PHILADELPHIA FILM SOCIETY CELEBRATES “A BLOODY CHRISTMAS” SCREENING AT LEGENDARY TROCADERO THEATER WITH SPECIAL DOUBLE-FEATURE SCREENING OF HOBO

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The December 13 Event Begins With Special Screening Of Director Jason Eisner’s Short Film TREEVENGE

Both Feature Films Now Available On Blu-ray Disc And DVD From Magnolia Home Entertainment Under The Magnet Label

WHAT: Philadelphia Film Society debuts its first ever Bloody Christmas Series: 3 Weeks Of Christmas Terror event by including in the series a screening of two fan-favorite films: Hobo With A Shotgun and Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, both available now on Blu-ray Disc and DVD from Magnolia Home Entertainment under the Magnet Label. 

PHILADELPHIA FILM SOCIETY CELEBRATES “A BLOODY CHRISTMAS” SCREENING AT LEGENDARY TROCADERO THEATER WITH SPECIAL DOUBLE-FEATURE SCREENING OF HOBO WITH A SHOTGUN AND TUCKER & DALE VS. EVIL

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The December 13 Event Begins With Special Screening Of Director Jason Eisner’s Short Film TREEVENGE

Both Feature Films Now Available On Blu-ray Disc And DVD

From Magnolia Home Entertainment Under The Magnet Label

WHAT:       Philadelphia Film Society debuts its first ever Bloody Christmas Series: 3 Weeks Of Christmas Terror event by including in the series a screening of two fan-favorite films: Hobo With A Shotgun and Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, both available now on Blu-ray Disc and DVD from Magnolia Home Entertainment under the Magnet Label. 

PHILADELPHIA FILM SOCIETY ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL DATES FOR 21ST PHILADELPHIA FILM FESTIVAL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2012

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FULL RECAP OF 20TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL PAVES THE WAY FOR NEXT YEAR’S PROGRAMMING

(PHILADELPHIA, PA) November 29, 2011 – The Philadelphia Film Society is pleased to announce the official dates for the 21st Philadelphia Film Festival, October 18-28, 2012; spread across theater venues in Old City, Center City and West Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA FILM SOCIETY ANNOUNCES RETROSPECTIVE HIGHLIGHTING THE CAREER OF WRITER/DIRECTOR ALEXANDER PAYNE

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PATRONS OF THE WEEKEND LONG EVENT WILL RECEIVE PASSES TO PREVIEW PAYNE’S NEWEST FILM, THE DESCENDANTSWHICH HITS THEATERS ON NOVEMBER 18

 (PHILADELPHIA, PA) November 8, 2011 – The Philadelphia Film Society presents a two-day retrospective on the films of Alexander Payne, in anticipation of the theatrical release of his newest feature, The Descendants which hits select theaters on November 18th.

20th Philadelphia Film Festival is a Wrap!

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The milestone Anniversary year featured 147 films including 122 narratives and documentaries hailing from 34 countries. Among the genres and categories covered were New French, Spanish Language, Sports in Motion, World Narratives, American Independents, Greater Filmadelphia – a series which showcased films with a local connection – and many more.

 (PHILADELPHIA, PA) November 4, 2011 – The 20th Philadelphia Film Festival (PFF) concluded its 15-day Anniversary celebration with Jury Prize award ceremony and Gala screening of Alexander Payne’s The Descendants on Saturday, October 29 at the Annenberg Center’s Zellerbach Theater. Payne’s international festival favorite served as a bookend to the October 20 – November 3 event, which opened with Sundance Grand Jury Prize (Dramatic) Winner Like Crazy, featuring an appearance and post-screening Q&A session with Director Drake Doremus and Lead Actress Felicity Jones. Closing festivities were followed by 5 more days of guests and screenings to wrap up a Festival with a rich 20-year history of showcasing films from around the world.

PHILADELPHIA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES CONFIRMED GUESTS AND ADDITIONS TO THE 20th ANNIVERSARY SLATE

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JONATHAN DEMME, PETER BERG, JOE FRAZIER AND KEVIN CLASH (aka ELMO) ARE INCLUDED AMONG THE MANY ACTORS, FILMMAKERS, AND SPECIAL GUESTS ATTENDING THE EVENT

(PHILADELPHIA, PA) October 14, 2011 – Each year, the Philadelphia Film Festival hosts a plethora of actors and filmmakers making extraordinary contributions to the world of cinema.   The Festival is excited to welcome a variety of guests, as well as to proudly announce new additions to the current program, including short films and the much anticipated Puss in Boots!

PHILADELPHIA FILM SOCIETY PRESENTS SUMMER FILM SERIES TO SUPPORT FUNDRAISING FOR THE FILMADELPHIA MATCHING MISSION

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(PHILADELPHIA, PA) June 19, 2013 – The Philadelphia Film Society (PFS), in partnership with Thomas Properties Group, Inc. of Commerce Square presents a three-part summer film series to raise awareness about the Filmadelphia Matching Mission. The partnership will assist PFS in reaching its $150,000 fundraising goal over the next year to match a $150,000 grant awarded to the organization by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation’s Knight Arts Challenge. The grant will contribute to the PFS Theater at the Roxy restoration project, which will help fund equipment and the ability to host a monthly screening series, “Filmadelphia at the Roxy”, providing local filmmakers with a voice and platform to display their work.

THE 20TH PHILADELPHIA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ITS FULL FESTIVAL SLATE

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SUNDANCE GRAND JURY PRIZE WINNER LIKE CRAZY TO OPEN FEST ALEXANDER PAYNE’S THE DESCENDANTS TO CLOSE FEST

120 FEATURES FROM 35 COUNTRIES TO SCREEN FESTIVAL RUNS FROM OCTOBER 20-NOVEMBER 3

(PHILADELPHIA, PA) September 27, 2011 - The Philadelphia Film Society is proud to announce the full slate for the upcoming 20th Philadelphia Film Festival, which will run October 20 – November 3 on 8 screens throughout the greater Philadelphia area.  The Festival will open on October 20th with the Philadelphia Premiere of Drake Doremus’ Like Crazy. Winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Best Actress for Felicity Jones, Like Crazy is a powerful story about two young lovers whose relationship is threatened by international borders.  The Festival will close on October 29th with Alexander Payne’s The Descendants. Starring George Clooney, The Descendants is a sharp, emotional and often hilarious portrait of a man who uncovers life’s altering secrets while his wife is on her deathbed.

THE PHILADELPHIA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OPENING, CLOSING AND GALA SCREENINGS FOR ITS MILESTONE 20TH ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL

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FESTIVAL TO OPEN WITH SUNDANCE GRAND JURY PRIZE WINNER LIKE CRAZY, CLOSE WITH ALEXANDER PAYNE’S THE DESCENDANTS, AND FEATURE GALA PRESENTATIONS OF THE ARTIST, JEFF, WHO LIVES AT HOME, MY WEEK WITH MARILYN AND SHAME

 (PHILADELPHIA, PA) September 21, 2011 – The Philadelphia Film Society is proud to announce its Gala Screenings for the upcoming 20th Philadelphia Film Festival which will run October 20 – November 3. The Festival will open on October 20th with the Philadelphia Premiere of Drake Doremus’ Like Crazy. Winner of the Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Best Actress for Felicity Jones, Like Crazy is a powerful story about two young lovers whose relationship is threatened by international borders. The Festival will close on October 29th with The Descendants, starring George Clooney. The Descendants is a sharp, smart and emotional film, powerfully blending comedy and tragedy.