- Film Festival
OPEN SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED NOW UNTIL FEBRUARY 15, 2013
Thursday, April 11 - Sunday, April 14, 2013
Main venues, such as the World Café Live, will be located in West Philadelphia with select venues in various locations throughout the city.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL:
The 2nd Annual XPN Music Film Festival produced by the Philadelphia Film Society is Philadelphia's first festival solely dedicated to movies about music; featuring rockumentaries, biopics about musicians and films with notable soundtracks, along with live performances and special events. The four-day festival plays as an expansion of the "Sight & Soundtrack" portion of the Philadelphia Film Festival, which is sponsored by 88.5 WXPN and the University of Pennsylvania each October.
Submissions for the 2nd Annual Music Film Festival are now open and being accepted in the narrative, documentary, short and local film categories. For more information, visit http://www.withoutabox.com/login/12301
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SECOND-YEAR PARTNERSHIP FOCUSES ON CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL CINEMA
(PHILADELPHIA, PA) January 7, 2013 – The Philadelphia Film Society and the University of the Arts are proud to present Passport to World Cinema, a handpicked selection of the year's strongest cinema from around the globe. Each of the monthly screenings will include a notable international film title from the recent film festival circuit and a post-screening talkback led by a local film connoisseur. The ongoing partnership, now in its second year, encourages cinematic discussion and film education among local students and audiences via contemporary masterpieces. Each screening is open to the general public and free to both University of the Arts ID holders and Philadelphia Film Society members.
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21st Philadelphia Film Festival Concludes with Record-breaking number of Sell-outs
Philadelphia Film Society Announces 2013 Dates – October 17-27
(PHILADELPHIA, PA) November 6, 2012 – The Philadelphia Film Society (PFS) is excited to announce the official dates for the 22nd Philadelphia Film Festival, October 17-27, 2013; setting up in theater venues throughout Old City, Center City and West Philadelphia, including the new home of PFS – the Roxy Theater – in Rittenhouse Square.
With a record-breaking number of 21 total sell-outs, the 2012 Festival featured a total of 103 feature length films as well as 18 short films.
See below for a full overview of the 21st Philadelphia Film Festival, including guest highlights and award winners:
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Rittenhouse Square’s Last Movie House to be new home for Philadelphia Film Society and Philadelphia Film Festival
(PHILADELPHIA, PA) October 8, 2012 - The ROXY Theater in Rittenhouse Square has found its savior. The Philadelphia Film Society (PFS) will take over the location, engaging in an exciting year-round film program at the historic movie house. The tradition of film exhibition is secured with a long-term lease for the location.
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21st Philadelphia Film Festival Announces Full Festival Line-Up
Locally shot Silver Linings Playbook to kick off Festival; Robert Zemeckis’ captivating Flight to close Festival
Over 100 films from 35 countries to screen during 11-day event, which runs from Thursday, October 18 - Sunday, October 28, 2012
(Philadelphia, PA) September 24, 2012 – The Philadelphia Film Society is proud to announce the full line-up of the 21st Philadelphia Film Festival, spanning from October 18 - October 28 on 7 theater screens throughout the Greater Philadelphia area.
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