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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 7, 2013

Tonight Picks: PAFA After Dark: KAWS, Day One Of The PMA’s Contemporary Craft Show, ThinkFest Presents Chris Matthews At The Rittenhouse Hotel And More

Celebrate the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ super cool marquee exhibition, KAWS @ PAFA at an after-hours party and tour of the boundary-pushing art of Brooklyn-based pop artist KAWS. Groove to tunes, enjoy refreshments and embark on a curator-led tour at the monthly party featuring a different theme each month. It’s also the first […]

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November 6, 2013

Tonight Picks: Alfresco Dining Under Heat Lamps Around Town, A Celeb-Studded Movie Screening At The Ritz East, Beer-Fueled Events And More

With temperatures in the low-60s and high-50s this evening, there is more than enough reason to indulge in an outdoor meal or drink (or both!) below a heat lamp or next to a fire pit while the weather still allows. The city boasts dozens and dozens of outdoor dining destinations that extend the alfresco season […]

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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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December 28, 2012

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival’s Documentaries & Dialogue Series Is Back Starting Monday, January 7

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival continues its 32nd Season with its acclaimed Documentaries & Dialogue Series, screening documentary films from the UK, Israel, Austria, Germany and the United States. Five Philadelphia premiere screenings will highlight the best of independent Jewish Documentary Cinema today starting with a special Opening Night, Monday, January 7, at 7:30 p.m. […]

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November 8, 2012

Tonight Picks: Allagash Pig Dinner At South Philly Tap Room, “Food Politics” Talk At The Academy Of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Improv Festival And More

[Evenings in Philadelphia are always action-packed, and we want to help you cherry-pick from all the events and activities going on. On certain days that promise particularly bustling evenings, we round up our selections for the most can't-miss pursuits with which to fill your schedule. See you out there!] Thursdays in Philadelphia never leave you […]

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October 30, 2012

Gershman Y’s 32nd Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Presents Award-Winning Feature Films And Documentaries, November 3-18

The Gershman’s Y’s Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival has a long history of presenting provocative films about the human condition, and this year they’ve really stepped up their game, with an exceptionally strong bill of fare. This colorful cinematic fall festival kicks off on Saturday, November 3. Its slate includes the Philadelphia premiere of several films […]

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March 14, 2012

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival’s 15th Annual New Filmmakers Weekend Set For March 17-19, Featuring The Event’s First-Ever 3D Movie

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival is going 3D! The PFJJ presents their 15th Annual New Filmmakers Weekend on March 17–19, including the festival’s first-ever 3D film screening. The movie is The Rabbi’s Cat, and it also happens to be the national debut of the film. The New Filmmakers Weekend offers first-time filmmakers an opportunity to […]

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January 3, 2012

Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Presents Its Acclaimed Documentaries & Dialogue Series, January 9-February 6

The fall portion of the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival ran November 5-19, and it was a huge success. But the festival includes another component, the popular Documentary & Dialogue series, which is taking place for five consecutive Monday evenings from January 9–February 6. This year the series, which screens independent documentaries from all over the […]

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October 31, 2011

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival Presents An Array Of Independent Feature Films And Documentaries, November 5-19

Drama, romance, suspense and true-life stories are all part of the lineup for the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, running November 5-19. This popular annual event brings in an international array of independent films that explore Jewish values, history and culture. Selections for the fall line-up include the opening night’s My Best Enemy (Mein Bester Feind) […]

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