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This Week in Philly: Kurosawa on 35MM, Leviathan

This Week in Philly: Kurosawa on 35MM, Leviathan

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!

This week has a rare screening of Leviathan, a Cinema76 favorite, and a 35MM screening of Akira Kurosawa’s Stray Dogs. Read Aaron’s take on Stray Dogs. All that and more happening around the area this week!

Monday March 4

Leviathan (dir. Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Verena Paravel, 2012) 5:30PM at Princeton Garden Theater. Get tickets here.

Tuesday March 5

Rear Window (dir. Alfred Hitchcock, 1954) 7:00PM at Ritz Five. Part of the Classic Movie Essentials series. Get tickets here.

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Stray Dog (dir. Akira Kurosawa, 1949, 35MM) 7:15PM at Bryn Mawr Film Institute - First in their Celluloid Cities II: International Cityscapes class.Get tickets to the film only here.

Thursday March 7

Moonstruck (dir. Norman Jewison, 1988) 7:00PM at Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Get tickets here.

Troop Beverly Hills (dir. Jeff Knew, 1989) 7:30PM at Philadelphia Film Center. Throwback Thursday Quiz & Movie. Get tickets here.

Friday March 8

To Dust (dir. Shawn Snyder, 2019) 7:10PM at Ritz at the Bourse, Q&A with producers Alessandro Nivola & Emily Mortimer after showing. Get tickets here.

The Cannibal Club is a delicious, though not filling, satire

The Cannibal Club is a delicious, though not filling, satire

Stray Dog : Kurosawa's Classic Still Has Bite

Stray Dog : Kurosawa's Classic Still Has Bite