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This Week in Philly: Shorts, Double Indemnity, A Fistful of Dollars, Weekend of Terror and more!

This Week in Philly: Shorts, Double Indemnity, A Fistful of Dollars, Weekend of Terror 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!

Monday September 23rd

  • Short Attention Span Cinema - Our own Gary Kramer shares a slate of recent short films! 6:30PM at Bryn Mawr Film Institute.

  • To Kill a Mockingbird (dir. Robert Mulligan, 1962) 7:30PM at the Colonial Theater. Tickets.

  • A Bread Factory (dir. Patrick Wang, 2018) - Two night event! Watch Part One on Monday, September 23rd at 7:00 PM and Part Two on Tuesday September 24th at 7:00 PM for a discounted rate. Both films at the PFS Roxy Theater.

Tuesday September 24th

  • Double Indemnity (dir. Billy Wilder, 1944) 7:30PM at the Ritz Five, part of the Film Essentials series. Introduced by our own Andy Elijah.

  • Field of Vision: Documentary Shorts (various dirs.) - Scribe Video Center presents a lineup of recent documentary shorts. 7PM at the Lightbox Film Center.

Wednesday September 25th

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Thursday September 26th

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc (dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928) 7PM at Bryn Mawr Film Institute with a live score.

  • Distant Constellation (dir.Shevaun Mizrahi, 2017) 7:30pm at the Ambler Theater.

  • A Fistful of Dollars (dir. Sergio Leone, 1964) 7:30 at the County Theater. Proceeded by talk and book signing by local illustrator Joe Ciardiello, celebrating the release of his comic-memoir “A Fistful of Drawings.”

Friday September 27th

  • Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise (dir. Robert Mugge, 1980) Free outdoor event! 7PM at the Lightbox Film Center.

Friday September 27th and Saturday September 28th

  • Weekend of Terror – Part 4 at the Mahoning Drive-In Theater. Presented by Exhumed Films, two different triple features each night, featuring exploitation, sleaze, and murder! Details here.

Saturday September 28th

  • Olivia (dir. Jacqueline Audry, 1950) 7PM at the Lightbox. Tickets.

Brian De Palma Week: How Dressed to Kill blends Hitchcock and Giallo

Brian De Palma Week: How Dressed to Kill blends Hitchcock and Giallo

Shame Files Podcast: The King of Comedy

Shame Files Podcast: The King of Comedy