PFS LOCAL FILMMAKER SERIES SCREENS KERMIT GOSNELL DOCUMENTARY, 3801 LANCASTER II

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PFS LOCAL FILMMAKER SERIES SCREENS KERMIT GOSNELL DOCUMENTARY, 3801 LANCASTER II
Western PA Director David Altrogge’s follow up to the short film about
an illegal abortion clinic in West Philadelphia
(PHILADELPHIA, PA) Thursday, May 15, 2014 – Through the monthly Filmadelphia at the Roxy Local Filmmaker Series, the Philadelphia Film Society (PFS) will host filmmaker David Altrogge for a film screening and Q&A of 3801 LANCASTER II.An in-depth follow up to the 2013 short film about the chilling details behind Kermit Gosnell’s illegal abortion clinic in West Philadelphia, 3801 LANCASTER II is a featurette about the doctor, his victims, and the cover-up by local oversight agencies that delves into the how’s and why’s of the operation. The documentary series has three goals: to make the public aware of what happened at the Women’s Medical Society, to give Gosnell’s victims an outlet to tell their stories, and to help find and shut down clinics that continue to operate in the same manner.

 

VIEW WEBSITE & TRAILER: http://3801lancaster.com

WHEN: Tuesday, May 20; 7:30 pm

WHERE: PFS Roxy Theater, 2023 Sansom Street, Phila PA 19103

TICKETS: Free and open to the public with ticket reservation.
Tickets available at http://bit.ly/1l8k9ye or PFS Roxy Theater box office. 

 

About the Director: David Altrogge is a writer and director who lives and works out of Western Pennsylvania. In addition to documentary work, he also directs narrative films.

Filmadelphia at the Roxy is a monthly film series at the PFS Roxy Theater that provides avenue for local filmmakers of all ages, levels and backgrounds to showcase their work and elicit audience feedback. The Series serves as a vehicle to encourage and identify new talented filmmakers from throughout the region. Admission is free of charge in an effort to cultivate accessibility and community involvement. Following each series, join PFS for a Q&A at the theater and post-screening happy hour at Cavanaugh’s Rittenhouse to continue the conversation and celebrate the films.

 

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation proudly supports Filmadelphia at the Roxy.

For more information, visit http://filmadelphia.org/event

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ABOUT THE PHILADELPHIA FILM SOCIETY

Philadelphia Film Society is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit arts organization with a mission to utilize film’s unique capacity to engage a broad cross-section of the  community, while further providing access to powerful films from around  the world in order to increase education and understanding.  It does so  by annually producing a top-tier film festival featuring the best of American and International cinema, programming the PFS Theater at the Roxy,  thereby providing daily access to films and experiences from which the  Philadelphia community can be further engaged and educated, as well as  by offering unique and varied screenings and events throughout the year  that furthers the awareness of film as an important form of artistic expression and instrument of cultural change. For more information, visit www.filmadelphia.org

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