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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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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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41 Things to Do This Weekend

Friday, January 12 Bibliococktails: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein @ The Rosenbach Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein with themed cocktails by Quaker City […]

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Coming Attractions: 8 Movies to See This Week

The World Premiere of Sigma Kids @ World Cafe Live | Thursday, January 11 I mentioned this in my Philly Loves Bowie Week roundup last […]

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5 Questions: Aaron Sorkin on “Molly’s Game”

It should come as no surprise to consumers of Aaron Sorkin’s considerable TV and film bibliography that the writer-turned-director fills up interview space with a […]

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Meet the North Philly Family Featured in the Must-See Documentary “Quest”

Ten years. That’s roughly how long cameras followed the Raineys, a North Philly family that is at once both familiar and extraordinary in Quest, a documentary […]

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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 […]