National Gallery of Art Winter 2020 Film Season

By Editorial Team on December 10, 2019
Image: Still from Hyenas, directed by Djibril Diop Mambéty (1992, subtitles, 110 minutes), screening at the Embassy of France on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. as part of the film series African Legacy: Francophone Films 1955 to 2019. Image courtesy Metrograph Pictures.

The season offers a selection of new restorations; ciné-essays; special events with filmmakers, including Rima Yamazaki and William Noland; recent documentaries; and several series of archival and contemporary films from around the world. Features include the rarely seen early work of Iranian master Abbas Kiarostami, 10 of the most recent films from the Checkerboard Film Foundation, and series celebrating filmmaking in Africa and Armenia.

For more information, including a schedule and full description of films visit