Clint Eastwood’s Westerns

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24, 2012


This series, running from June 22 to June 24, will highlight several major Eastwood films, including Academy Award-winning Unforgiven, Pale RiderThe Outlaw Josey Wales and the documentary, The Eastwood Factor

Friday, June 22; 7 p.m.

(Dir: Clint Eastwood, 1992, 131 min) Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny (Eastwood) reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner and a young man.

The Outlaw Josey Wales
Saturday, June 23; 2 p.m.

(Dir: Eastwood, 1976, 135 min) A Missouri farmer (Eastwood) joins a Confederate guerilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.

The Eastwood Factor
Saturday, June 23; 7 p.m.
Tickets Required: Visit the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program

(Dir: Richard Schickel, 2010, 90 min) A documentary narrated by Morgan Freeman with Eastwood commenting on his film career as an actor, director and song writer.

Pale Rider
Sunday, June 24; 2 p.m.

(Dir: Eastwood, 1985, 115 min) A mysterious preacher (Eastwood) protects a humble prospector village from a greedy mining company trying to encroach on their land.