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October Sky – Outdoor Screening

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October Sky - Outdoor Screening

Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/11/2013
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location
Eakins Oval

The Philadelphia Film Society will be hosting a children’s stop-motion workshop before the outdoor screening of October Sky at Eakins Oval.

This October, the parkway’s pop-up park, The Oval, will host a series of fun and free fall-themed activities. Guests of all ages can enjoy the fall festivities at The Oval including Philadelphia’s Open Air Market (PHAIR), workshops by the Franklin Institute and the Philadelphia Film Festival, October Sky movie screening, a petting zoo, hayrides, costume contest, plus a Sunday football game viewing party, GO EAGLES! Live performances, food trucks and much more will be on-site throughout the event series. Don’t miss out on The Oval’s final pop-up of the season! FREE!


The Philadelphia Film Society will be hosting a children’s stop-motion workshop before the outdoor screening of October Sky at Eakins Oval.

This October, the parkway’s pop-up park, The Oval, will host a series of fun and free fall-themed activities. Guests of all ages can enjoy the fall festivities at The Oval including Philadelphia’s Open Air Market (PHAIR), workshops by the Franklin Institute and the Philadelphia Film Festival, October Sky movie screening, a petting zoo, hayrides, costume contest, plus a Sunday football game viewing party, GO EAGLES! Live performances, food trucks and much more will be on-site throughout the event series. Don’t miss out on The Oval’s final pop-up of the season! FREE!

Schedule:
Friday, October 11, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Food Truck Cinema all night featuring Mini Trini, Lil Dans, Foo, Mucho Bueno, Sweet Box Cupcakes.

6:00pm – Workshops being in Oval Park with the Philadelphia Film Society and Franklin Institute

8:00pm – October Sky film screening begins.

Film Synopsis:

The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner’s son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father’s wishes.

Director: Joe Johnston

Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Laura Dern

Runtime: 108 minutes

Click HERE to view the trailer