PFS Member Sneak Preview: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen


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Last night PFS offered its members a sneak preview of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, an international story of love, war, faith and fishing. An Arab Sheik from the country of Yemen (Amr Waked) strongly desires to bring the sport of salmon fishing to the desert. Harriet Chetwode-Talbot (Emily Blunt) is the account executive of a British company which represents the business interests of the Shiek, and is given the task of finding a fishing expert/scientist, Dr. Fred Jones (Ewan McGregor) to head up the Sheik’s project.

Our very own Lansie Sylvia is Geekadelphia’s GEEK OF THE WEEK!


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This week, Geekadelphia featured the Philadelphia Film Society’s Development Director, J. Lansing Sylvia (affectionately known as Lansie) as their GEEK OF THE WEEK. What qualifies someone to achieve such an honor? Geekadelphia blogger, and resident movie buff, Dan Tabor finds out…

PFS Member Sneak Preview: RAMPART


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By Le Anne Lindsay

On Thursday February 16th PFS members got to see a preview screening of a new police drama starring Woody Harrelson, which actually is the second movie he’s made with director Oren Moverman and actor Ben Foster, the first being 2009’s The Messenger. In truth, Rampart isn’t a crime drama or police exposé, it’s a character study of a man who is both extremely articulate and seductive and at the same time, ridiculous and immoral.

MOVIE MONDAY (2/7/12)- Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles


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Last night at Movie Monday, PFS was proud to present the screening of RESURRECT DEAD: THE MYSTERY OF THE TOYNBEE TILES to a packed house at the Trocadero.

The crowd was excited and intrigued to watch the film that explores the bizarre phenomenon that is the Toynbee tiles. If you’ve never seen or heard of these tiles do yourself a favor and google it- or better yet watch the film! The documentary follow 3 young men who, through extreme investigation, try to figure out who is this mysterious artist placing these tiles and why he is doing it.

Highlights of the 20th Philadelphia Film Festival Win Big at 2012 Golden Globes!


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The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards took place last night and this year it was the 20th Philadelphia Film Festival that came out a big winner in terms of programming some of the most notable films of 2011.