Philadelphia Latino Film Festival And More Movies Not To Miss
Eraserhead @ CineMug | Thursday, June 9
Is Eraserhead even allowed to be screened outside the Eraserhood? Coffee shop/video store CineMug is showing David Lynch’s cult classic for free, plus you can BYOB for a $2 corking fee.
Comedy Night @ PhilaMOCA | Thursday, June 9
On the bill are McQueen from Funny or Die, who mixes comedy, music and video in his act; veteran prop comic The Legendary Wid; and the Incredible Shrinking Matt & Jacquie, described as a dark, absurdist sketch comedy duo.
Steve Rannazzisi @ Helium Comedy Club | June 9-11
Steve Rannazzisi is the slightly less intolerably self-absorbed one from FXX’s The League. His stand-up focuses on parenthood and marriage, but in a fresh, not clichéd, way.
Trailer Trauma Returns @ International House | Friday, June 10
If you’re one of those people who hates missing the previews, head to I-House for 3-and-a-half straight hours of “the most amazing, ridiculous, horrific, and mind boggling movie trailers of all time.” This is from Exhumed Films, so you know there’s going to be plenty of horror and sci-fi mixed in.
Philadelphia Latino Film Festival @ Kimmel Center and UArts | June 10-12
PHLAFF kicks off a celebration of U.S. Latino and Latin American filmmakers on Friday with a program of shorts, including Normal, about the political situation in Venezuela, and the documentary Being Ñ, which looks at first-generation American-born Latinos. Saturday’s highlight is the Philly premiere of Las Vacas con Gafas (Cows Wearing Glasses). On Sunday, don’t miss Roma: The Silent Film. The weekend also includes a panel discussion with filmmakers and a youth workshop.
Brown Bag Lunch @ ICA | Friday, June 10
Spend your lunch hour doing something much more enjoyable than running errands. Head to the Institute of Contemporary Art for an informal discussion with associate curator Kate Kraczon about what goes into organizing exhibits.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind @ International House | Saturday, June 11
Acclaimed Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki made this film in 1984, based on his popular early ’80s comic set in an apocalyptic future. He’s best known here for the animated treats Howl’s Moving Castle and Spirited Away.
All-American Car Show @ Battleship New Jersey | Saturday, June 11
This is a classic and antique car show featuring made-in-the-USA vehicles, on a battleship on the Delaware, hosted by The Veterans Group — so you should probably bring a small Stars and Stripes to wave. Admission includes a tour of the ship.
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