Bringing together the odd, eerie, thrilling, and downright weird, this is the home of cult classics.
Welcoming children and caregivers to experience kid-friendly classics both new and old.
Cinema’s greatest treasures as they were meant to be seen: on the biggest screen in Center City!
Put your movie and pop culture knowledge to the test with this pairing of trivia and nostalgic films.
Philly Film Showcase
A screening and discussion series dedicated to work by up-and-coming local filmmakers of all ages, levels, and backgrounds.
Sight and Sound 100
Once a decade, Sight and Sound magazine releases the coveted critic’s poll for The Greatest Films of All Time. Join PFS as we embark on the journey together and screen all 100 films from the 2022 list, counting down, in order throughout the entire year.
All filmmakers have to start somewhere. A debut film may catapult a director into the auteur stratosphere or be merely a blip on their IMDb list, yet the debut remains a defining moment that can serve as film forensic for everything that follows.
Sometimes a film can make your head spin and heart sing with a script that captures the entire human condition, performances that come from the soul, and a rousing, triumphant score. Sometimes a film can just make you laugh and yell “How?!?” or “Why?!?!” a thousand times.
The screwball comedies of Hollywood’s Golden Age continue to cause shrieks with every double entendre and twisted wordplay.
In addition to the illuminating collection of shorts from the dawn of cinema featuring women in front of the camera sparking rebellion and slapstick, Women’s March features a selection of groundbreaking, international women filmmakers that changed cinema forever.
DocNights with Thomas Jefferson University pairs impactful documentaries with illuminating talkbacks.
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Holiday Screenings | 20th Anniversary Series at the Drive-In | Blockbusters on 4K | Science on Screen | Classics | Michelle Yeoh Everywhere All At Once | Cannes I Get A Boo? | Philly’s Grace | Summer of Trilogies | AP Bio | Winter Weekends | Hogwarts Express | Made in USA | Non/Fiction | World View | Girl Uninterrupted