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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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January 22, 2013

The Opera Company Of Philadelphia Presents The East Coast Premiere Of Silent Night, February 8-17

Silent Night, is making its East Coast debut on Friday, February 8 with the Opera Company of Philadelphia. You don’t want to miss this premiere, the impressive opera won the coveted 2012 Pulitzer Prize in music. The opera tells the story of a heartwarming event that occurred in Belgium on Christmas Eve, 1914. During World […]

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October 26, 2011

Drexel To Host The Philadelphia Premiere Of Urbanized, The Latest Design Documentary From Acclaimed Filmmaker Gary Hustwit

Who has the power to shape our cities and how does the design of our cities affect our lives? These questions are at the center of Urbanized, the final documentary in the design trilogy (remember Helvetica?) by acclaimed filmmaker Gary Hustwit. It makes its Philadelphia premiere on Thursday, November 3 at Drexel University. Two screenings […]

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October 7, 2011

The World Premiere Of The Mighty Macs, The True Story Of Immaculata University’s 1970s National Championship Women’s Basketball Team, Set For October 14 At The Kimmel Center

Friends, supporters and players from the legendary 1972-4 Immaculata University Mighty Macs will re-live their courtside memories as The Mighty Macs movie has its premieres on Friday, October 14 at 7 p.m. at the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall. The legendary National Championship Women’s Basketball teams are distilled into permanent memory in this film presented by […]

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August 10, 2011

The Mutter Museum Has Teamed Up With Philadelphia Native Filmmakers The Quay Brothers To Produce A Short Film, Premiering September 22

The Mütter Museum is a Philadelphia icon, an intriguing storehouse for the anatomically strange. Inside the museum, you’ll find everything from diseased and enlarged organs to the death cast of Chang and Eng, the original “Siamese Twins,” among the collection’s 20,000 provocative items. Imagine all these scientific riches rendered even more visually impressive through the […]

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February 6, 2009

Scorched @ The Wilma Theater

Many great performances have graced the stage of the Wilma Theater in its 30 year history. Well get ready for the tradition to continue with Scorched “” an epic mystery that follows two sisters on a journey of self discovery set amid a backdrop of Mid-East turmoil, political unrest and the unwrapping of family secrets. […]

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October 22, 2008

Happy Birthday, Harris Malden: Free Philly Premiere

Post by Joel Franke When I was nine, I made a hand-held video camera out of cardboard, electric tape, and checkers. I think my mom may still have it in storage, tucked away next to my green blankie. I made one film about an amputee and a his tall, blonde nurse with a heart of […]

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September 18, 2008

Tonight: It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Premiere Watching Party @ National Mechanics

Head on down to National Mechanics tonight for a special screening party of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, hosted by Philebrity. Screening starts at 10PM, drink specials all night. Hungry? I seriously recommend National’s grilled cheese special. Grilled cheese sandwich and a heaping bowl of tomato soup for $5. Mmm. Speaking of food, according to the […]

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