Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
Fri 5/22 - Thu 5/28
Playing All Day
GOOD KILL
PFS Roxy Theater

When Air Force drone pilot Tom Egan (Ethan Hawke) and his crew start taking orders directly from the CIA, his nerves—and his relationship with his wife (Mad Men’s January Jones)—begin to unravel. From the director of GATTACA, Andrew Niccol.

Screened at the Venice Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, and Tribeca Film Festival.

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Fri 5/22 - Thu 6/4
Playing All Day
SLOW WEST
PFS Roxy Theater

At the end of the nineteenth century, 16-year-old Jay Cavendish (Kodi Smit-McPhee) journeys across the American frontier in search of the woman he loves. He is joined by Silas (Michael Fassbender), a mysterious traveler, and hotly pursued by an outlaw along the way.

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

SLOW WEST
Fri 5/22 - Thu 6/11
Playing All Day
TOMORROWLAND
Prince Theater

In Disney’s riveting mystery adventure “Tomorrowland,” a jaded scientist and an optimistic teen embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space.

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Mon 5/25 - Thu 5/28
2:00 pm
Sight and Soundtrack - 42nd STREET
PFS Roxy Theater

Named one of Turner Classic Movies’ “15 Most Influential Movies of All Time,” 42nd Street is the story of a Broadway director’s final production before retirement. The night before the show’s opening in Philadelphia, the leading lady fractures her ankle. Luckily, a talented newcomer is waiting in the wings for her big break. Presented in 35mm.

42nd Street
Thu 5/28
7:30 pm
Sight and Soundtrack - GIMME SHELTER
PFS Roxy Theater

Screening on its 45th anniversary in honor of the late, great Albert Maysles (Grey Gardens, Iris), this landmark vérité concert doc follows the Rolling Stones on their infamous 1969 U.S. tour that ended in a bloody clash at the Altamont Speedway between fans and a San Francisco chapter of Hell’s Angels.

Gimme Shelter
Fri 5/29 - Thu 6/4
Playing All Day
Aloha
PFS Roxy Theater

A celebrated military contractor (Bradley Cooper) returns to the site of his greatest career triumphs – the US Space program in Honolulu, Hawaii – and reconnects with a long-ago love (Rachel McAdams) while unexpectedly falling for the hard-charging Air Force watchdog (Emma Stone) assigned to him.

From Academy Award®-winner Cameron Crowe, writer-director of Jerry Maguire and Almost Famous.

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Fri 5/29 - Thu 6/4
Playing All Day
Clouds of Sils Maria
PFS Roxy Theater

At the peak of her international career, Maria Enders is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years ago. Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, and Chloë Grace Moretz light up this exhilarating, behind-the-scenes look at art, acting and aging from acclaimed director Olivier Assayas (Carlos).

Clouds of Sils Maria was nominated at Cannes for the 2014 Palme d’Or, won a César Award for Kristen Stewart, and was a highlight of the 23rd Philadelphia Film Festival.

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Fri 5/29 - Sat 5/30
11:59 pm
Graveyard Shift - THE CROW
PFS Roxy Theater

A deceased guitarist is brought back to life one year after his death to avenge the brutal murders of himself and his fiancée by a psychopathic street gang in the cult classic first film for director Alex Proyas and the fatal final film for Bruce Lee’s one-time up-and-coming son Brandon Lee. Presented in 35mm.

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Sat 5/30
11:00 am - 1:24 pm
Saturday Morning Specials - CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
PFS Roxy Theater

Dick Van Dyke is Caractacus Potts, an eccentric yet luckless inventor who comes to own, rebuild, and nickname Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a car otherwise meant for the junkyard. Chitty can drive, fly, float, and even think, which proves tremendously helpful when the evil Baron Bomburst decides to claim the car for himself.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Sun 5/31
11:00 am - 1:24 pm
Sensory Friendly Sundays - CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
PFS Roxy Theater

Dick Van Dyke is Caractacus Potts, an eccentric yet luckless inventor who comes to own, rebuild, and nickname Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a car otherwise meant for the junkyard. Chitty can drive, fly, float, and even think, which proves tremendously helpful when the evil Baron Bomburst decides to claim the car for himself.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Mon 6/1 - Sat 6/6
2:00 pm
Summer On Screen - MR. HOBBS TAKES A VACATION
PFS Roxy Theater

Roger Hobbs (Jimmy Stewart) wants a quiet, relaxing holiday with his wife Peggy (Maureen O’Hara) but she insists on bringing the whole family — sons-in-law, grandchildren and even the cook! A string of disasters unfolds, but, as each fire
is put out, the group grows together in what ends up a memorable family trip.

