Previously only available to VIP Passholders. The Film Insider Screening Series features 6 private film screenings with a cocktail party, Q&A with special guests and post champagne reception. The film selections are curated by Executive and Artistic Director, Tonya Mantooth. Included in the 2018 VIP All Access Pass or the screening series may be purchased separately.
Feb 28th – Film Screening: Love, Simon
March 28th – Film Screening: Borg Vs. McEnroe
April 25th – Film Screening: I’m Not Here
May 23rd – Film Screening: American Animals
June 27th – Film Screening: Sharp Objects – HBO new limited series
July 25th – SURPRISE!
6:30pm Doors Open
7:00-9:00pm Film and Q&A
9:00pm Post Reception
2 Weeks prior to the screening Patrons and anyone who has purchased an All Access VIP Pass or Film Insider Series will receive an invitation. Didn’t get the Invitation and you are a passholder? Email: email@example.com or call 619.818.2221
It depends on the month. Usually the film selection is announced about 3-4 weeks before the screening date. If we can announce films sooner we do.
All pass holders will receive the invitation to RSVP 2 weeks before the event date. Patrons receive it 2 days before everyone else.
First, check your spam folder. Sometimes it goes there. Please make sure you add San Diego Film Festival to your safe sender list. If that is not the case…ask the person who purchased the passes. Sometimes we only have the email of the person who purchased the passes. If you want to add an email address then please email: firstname.lastname@example.org to update.
If you still didn’t receive the invitation for any reason, please email us at email@example.com and we will get you RSVP’d!
Only people who purchase a pass can attend the Film Insider Series.
Yes! The screenings sell out each month so it is very important to reserve your seat as soon as possible.
Yes. Upon checking in the person under the age of 21 will be given a wristband to wear throughout the event.
Yes! The pre-reception has an assortment of drinks, adult beverages and appetizers. Following the screening is the post-reception where you can enjoy champagne and dessert.
There is no valet parking during the year round series.