy and his widower father who help each other out as they search for their potential partners.
Our season of movies with Pride concludes with a special screening of this classic Australian movie about three drag queens and their adventures across the desert as they try to make it to a casino gig in remote Alice Springs in their lavender-colored bus, Priscilla.1994. Directed by Stephan Elliott. Starring Terrence Stamp, Hugo Weaving, and Guy Pearce. This movie is rated R.
In the spirit of revitalizing the historic cinema theaters of Anacostia, such as the Carver Theater, the Anacostia Theater, the Naylor Theater, and the Congress Heights Theater, the Anacostia Neighborhood Library proudly presents, H.O.P.E. Theater, Helping Our People Engage.
POP MOVIES, EVERY TUESDAYpresentsDalip Singh Saund: His Life, His LegacyTells the inspiring story of an ethical and passionate man who rose above prejudice and racism to serve as the first Asian, the first Indian and the first Sikh elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.With additional films and a Q & A with the filmmakers!A special presentation in association with the U.S. Capital Historical Society and Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies
Join us for a special screening of the classic 1945 film noir, Detour, directed by Edgar G. Ulmer in the large meeting room Thursday, June 19 at 7 p.m. A discussion with members of DC Moving Pictures will follow the screening. DC Moving Pictures is a local collaborative dedicated to the moving image, championing film and video that does not get seen enough.