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
Tue 6/2
7:30 pm
Queer Cinema Now - CUT SNAKE
PFS Roxy Theater

An ex-con’s plans to rehabilitate his life and marry a woman he met on the outside are thwarted when his cellmate tracks him down in the hopes of sucking him back into a life of crime and revealing his true sexual impulses. This high-octane thriller set in Melbourne in the mid-70s examines the homophobia of the period.

Followed by a post-screening discussion with LGBT Activist Chris Bartlett.

Cut Snake
Wed 6/3
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Specticast Opera Series - THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
PFS Roxy Theater

Sentimental pirates, blundering policeman, absurd adventures and improbable paradoxes – Gilbert and Sullivan’s dazzling The Pirates of Penzance comes to English National Opera in a highly anticipated new production from renowned film maker and director Mike Leigh (Naked, Topsy-Turvy, and Mr. Turner.)

Penzance
Wed 6/3
7:30 pm
BYO: You Can't Sit with Us - SUPERBAD
PFS Roxy Theater

First drafted by friends Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg when they were teenagers, this wildly fun and endlessly quotable comedy follows inseparable seniors Seth (Jonah Hill) and Evan (Michael Cera), along with third wheel Fogell (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), as they set out to be the heroes of a keg-filled end-of-summer rager.

Super Bad
Thu 6/4
7:30 pm
Queer Cinema Now - THE ADVENTURES OF PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT
PFS Roxy Theater

Two drag queens (Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce) and a transsexual (Terence Stamp) travel across the outback, performing cabaret while making fans, facing bigots and working through life’s complications in this crowd pleaser that received raves from the NY Times and Rolling Stone. Presented in 35mm.

Hosted by Philly’s hardest working queen, Brittany Lynn.

Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, The
Sun 6/7
12:00 pm
Oppenheimer on Indonesian Genocide - THE ACT OF KILLING (Director's Cut)
PFS Roxy Theater

In his groundbreaking, Academy Award nominated documentary, Oppenheimer forces former Indonesian death squad leaders to confront their crimes by filming reenactments in a cinematic style of their choosing. The result is a chilling exploration of cruelty via classic Hollywood tropes.

Act of Killing, The
Sun 6/7
3:30 pm
Oppenheimer on Indonesian Genocide - THE LOOK OF SILENCE
PFS Roxy Theater

Heralded by Executive Producers Errol Morris and Werner Herzog as “one of the greatest and most powerful documentaries ever made,” Oppenheimer’s follow up to The Act of Killing takes another look at the Indonesian genocide, this time from the perspective of a survivor as he confronts the squad leader who killed his brother.

Followed by a Q&A with director Joshua Oppenheimer.

Look of Silence, The
Mon 6/8 - Thu 6/11
2:00 pm
Summer On Screen - SUMMER WITH MONIKA
PFS Roxy Theater

In what Godard called “the most original film by the most original of filmmakers,” Ingmar Bergman nods, briefly, to the sensual, summertime haze of young love as teens Harry and Monika run away from their small town, dead end jobs and families to be together on an isolated island for the season until harsh realities set in. Presented in 35mm.

Summer with Monika
Tue 6/9
7:30 pm
Film Lab - YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
PFS Roxy Theater

Determined not to repeat the past, neurosurgeon Dr. Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) inherits his infamous grandfather’s castle and, in a a sharply ironic twist, finds himself attempting a brain transfer to reanimate a gigantic corpse (Peter Boyle) in Mel Brooks’ cult classic.

Young Frankenstein
Thu 6/11
7:30 pm
Queer Cinema Now - THE SUMMER OF SANGAILE
PFS Roxy Theater

A hit at the opening night of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, this lush, Lithuanian, lesbian coming-of-age tale tells the story of Sangaile, a shy 17-year-old with a fear of heights and fascination with planes. When she meets the beautiful, enigmatic Auste, the two help each other grow into their passions.

