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Movies: 8 Films Coming This Week to a Screen Near You

Stalker @ Ambler Theater | Thursday, November 16 Andrei Tarkovsky’s 1979 film tells the story of three who wander through the Russian wilderness and into […]

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15 Things to Do This Week in Comedy, Theater, Storytelling, Medical Oddities and Superhero Pornography

Joe Biden @ Academy of Music | Wednesday, November 15 Former Vice President Joe Biden appears in conversation with Aaron Sorkin, creator of several memorable […]

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Let’s Watch Some Philly Film Fest Trailers

As always, the Philadelphia Film Festival has put together an impressive lineup of features, documentaries and shorts. It’s a lot to sift through. Here’s the […]

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14 Things to Do in Theater, Comedy, Movies, Art and More

JusticeFest LIVE! @ Eastern State Penitentiary | Wednesday, September 27 District Attorney candidate Larry Krasner hosts a party to “end mass incarceration and reform our […]

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This Weekend: The Mustard Seed Film Festival

Many of the films in this year’s Mustard Seed Film Festival (Friday-Sunday, August 18-20) aren’t just making their Philly debut, they’re getting their first screenings […]

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The Must-See LGBTQ Films at the BlackStar Film Festival

Through August 6th, this year’s BlackStar film festival is screening more than 60 films from black filmmakers from around the world; this year’s theme is […]

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Q&A with Eric Bresler of the Philadelphia Psychotronic Film Society

True, “psychotronic” has an easily Googled definition: “a genre of movies, typically with a science fiction, horror, or fantasy theme, that were made on a low […]

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Jonathan Demme, Acclaimed Director of “Philadelphia,” Dies at 73

Academy Award-winning film director Jonathan Demme has died at age 73 from complications stemming from esophageal cancer. Demme, who took home the Oscar for Best […]

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This Philly Woman Is Making Documentary About India’s “Marriage Cops”

When you and your spouse have a big problem that you can’t resolve, you might go to a marriage counselor or just get divorced. But […]

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Wednesday: Secret Cinema Delivers Famous Films

Usually, Jay Schwartz of Secret Cinema likes to dig deep in his archives to come up with obscure gems that would otherwise never see the […]

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Birth of a Nation, Luke Cage, and the Power of Black Resilience

Over the last couple of years, several amazing reports were released that felt like throwbacks to an earlier America. A 2000 Emory University study that […]

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The Must-See Films at This Year’s qFLIX Film Festival

Through July 10th, this year’s qFLIX film festival is screening 50 of the most inventive and unique LGBTQ films the city has to offer. Here’s […]

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5 Questions: Todd Solondz on His New Film, Wiener-Dog

Filmmaker Todd Solondz has been packing the art houses and subsequently bumming out his audience since the release of his 1995 dark comedy Welcome to […]

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LOCAL NEWS: LGBT Non-Discrimination Bills Look Stalled for Summer

The LGBT non-discrimination bills recently proposed in the Pennsylvania legislature might have to wait until the fall before being considered. After all of the recent […]

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5 Questions: Whit Stillman on Love & Friendship

Whit Stillman has been making films since his sparkling debut, Metropolitan, back in 1990, but it has taken until now for him to find the […]