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Film Society in Los Angeles has reopened registration for Season 2017.   For a very limited time, members in good standing may sign up for the remainder of SAG-AFTRA Film Society season 2017.   The membership fee is $120 and is not pro-rated.   Secured parking is available for an additional fee. The 2017 season started back in June, however members who sign up now will still have an opportunity to see numerous first-run feature films at the Directors Guild of America until April 2018.  Sign up today with a credit card or email us at filmsociety@sagaftra.org for additional information.


There is no need to RSVP for the screenings below unless otherwise noted. 

Presenting SAG-AFTRA Film Society’s
Foreign Film Weekend at the DGA
January 12-13

All films are official Oscar® selections for “Best Foreign-Language Film.” Film Society Members may attend one or all six films.  Each film will only be shown once.

SPECIAL TWO-FOR-ONE OFFER for the weekend of January 12/13th only:   One Extra Guest Pass will admit two guests for the price of one!

IN THE FADE


Subtitled in English
Official Oscar ® Entry: Germany - Best Foreign Language Film

Friday, January 12, 2018
6:30 p.m.

Cast: Diane Kruger, Denis Moschitto, Johannes Krisch

Directed by: Fatih Akin

Written by: Fatih Akin and Hark Bohm

Produced by: Nurhan Şekerci-Porst, Fatih Akin, Herman Weigel

Running Time: 105 Minutes

Rated:  R

Courtesy of: Magnolia Pictures

LOVELESS


Subtitled in English
Official Oscar ® Entry: Russia - Best Foreign Language Film

Friday, January 12
9:30 p.m

Cast: Maryana Spivak, Alexey Rozin, Matvey Novikov,

Directed by:Andrey Zvyagintsev

Screenplay by: Oleg Negin, Andrey Zvyagintsev

Produced by: Alexandre Rodnyansky, Serguey Melkumov

Running Time: 127 Minutes

Rated:  R

Courtesy of: Sony Pictures Classics

THE SQUARE


Subtitled in English
Official Oscar ® Entry: Sweden - Best Foreign Language Film

Saturday, January 13
11:30 a.m.

Cast: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary, Christopher Laessø

Written & Directed by: Ruben Östlund

Produced by: Erik Hemmendorff, Philippe Bober

Running Time: 150 Minutes

Rated: R

Courtesy of: Magnolia Pictures

THE INSULT


Subtitled in English
Official Oscar ® Entry: Lebanon - Best Foreign Language Film

Saturday, January 13, 2018
3 p.m.

Cast: Adel Karam, Rita Hayek, Kamel El Basha, Christine Choueiri

Directed by: Ziad Doueiri

Screenplay by: Ziad Doueiri, Joelle Touma

Produced by: Antoun Sehnaoui, Jean Brehat, Rachid Bouchareb, Julie Gayet, Nadia Turincev

Running Time: 112 Minutes

Rated:  R

Courtesy of: Cohen Media

A FANTASTIC WOMAN


Subtitled in English
Official Oscar ® Entry: Chile - Best Foreign Language Film

Saturday, January 13, 2018
6 p.m.

Cast: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco

Directed by: Sebastián Lelio.

Written by: Sebastián Lelio, Gonzalo Maza.

Produced by: Juan de Dios Larraín, Pablo Larraín, Sebastián Lelio, Gonzalo Maza

Running Time: 104 Minutes

Rated:  R

Courtesy of: Sony Pictures Classics

ON BODY AND SOUL


Subtitled in English
Official Oscar ® Entry: Hungary - Best Foreign Language Film

Saturday, January 13, 2018
9 p.m.

Cast:  Alexandra Borbely, Geza Morcsanyi, Reka Tenki, Zoltan Schneider, Ervin Nagy

Written & Directed by: Ildiko Enyedi
                               
Produced by: Monika Mecs, Andras Muhi, Erno Mesterhazy

Running Time: 116 Minutes

Courtesy of: Netflix

Only $120 to join! Space is limited so sign up today online. 

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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 $120 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 June and runs through April 2018.
  • 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! 

In addition to the approximately 60 films screened at the Directors Guild of America last season, Film Society members are also invited to numerous “bonus screenings” and bonus events that featured Q&A’s with many distinguished performers and filmmakers such as: Saroo Brierley, Damien Chazelle, Jessica Chastain, Billy Crudup, Luke Davies, Aaron Eckhart, Joel Edgerton, Stephen Frears, Greta Gerwig, Beth Grant, Hugh Grant, Ryan Gosling, Beth Grant, Simon Helberg, Callie Hernandez, Aja Naomi King, Pablo Larrain, Kenneth Lonergan, John Madden, Penelope Ann Miller, Mike Mills, Ruth Negga, Nate Parker, Sunny Pawar, Dev Petal, Natalie Portman, Matt Ross, Taylor Sheridan, Emma Stone, Meryl Streep, Miles Teller, Mykelti Williamson

Parking

Secured parking in the DGA lot is available for $9 in cash per screening, or you can purchase parking in advance. Members who did not order parking with their membership can purchase parking from the SAG-AFTRA Cashiers window (in the first-floor Membership Office) at 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles beginning in June. Cashiers window hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Members can pay for parking with cash, checks or by money order. Below are parking prices for Season 2017:

  • $95 – for a Season Parking Pass. (Note: supply is limited)
  • $40 – for one book of Parking Coupons (Each book contains 10 parking coupons)

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 application by clicking here.

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

For Film Society information, call (323) 549-6658 or email filmsociety@sagaftra.org.

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