Presents

Free Members-Only Screening: Encounter

Presents

Free Members-Only Screening: Encounter

Your choice: in person OR online

Register for our in-person event* by clicking ‘Get Tickets’ above, or choose ‘Watch Online’ if you’d rather enjoy the screening from home. Details for both options available below.

* Those attending this in-person event must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter, and wear a mask or face covering at all times.
 

Film Independent Members, you and a guest are invited to join us for a theatrical screening of Encounter, followed by an in-person conversation with director/co-writer Michael Pearce and actors Riz Ahmed and Octavia Spencer, moderated by Piya Sinha-Roy.

If you prefer, you can register to watch in our Film Independent Presents Online Screening Room, powered by Vision Media. The online screening will include the film only, but a recording of our in-person Q&A with director/co-writer Michael Pearce and actors Riz Ahmed and Octavia Spencer, moderated by Piya Sinha-Roy, will be available in the days following the event. Please note, the screening will be available online from December 3 (12:00 am PT) through December 4 (11:59 pm PT).

A decorated Marine goes on a rescue mission to save his two young sons from a mysterious threat. As their journey takes them in increasingly dangerous directions, the boys will need to leave their childhoods behind. Directed by Michael Pearce, Encounter stars Riz Ahmed, Octavia Spencer and Rory Cochrane and is produced by Derrin Schlesinger, Piers Vellacott and Dimitri Doganis.

From Prime Video, Encounter will be in theaters December 3 and streaming December 10.

 
2021, 108 minutes, color | Directed by Michael Pearce | Written by Joe Barton and Michael Pearce | Starring Riz Ahmed, Octavia Spencer, Lucian-River Chauhan, Rory Cochrane, Aditya Geddada | Produced by Derrin Schlesinger, Piers Vellacott, Dimitri Doganis

Registration Information

Film Lover Members are guaranteed access to, and receive priority entry at this event. Arts Circle Members are guaranteed access, and receive both priority entry and reserved seating. Email membership@filmindependent.org for more.

All Film Independent Members can register for this event starting at 6:00 pm on Thursday, November 18. | Registration is free; one registration per Membership. | Proof of Member status is required to complete registration.

Tickets/Parking

On the day of the event, registered Members may pick up tickets as early as one hour prior to the scheduled start time – look for Film Independent signage. Tickets are nontransferable and for general, unreserved theater seating only (except for Arts Circle Members). Attendees must be in their seat(s) at least 15 minutes prior to the advertised start time or seat(s) may be released. Entry/seating will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis. Guests may not enter the venue without the Member who registered them present. Registration does not guarantee entry, even with a ticket in hand.

Proof of vaccination and masks are required. All guests must wear a mask or face covering upon entering and remaining within the venue. The mask or face covering must cover the nose, mouth and chin at all times.

The first three hours of parking are free with validation from AMC.

How to Watch Online

On the first day of screening availability, registered Members (and guests, when applicable) will be emailed a secure link by our partner Vision Media to watch this title in the Film Independent Presents Online Screening Room.

Screening Policies

Availability window and registration capacity may vary; always register as early as possible. Limit one registration per Membership, per event. Links to watch online are watermarked, nontransferable and may only be used by the Member who completed the registration.

Members are required to follow all rules and guidelines as laid out by Film Independent and/or its partners. If a guest has been registered for an event by a Member, these policies shall apply to that guest. Violation of policies may result in suspension or termination of Membership.

Event details and guest participation are subject to change or cancellation without prior notice.