SAG-AFTRA Film Society

SAG-AFTRA Film Society: Hollywood Screening Series

Membership for the SAG-AFTRA Film Society 2014/15 season is now at capacity.

WAITING LIST: If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please send us an email at In the subject line please write: “2014/15 WAITING LIST” and follow that with your membership ID number and your name. Note: Your membership ID number is mandatory. We will not be able to add you to the waiting list unless you include your SAG-AFTRA ID number located on your April dues bill. Emails will be processed in the order received.

If you cannot contact us by email, please contact the Film Society Office at (323) 549-6658 and request to be added to the “waiting list.”  As with the email notice, members must include their member ID number, and their name. Please leave a contact phone number in the voicemail message as well.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Film Society Office at the number noted above.

Once your name has been added to the waiting list, if a space opens up we will be in contact with you. We appreciate your interest in joining the SAG-AFTRA Film Society.

Finally, please email the Film Society office at if you have any general membership questions as well.

Screening Information About the Upcoming Films:
Beginning in May the 2014/15 Film Society members will begin to receive email notices regarding our upcoming screenings at the Directors Guild of America, which begin on May 31st.  This information will also be provided on the 24-hour hotline at (323) 549-6657. Information about the extra “bonus screenings” will be sent via email only. Bonus screenings usually start up in the fall.

Film Society Rules & Regulations
Click here to view the SAG-AFTRA Film Society Rules & Regulations

Member Deals & Discounts

SAG-AFTRA Film Society members can show their membership card to receive 10% off the regular menus at LUCA on Sunset, Evo kitchen and Vivoli Cafe & Trattoria. Discount excludes happy hour and other specials, and cannot be combined with other offers.

LUCA on Sunset, 7950 W. Sunset Blvd. #103 (next door to the DGA Theatre), (323) 822-2900. Luca's Italian heritage along with his California upbringing is the influence behind this restaurant. The all-natural and organic menu combined with the eco-friendly, contemporary design create a unique oasis in the city.


EVO kitchen, 7950 W. Sunset Blvd. (next door to the DGA Theatre), (323) 375-3390, is a SAG-AFTRA member and family-owned green business serving local organic soups, salads, wraps, pizzas, delicious sustainable wines, local craft beers, fun cocktails. New Salmon Entree & Baked Hot Wings. Gluten-Free & Vegan Options too. View menu



VIVOLI CAFE & TRATTORIA, 7994 West Sunset Blvd. (one block west of the DGA), (323) 656-5050, creates the finest collectin of Italian food in a variety of authentic flavors, originating from the northern to southern regions of Italy, all while providing extraordinary service in true Italian fashion. 



Please mark your calendar. The SAG-AFTRA Film Society returns for an exciting new season of films beginning May 30th at the Directors Guild of America. Additional screening dates can be found at the bottom of the webpage.

2014/15 Film Society Members should start to receive their Film Society screening information packet, including the Film Society photo ID membership card, about 1-2 weeks before opening night.

Starting in early May, the 2014/15 Film Society members will begin to receive email notices about our upcoming screenings at the Directors Guild of America

For all members who applied via U.S. mail with the traditional paper application, your posted check will confirm that your application has been processed and accepted.

Please note: Information about the extra “bonus screenings” will be sent via email only. Bonus screenings normally start up in the fall.

Please be sure to check back with the website for the latest information.

Enjoy the films!

SAG-AFTRA FILM SOCIETY begins an exciting new season of films at the Directors Guild of America on May 30/31




Sunday, Dec. 7
3 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 10 p.m.
Starring: David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Alessandro Nivola, Giovanni Ribisi Common, Carmen Ejogo, Lorraine Toussaint, with Tim Roth and Oprah Winfrey as “Annie Lee Cooper.”
Directed by: Ava DuVernay
Screenplay by: Paul Webb
Produced by: Brad Pitt, Christian Colson, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Oprah Winfrey
Running time: 121 Minutes
Rated: Not Yet Rated
Courtesy of: Paramount Pictures
Nationwide Release: 12/25/14

American Sniper


Sunday, Dec. 7
11:30 a.m.
Monday, Dec. 8
6:30 p.m., 9:45 p.m.
Starring:  Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Jake McDorman, Luke Grimes, Navid Negahban, Keir O’Donnell
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Screenplay by: Jason Hall, based on the book by Chris Kyle, with Scott McEwan and Jim DeFelice
Produced by: Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan
Running Time: 134 Minutes
Rated: R
Courtesy of: Warner Bros. Pictures
Release Date: 12/25/2014

Inherent Vice

Sunday, Dec. 14

11:00 a.m.
Monday, Dec. 15
6:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m.
Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston, Reese Witherspoon, Benicio Del Toro
Written and Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson
Based on the novel by: Thomas Pynchon
Produced by: Joanne Sellar, Daniel Lupi, Paul Thomas Anderson
Running Time: 148 Minutes
Rated: R
Courtesy of: Warner Bros. Pictures
Release Date: 12/25/2014


Sunday, Dec. 14
3 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 10 p.m.
Starring: Jack O’Connell, Domhnall Gleeson, Miyavi, Finn Wittrock, Garrett Hedlund, John Magaro, Alex Russell
Directed by: Angelina Jolie
Screenplay by: Joel & Ethan Coen, and Richard LaGravenese and William Nicholson. Adapted from the book by Laura Hillenbrand.
Produced by: Angelina Jolie, Clayton Townsend, Matthew Baer, Erwin Stoff
Running Time: 137 Minutes
Rated: PG-13
Courtesy of: Universal Pictures
Release Date: 12/25/2014


Friday, Dec. 26
6:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 27
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Riz Ahmed, Bill Paxton
Written and Directed by: Dan Gilroy
Produced by: Jennifer Fox, Jake Gyllenhaal, Tony Gilroy, David Lancaster, Michael Litvak
Running Time: 117 Minutes
Rated: R
Courtesy of: Open Road Films
Release Date: 10/31/2014 (limited)

Into the Woods

Saturday, Dec. 27
3 pm., 6:15 p.m., and 9:30 p.m.
Starring: Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden, Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine, Tracey Ullman, Christine Baranski, and Johnny Depp.
Directed by: Rob Marshall
Screenplay by: James Lapine
Based on: Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim, James Lapine
Produced by: John DeLuca, Rob Marshall, Callum McDougall, Marc Platt
Running Time: 124 Minutes
Rated: PG
Courtesy of: Walt Disney Pictures
Release Date: 12/25/2014

May 30/31
June 13/14
June 27/28
July 6/7 *
July 27/28*
August 8/9
August 22/23
September 5/6
September 26/27
October 3/4
October 10/11
October 17/18
November 7/8
November 14/15
November 28/29
December 7/8*
December 14/December 15*
December 26/27
January 2/3
January 9/10
January 16/17
February 13/14
February 27/28
March 13/14
March 27/28
April 3/4
*indicates screening date that falls on a Sunday/Monday.

Screening dates for the remainder of the season will be sent by email, posted to website, and updated on the 24-hour hotline when they become available. Reminder: the Film Society Season ends in April 2015.

For updated screening information, return to this website, call the hotline at (323) 549-6657, or watch for email updates. If you are a current 2014/15 Film Society member and are not receiving emails, please contact us  Please be sure to include your member ID # with your email correspondence. Thank you.