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Monthly Film Screenings
  • Every Tuesday 6pm @ the American Center Auditorium

    Entrance Free! Seating is limited and is first-come, first-served. Please contact the American Center at amcentersl@state.gov or at (11) 249-8100 with any questions. No parking available. 

  • Lincoln Movie Poster
    September 2 - Lincoln

    From DreamWorks, Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award(R) winner Daniel Day-Lewis (Best Actor, THERE WILL BE BLOOD, 2007, and MY LEFT FOOT, 1989) in LINCOLN -- with an all-star ensemble cast including Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. This inspiring and revealing drama focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final four months in office as this visionary leader pursues a course of action to end the Civil War, unite the country and abolish slavery. Complete with never-before-seen footage featuring Steven Spielberg and the cast, who take you deep inside the making of the movie, LINCOLN sheds light on a man of moral courage and fierce determination. (Running time: 150 minutes) 

  • The Agronomist Movie Poster
    September 9 - The Agronomist

    A profile of Haitian radio journalist and human rights activist, Jean Dominique. It includes: historical footage of Haiti's vivid and tumultuous past; interviews with Dominique, himself and with Michele Montas--his heroic wife, life-long love, and extraordinary partner; and incorporates footage shot before Dominique's assassination on April 3, 2000. (Running time: 90 minutes)  

  • The Rosa Parks Story Movie Poster
    September 16 - The Rosa Parks Story

    The story of the civil rights heroine whose refusal to obey racial bus segregation was just one of her acts in her fight for justice. (Running time: 97 minutes) 

  • Street Fight Movie Poster
    September 23 - Street Fight

    This documentary follows the 2002 mayoral campaign in Newark, New Jersey in which the Cory Booker attempted to unseat longtime mayor Sharpe James. (Running time: 81 minutes) 

  • Enemies of Happiness Movie poster
    September 30 - Enemies of Happiness

    In 2005 Afghanistan had their first democratic election after the war. We follow political active Malalai Joya in her trial campaign to get elected. Due to her pointing out several Taliban warlords wanting them prosecuted for their crimes against the Afghan people, she has since been exposed to several death threats over the last few years, and has been under constant protection. But in her home county she is regarded as a national hero and has great support for her political endeavor. Running time 58 minutes 

Saturday Movies

  • August 2, 3:30 pm

    Pete’s Dragon 

  • August 9, 3:30 pm

    Despicable Me 2 

  • August 16, 3: 30 pm

    Rio 

  • August 23, 3:30 pm

    Happy Feet 

  • August 30, 3:30 pm

    A Series of Unfortunate Events