Summer of Sangaile, The
Fri 6/12 - Sat 6/13
11:59 pm
Graveyard Shift - THE TREATMENT
PFS Roxy Theater

Echoing tones of nuevo-European thrillers like The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, this Belgian mystery tells the story of a hot-headed cop who finds himself caught in a web of deceit when a nine-year-old boy goes missing. He uncovers a secret so dark that it makes similar stories feel like warm and fuzzy child’s play.

Treatment, The
Sat 6/13
11:00 am
Saturday Morning Specials - THE IRON GIANT
PFS Roxy Theater

Based on “Iron Man,” a story by British poet laureate Ted Hughes, the film tells the story of a large metal robot who falls from the sky and sends a small town in Maine into panic. The government arrives to destroy the machine and it’s up to Hogarth, a boy from the town, to prove the Iron Giant isn’t the enemy. Presented in 35mm.

Iron Giant, The
Sun 6/14
11:00 am
Sensory Friendly Sundays - THE IRON GIANT
PFS Roxy Theater

Based on “Iron Man,” a story by British poet laureate Ted Hughes, the film tells the story of a large metal robot who falls from the sky and sends a small town in Maine into panic. The government arrives to destroy the machine and it’s up to Hogarth, a boy from the town, to prove the Iron Giant isn’t the enemy. Presented in 35mm.

Iron Giant, The
Mon 6/15 - Sat 6/20
2:00 pm
Summer On Screen - THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH
PFS Roxy Theater

After his wife and son leave to summer in Maine, New York publishing exec Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell) finds himself caught in a heat wave induced mid-life crisis and imagines his infidelity through a series of hilarious fantasies inspired by his new blonde bombshell neighbor (Marilyn Monroe).

Seven Year Itch, The
Tue 6/16
7:30 pm
In Focus: Docs By Women - THE WOLFPACK
PFS Roxy Theater

Winner of the Grand Prize for Best Documentary at Sundance, this probing film tells the shocking story of six brothers whose father kept them shut away in a Manhattan apartment for years. When one of them escapes, their world is changed forever.

Followed by a Q&A with director Crystal Moselle.

Wolfpack, The
Wed 6/17
7:30 pm
BYO: You Can't Sit with Us - MEAN GIRLS
PFS Roxy Theater

Former homeschooler Cady (Lindsay Lohan) enters high school and is quickly inducted into The Plastics, the girl clique to end all girl cliques led by the notorious Regina George (Rachel McAdams). When Cady falls for Regina’s ex, Regina and followers Gretchen (Lacey Chabert) and Karen (Amanda Seifreid) wage war.

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Thu 6/18
7:30 pm
Queer Cinema Now - WEEKEND
PFS Roxy Theater

This tender, refreshing and brutally raw love affair of a film chronicles two gay men as a one-night-stand grows into an intimately romantic and honest micro-relationship. Addressing universal themes like curiosity and finding one’s place in the world, this touching gem was called “perfectly realized” by the New York Times. Presented in 35mm.

Weekend
Fri 6/19 - Thu 6/25
Playing All Day
Roy Andersson's Living Trilogy - A PIGEON SAT ON A BRANCH REFLECTING EXISTENCE
PFS Roxy Theater

Winner of the top prize at last year’s Venice Film Festival, the grand finale to Andersson’s trilogy sees a pair of traveling novelty salesman examining man’s perpetual inhumanity towards his fellow man while peddling their wares. Presented in 35mm.

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Sat 6/20
2:00 pm
The Henry Fool Trilogy - Henry Fool
PFS Roxy Theater

In the series’ opener and Best Screenplay Award winner at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival, aspiring novelist Henry Fool (Thomas Jay Ryan), who carries a mysterious collection of notebooks, befriends garbageman Simon Grim (James Urbaniak) and encourages him to pursue poetry. When Simon finds success, the two split, until Henry’s previous life catches up with him. Presented in 35mm.

