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7 Movies to Watch This Week

PAAFF Preview Party @ Mayor’s Conversation Hall at City Hall | Thursday, October 20 Get a sneak peek of what you’ll be watching during 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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Philadelphia Film Festival Releases Full Lineup

Philly does the Hollywood thing later this month when the 25th Philadelphia Film Festival takes over four theaters with more than 100 movies. The festival […]

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Film Office’s New “Billy Penn Music” Causes Confusion

On Wednesday morning, when I was Twitter-followed by an entity known as Billy Penn Music, I thought, Cool, Billy Penn has some new music site—– […]

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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 […]

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LGBTQ&A: Isaiah Solomon Freeman

White|Wash, directed by Philly native Isaiah Solomon Freeman, is an experimental horror film — set in an imaginary world where marginalized images are the standard […]

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NATIONAL NEWS: GLADD Study Shows Major Drop in LGBT Diversity in Films

Only 25.5 percent of the LGBT characters portrayed in films from seven major studios this year are of color. While Hollywood’s racial diversity issues have […]

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Five Questions: Jeremy Saulnier on Green Room

Considering the bloody, jarring material he often works with, Jeremy Saulnier is an almost absurdly normal and unassuming seeming man. His new film, Green Room, […]


Kenney Wants to Slash Funding For Philly’s Film Office By 50 Percent

This is not exactly a great time for the Greater Philadelphia Film Office. The flow of major film projects in the region has slowed to […]

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EDITOR’S PICKS: My Top 10 LGBTQ Movies on Netflix

1. The Kids Are All Right (2010) This Oscar-nominated comedy/drama stars acting heavyweights Julianne Moore and Annette Bening as they navigate lesbian parenting and love […]


Georges Perrier Film Coming to Philadelphia

King Georges, the documentary about Georges Perrier and Le Bec-Fin is coming to the big screen and Philadelphia after successful screenings at a number of […]

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INTERVIEW: Legendary Hollywood Voice-Dubber Marni Nixon

You may not know the name Marni Nixon, the charming 85-year-old soprano, but you have likely heard her voice in one of the many iconic […]