BEVERLY HILLS—The city of Beverly Hills and the Beverly Hills Historical Society will be offering a free community screening of the documentary, “Beverly Hills: 100 Years, 100 Stories” on Thursday, September 15. According to a press release from the city of Beverly Hills, the documentary provides details on how Beverly Hills became the most famous small city of the world! The screening will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The documentary returns after a successful January 2015 premiere at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The 500 seats for the screening were quickly reserved, and several hundred people were placed on a waiting list. The film is directed and produced by Phil Savenick of the Beverly Hills Historical Society, Beverly Hills: 100 Years, 100 Stories provides an eyewitness account of our city’s legendary past. From the Rancho Days to the 21st Century, Beverly Hills’ history comes alive through interviews with more than 150 Beverly Hills residents and hundreds of rare photographs and film clips.
Interested parties can reserve tickets now. The event is free of charge, but advance registration is required for seating. Attendees are asked to bring their printed ticket or use the Eventbrite app on your smartphone. Ticket-holders will be seated on a first come, first served basis after theater doors open at 6:30 p.m. There will be a reception immediately following the show.
Starting at 6:30 p.m., free parking is available in the parking structures at 8920 Wilshire Boulevard (south side of Wilshire, entrance on La Peer Drive) and 9025 Wilshire Boulevard (north side of Wilshire, entrance on Wetherly Drive). Both parking structures will be closed and locked 30 minutes after the event ends. Residential parking permit requirements are strictly enforced on the side streets and the Beverly Hills city ordinance prohibits parking in alleys.
The free community screening is made possible through the generosity of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which allows the city of Beverly Hills to use the theater at little or no cost for three events each year. The screening is currently sold out, but interested parties can reserve a place on the waiting list. Visit eventbrite.com and search for “100 Years 100 Stories” in Beverly Hills, CA. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.