Valerie and Her Week of Wonders by Jaromil Jires

Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse

2903 Columbia Pike · Arlington, VA

How to find us

I will be in the theater at 6:30 and will be introducing the show. More information on how to find me will be posted in the comments on the day of.

Location image of event venue


In a surreal fairy tale reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland, this 1970 Czech film follows young Valerie as she enters the perplexing and sometimes dangerous world of sexual awakening. When a young man steals a pair of earrings that had belonged to Valerie's mother, it sets off a chain of events where priests, vampires, and other strange beings attempt to exploit Valerie for their own selfish and sometimes mysterious purposes.

Beautifully shot and in equal parts sensual and horrifying, this film truly deserves to be seen on the big screen such as we will have at Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse.

Trailer here:

Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse has been extremely generous in allowing us to use their theater for this show, so be sure to eat, drink, and tip your waitstaff!

The theater will open at 6:30pm to start seating and taking food and drink orders. The film will start at 7:30.

Tickets will be $10, but are not on sale yet. I will send out an email and post a link when they are.

PARKING: There is a free parking lot for Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse behind the McDonald's down the block. There is also parking in the garage across the street which is often free.