Global Glimpses, National Geographic's showings of all 5 Oscar-nominated foreign films returns in February over President's Day Weekend. They really do it up right - each film either follows or precedes a reception, all for a very reasonable price. I'm going to list all five films because you can buy the series for just $41. You can also buy each film individually for $9 each. Click here to purchase tickets.
Most likely all films will sell out. War Witch looks facinating. In a war-torn central African nation, a twelve-year-old girl is abducted from her village and forced to fight as a child soldier. Over the course of two years, Komona endures a brutal and horrific existence that will damage her irrevocably. (Canada, 90 min) War Witch won Best Actress (Rachel Mwanza) and Best Narrative Feature awards at the Tribeca Film Festival. A reception follows the film at 6.
Again, this film will sell out You can click here to buy a ticket for just this or the entire series. National Geographic is very easy to get to, just a couple blocks from the Metro or they have free underground parking.