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Sat 6/20
4:45 pm
The Henry Fool Trilogy - FAY GRIM
PFS Roxy Theater

Ten years after the events of the first film, Henry’s ex-wife, Fay Grim, is persuaded by a CIA agent (Jeff Goldblum) to track down Henry’s notebooks in the interest of US security, as they contain secrets embedded in his poetry. Parker Posey shines as the titular character in this sharp, comedic sequel. Presented in 35mm.

Fay Grim
Sat 6/20
7:15 pm
The Henry Fool Trilogy - NED RIFLE
PFS Roxy Theater

The trilogy’s final installment sees Ned Rifle, Henry’s long lost son, in search of his estranged father. As the story begins to unfold and world of Henry’s looks bigger than ever before, Ned’s ultimate motives become clear. The original cast is joined by Liam Aiken and Aubrey Plaza for this brilliant finale.

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Sun 6/21
2:00 pm
Roy Andersson's Living Trilogy - SONGS FROM THE SECOND FLOOR
PFS Roxy Theater

The first part in Roy Andersson’s memorable trilogy and the winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival, this groundbreaking comedy talks about love and vulnerability via a collection of seemingly illogical vignettes that are connected through their penetrating insight into humanity.

Songs From the Second Floor
Sun 6/21
4:15 pm
Roy Andersson's Living Trilogy - YOU, THE LIVING
PFS Roxy Theater

Continuing the world he set up in Songs of the Second Floor, Roy Andersson’s second film in his trilogy is a celebration of humanity, seeing people from all walks of life in the Swedish city of Lethe realize the highest and lowest moments in their existence in a film that Uncut calls “Monty Python meets Ingmar Bergman.”

You, the Living
Mon 6/22 - Thu 6/25
2:00 pm
Summer On Screen - SUMMERTIME
PFS Roxy Theater

In this hopelessly romantic, bittersweet love story, Jane (Katherine Hepburn), a middle-aged secretary from Ohio, finally takes her dream trip to Venice. When she meets local shop owner Renato (Rossano Brazzi) in the stunning Piazza San Marco, a relationship blossoms during a season that will inevitably come to an end. Presented in 35mm.

Summertime
Tue 6/23
7:30 pm
Filmadelphia at the Roxy - JUNE SHOWCASE
PFS Roxy Theater

Filmadelphia at the Roxy is a monthly film series that provides a venue for local filmmakers of all ages, levels and backgrounds to showcase their work and elicit audience feedback.

Tickets are free, but required.

June Showcase
Thu 6/25
7:30 pm
Queer Cinema Now - TANGERINE
PFS Roxy Theater

Director Sean Baker’s uproarious Sundance hit, shot entirely on an iPhone 5 and hailed by many critics as their favorite of the festival, sees a pair of loud-mouthed, transgender, prostitute best friends on a journey to track the pimp that broke one of their hearts.

Tangerine
Fri 6/26 - Sat 6/27
11:59 pm
Graveyard Shift - BLOW OUT
PFS Roxy Theater

When a B-movie soundman accidentally records audio of a murder, he is forced to set out on a race against time to find the killer. This Brian De Palma chiller, set in Philadelphia and starring John Travolta, Nancy Allen, and a spine-tingling John Lithgow, is an Independence Day classic. Presented in 35mm.

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Sat 6/27
11:00 am
Saturday Morning Specials - PAPER PLANES
PFS Roxy Theater

11-year-old Dylan finds a passion for competitive paper plane making that earns him first place in a school contest and takes him all the way to the World Paper Plane Championships in Tokyo.Confronted with new friends, foes, experiences and challenges, Dylan learns that winning isn’t everything.

Paper Planes
Sun 6/28
11:00 am
Sensory Friendly Sundays - PAPER PLANES
PFS Roxy Theater

11-year-old Dylan finds a passion for competitive paper plane making that earns him first place in a school contest and takes him all the way to the World Paper Plane Championships in Tokyo. Confronted with new friends, foes, experiences and challenges, Dylan learns that winning isn’t everything.

Paper Planes
Mon 6/29 - Thu 7/2
2:00 pm
Summer On Screen - M. HULOT'S HOLIDAY
PFS Roxy Theater

In French-auteur Jacques Tati’s playful summer seaside tale, a good-natured tourist inadvertently triggers a series of misunderstandings that lead to total havoc at quaint resort. Packed to the brim with meticulous art direction and hilarious gags, this little French charmer is prime for rediscovery. Presented in 35mm.

