The Philadelphia Film Society (PFS) is excited to announce the lineup of curated programming for January taking place at the Philadelphia Film Center (1412 Chestnut Street). The lineup includes a free screening of SELMA on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, THE WIZARD OF OZ on 35MM, family-friendly screening of MARY POPPINS with pre-screening activities, and cult classic DEEP RED in 4K.
Tickets to individual screenings are currently available to purchase on Filmadelphia.org, prices range from $13 to as low as $4.
Curated Programming for January Lineup
PFS on Us: Unites communities, FREE of charge, who want to share in the excitement and challenge of powerful new cinema.
SELMA | Director Ava Duvernay | January 17
Director Ava DuVernay’s Oscar-winning dramatization of the 1965 voting rights marches from Selma to Montgomery is remarkable for its grounded, vital rendering of a mythic moment in American history.
Tickets for this event are FREE, a reservation to the event is required. Admission is on a first-come first-served basis.
Film Essentials: Cinema’s greatest treasures as they were meant to be seen: on the biggest screen in Center City.
THE WIZARD OF OZ on 35MM | Director Victor Fleming | January 20
After over 80 years of charming audiences young and old worldwide, THE WIZARD OF OZ remains an awe-inspiring reminder that there is truly no place like home, or the cinema.
After Hours: Bringing together the odd, eerie, thrilling, and downright weird, this is the home of cult classics.
DEEP RED in 4K | Director Dario Argento | January 21
Backed by Goblin’s legendary score, a pianist and fledgling sleuth, becomes the next target of a mysterious black gloved killer in Dario Argento’s giallo masterpiece DEEP RED.
STARSHIP TROOPERS | Director Paul Verhoeven | January 29
Paul Verhoeven’s maddening satirical adaptation from 1997 has become arguably prescient as it follows jingoistic, interstellar military cadets and their thirst for love and bug goo.
Family Matinees: Welcoming children and caregivers to experience kid-friendly classics both new and old.
MARY POPPINS | Director Robert Stevenson | January 23
Like her famous magical bag, Mary Poppins is an endlessly delightful musical romp about an English nanny’s unconventional methods that bring joy and life to everyone she encounters.
Throwback Thursday Quizzo & Movie: Put your movie and pop culture knowledge to the test with this pairing of trivia and nostalgic films.
I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER | Director Jim Gillespie | January 27
When a car accident and dead body threatens to ruin their buzz, a group of ridiculously good looking friends must face the consequences in this 25 year old teen slasher joyride.
For more information about the titles please visit Filmadelphia.org/Film-Series.