October 15 – 20, 2019

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Film Insider Series

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Awards Viewing Party

Walk the red carpet and watch the Awards Show in style! Join us and enjoy signature dishes from San Diego’s premier chefs as you sip elegantly crafted cocktails.

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  • Why should you attend San Diego’s most glamorous Oscar party of the year? 🍾 Here’s a few ideas ... The location - A grand EQUESTRIAN ESTATE 😍 San Diego’s TOP CHEFS 😍 HANDCRAFTED COCKTAILS + CHAMPAGNE TOASTS 🥂 & supporting a GREAT CAUSE ❤️ Click the link in bio to read all TOP 10 reasons to go to the 5th ANNUAL AWARDS VIEWING PARTY! 🎉 You won’t want to miss this! #Oscars #SDFILMFEST @_erikadelacruz #PowerofFilm #MakeaDifference
  • San Diego’s most glamorous Awards Viewing Party returns! 💃🍾🎩 Walk the red carpet and watch in style! Enjoy signature dishes from San Diego’s premier chefs 🍽 as you sip elegantly crafted cocktails 🍸 & cast your votes for the winners. Delicious desserts 🍰 & champagne toasts 🥂 will cap off the party which will benefit the San Diego Film Foundation. Click the link in bio #Oscars #SDFilmFest #ThePowerofFilm #MakeaDifference
  • Today’s the day! We are excited to premiere The Hummingbird Project for our first film screening event of the year! 🙌 Can’t wait for the fun to get started 🥂😆 See you there! 📽 #TheHummingbirdProject #SDFilmFest
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  • Stuck on what to get your Valentine this year? 🤔❤️Check out these options! 😍 Watch never-before-seen films with your Valentine at our Film Insider Series 🥰 It's not too late! Click the link in bio to get passes February-July for you & your loved ones! 💘 #ValentinesDay #Valentine #ValentinesDayGift #dateideas
Feeling fancy? 💃🎩 Walk the red carpet at our Awards Viewing Party February 28th to celebrate the Awards night & to support the FOCUS on IMPACT Film Tour Foundation! 🎞🍾 #Oscars #SDFilmFest #SDiFF
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  • T-minus 2 weeks until the annual Awards Viewing Party February 24th! 😱⏳Party the night away, dress to the nines, & watch the Awards show in this grand Rancho Santa Fe equestrian estate 🥂💃 Head over to our website for more details and to purchase your tickets to the event! #Oscars #SDFilmFest
#MakeaDifference with the #PowerofFilm 🎞 🙌 By purchasing a ticket to the Awards Viewing Party, not only will you be a part of a lavish, fun-filled night but you are also supporting the FOCUS on IMPACT Film Tour. FOCUS aims to inspire students to break through the barriers that divide us with documentaries & the powerful experience of film. By creating a dialog, human connection, & empathy, FOCUS allows students to develop new perspectives and take action on global concerns 🌍 #PowerofFilm #MakeaDifference
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