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This Week In Philly: Some Like It Hot, Mad Max, Ozu, TMNT and more!

This Week In Philly: Some Like It Hot, Mad Max, Ozu, TMNT and more!

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!

Tuesday March 26th

  • M*A*S*H (dir. Robert Altman, 1970) 5:30PM at Lightbox Film Center. Free event. Info and RSVP here. Part of the Penn Bioethics Film Festival.

  • Salaam Bombay! (dir. Mira Nair, 1988) 7:15PM at Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Get tickets here.

  • Some Like It Hot (dir. Billy Wilder, 1959) 7:00PM at Ritz Five, as part of their Classic Movie Essentials series. Get tickets here. I will actually be introducing the film!

  • Edited By: Women Film Editors (Presentation) 7:30PM at the Princeton Garden Theater. Tickets and details here.

  • Don’t Break Down: A Film About Jawbreaker (dirs. Keith Schieron, Tim Irwin ) 7:30PM at PhilaMOCA. Band members in attendance. Get tickets here.

Wednesday March 27th

  • Fitzcarraldo (dir. Werner Herzog, 1982) 7:30PM at Ambler Theater. Get tickets here.

  • First Take Shorts Series - County Theater. local filmmakers present their shorts on the big screen! Details and tickets here.

  • The Hospital (dir. Arthur Hiller, 1972) 5:30PM at Lightbox Film Center. Free event. Info and RSVP here. Part of the Penn Bioethics Film Festival.

Thursday March 28th

  • First Take Shorts Series - Ambler Theater. local filmmakers present their shorts on the big screen! Details and tickets here.

  • The Thief of Bagdad (dirs. Michael Powell, Ludwig Berger, Tim Whelan, et al, 1940). 7:30 at the County Theater. Get tickets here.

  • Fitzcarraldo (dir. Werner Herzog, 1982) 7:30PM at Princeton Garden Theater. Get tickets here.

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (dir. Milos Forman, 1975) 5:30PM at Lightbox Film Center. Free event. Info and RSVP here. Part of the Penn Bioethics Film Festival.

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Friday March 29th

  • Dragnet Girl (dir. Yasujirō Ozu, 1933) 7:00PM at Lightbox Film Center. Includes live score by Coupler. Get tickets here.

  • Mad Max: Fury Road - Black and Chrome Edition (dir. George Miller, 2015) Midnight, Ritz at the Bourse. Get tickets here.

Saturday March 30th

  • Baker Man record release show! Our very own Andy is part of this band, and Josh of Cinepunx will also be performing as part of his movie-themed band Aspect Ratio! 7:00PM, Boot and Saddle. Facebook event info.

  • Us (dir. Jordan Peele, 2019) 7:15PM at Bryn Mawr Film Institute with a post-film discussion hosted by The Micheaux Mission podcast! Get tickets here.

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (dir.Steve Barron, 1990) at the Colonial Theater. Get tickets here.

Sunday March 31st

  • The Hitch-Hiker (dir. Ida Lupino, 1953) at the Colonial Theater. More details and tickets here.

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