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April 7, 2014

The Philadelphia Film Festival Spring Showcase Brings Acclaimed Films Of All Sort To The PFS Theater At The Roxy From April 11 To 17

The Philadelphia Film Society presents its first-ever spring showcase, a compilation of summer releases, well-loved favorites and films from a number of renowned film festivals. From April 7 through 11, a variety of films fill the screen at the PFS Theater at the Roxy. Look forward to documentaries, feature films, box office hits from previous [...]

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March 10, 2014

Contest Alert: Enter To Win The Ultimate Rocky Weekend Sweepstakes

Yo, it’s Rocky! Fans of the Academy Award-winning 1976 film Rocky can take their love to another level this spring with a host of new ways to explore the city where the fictional hero lived, loved and trained. The beloved character of Rocky Balboa has made yet another comeback this month with official debut of [...]

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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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March 4, 2014

Giveaway: Score Free Tickets To A Special Screening Of Rocky At The Philadelphia Museum Of Art On Monday, March 10

Philadelphia was forever immortalized on celluloid with the tale of an aspiring boxer with the Academy Award-winning 1976 film Rocky. This winter, Twentieth Century Fox released a brand-new 4K Blu-ray set of the Rocky movies — the Rocky Heavyweight Collection — and to celebrate, the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes fans to a special screening [...]

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February 27, 2014

Visit The PFS Theater At The Roxy For Back-To-Back Screenings Of All 5 Academy Award-Nominated Documentaries This Saturday, March 1

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 [...]

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January 21, 2014

The Newly Renovated PFS Movie Theater Hosts Filmadelphia At The Roxy, A Monthly Series Spotlighting Locals, Tonight, Tuesday, January 21

**Due to inclement weather, tonight’s films have been canceled. January’s featured films will screen on Tuesday, February 18. The Philadelphia Film Society (PFS) has certainly been hard at work. This fall, PFS re-opened the historic Roxy Theater in the Rittenhouse neighborhood after extensive renovations, creating a new home for PFS to screen festival-style and feature [...]

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January 9, 2014

International House Philadelphia Debuts A Groundbreaking New Film Series Free To Love, Opening Friday, January 10

A revolution arrives in University City this weekend, as International House Philadelphia opens an ambitious new film series, Free to Love: The Cinema of the Sexual Revolution. Primarily a residential center for the University of Pennsylvania’s international student body, the “I-House” is also home to fascinating artistic and cultural programming, including musical performances, speaker series [...]

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November 21, 2013

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Premieres At The Franklin Institute Tonight, November 21, A Full Day Before It Is Released Nationwide

Philadelphia, the odds are in your favor. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, the hotly-anticipated sequel to The Hunger Games, is set to entertain audiences nationwide beginning on Friday, November 22. But, exciting news, folks, The Franklin Institute opens its doors for an early screening of the hit film in its Tuttleman Imax Theater, today, November [...]

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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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