Renaissance Dupont Circle Hotel and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Present Summer Screenings: Independent Film Series July 13 – August…

SOURCE: Marriott

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwire – July 2, 2010) –  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 7pm to 10pm from July 13th through August 24th.

“We are pleased to partner with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities to present Summer Screenings as we continue to offer our hotel 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, Capitol 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 at the Foggy Bottom hotel 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, and 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 states.

About Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel
Renaissance Washington DC, Dupont Circle Hotel is a distinctive boutique hotel located in south of end of Washington, DC’s Dupont Circle neighborhood at 1143 New Hampshire Avenue and M Street, NW. Situated blocks from George Washington University, Embassy Row, Dupont Circle’s restaurants and energetic nightlife and close to historic Georgetown, the hotel is minutes from the metro and legendary city sites. The stylish boutique hotel flaunts a cosmopolitan lobby bar featuring a rotating exhibit of contemporary student art works from the Corcoran College of Art + Design, conveying class and provoking guests’ sense of discovery, while 10,800 square feet of event and conference space near Dupont Circle appeals to business travelers with state-of-the-art meeting facilities. Discover a city favorite, the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel. For more information or to make a reservation, call (888) 803-1298, or visit www.renaissancedupontcircle.com

About Renaissance Hotels
RENAISSANCE HOTELS is an upscale brand with more than 140 properties in 28 countries that speaks to passionate travelers in search of authentic local discoveries when traveling for business or leisure. Renaissance Hotels has recently welcomed several new “gems” to its global collection — the ultra-modern Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe Hotel, the chic Renaissance New York Hotel 57 in Manhattan and the beautifully restored historic Eden Roc, a Renaissance Beach Resort and Spa in Miami, Florida. All Renaissance hotels participate in the award winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. To make reservations and for more information about Renaissance Hotels, visit www.RenaissanceHotels.com. Follow Renaissance on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RenHotels.

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