Best Picture Weekend
Join Philadelphia Film Society in celebrating the year in film with our Best Picture Weekend at the Philadelphia Film Center (1412 Chestnut Street). Catch all eight of the Best Picture nominees, on the biggest screen in Center City from Friday, February 15 to Sunday, February 17.
See all eight films for one low price with the Weekend Pass ($50 / $40 PFS Members) on sale now. Weekend Pass includes one (1) free small popcorn each day of the event and 50% off refills.
Purchase Weekend Pass HERE.
A STAR IS BORN
Bradley Cooper | USA | 2018 | 136 MIN
Friday, February 15 | 6:30 PM
In A Star is Born Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga fuse their considerable talents to depict the raw and passionate tale of Jack and Ally, two artistic souls coming together, on stage and in life. Theirs is a complex journey through the beauty and the heartbreak of a relationship struggling to survive.
Bryan Singer | USA | 2018 | 135 MIN
Friday, February 15 | 9:00 PM
Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.
Ryan Coogler | USA | 2018 | 134 MIN
Saturday, February 16 | 12:30 PM
Marvel Studios’ Black Panther follows T’Challa who returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to become king, but when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk.
Spike Lee | USA | 2018 | 136 MIN
Saturday, February 16 | 3:00 PM
It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan.
Alfonso Cuarón | MEXICO | 2018 | 135 MIN
Saturday, February 16 | 6:20 PM
The most personal project to date from Academy Award®-winning director and writer Alfonso Cuarón (Gravity, Children of Men, Y Tu Mama Tambien), Roma follows Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a young domestic worker for a family in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City. Delivering an artful love letter to the women who raised him, Cuarón draws on his own childhood to create a vivid and emotional portrait of domestic strife and social hierarchy amidst political turmoil of the 1970s.
Adam McKay | USA | 2018 | 132 MIN
Saturday, February 16 | 8:50 PM
Vice explores the epic story about how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.
Yorgos Lanthimos | IRELAND, UNITED KINGDOM, USA | 2018 | 120 MIN
Sunday, February 17 | 3:00 PM
Early 18th century. England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Rachel Weisz) governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail (Emma Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah. Sarah takes Abigail under her wing and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become quite time consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps into the breach to fill in as the Queen’s companion. Their burgeoning friendship gives her a chance to fulfil her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way.
Peter Farrelly | USA | 2018 | 130 MIN
Sunday, February 17 | 5:30 PM
When Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger—as well as unexpected humanity and humor—they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.