Dress to the nine(ties), and join us for trivia, photo booths, specialty cocktails, your favorite 90’s snacks, and a rockin’ soundtrack preceding the screening (6:00 pm-7:30 pm). Be sure to stay after the film for a special Q&A with legendary filmmaker Amy Heckerling (Clueless, Fast Times at Ridgemont High).

You can now purchase specialty cocktails with your tickets at checkout! 2 tickets to the popular WJFF Bar Crawl will be awarded to the best dressed person.

Presented in Partnership with EntryPoint DC.

Event Details

Thursday, May 25, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Edlavitch DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
Washington, DC

About the film

Dir. Amy Heckerling
(97 min, United States, 1995)

Pampered Beverly Hills do-gooder Cher Horowitz plays matchmaker to her fellow high schoolers in Amy Heckerling’s 90s teen comedy starring Alicia Silverstone and Paul Rudd.


Screening followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Amy Heckerling, moderated by Kristen Page-Kirby, arts, entertainment and culture writer for the Washington Post Express.


Amy Heckerling studied Film and TV at New York University and got a Masters Degree in Film from The American Film Institute. Despite this education she couldn’t get a break in Hollywood. However, in 1982, she made Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), and people started to take notice. In 1987, while Amy was pregnant, she got the idea for Look Who’s Talking (1989). In 1994, Amy wrote Clueless (1995). Amy is a liberal and also an environmentalist and helps environmental charities whenever she can.


Kristen Page-Kirby covers the arts, entertainment and culture for the Washington Post Express. The Reelist, her weekly column on film, highlights and discusses issues in contemporary cinema. Her freelance writing has appeared in Chesapeake Life, Bust and the Washington Post Magazine. She has appeared on NPR’s All Things Considered Weekend and has moderated panels at the Middleburg Film Festival and at Awesome Con, one of the East Coast’s largest comic book conventions. Her favorite cracker is the Triscuit.


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