Screenings

Each year we proudly screen every Spirit Award-nominated film for Film Independent Members and their guests.

Event listings will be posted beginning the first week of January 2019. Members must RSVP to each screening they wish to attend.

View the 2019 Screening Series Schedule (PDF).

The 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominee Screening Series is free and exclusively for voting Members of Film Independent. All screenings will take place at ArcLight Cinemas Culver City in Los Angeles.

Film Independent Membership card and ID are required for admittance. Members are allowed to bring one guest; voting Members receive priority access. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; guests will be admitted only if seating is available. Please see below for more details and check back often for updates, changes, cast/crew Q&A info, etc.

Film Independent Members are required to RSVP to each screening they wish to attend. An event page for each screening will be available a minimum of one week in advance of its scheduled start time — Please visit our Events page to RSVP, beginning the first week of January 2019.

Spirit Awards Screenings

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ArcLight Cinemas Culver City is the official host of the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominee Screening Series.

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Featured Q&As and Conversations

We’ll have exciting Q&As with top Spirit Award-nominated talent after select screenings. Check back here in the coming weeks for more information.

  • January 11 — We the Animals with director Jeremiah Zagar, cinematographer Zak Mulligan and novelist Justin Torres, author of We the Animals
  • January 12 — Shirkers with director Sandi Tan
  • January 12 — Leave No Trace with writer/director Debra Granik and actor Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie
  • January 13 — Private Life with actor Kayli Carter
  • January 15 — A Bread Factory with producer Matt Miller
  • January 21 — Sócrates with writer/director Alex Moratto
  • January 21 — Searching with cowriter/director Aneesh Chaganty, cowriter/producer Sev Ohanian and actor John Cho
  • January 22 — Support the Girls with actor Regina Hall
  • January 26 — The Tale with producer Laura Rister and actor Jason Ritter

Q&As/conversations will take place at the conclusion of the screenings listed above. This list is subject to change at any time, without prior notice.

View all Screening Series dates, times and info:

2019 Screening Series Schedule (PDF)
(Dates, times and additional details subject to change.)

Don’t forget! Film Independent Members are required to RSVP for each screening they wish to attend. Visit our Events page, beginning in the first week of January 2019, to RSVP for currently available screenings and check back often as the series continues.