Remix Your Weekend: Ai Weiwei film festival, events, and concert listings over President’s Day

Vox presents the revamped Remix Your Weekend, an end-of-week events listing for Georgetown and the greater District. See full listings after the jump. This week, Vox‘s featured event is the Ai Weiwei Film Marathon at the Hirshhorn Museum.

Featured Event: Ai Weiwei Film Marathon

Screen shot 2013-02-15 at 4.47.05 PMThe Hirshhorn Museum is screening four films by Ai Weiei, a contemporary Chinese artists and activist, on Feb. 17 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The screening is being held at the same time as two exhibitions of his artwork: Ai Weiwei: According to What? and Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads.

The films include So Sorry (2011), Without Fear or Favor (2010), Fairytale (2007), and Disturbing the Peace (2009). So Sorry touches on the issue of poor construction that caused the deaths of thousands of children during a 2008 earthquake. Disturbing the Peace looks into the lack of justice in the trial of a Chinese civil rights advocate who investigated the causes of this poor building. Without Fear or Favor looks into the the artist’s career, and Fairytale documents Ai Weiwei’s inviting 1,001 Chinese citizens to view his art in Germany.

EVENTS

MUSIC

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

SPORTS

  • Men’s Lacrosse vs. Lafayette—Multi-Sport Field, Friday at 12:00 p.m.
  • Men’s Basketball vs. DePaul—Verizon Center, Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

MOVIES AND NEW RELEASES

AMC Loews Georgetown 14 (3111 K St. NW)

  • A Good Day to Die Hard (Action/Adventure)—10:40‎  ‎11:10am‎  ‎1:15‎  ‎1:45‎  ‎3:45‎  ‎4:15‎  ‎6:15‎  ‎7:00‎  ‎8:45‎  ‎9:45‎  ‎11:30pm.
  • A Good Day to Die Hard IMAX (Action/Adventure)-—10:00am‎  ‎12:30‎  ‎3:00‎  ‎5:30‎  ‎8:00‎  ‎10:45pm‎.
  • Safe Haven (Romance/Drama)—10:30am‎  ‎12:00‎  ‎1:30‎  ‎2:45‎  ‎4:30‎  ‎5:45‎  ‎7:30‎  ‎8:30‎  ‎9:30‎  ‎10:30pm‎.
  • Beautiful Creatures (Drama)—10:10am‎  ‎1:00‎  ‎4:00‎  ‎7:10‎  ‎10:10pm. Voice Review.‎

West End Cinema (2301 M St. NW)

  • Side Effects (Drama/Supsense)—3:00‎  ‎5:20‎  ‎7:40‎  ‎9:50pm‎.
  • Sound City (Documentary)—5:00, 11:00 pm.

Photo: Anna Xie via Flickr

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