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Movies: The Return of the Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival

Now in its second year, the Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival, aka PHEFF, promises 34 eye-opening films over three days at Prince Theater. Documentaries of various […]

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Movies: Under the Cherry Moon

After starring in Purple Rain, possibly the most memorable pop-music movie of all time, Prince followed it up with … something most viewers agree was […]

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Movies: qFLIX Returns

qFLIX, the annual festival of LGBTQ+ films, is back, and once again with another lineup of movies you might not otherwise get to see on […]

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Movies: The Women’s Film Festival

Now in its fourth year, the Women’s Film Festival is an established landmark on the Philly movie landscape. And once again its founders have assembled […]

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Movies: An Art that Nature Makes

As a photographer and author, Rosamond Purcell specializes in summoning the beauty of things otherwise considered past their prime: dead birds, rotting wood, rusty appliances. […]

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Monday: Everything is Terrible!

L.A.-based Everything is Terrible! (exclamation point theirs) are VHS remix-masters, famously editing old tapes into post-modern works of art. The results are funny, upsetting, bewildering, cringe-inducing […]

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12 Things to Do in Movies, Comedy, Books and More

Unearthed & Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary @ PhilaMOCA | Wednesday, February 21 Directed by John Campopiano and Justin White, this independent documentary takes […]

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Wednesday: The Watermelon Woman

Released in 1996, Cheryl Dunye’s The Watermelon Woman — which screens at Lightbox Film Center on Wednesday — was a milestone of independent filmmaking: It […]

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Can a Movie Theater Save South Street?

Ah, South Street. What was once a fringy, magical place is now an unattractive commercial strip of smoke shops and bro bars that I wouldn’t […]

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This Week in Movies

Duke is Tops @ South Street Cinema | Thursday, February 15 William Nolte directed this 1938 musical starring Lena Horne. Later released as The Bronze […]

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11 Things to Do in Comedy, Movies, Theater and Storytelling

Ex Files StorySlam @ Punchline | Wednesday, February 14 First Person Arts puts on its biggest StorySlam of the year. Chris Lundy hosts an evening […]

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Sunday: The Road Movie

Russia’s infamously corrupt legal system has an upside: dash cams. According to Wired, a functioning camera on your dashboard is as essential as headlights and […]

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39 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, February 9 Philly Theatre Week @ area theaters Theatre Philadelphia’s 10-day celebration of local theater continues through February 18. Among its 80+ events are: […]

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Movies: Samurai Cop Featuring Rifftrax

If you haven’t been to South Street Cinema yet, well, you really should. The upstart screening room at has become an unexpected hub of culture […]

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12 Things to Do in Comics, Comedy, Books, Movies and Theater

Body & Soul @ Lightbox Film Center | Wednesday, February 7 Paul Robeson plays dual leads in Oscar Micheau’s 1925 silent “race film,” presented here […]