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Tue 6/30
12:00 pm
Conversations with Ruth Perlmutter - M. HULOT'S HOLIDAY
PFS Roxy Theater

In French-auteur Jacques Tati’s playful summer seaside tale, a good-natured tourist inadvertently triggers a series of misunderstandings that lead to total havoc at quaint resort. Packed to the brim with meticulous art direction and hilarious gags, this little French charmer is prime for rediscovery. Presented in 35mm.

Jacques Tati in M. HULOT'S HOLIDAY
Tue 6/30
7:30 pm
Passport to World Cinema - HAEMOO
PFS Roxy Theater

First time director Sung-bo Shim and producer Bong Joon-ho tell the incredibly gripping true story of a fishing boat crew that unwittingly finds themselves the subject of violence when they are forced to smuggle illegal immigrants from China to Korea.

Followed by a post-screening discussion with Dr. Joseph Biermann (Rowan University).

Haemoo
Wed 7/1
7:30 pm
BYO: You Can't Sit with Us - BRING IT ON
PFS Roxy Theater

After Torrance (Kirsten Dunst) is elected cheer captain for the six-time National Champion, the Toros (or Rancho Carne Toros), she learns the squad has been ripping off routines for years from the East Compton Clovers. Led by Isis (Gabrielle Union), the Clovers’ bring a vicious rivalry that leads the teams to a cutthroat national championship.

Bring It On
Thu 7/2
7:30 pm
New French Films - PARTY GIRL
PFS Roxy Theater

Winner of the Best First Feature at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, this honest and lively French drama tells the story of a witty, elderly nightclub hostess whose newly found love for retired life forces her to wrestle her lifelong instincts and reinvent herself as a married woman.

Party Girl
Mon 7/6 - Thu 7/9
2:00 pm
Cornerstones of French Cinema - THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG
PFS Roxy Theater

In Jacques Demy’s lovely and timeless musical, a young, pregnant boutique worker is forced to marry an older man when she is separated from her one true love (and the father of her baby) by the Algerian War. Populated in beautiful Technicolor, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg is simply unforgettable.

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Mon 7/6
7:30 pm
Directors to Watch: James Ponsoldt - OFF THE BLACK
PFS Roxy Theater

Nick Nolte shines as Ray Cook, an aging alcoholic high school baseball umpire who comes face to face with Dave Tibble, a player that believes that Ray cost him the game of the season. Unexpectedly, the two begin to form a bond, one that culminates in Ray convincing Dave to pose as his son for a high school reunion.

Off the Black
Tue 7/7
12:00 pm
Conversations with Ruth Perlmutter - THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG
PFS Roxy Theater

In Jacques Demy’s lovely and timeless musical, a young, pregnant boutique worker is forced to marry an older man when she is separated from her one true love (and the father of her baby) by the Algerian War. Populated in beautiful Technicolor, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg is simply unforgettable.

Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The
Tue 7/7
7:30 pm
Film Lab - DONNIE DARKO
PFS Roxy Theater

In his mind-bending cult classic, director Richard Kelly showcases his unique cinematic voice and examines themes of parallel realities in this often comedic mystery centered around a troubled teen who is pressured into committing a series of bizarre crimes after he begins to have visions that he can’t explain. Presented in 35mm.

Donnie Darko
Wed 7/8
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Specticast Opera Series - PETER GRIMES
PFS Roxy Theater

The bleak, enclosed world of a fishing village provides the backdrop for the story of fisherman Peter Grimes and his uneasy relationship with the other inhabitants. The most significant British opera in over two centuries, Britten’s Peter Grimes is a work of visceral and sustained beauty, and is notable for the orchestral interludes that depict the sea in different moods.

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Thu 7/9
7:30 pm
New French Films - REALITY
PFS Roxy Theater

Quentin Dupieux, the genius behind recent absurdist comedies Rubber and Wrong, returns with a smart, self-reflexive film about an aspiring director who is to be given money for his first feature film, provided he can uncover a groan of pain worthy of an Oscar in the next 48 hours.

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