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Three film fests this week -- including "Back to the Future" (YAAAAY)

2009 is clearly the year of the film fest in DC, but this week may just take the Oscar. Or at least a People's Choice, or something.

EuroAsia Shorts

Short films from Europe, Asia and the United States confront similar issues with different themes.

June 2: Humor and Comedy (Indian Embassy)
June 3: Beauty (Letelier Theater)
June 4: Generations (KORUS House)
June 5: Fears and Phobias (Japan Information and Culture Center)
June 6: Audience Favorites (Istituto Italiano di Cultura)

More info here.

Riverfront Reel Movie Series

Last year, this movie series was all about baseball. Considering the way things are turning out this year for the Nats, we're glad they've switched the focus to '80s flicks. Free movies air Thursdays at sundown (around 8:45 p.m. right now) at Tingey Plaza (100 Tingey St. SE).

June 4: "Back to the Future"
June 11: "The Princess Bride"
June 18: "Ghostbusters"
June 25: "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"
July 2: "Caddy Shack"
July 9: "The Breakfast Club"
July 16: "E.T."
July 23: "Top Gun"
July 30: "Dirty Dancing"
Aug. 6: "BIG"

More info here.

Caribbean Film Showcase at AFI Silver Theatre

Fri., June 6: The opening night reception kicks off at 6:30 p.m., followed by a screening of the Marley family travelogue/concert documentary "AFRICA UNITE" at 7:30 p.m. $15.
Up afterward: Billed as both the original midnight movie and Jamaica's first feature-length film, "The Harder They Come" brought Jamaican music to the forefront of cultural consciousness in the early 1970s. Celebrate the 35th anniversary by catching it on the big screen either Friday at 9:45 p.m. or (technically) Saturday at midnight.

More info here.

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