KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Where is the NIH Film Festival located?
The festival is located at 10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852. Parking is at the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Garage.
What should I bring to the Film Festival?
Blankets or low beach and lawn chairs. Buy great food, wine and beer on site. Your own alcohol and pets are not permitted.
When should I arrive to get prime seating?
Arrive as early as you would like. The movie will begin at dusk.
Where should I park when I arrive?
Parking is at the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Garage located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852. Parking is free on Sunday, $2.00 on Saturday and $5.20 on weekdays. There is a pedestrian walkway on the fourth floor that connects to Strathmore.
Are pets allowed?
No, pets are not permitted. They are prohibited on the festival grounds with the exception of service animals.
Are there any age limits?
There are no age limits, however, be aware of the rating of the movies.
Can I bring outside food or beverages?
Yes; however outside alcohol is not permitted.
What charities will be there?
The Children's Inn, Camp Fantastic/Special Love and The Friends of Patients at NIH.
How can I become a sponsor?
If you would like to become a sponsor, please contact Bob Deutsch at (301) 637-5682.
How do I become a volunteer?
If you would like to become a volunteer for the festival, please contact Randy Schools with NIH: (301) 496-6061.
How much does the film festival cost?
Admission to the film festival is free. Although, please bring cash or credit cards to support the NIH Charities through your voluntary donations, and to purchase food, and drink.
What time do the films begin?
The films will begin at dusk each evening. But please come early to make this a stress free experience for all.
Does this event have accessible seating?
Yes, the film festival is handicap accessible.
Does this event offer subtitles for the hearing impaired?
Strathmore welcomes patrons with disabilities. Every night of the 2018 Comcast Xfinity Film Fest will include a simulcast of the film with captions on a 12–16 foot outdoor screen in a designated captioned film-viewing area. Learn more about accessibility at Strathmore.