AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center

8633 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910

(Silver Spring Metro)

Created by the citizens of Montgomery County, Maryland, the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center is dedicated to artists, educators and audiences of the world.

Anchored by the restoration of noted architect John Eberson’s historic 1938 Silver Theatre, the theater also features 32,000 square feet of new construction housing two stadium theatres and reception and exhibit areas.

The exceptional technical facilities of the AFI Silver include film formats from 16 to 70mm, high-definition digital cinema video projection, broadcast quality video recording and distance learning capabilities via satellite, fiber and the Internet.

The AFI Silver presents the richness of American and world cinema, exploring all forms of the moving image in the digital era and seeing the screen itself as a source of literacy, learning and vision for the future.

  • Red Line, Silver Spring

Films showing at this venue

SaturdaySeptember 17
12:00pmLandfill Harmonic83 mins, ( Global Perspectives / Latin American Program / Sustainable Living / Energy & Resources )Landfill Harmonic follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a children's musical group from Paraguay that plays instruments made entirely out of trash. When their story goes viral, the orchestra is catapulted into the global spotlight. Under the guidance of idealistic music director Favio Chavez, the children must navigate a strange new world of arenas and soldĀ­ out concerts. However, when a natural disaster strikes their country, Favio must find a way to keep the orchestra intact and provide a source of hope for their town. The film is a testament to the transformative power of music and the resilience of the human spirit.Ticket Information

Events at this venue

SaturdayMarch 18
11:30amShorts: ‘Horton Hears A Who!’ and ‘The Lorax’Ticket Information
SundayMarch 19
11:30amShorts: ‘Horton Hears A Who!’ and ‘The Lorax’Ticket Information