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DCCAH and Renaissance Hotel Dupont Circle Present 'Summer Screenings'

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Washington, DC—The Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel together with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities will present Summer Screenings, a series of independent film screenings in conjunction with area film organizations. The Lounge at the Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel will transform into an intimate and inviting theater allowing guests to discover thought provoking and engaging films on Tuesday evenings from 7 pm to 10 pm July 13 through August 24.

“We are pleased to partner with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities to present Summer Screenings as we continue to offer our guests and the community unique experiences and opportunities to discover offerings that are indigenous and relevant to Washington, DC,” said Matt Felix, General Manager Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel.

Partner film organizations for Summer Screenings include Politics on Film, DC Shorts Film Festival, Reel Affirmations, the GI Film Festival, Docs in Progress, Capital Irish Film Festival and the Washington Jewish Film Festival. Several of the films will be followed by topical discussions with directors of the films.

Guests will be treated to a unique theater experience complete with custom menu including Vans Chipotle seasoned popcorn, Jerk Chicken Napoleons, Gourmet Hotdog Sliders, BBQ Chicken Flatbread, Ice Cream Sampler, an assortment of cocktails, regional and micro-crafted brews.

“The Summer Screenings program offers a wonderful opportunity for us to further support our film festival grantees and to foster economic development in Washington, DC while building valuable partnerships with local businesses such as the Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel,” said Gloria Nauden, Executive Director of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

For more information, contact the Aba Agency at (202) 625-8370 or [email protected]

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