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Oscar Week with PFS

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Oscar Week with PFS

Date(s) - Sat 3/1 - Sun 3/2
Playing All Day

PFS Theater at the Roxy

Friday, February 28 – Thursday, March 6 – Encore Screenings of Gravity and American Hustle
Saturday, March 1 – 2014 Oscar Documentary Showcase
Sunday, March 2 – Awards Viewing Party & Reception
Open to the public. Tickets on sale now!


To kick off Oscar Week, the PFS Theater at the Roxy will spotlight Gravity and American Hustle, both nominated for 10 Oscars including Best Picture. Take the opportunity to see it one last time before the awards or take advantage to catch up on what you missed in the week following.

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2013 // 91 min
A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.

2013 // 138 min
A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive British partner, Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.




2014 Oscar Documentary Showcase

Cutie and the Boxer  Dirty Wars  The Square  20 Feet from Stardom  Act of Killing

PFS will host screenings of 2014 Academy Award contenders nominated for Best Documentary Feature. The series includes back-to-back screenings of 20 Feet from Stardom, The Act of Killing, Cutie and the Boxer, Dirty Wars, and The Square.

General Admission Pass     $30
PFS Member Pass                  $25

All Day Pass for the Oscar Documentary Showcase grants one admission to ALL 5 FILMS. Stay all day or come and go as you please! Tickets available online and at the PFS Theater Box Office. 

General Admission                $11
PFS Member                             $9


10:00am CUTIE AND THE BOXER (88 min)
This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role as her overbearing husband’s assistant, Noriko finds an identity of her own

11:45am DIRTY WARS (87 min)
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill is pulled into an unexpected journey as he chases down the hidden truth behind America’s expanding covert wars.

1:30pm THE SQUARE (104 min)
A group of Egyptian revolutionaries battle leaders and regimes, risking their lives to build a new society of conscience.

3:45 pm 20 FEET FROM STARDOM (91 min)
Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we’ve had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.

5:30pm THE ACT OF KILLING (115 min)
A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.


SUNDAY, March 2

Awards Viewing Party & Reception

The Philadelphia Film Society (PFS) will bring the biggest night in Hollywood to the PFS Theater at the Roxy. The event will feature live streaming of the award ceremony honoring the most notable films from 2013, some of which were first featured locally during the 22nd Philadelphia Film Festival last October.

During the ceremony, PFS will also be hosting a reception where guests will enjoy complimentary food and drinks, as well as the ability to participate in an Oscar Pool and ‘Commercial Break Quizzo’.

Tickets: BUY NOW!
General Admission Tickets      $40
PFS Members Tickets                $35

Tickets available online and at the PFS Theater Box Office, 2021 Sansom Street.

Schedule of Events:
6:30 pm     Reception begins
7:00 pm     Live streaming of awards ceremony