The Philadelphia Film Society presents a full day of screenings of the 2014 Academy Award-nominated documentaries on Saturday, March 1. (Image courtesy Philadelphia Film Society)
The day before the 86th annual Academy Awards, Saturday, March 1, the PFS Theater at the Roxy presents screenings of the five films nominated for Best Documentary Feature in an all day back-to-back film event.
Beginning at 10 a.m., head to the Roxy for screenings of Cutie and the Boxer, Dirty Wars, The Square, 20 Feet from Stardom and The Act of Killing — five documentaries regarding varied subjects including the lives and struggle of backup singers and a story about Egyptian revolutionaries.
For short descriptions of each documentary, click here.
Catch the five screenings for $30 for a general admission pass and $25 for Philadelphia Film Society members.
Guests that purchase passes are welcome to come and go as they please or stay for all five films.
Individual movie tickets are $11 for for general admission and $13 for PFS members.
To watch the Academy Award results unfold on March 2, be sure to check out our guide to Academy Awards viewing parties at restaurants and bars in the area.
2014 Oscar Documentary Showcase at the PFS Theater at the Roxy
When: Saturday, March 1, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Where: PFS Theater at the Roxy, 2023 Sansom Street
Cost: $30 for general admission, $25 for PFS members
More info: www.filmadelphia.org