Members-Only Screening: Fingernails


Members-Only Screening: Fingernails

Please note…

This theatrical screening has reached its registration capacity*.
* Except Arts Circle and Film Lover Members – see ‘Registration Information’ below.

Film Independent Members, you and a guest are invited to join us for a theatrical screening of Fingernails, followed by an in-person conversation with director Christos Nikou, moderated by Jenelle Riley (Deputy Awards and Features Editor, Variety).

Anna and Ryan have found true love. It’s been proven by a controversial new technology. There’s just one problem: Anna still isn’t sure. Then she takes a position at a love testing institute, and meets Amir.

Fingernails played at the Telluride, Toronto International, and BFI London film festivals in 2023.

From Apple Original Films, Fingernails will be released November 3 in theaters and on Apple TV+.

2023, 113 minutes, color | Written by Christos Nikou, Stavros Raptis, Sam Steiner | Directed by Christos Nikou | Starring Jessie Buckley, Riz Ahmed, Jeremy Allen White, Luke Wilson | Produced by Coco Francini, Andrew Upton, Cate Blanchett, Christos Nikou, Lucas Wiesendanger | Executive Produced by Glen Basner, Milan Popelka, Alison Cohen, Ashley Fox, Kevin Lafferty, Jerome Duboz

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 for more.

All Film Independent Members can register for this event starting at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, October 3. | Registration is free; one registration per Membership. | Proof of Member status is required to complete registration.


On the day of the event, registered Members may pick up tickets as early as 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time – look for Film Independent signage. Registration/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.

Masks are recommended, but not required. This is subject to change as we continue to monitor public health guidance.


Linwood Dunn parking is complimentary. The parking lot is found behind the Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study. Enter the parking lot from Homewood Avenue, which is a one-way street heading east. We recommend approaching from the south, via Cahuenga. Parking lot will be closed and locked 30 minutes after the conclusion of the event. If lot is full, street parking is available. Rideshare drop-off is located at 6350 Homewood Ave.

All attendees must enter through the parking lot entrance to check in and go through security. Please do NOT try to enter through the front door of the Pickford Center, as it will be locked.

Please note, the venue does not allow any food or beverages, including water and gum, inside the theater.


Film Independent is committed to hosting events that are accessible. For inquiries regarding accessibility, or to request an accommodation, please contact us at or 323 556 9305.

Screening Policies

Availability window and registration capacity may vary; always register as early as possible. Limit one registration per Membership, per event.

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.