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DC Film Society's 25th Annual Party
Watch the Oscars Broadcast ... LIVE ON THE BIG SCREEN!
It's the next best thing to being there!

Sunday, February 26, 2017

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.



Celebrate Cinema Super Bowl at the
25th Annual "And the Winner Is..." Oscar Night Party

The nominees are lined up and now the competition builds. Will Moonlight build to a win or will the movie musical La La Land continue racking up awards and honors? And then there’s the battle between Casey Affleck in Manchester by the Sea and Denzel Washington in August Wilson’s Fences. Find out who the Oscar recipients will be in one of the most diverse line-up of nominees in years at the Washington, DC Film Society’s 25th annual “And The Winner Is…” Oscar night party. So, don’t be a couch potato. Join us for the 89th Academy Awards LIVE ON THE BIG SCREEN on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the Arlington Cinema ‘N’ Drafthouse located at 2903 Columbia Pike in Arlington, VA. Ticket sales on site begin at 6:30pm. Doors open for the Red Carpet pre-show at 7:00pm with the Oscars broadcast at 8:30pm.

DC Film Society Director Michael Kyrioglou announced that the event will again be hosted by film critics Tim Gordon and Travis Hopson to guide attendees through the maze of nominees and, of course, conduct the “Predict The Winners” contest. BUT THERE’S MORE! You can place your bids at the Silent Auction (featuring theater, event and movie tickets, plus movie posters and other items signed by visiting filmmakers and actors including Manchester by the Sea poster signed by nominated writer and director Kenneth Lonergan and DVDs and poster of I Saw the Light signed by actor Tom Hiddleston - plus plenty of door prizes and promotional giveaways.

DC Film Society members had the opportunity to see 11 of the Award-nominated films first at free screenings throughout the year: Allied, Deep Water Horizon, Hail Caesar!, Hell or High Water, Fences, Florence Foster Jenkins, Jackie, La La Land, Lion, Manchester by the Sea and 20th Century Women.

As always, this 25th annual event will be held in support of Filmfest DC, DC Film Society’s parent organization.

Advance ticket ordering is now closed. Tickets will be available at the door.



Silent Auction 2017

Please check back later for Silent Auction items.



These were some of the items available in 2016:

Our SILENT AUCTION (cash/check only) includes restaurant, movie, comedy club and theatre gift certificates plus movie posters and other items signed by visiting filmmakers and actors: Patricia Clarkson (Learning to Drive), Paul Wentz (Grandma), 2016 Nominee Alex Garland (Ex Machina), Alfonso Gomez-Rejoin, Thomas Ann and Olivia Cooke (Me and Earl and the Dying Girl), Richard Gere (Time Out of Mind), Dan Fogelman (Danny Collins), and Jason Segel (The End of the Tour). Also theatre and event tickets, film passes, movie promo items from AFI Silver, Angelika Film Center, Arabian Sights Film Festival, Filmfest DC, Folger Theatre, Ford's Theatre, Landmark Theatres, Olney Theatre Center, Source Festival, Theater J and much more!



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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