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Warner Bros. will help present four film festivals at the museum this year and into the future, Ms. Machado said. The theater will offer most of its programs free to visitors rather than charging for tickets as the Smithsonian Institution does at its Imax theaters.

On Friday, the museum will open a three-day film festival to highlight the work of Humphrey Bogart with free screenings of “Casablanca,” “The Maltese Falcon” and other films.

Movie costumes also are going on display at the museum, including those worn by Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman and Mr. Eastwood, along with Harry Potter’s robe. The costumes are on loan from Warner Bros., along with animation drawings for Bugs Bunny and other memorabilia.

The 81-year-old Mr. Eastwood will be awarded the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal for his distinguished contributions in film.

Haitian president names Sean Penn an ambassador

Actor Sean Penn has been named ambassador at large for Haiti in recognition of his humanitarian work since the 2010 earthquake.

The Hollywood star received the honor from Haitian President Michel Martelly at a special ceremony Tuesday evening at the National Palace, according to the Associated Press.

Mr. Martelly thanked Mr. Penn for keeping the spotlight on the Caribbean nation.

The president joked that the “only downside” to Mr. Penn’s new position is that he can no longer call the actor by his first name; Mr. Penn will be called “Ambassador.”

Mr. Penn’s Haitian Relief Organization was set up a few months after the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake to oversee a settlement camp where thousands of people displaced by the disaster lived.

Jolie, Pitt to present film in Croatia, Bosnia

Angelina Jolie and her partner, Brad Pitt, will visit Croatia and Bosnia this month for the launch of her directorial debut, a Bosnian wartime love story, a distributor said Wednesday.

The movie “In the Land of Blood and Honey” will have its official debut in Sarajevo on Feb. 14 and in the Croatian capital, Zagreb, three days later, according to Agence France-Presse, attributing the local distributor, Blitz Film.

The film already had a preview screening in Bosnia in late December, as a number of victims organizations in Bosnia had expressed concern that the film would not correctly present their plight.

Most of them eventually hailed the movie as objective and sincere.

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