Independent Film Series Presented Weekly in Renaissance Hotel’s Dupont Circle Lobby

SOURCE: Marriott

Renaissance and DC Commission Join Forces for ‘Summer Screenings’

WASHINGTON, DC–(Marketwire – August 4, 2010) –  Enjoy the essence of private movie screenings this summer as the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel joins forces with the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities to present “Summer Screenings: Independent Film Series,” a succession of independent films shown in conjunction with area film organizations from 7 to 10 p.m. each Tuesday through Aug. 24.

As host for this auspicious summer event, the Renaissance transforms its spacious lobby lounge into an intimate theater setting allowing guests the opportunity to discover thought-provoking and engaging films. Hotel guests and DC locals are invited to lose themselves to this cinema event each week and enjoy a special “theater menu” that includes “Vans” Chipotle Seasoned Popcorn, Jerk Chicken Napoleons, Gourmet Hot Dog Sliders, BBQ Chicken Flatbread, Ice Cream Samplers and an assortment of cocktails and regional and micro-crafted brews, all at happy hour prices from the hotel’s own M Bar, a popular choice among restaurants in Foggy Bottom.

Films for this innovative and exciting approach to hotel entertainment are presented in partnership with Politics on Film, DC Shorts Film Festival, Reel Affirmations, GI Film Festival, Docs in Progress, Capital Irish Film Festival and Washington Jewish Film Festival to bring a varied offering of film presentations to this sophisticated boutique hotel. Washington DC residents or visitors wishing to participate in this exciting “Summer Screenings: Independent Film Series” are encouraged to contact the hotel’s Summer Screenings “movie guru,” John Eddleman, at [email protected] for more information or to reserve a seat.

About the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel

The Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel offers guests the intimacy of boutique-style accommodations with contemporary and modern design that sets it apart from other Dupont Circle hotels. Washington DC Metro service is nearby making the Renaissance a perfect destination for business and leisure travel. The hotel offers newly renovated guest rooms and suites that include luxury bedding ensembles, wireless Internet access and technology panels for the comfort and convenience of guests.

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