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The AFI Theater presents "Demonios en el jardin" on September 6th and 8th, directed by Manuel Gutierrez Aragon in 1982.
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The AFI Theater presents "Demonios en el jardin" on September 6th and 8th, directed by Manuel Gutierrez Aragon in 1982.

(September 3) FULL "CORN MOON" BIKE RIDE The full "corn moon" bike ride takes place tonight, led by the Washington Area Bicyclists Association](http://www.waba.org/events/nightride.php). The ride tours the Capital Crescent/Georgetown Branch Trail by moonlight starting from the Georgetown Waterfront] across from Cycle Life (http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&ll=38.903282,-77.065541&spn=0.003448,0.006566&z=17&msid=116706197888210191894.00046e4956e2572870b74) at 8:15pm, and winding up at a barbeque at the City Bikes shop in Chevy Chase.

(Through September 6) HIGH SCHOOL ALL OVER AGAIN High School Musical makes a homecoming queen-like appearance at Wolf Trap tonight through Sunday in Vienna, Virginia. Based on the Emmy Award-winning film this live production features a live band and full cast, following two students as they navigate high school cliques en route to young love.

(Sept 4-22) CINEMA AND THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR The AFI Theater in Silver Spring, Maryland opens Cinema and the Spanish Civil War tomorrow through September 22nd. There was little acceptance of the cinema during the time of dictator Francisco Franco, as the Iberian country entered a dark period of repression and censorship. The AFI features those films that did emerge, addressing the terrible tyranny from 1936 to '39.

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