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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  • Delicious! 😍🤤 Yet another reason to attend the 5th Annual Awards Viewing Party ... to get a taste of the signature dishes from San Diego’s PREMIER CHEFS. Last year’s event was completely SOLD OUT 😱 Do not wait to purchase your tickets! Click the link to read all TOP 10 Reasons why you do not want to miss out on San Diego’s most glamorous Oscars Viewing Party: https://sdfilmfest.com/awards-viewing-party-top-ten-reasons-to-go/
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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
We are beyond excited for our sponsors to join us for our Film Insider Series! 🎬 @arclightcinemas @westfieldutc #Procopio @maserati #SDComissionforartsandCulture @LodgeTorreyPines @catamaranresortsandiego #Cavignacandassociates @themeltingpotrestaraunts @sandiegomag @stellaartois @thecravory @eurekasandiego @craftpizzaco #Frill @libertycalldistilling
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