With Film Essentials at the Philadelphia Film Center, PFS is giving audiences the chance to experience some of cinema’s greatest treasures as they were meant to be seen: on the biggest screen in Center City!
ORSON WELLES | USA | 1941 | 119 MIN | PG | 4K
December 6 | 7:00 PM /// December 9 | 3:00 PM
Birthing a new cinematic landscape filled with wondrous flair, Orson Welles steers his transformative directorial debut with an audaciousness fit for his subject: the thinly-veiled life of media mogul Charles Foster Kane aka William Randolph Hearst.
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