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This Week in Philly: Queer Genius, The Right Stuff, White Heat, and more!

This Week in Philly: Queer Genius, The Right Stuff, White Heat, and more!

This week we're continuing to celebrate Pride with Lightbox Film Center's free screening of Queer Genius, a documentary about queer artists and "the communal possibilities of 'genius' from a particularly queer perspective." The program will also include a selection of nonfiction films that "queer" the form of documentary, "incorporation poetry, reenactment and found footage." All that and more happening around the area this week!

Tuesday June 11th

Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese (dir. Martin Scorsese, 2019) 7:00PM at Philadelphia Film Center. Get tickets here.

Wednesday June 12th

White Heat (dir. Raoul Walsh, 1949) 7:30PM at Ambler Theater as part of their Hollywood Summer Nights program. Get tickets here.

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (dir. Wes Anderson, 2004) 7:30PM at County Theater as part of their Hollywood Summer Nights program. Get tickets here.

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Thursday June 13th

Queer Genius (dir. Chet Catherine Pancake, 2019) 7:00PM at Lightbox Film Center. RSVP here.

The Right Stuff (dir. Philip Kaufman, 1983) 7:00PM at County Theater as part of their Hollywood Summer Nights program. Get tickets here.

Friday June 14th

The Room (dir. Tommy Wiseau, 2003) 11:59PM at Ritz at the Bourse as part of their Midnight Madness program. Get tickets here.

Saturday June 15th

Bad Black (dir. Nabwana I.G.G., 2016) 7:30PM at PhilaMOCA. "Guests, props, costumes, previews, and the latest feature from 'Uganda's Tarantino'!" Get tickets here.

Sunday June 16th

“Dad’s a Champ” Marathon at the Colonial theater!

  • Rocky - 1:00 PM (dir. John G.. Avildsen, 1976). 4K Digital Restoration.

  • Rocky IV - 3:15 PM (dir. Sylvester Stallone, 1985) 35mm!

  • Creed – 5:00 PM (dir. Ryan Coogler, 2015)

Individual and full marathon tickets available here.

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