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The location for the showing of “Stranger Than Paradise” is relocated to Connelly Hall in UArts’ Terra Hall at 7:30pm. Terra Hall is at 211 S. Broad Street, on the corner of Broad and Walnut.
“Stranger Than Paradise” is the first in the “Artist as Filmmaker” series co-sponsored by UArts and the Philadelphia Film Society. The film will be moderated by Zhenya Kiperman, professor of film at Drexel University. Kiperman is an award-winning filmmaker and founder of Kiperfilms
(www.kiperfilms.com) and the author of numerous essays on film and literature.
In "Stranger Than Paradise" director Jim Jarmusch strayed from Hollywood norms and defined what we now know as independent cinema. "Stranger Than Paradise," was created on a budget of $125,000 with much praise, winning the prestigious Camera D'Or Award for best first feature film at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival.
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$5 General Admission
Tickets available at the door
The Artist as a Filmmaker series highlights world-renown directors who transitioned their careers from visual artistry to film making. The monthly program serves to expand the Philadelphia Film Festival's Masters of Cinema component and educate its audience on the collaboration of multiple art forms.