Jane Austen Film Fest Continues Tonight at Dumbarton House

'Emma' will be the featured film July 11 as part of the Long & Foster Jane Austen Film Festival.

The second film showing in the summer Jane Austen Film Fest at (2715 Q St., NW) will be "Emma" tonight (July 11). The grounds open at 7 p.m. and the film begins around 8:30 p.m.

The Film Fest is sponsored by .

Each event features food and drinks from Georgetown eateries. 

“This is our first outdoor film festival at Dumbarton House and it is enjoying such great success,” said Karen Daly, executive director of Dumbarton House, in a prepared statement.

July 25 will be the third and final film in the series, "Pride and Predjudice." According to a press release, a special guest will make an appearance and sign books:

"Sandy Lerner, co-founder of Cisco Systems; founder of Urban Decay cosmetics; and founder of Ayrshire Farm, a certified organic, certified humane farm of heritage breeds located in Virginia, recently released her novel Second Impressions, a sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice."

For reservations or further information, you may contact: Jordanna Joffe at 202-944-8400 or check out. www.DumbartonHouse.org.


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