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November 12, 2014

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Returns With Feature Films, Shorts, Documentaries, Discussions And More, November 12-16 And 21-22

Kicking off its 2014 festival today, the Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival returns to educate and expose the Philadelphia region to films by and about Asian Americans via screenings and events. Running November 12 through Sunday, November 16 and Saturday, November 22 to Sunday, November 22, the festival delves into Asian American film through screenings […]

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November 3, 2014

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Returns With Feature Films, Short Films And Special Events, Through November 16

The Gershman Y’s Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival returns for another year of feature and short films. The festival officially kicked off on Saturday, November 1, but will continue through next Sunday, November 16 with screenings of films that spotlight the Jewish experience, Jewish culture and values. Throughout the film festival, movie-goers can look forward to […]

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October 15, 2014

Philadelphia Film Festival Kicks Off Thursday, October 16 With More Than 100 Films; Save On Tickets With Exclusive Ticket Code

Beginning on Thursday, October 16, The Philadelphia Film Festival returns to theaters across the city to present more than 100 acclaimed films to Philadelphia audiences. From award-winning features and lesser-known shorts to riveting documentaries and a David Lynch retrospective, the film festival’s diversity ensures that a wide variety of digital works will hit Philly’s silver […]

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September 26, 2014

Roundup: Fall Festivals In Philadelphia 2014 — Our Updated Guide To The More Than 50 Fall Festivals Hitting Philly In The Coming Weeks

As the weather cools, the city heats up with fall festivals — seasonal celebrations, beer fetes, food truck corrals, major outdoor craft festivals, neighborhood block parties, a bacon festival and even more. Every single weekend between now and mid-November is chock-full of festivals in all parts of the city and countryside, too. At the beginning […]

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July 28, 2014

Our Guide To The BlackStar Film Festival, Returning To Philly For Its 3rd-Year Of Screenings, Events, Discussions And More, July 31-August 3

Beginning this Thursday, July 31, the BlackStar Film Festival screens more than 40 films about the global black experience and films by people of African descent. Running through Sunday, August 3, the festival has been hailed as “the black Sundance” by Ebony magazine and aims to bring forward oft-overlooked films. This year’s theme “Music is […]

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July 17, 2014

Save The Date: The BlackStar Film Festival Returns With A Variety Of Films About And By People Of African Descent, July 31-August 3

The highly-anticipated BlackStar Film Festival returns for year three at the end of this month, from Thursday, July 31 through Sunday, August 3. Hailed as “the black Sundance” by Ebony magazine, the film festival puts the spotlight on films about the global black experience and films by people of African descent. Throughout the festival, films […]

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March 7, 2014

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Returns With Five Philadelphia Premieres On Select Monday Evenings From March 10 To April 28

Beginning on Monday, March 10, the Gershman Y raises the curtain on the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, a presentation of the best in Jewish film over five Monday evenings. The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival occurs multiple times throughout the year, but this season’s series falls under the theme of “CineMondays: Films of Love, Faith, and […]

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November 12, 2013

The Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival Returns With Philadelphia Film Premieres, Panels, Events And More, November 13-23

This month, the best in Asian film takes over International House Philadelphia and the Asian Arts Initiative for the annual Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival from November 13 through 23, with a break from November 18 through 21. From short films to feature films to director visits to panel discussions, the festival is set to […]

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October 28, 2013

Gershman Y Presents Feature Film Screenings, Premieres, Interviews And More For Its 33rd Annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, November 2-16

Beginning on Saturday, November 2, the Gershman Y kicks off the season of its 33rd annual Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, a full two weeks of films, panels and interviews in the Philadelphia region. The festival brings 18 films of varying genres to the spotlight in the upcoming weeks. Enjoy documentaries, well-loved films and city debuts […]

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October 25, 2013

Last Chance: The 22nd Annual Philadelphia Film Festival Screens Its Final Movies Of The 2013 Event Sunday, October 27

This month, Philadelphia Film Festival returned for its 22nd year, bringing with it more than 100 films of nearly every genre — documentaries, short films, vintage films, highly-anticipated independent films and more. Hosted by the Philadelphia Film Society (PFS), the annual festival spotlights the best upcoming films from around the world and runs from October […]

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