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DC Film Society's 24th Annual Party
Watch the Oscars Broadcast ... LIVE ON THE BIG SCREEN!
It's the next best thing to being there!

Sunday, February 28, 2016

The Arlington Cinema 'N' Drafthouse
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA.
(1/4 mile east of Glebe Road)

Ticket sales start at 6:30pm. The doors open at 7:00pm and the Red Carpet pre-show starts at 7:00pm. The Oscars broadcast is at 8:30pm.

Local movie critic Tim Gordon is our host. Lots of entertainment throughout the night including Predict the Winners contest, trivia contests, giveaways and our fabulous Silent Auction with lots of one-of-a-kind items.

Advance ticket ordering is now available. Tickets can be ordered using Paypal. See below for Paypal ordering information. Tickets will also be available at the door.

NOTE: You do not need a Paypal account for this. You can use a credit card through Paypal.

See below for a partial list of Silent Auction items.

  • $20 for non-members and guests
  • $15 for DC Film Society Basic members and members of Women in Film and Video (WIFV)
  • FREE for DC Film Society Gold members.

E-mail your RSVP to with your FULL NAME and Gold card number(s) by noon Saturday, February 27.

Door Sales:

Tickets may be purchased at the door the night of the event beginning at 6:30pm (cash/check only). This event was nearly sold out last year so reserve your tickets early!

Advance Sales:

  • NOTE: You do not need to have a PayPal account to use PayPal
  • ORDER MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:00am, SUNDAY, February 28.
  • Will call distributed at the door beginning at 6:30pm. Please bring PayPal form and I.D.

    Use Paypal:
    (NOTE: A $1 fee is added to paypal sales)

    Oscar Party admission for DCFS Basic Members: $16
    Oscar Party Admission for Non-Members: $21.00

    PLEASE PRINT OUT THE PAYPAL FORM AND BRING IT WITH YOU to the Arlington Cinema 'n' Drafthouse. Members should also bring their cards. Orders must be received by Sunday, February 22 at 11:00am. Tickets will be distributed at the door.

    Silent Auction 2016

    Our SILENT AUCTION (cash/check only) includes restaurant, movie, comedy club and theatre gift certificates.

    Coming soon, plese check back.

    These were some of the items available in 2015:

  • Selma (best picture nominee) mounted poster signed by director Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo
  • The Theory of Everything poster signed by actor Eddie Redmayne (best actor nominee)
  • Into the Woods (multiple nominations) poster signed by actors Emily Blunt, James Lapine, James Corden, Chris Pine, Tracy Ullman and director Rob Marshall
  • Love Is Strange poster signed by director Ira Sachs
  • St. Vincent poster signed by director Ted Melfi
  • Stone poster signed by Edward Norton (acting nominee)
  • Brundibar book signed by award-winning writer Tony Kushner (previous nominee)

    Selection of DVDs and film items, Landmark, Angelika & Avalon Theatre movie passes, dining at Hank’s Oyster Bar and The Pig, tickets and passes for Signature Theatre, Capital Fringe, Round House Theatre, WPAS (Philadelphia Orchestra), Washington Jewish Film Festival event, Filmfest DC opening night, Studio Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company, MetroStage, Olney Theatre Center, Synetic Theater.

    These were some of the items available in 2014:

  • Philomena poster & press notes signed by actor/co-writer Steve Coogan (2014 nominee)
  • The Bling Ring poster & press notes signed by actor Israel Broussard
  • 2 Days in Paris poster signed by actress/writer/director Julie Delpy (2014 nominee)
  • Her poster signed by director/writer Spike Jonze (2014 nominee)
  • Jobs press notes signed by actor Josh Gad and director Joshua Michael Stern
  • A League of Their Own DVD signed by director Penny Marshall
  • The Monuments Men book signed by author Robert Edsel
  • Body Heat & Romancing the Stone DVDs signed by actress Kathleen Turner

    Selection of DVDs and film items, Landmark Theatres, West End Cinema & Avalon Theatre movie passes, tickets and passes for Arena Stage, the Source Festival, Round House Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre, WPAS, DC Shorts event, Filmfest DC opening night, Arabian Sights Festival, Folger Theatre, Synetic Theater, Studio Theatre, Environmental Film Festival

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