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This Week in Philly: Soy Cuba, Sullivan's Travels, and Pee-Wee

This Week in Philly: Soy Cuba, Sullivan's Travels, and Pee-Wee

Every Week, Philly has tons of film events to offer! We’re featuring as many as we can each Monday! Got an upcoming film event in the Philadelphia area? Submit it here to be featured!

Monday, March 11

Catvideofest 2019 (dir. various, 2019) 7:00PM at Ritz Five. Things are stressful. Give yourself a gift. Get tickets here.

Tuesday, March 12 

I Am Cuba (dir. Mikhail Kalatozov, 1964) 7:15PM at Bryn Mawr Film Institute. This is your chance to watch those gorgeous tracking shots in a new 4k remaster. When approaching the ticket counter, ask for one to "Soy Cuba" to let everybody know you're a true cineaste. Get your tickets here.

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Wednesday, March 13

Philly Film Showcase (dir. various) 7:30PM at Philadelphia Film Center. Nine short films, followed by a Q&A with some of Philadelphia's finest talent. Get your (free) tickets here.

Sullivan's Travels (dir. Preston Sturges, 1941) 7:30PM at Ambler Theater. Get your tickets here.

Saturday, March 16

Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (dir. Tim Burton, 1985) 11:00AM at Bryn Mawr Film Institute. One of the best movies of all time, on the big screen, at Saturday matinee prices? And the Ludington Library is reportedly rolling out Pee-Wee-themed activities for kids in their Children's Section, an hour before showtime? If you weren't planning on being here, listen to reason. Get your tickets here.

The Unorthodox (dir. Eliran Malka, 2018) 8:30PM at Lightbox Film Center. This screening, featuring writer-director Eliran Malka, kicks off Philadelphia's 23rd Israeli Film Festival. Get your tickets, and more information about the festival, here.

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