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Last updated on December 8, 2014.




Black Sea

Mon, December 8 - 7pm - NOTE START TIME
AMC Georgetown
3111 K Street NW

We have admission for up to 100 members & guests via Gofobo E-pass. To get your pass for 1, go to Gofobo Event Page and use the code in your e-mail. Only request pass(es) that you will definitely use. YOU MUST PRINT & BRING THE PASS(ES) FOR ADMISSION. They are uniquely coded and scanned for admittance.

All screenings are FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED for everyone attending. Seating is not guaranteed and is limited to theater capacity.

Q&A with Director, Kevin Macdonald follows the screening.



A suspenseful adventure thriller directed by Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald, centering on a rogue submarine captain who pulls together a misfit crew to go after a sunken treasure rumored to be lost in the depths of the Black Sea. As greed and desperation take control on-board their claustrophobic vessel, the increasing uncertainty of the mission causes the men to turn on each other to fight for their own survival. Focus Features (1hr 45min). Opens January 23.

CAST: Jude Law, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, David Threlfall

DIR: Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland, The Eagle)



Into the Woods

Tues, December 9 - 7:30pm
AMC Tyson's Corner
7850 Tysons Corner Ctr, McLean, VA

We will have admission for up to 100 members and guests via e-pass. Use the code in your e-mail to get a pass. Only request pass(es) that you will definitely use. YOU MUST PRINT & BRING THE PASS(ES) FOR ADMISSION. They are uniquely coded and scanned for admittance.The link for passes will be distributed shortly.

All screenings are FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED for everyone attending. Seating is not guaranteed and is limited to theater capacity.



This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, the Baker and his wife, and Rapunzel-all tied together by an original story. Adapted from the Broadway hit by Stephen Sondheim.

CAST: Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Billy Magnussen, James Conden, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp

DIR: Rob Marshall (Chicago)


General Screening Information

WHAT IS A PREVIEW? Before movies open, local ad agencies generate publicity with advance screenings. Washington, DC Film Society members are a popular target audience for previews, since we create good "word of mouth" for a film. Sometimes we have an entire theater to ourselves, but most of the time we share a theater with an audience holding passes that the ad agencies have distributed through radio stations, newspapers, an local establishments. In the past, the Film Society has hosted numerous special events as well.

AM I GUARANTEED A SEAT? No! Seating for previews is always on a first-come, first-served basis. Why? First of all, sometimes more members than we have passes to give out will show up at a particular screening. Also, the ad agencies always give out more passes than there are seats in the theater. The theater is always overbooked because at least 20% of pass holders don't show up. If everyone shows up, the theater could be full before you get in. Even if we have an RSVP screening (see below), arrive early to ensure a seat.

WHAT ABOUT RSVP SCREENINGS? When we have very few passes, we still want to offer the screening to as many members as possible, yet want to avoid turning many people away. When this happens (30 passes for two or less), we will sometimes have an RSVP system set up. Please follow instructions in the e-mail for RSVP screenings.

WHEN YOU GET TO THE THEATER: Each member must bring a valid membership card to the screening and show it to the Film Society staff person at the theater to receive a free pass.


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