FESTIVAL PAVES THE WAY FOR YEAR-ROUND YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMMING, FEATURING 2014 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATED FILM THE SECRET OF KELLS
(PHILADELPHIA, PA) FEBRUARY 12, 2014 - The Philadelphia Film Society (PFS) is proud to announce the official dates of the Philadelphia International Children’s Film Festival (PICFF). Partnering with New York International Children’s Film Festival, one of the longest running and acclaimed children’s film festivals on the circuit, the three-day festival, held June 6- 8, 2014, will offer a variety of animated, live-action and experimental short and feature films from all around the world. Now in its second year, the event will be held exclusively at the PFS Theater at the Roxy, 2021 Sansom Street Philadelphia, home of the Philadelphia Film Society.
Further expanding programming for children and families throughout the year, the Philadelphia Film Society will host ‘Saturday Morning Specials,’ an affordable monthly screening series of unique, family-friendly contemporary and classic films from all around the world. In an effort to further accessibility in the local community, a reduced ticket price accompanies each screening. Adult matinee and member prices apply. Kids ages 12 year old and under are just $1.00. ’Saturday Morning Specials’ is supported by The Virginia and Harvey Kimmel Arts Education Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation.