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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 27, 2014

The Philadelphia Film Society Screens Retro Halloween Films For Its Sinister Cinema: Halloween at the PFS Roxy, October 29-November 1

A photo posted by Sarah Glinski (@giaaantunicorn) on May 5, 2014 at 4:27pm PDT Looking for your Halloween film fix? You’re in luck. Films about zombies, ghosts and insane folks take the spotlight at the Philadelphia Film Society’s retro Halloween film celebration. During Halloween week, from October 29 through November 1, visit the PFS Roxy for […]

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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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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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April 23, 2014

The Filadelfia Latin American Film Festival Spotlights Latin And Latin American Film Through A Multi-day Festival, April 25 Through 27

The first festival of its kind in the region, the Filadelfia Latin American Film Festival returns for its third year of programming this month from Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27. The festival raises the curtain on films made by Latin and Latin American filmmakers through screenings at venues including International House Philadelphia, University […]

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April 17, 2014

Tonight Picks: Farm Fest At The Oval, Beer And Cheese Happy Hour At DiBruno Bros, Third Thursdee At Pizza Brain, The Flyers Vs. The Rangers In The Stanley Cup Playoffs, Bunny Hop Bar Crawl And More

From an after-work festival to an Easter-themed bar crawl, the city is a hub of nighttime activity this evening. Tonight, The Oval, the pop-up park on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, presents its first Oval-branded programming of the year with Farm Fest, a three-day festival complete with a Victory Brewing Company Mobile Beer Garden, live bluegrass […]

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March 3, 2014

The Philadelphia Flamenco Festival Returns With Live Performances, Film Screenings, Discussions, Classes And More, Through March 16

This month, the Philadelphia Flamenco Festival returns for its second year of passionate performances. Presented by Pasión Y Arte, a modern feminist flamenco group, the festival kicked off with live performances at Longwood Gardens on Saturday, March 1 and is slated to continue through Sunday, March 16. The festival brings together flamenco-themed film screenings, live […]

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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 30, 2014

Tonight Picks: Chinese New Year’s Eve Midnight Parade In Chinatown, Center City Restaurant Week, Chocolate-Themed Dinner At Cedar Point Bar And Kitchen And More

Happy Chinese New Year, folks! The city is abuzz with themed events all around, but tonight, the hub of the action is Chinatown which presents its annual midnight parade complete with a lion dance, firecrackers and other performances throughout the winding streets. Stay up past your bedtime for this one. It’s the second to last […]

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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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