Movie lovers can enjoy eight special screenings today in Reston as the Washington West Film Festival continues for the third day this week. The festival, which will end on Saturday, showcases films from around the world.
The festivities will begin with a happy hour at Bow Tie Cinemas (11940 Market St.) at 4:30 p.m. Screenings explore topics from the life of legendary music man Clive Davis to screenings of several short films about powerful women, darkness and light and family-friendly topics. Davis will also participate in a discussion following the screening.
The day will conclude with a pavilion party at Reston Town Center Pavilion (1818 Discovery St.) at 9 p.m. Audiences, filmmakers and special guests will enjoy an evening of music, dancing and food. Guests are encouraged to wear a mask from a favorite movie. The suggested dress is cocktail attire.
The event is presented in partnership with The Harrison, M&S Grill, and Edibles Incredibles Desserts.
The complete schedule of screenings, discussions with filmmakers and other events in the area is online. All net box office proceeds help address issues like hunger, illness and limited organization, according to the festival’s website.