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This Week In Philly: Showcases galore, Blood (two kinds), Ozu

This Week In Philly: Showcases galore, Blood (two kinds), Ozu

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Monday May 6th

Caravaggio: The Soul and The Blood (dir. Jesus Garces Lambert, 2018) 5:15pm at the Ambler Theater

Tokyo Story (dir. Ozu Yasujiro, 1953) 7:15pm at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Tuesday May 7th

The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert (dir. Stephen Elliot, 1994) 7:30pm at the Ambler Theater

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Wednesday May 8th

Hip Hop Action Cinema vol. 10: Duel to the Death (dir. Siu-Tung Ching, 1983) 7:00pm at South Street Cinema

Agave: Spirit of a Nation (w/ Tequila-Mezcal Tasting) (dir. Nick Kovacic, Matthew Riggieri, 2018) 7:15 at the Film Center (21+ only)

Amelie (dir. Jean-Pierre Jeunet, 2001) 7:30PM at County Theater. While this is a members only event, I wanted to highlight it because a free screening of Amelie is as good a reason as any to become a member. Details can be found here.

Thursday May 9th

The Secret Cinema Presents: Technorama (short film showcase on 16mm) 8:00pm at The Rotunda

Shampoo (dir. Hal Ashby, 1975) 7:30PM at Princeton Garden Theatre. See Carrie Fisher's debut role on the big screen, selected and presented by Erica Rubine, Professor at Rider University and DJ at WPRB. Get your tickets here.

Tri-Co Film Festival 7:00pm at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute (films by by students at Haverford, Bryn Mawr, and Swarthmore colleges

12th Annual Philadelphia Independent Film Festival 6:00pm at South Street Cinema

Blood Memory (dir. Drew Nicholas, 2019) 7:30pm at the County Theater. Director in person.

Philly Film Showcase (w/ Q&A) 7:30 at the Film Center.

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Friday May 10th

12th Annual Philadelphia Independent Film Festival 6:00pm at South Street Cinema

Home: A Rockumentary (dir. Ben Kalina, 2018) (preceded by Who Said You Can’t Dance [dir. David Block, 2018] 7:00pm at Scribe Video Center

Eraserhead (dir. David Lynch, 1977) 11:59PM at Ritz at Bourse as part of their Midnight Madness program. Get tickets here.

Saturday May 11th

PUFF Presents: Turbo Kid (dir. Francois Simard, 2015) 8:00pm at South Street Cinema

The Search for General Tso (dir. Ian Cheney, 2015) 7:00pm at the Colonial Theater

The Dark Crystal (dir. Jim Henson & Frank Oz, 1982) 2:00PM at Lightbox Film Center. Get your tickets here.

Sunday May 12th

Mermaids (dir. Richard Benjamin, 1990) 1:30pm at the Colonial Theater.

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