PFF26 Festival Events
Opening Night Film & Party
OPENING NIGHT FILM
Thursday, October 19
6:00 PM & 8:45 PM
Margot Robbie shines as the champion athlete turned Hard Copy sensation in this dark, energetic, shockingly hilarious, surprising, touching biopic of figure skater Tonya Harding.
DIR: Craig Gillespie
CAST: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Julianne Nicholson, Allison Janney
Due to popular demand, there are now FILM ONLY tickets available for the PFF26 Opening Night film, I, TONYA!
FILM ONLY ticket prices for the 6 PM and 8:45 PM are the following:
$ 20 | $15 for PFS Members | $7 for Student Rush Tickets
OPENING NIGHT PARTY
1712 Walnut Street
10:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Following the screenings, head over to CODA to kick off the Festival with PFS! Enjoy lite bites and complimentary drinks to celebrate PFF26.
Closing Night Film & Party
AWARDS CEREMONY & CLOSING NIGHT FILM
Friday, October 27
Join us to close PFF26, as we announce the 2017 Jury Award winners, followed by a screening of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI
One of the most anticipated films of the season, this darkly comic tale of anger and anguish rippling through a small Midwestern town stars Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, and Sam Rockwell.
DIR: Martin McDonagh
CAST: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, Abbie Cornish
CLOSING NIGHT PARTY
KIMMEL CENTER HAMILTON GARDEN
300 South Broad Street
10:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Raise a glass to our winners and another year of outstanding film at the beautiful Hamilton Garden in the Kimmel Center. Featuring lite bites and complimentary drinks.
October 20-29: 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM*
33 South 3rd Street – Downstairs
OPEN TO ALL PFF26 TICKET AND BADGE HOLDERS AGE 21+ ONLY
The Festival isn’t just about watching movies; it’s also about sharing experiences. The Festival Lounge is a tradition that welcomes all PFF26 ticket & badge holders to pop in, grab a bite and discuss the day’s screenings.
Just a short walk from the Ritz East & Ritz Five theaters, the Festival Lounge is a space exclusive to PFF26 ticket holders, badge holders, and Festival guests, who are invited to stop by for a little “R&R” between screenings and enjoy special events — and possibly an encounter with a visiting PFF filmmaker! The Lounge offers lite bites and special perks for badge holders.
*The Lounge will close at 4:00 PM on Friday, October 27, for Closing Night Festivities.
Events at the Lounge
Friday, October 20 | 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM : Try a CORE-tini cocktail, hosted by PFF26 Sponsor CORE Water
Sunday, October 22 | 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM : Try a CORE-tini cocktail, hosted by PFF26 Sponsor CORE Water
Monday, October 23 | 8:00 PM : Following the 6:20 PM screening of Faces Places, join Conrad Benner of Streets Dept discuss the value of art in public space with street artist Amberella and Zoe Rayn of Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture.
Wednesday, October 25 | 4:30 PM – 8:00 PM : Tito’s Homemade Vodka tasting
Thursday, October 26 | 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM : Kombucha tasting, hosted by Funky Fresh
Sunday, October 29 | 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM : Tito’s Homemade Vodka tasting
The 2nd Annual Lumière Celebration
A Benefit for the Philadelphia Film Society
Join the Philadelphia Film Society for the 2nd annual presentation of the Lumière Award. The Lumière Award, named in honor of the first filmmakers Auguste and Louis Lumière, is given to those that have demonstrated a passion for the furtherance of filmmaking as a vital artform and growing industry in Philadelphia.
This year, the Lumière Award’s inaugural recipient M. Night Shyamalan will present the award to Bruce Willis.
Thursday, October 26
7:30PM – 10:00PM
Award Presentation at 9:30PM
AKA Washington Square
834 Chestnut Street
$250 | General Admission