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This Week in Philly: 8 1/2. Terminator 2, Lawrence of Arabia, Oklahoma!, Reel Weird Weekend and more!

This Week in Philly: 8 1/2. Terminator 2, Lawrence of Arabia, Oklahoma!, Reel Weird Weekend 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 August 27th

  • Casablanca (dir. Michael Curtiz, 1942) 7:15pm Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Tickets.

  • Deconstructing the Beatles: Abbey Road Side 2 (dir. Scott Freiman, 2019) 7:00pm Ritz Five. Tickets.

  • Apocalypse Now: Final Cut (dir. Francis Ford Coppola, 1979) 7:00pm Philadelphia Film Center. Tickets.




Wednesday August 28th

  • 8 1/2 (dir. Federico Fellini, 1963) 7:00pm Philadelphia Film Center. Tickets here.

  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (dir. James Cameron, 1991) 7:15pm Bryn Mawr Film Institute - Introduced by Paul Wright, Ph.D. Tickets here.

  • Jaws (dir. Steven Spielberg, 1975) 7:30pm Ambler Theater - Tickets here.

  • The Seven Year Itch (dir. Billy Wilder, 1955) 7:30pm County Theater, Tickets.

  • City Lights (dir. Charles Chaplin, 1931) 7:30pm Princeton Garden Theatre. Tickets.

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Thursday August 29th

  • CEASEFIREPA and PFS Present: Behind the Bullet (dir. Heidi Yewman, 2019) 7:00pm Philadelphia Film Center. Details.

  • Lawrence of Arabia (dir. David Lean, 1962) 7:00pm Bryn Mawr Film Institute. Details.

  • The Seven Year Itch (dir. Billy Wilder, 1955) 7:30pm Ambler Theater. Tickets.

  • Alien (dir. Ridley Scott, 1979) 7:30pm County Theater. Tickets.

  • Oklahoma! (dir. Fred Zinnemann, 1955) 7:30pm Princeton Garden Theatre. Tickets.

Friday August 30th, Saturday August 31, and Sunday September 1

  • Reel Weird Weekend at the Mahoning Drive-In Theater. Exhumed Films presents two films a night on 35MM film. Our pick is the Phantom of the Paradise/Beyond the Valley of Dolls double feature Saturday night! Details here.

Saturday August 31st




Split Decision: Best of Summer 2019

Split Decision: Best of Summer 2019

The Peanut Butter Falcon charms as a Huck Finn riff

The Peanut Butter Falcon charms as a Huck Finn riff