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 30th/31st    

SAG-AFTRA FILM SOCIETY is pleased to present our season-opening films!


Magic In The Moonlight

Sunday, July 6
12:00 p.m.
Monday, July 7
6:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
Starring: (in alphabetical order): Eileen Atkins, Colin Firth, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater, Simon McBurney, Emma Stone, Jacki Weaver
Written & Directed by: Woody Allen
Produced by: Letty Aronson, p.g.a., Stephen Tenenbaum, p.g.a., Edward Walson, p.g.a.
Running Time: 98 Minutes
Rated: PG-13 (for a brief suggestive comment, and smoking throughout.)
Courtesy of: Sony Pictures Classics
Nationwide Release: 7/25/2014

The Fault in Our Stars

Sunday, July 6
3:00 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

Starring: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell, Nat Wolff, Willem Dafoe, Lotte Verbeek, Mike Birbiglia
Directed by: Josh Boone
Screenplay by: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber, from the book by John Green
Produced by: Wyck Godfrey, Marty Bowen
Running Time: 126 Minutes
Rated: PG-13 (for thematic elements, some sexuality and brief strong language.)
Courtesy of: Twentieth Century Fox
Nationwide Release: 6/06/2014

(in 3D)

Sunday, July 27
11:30 a.m.
Monday, July 28
6:30 p.m., 9:45 p.m.

Starring: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Toby Kebbell, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Kirk Acevedo, Jon Eyez, Enrique Murciano,
Directed by:
Matt Reeves
Screenplay by:
Mark Bomback, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver, Mark Bomback, based on characters created by Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver.
Produced by:
Peter Chernin, Dylan Clark, Rick Jaffa, Amanda Silver
Running Time:
130 Minutes
Courtesy of:
Twentieth Century Fox
Nationwide Release:
Special 3D glasses will be distributed and collected for all three screening times.

The Trip to Italy
Sunday, July 27
3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m.

Starring: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon
Directed by: Michael Winterbottom
Writer: Michael Winterbottom
Produced by: Andrew Eaton, Josh Hyams, Stefano Negri, Melissa Parmenter, Giulia Salvadori
Running Time: 107 Minutes
Rated: Not Yet Rated
Courtesy of: IFC Films
Nationwide Release: 8/15/2014


Get On Up

Friday, August 8
6:30 p.m., 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 9
11:30 a.m.

Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis, Craig Robinson, Octavia Spencer
Directed by: Tate Taylor
Screenplay by: Jez Butterworth & John-Henry Butterworth
Story by: Steven Baigelman and Jez Butterworth & John-Henry Butterworth
Produced by: Brian Grazer, Mick Jagger, Victoria Pearman, Erica Huggins, Tate Taylor
Running Time: 138 Minutes
Rated:  PG-13
Courtesy of: Universal Pictures
Nationwide Release: 8/1/2014

Love is Strange
Saturday, August 9
3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m.

A Q&A with actor ALFRED MOLINA follows the 6:00 p.m. screening.  Mr. Molina will also introduce the 9:00 p.m. screening of LOVE IS STRANGE.

Starring: Alfred Molina, John Lithgow, Marisa Tomei
Directed by: Ira Sachs
Written by: Ira Sachs & Mauricio Zacharias
Produced by: Lucas Joaquin, Jay Van Hoy, Ira Sachs, Jayne Baron Sherman
Running Time: 93 Minutes
Rated: R
Courtesy of: Sony Pictures Classics
Nationwide Release: 8/22/2014

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

*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.