Film Society

2016/17 Season

Hollywood Film Society Registration Has Reopened for Season 2016!

Sign up now before registration closes until next year.   

Still Only $115 to join!   

Space is very limited.  Sign up today and pay with a credit card!   

Screenings begin on Friday, May, 27, 2016 at the Directors Guild of America!

24 out of 26 screening weekends remain on the schedule as of June 12.

You must be logged in and be a paid up member to view and complete the online application below and pay by credit card. Note: credit card payment is only offered with the online application. Please follow the steps below for successful online registration.


Please follow the steps below to facilitate a successful registration. Apply now before registration closes for the 2016 season!

Step One: Click on and log in using your existing username and password, or choose “Createan Account” if not already registered.

Step Two: Click on the yellow Film Society "ticket" logo.

Step Three: Scroll to the bottomof the page to viewthe online application and start the registration process.You should now be on the SAG-AFTRA Film Society “Application tab” page (logged in) and ready to start the online application.

Note: you must be current on dues, in good standing with the union and logged into the website, otherwise you will not be able to view the online application and register online.  

Membership in the Film Society is the best deal in town!   

  • For only $115.00 members have an opportunity to view about 60 films per season at the state-of-the-art Directors Guild of America as well as numerous off-site bonus screenings and cast Q&As.  
  • Film Society members enjoy discounts at local restaurants and have a great movie-going experience:  no ads, no trailers!   
  • The Film Society’s new season begins in May 2016 runs through April 2017.
  • Sign up now online using a credit card!
  • Parking in the theater lot is available for an additional fee.

Don’t delay, space is limited! Film Society members and guests displaying a DMV disabled placard will be permitted to park in the DGA parking structure for free for Film Society events.  

In addition to the approximately 60 films screened at the Directors Guild of America last season, Film Society members were also invited to numerous “bonus screenings” and bonus events that featured Q&A’s with many distinguished performers and filmmakers such as:  Elizabeth Banks, Danny Boyle, Albert Brooks, W. Earl Brown, Patricia Clarkson, Rory Cochrane, Scott Cooper, Bryan Cranston, RJ Cyler, Jeff Daniels, Paul Dano, Johnny Depp, Brie Larson, Ian McKellen, Carey Mulligan, Julianne Nicholson, Eddie Redmayne, Seth Rogen, Saoirse Ronan, Jason Segel, Michael Shannon, Sarah Silverman, Will Smith, Aaron Sorkin, Kate Winslet and Alicia Vikander 

Note: credit card payment is only offered with online application. We encourage all members to enjoy the convenience of completing an online application and paying by credit card.  If you’d prefer to apply by mail, please download and complete the 2016 application by clicking HERE

Please check back with the website frequently for the latest updates and announcements about Season 2016-17 of the SAG-AFTRA Film Society!

For Film Society information, call (323) 549-6658 or email

The latest information can also be obtained from the Film Society 24-hour hotline at (323) 549-6657.

2016/17 Season Upcoming Films


Please mark your calendar. The SAG-AFTRA Film Society returns for an exciting new season of films beginning May 27 at the Directors Guild of America.

2016 Screening Dates

May 27/May 28
June 3/June 4
June 17/June 18
July 1/July 2  
July 24/July 25*
August 5/August 6 
August 19/August 20 
September 2/September 3
September 16/September 17
October 7/October 8
October 14/October 15
October 28/October 29
November 11/November 12
November 18/November 19
November 25/November 26
December 4/December 5*
December 11/December 12*
December 16/December 17

*indicates screening dates that fall on a Sunday/Monday.

Friday, August 5

6:30 p.m., 9:45 p.m.
Saturday, August 6

Starring: Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg
Directed by: Stephen Frears
Screenplay by: Nicholas Martin
Produced by: Michael Kuhn, Tracey Seaward
Running Time: 110 Minutes
Not Yet Rated
Courtesy of: Paramount Pictures
Release Date: 8/12/2016

Saturday, August 6
3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m.

Starring:  Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Alicia Vikander, Vincent Cassel, and Tommy Lee Jones
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
Written by: Paul Greengrass & Christopher Rouse
Produced by: Frank Marshall, Jeffrey M. Weiner, Ben Smith, Matt Damon, Paul Greengrass, Gregory Goodman 
Running Time: 116 Minutes
Rated: PG-13
Courtesy of:  Universal Pictures
Release Date:  7/29/2016 

Friday, August 19 
6:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 20 

Cast: Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, Ben Foster, Gil Birmingham
Directed by: David Mackenzie 
Screenplay by: Taylor Sheridan
Produced by: Sidney Kimmel, Peter Berg, Carla Hacken, Julie Yorn
Running Time: 102 Minutes
Rated: R
Courtesy of: CBS Films
Release Date: 8/12/2016 (limited)


Saturday, August 20
3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m

Cast: John Krasinski, Margo Martindale, Richard Jenkins, Sharlto Copley, Anna Kendrick, Charlie Day, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Josh Groban and Randall Park
Directed by: John Krasinski
Screenplay by: Jim Strouse
Produced by: John Krasinski, Tom Rice, Allyson Seeger, Ben Nearn
Running Time: 89 Minutes
Rated: PG-13
Courtesy of: Sony Pictures Classics
Release Date: 8/26/2016 (NY/LA)