The Film Society’s new Virtual Theater allows us to bring the curated film selection you’ve grown to love at the PFS Roxy and Philadelphia Film Center directly into your home. Partnering with art house distributors to bring you films that would otherwise be on the big screen, all virtual screening tickets purchased directly support the Film Society, and help in our mission to remain Philadelphia’s foremost resource for film presentation and education.
HOW TO WATCH
12 HOUR SHIFT
Nurse Mandy is desperate to make it through her double shift without incident. This is particularly hard to do when you’re an addict and are also involved in a black market organ-trading scheme.
Unresolved feelings surface when a mother summons her family for one final reunion as she looks to end her battle with a terminal illness.
Following a Kansas farmer, a laid-off Ohio factory worker, and a Florida Uber driver, this doc reveals a collective American experience of financial challenge and resilience.
JIMMY CARTER: ROCK & ROLL PRESIDENT
Featuring testimony from legends like Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson, this portrait traces the surprisingly significant role that music has played in Jimmy Carter’s life and work.
THE KEEPER tells the incredible true story of Bert Trautmann (David Kross, The Reader), a German soldier and prisoner of war who, against a backdrop of British post-war protest and prejudice, secures the position of Goalkeeper at Manchester City, and in doing so becomes a footballing icon.
Adapted from a 1909 novel by Jack London yet set in a provocatively unspecified moment in Italy’s history, MARTIN EDEN is a passionate and enthralling narrative fresco in the tradition of the great Italian classics.
MY NAME IS PEDRO
An exploration of what public education meant to South Bronx latino maverick educator Pedro Santana and what he, in turn, meant to public education.
OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE
Drawing on his own deeply personal reflections, this film is the story of a beloved doctor and writer who redefined our understanding of the brain and mind.
WE ARE MANY
The never-before-told story of the largest demonstration in human history, and how the movement created by a small band of activists changed the world.