Applause, which is a film about an actress struggling to reconcile her personal and professional lives, has been especially well received by those in the entertainment industry. Following on the heels of a successful screening for members of the Screen Actors Guild, the Writers Guild of America and Directors Guild of America have both requested to share the movie with their members. The WGA screening will take place at its Beverly Hills, CA, theater on Monday, January 10, at 6 p.m. Details of the DGA event will follow. Additionally, members of the Academy and the New York press will be congregating on Wednesday, January 6, at the 57 Screening Room in Manhattan for another screening of the picture prior to its January 21 general release.