October 15 – 20, 2019

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Film Insider Series

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Awards Viewing Party

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Festival Experience

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  • @valkilmerofficial is an absolute delight! Our exclusive screening of his #CinemaTwain was great, and our Q&A and meet-and-greet portions of the evening were so fun!
Swipe to take a peek at some of our favorite photos from tonight!
#valkilmer #cinematwain #theatrebox #exclusivescreening #sandiegofilms #sandiegomovies #newmovies #marktwain #sandiegoevents #sandiegogram #sandiegofilmmaker #sandiegolife #sandiegolove #sandiegobound #sandiegocounty #sandiego_ca #sandiegocalifornia
  • We've begun our very special screening of #CinemaTwain with the one and only Val Kilmer!
Can't wait for our exclusive Q&A with Val and our post-reception in the Chocolate Lounge!
  • That's a wrap!
Thanks to Donna Duvin, Executive Director of @theirc San Diego, for discussing STYX with us and talking about refugees' experiences
Thank you to our sponsors for helping us organize yet another brilliant event! @maseratiofsandiego @arclightcinemas @lodgetorreypines @sandiegomag @Procopiolaw @WesfieldUTC @cavignac_associates @catamaranhotelandresort @stellaartois @margaretscleaners
And, most of all, thank you to everyone who came tonight!
  • Perfect weather for our exclusive screening of STYX! .
We've got yummy food and drinks by some of our favorites including ... - Perfect pizza by @craftpizzaco πŸ•
- American craft foods by @eurekasandiego πŸ”
- Small batch cocktails (Bourbon Punch, Gin & Tonics) πŸ₯ƒ by @libertycalldistilling & Tijuana Hot-Dog Sliders 🌭
- Premiere fondue foods by @themeltingpot_lajolla
- Healthy yet DELICIOUS frozen desserts by @frill.us 🍨
- Post-reception desserts with @thecravory πŸͺ
Thank you to our wonderful sponsors!
@maseratiofsandiego @arclightcinemas @lodgetorreypines @sandiegomag #Procopio @WesfieldUTC @cavignac_associates @StellaArtois @Margaretscleaners
  • Do you hear that? It's the sound of a #Maserati - specifically, your Maserati for a Day! Every month,Β @maseratiofsandiego gives away a Day with a Maserati to one of our #FilmInsiderSeries attendees! #vroom
#Maserati #SanDiegoGiveaway #SanDiegoEvents #southerncalifornia #sandiegogram #sandiego_ca #sandiegocounty #sandiegocalifornia
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