PHILADELPHIA FILM SOCIETY
AT WATER TOWER CINEMA
The Philadelphia Film Society is very excited to partner with Water Tower Cinema in Montgomeryville to present select films from IFC’s Indie Theater Revival Project, celebrating both 20 years of IFC Films and the return of Independent Film to theaters following the recent mandated closures.
The Film Society will take over 2 screens at Water Tower Cinemas for the next 2 weeks, curating from IFC’s stellar line-up of films. Cinephiles can once again enjoy watching a film on the big screen. The limited curated programming includes BOYHOOD, Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN, BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR, TINY FURNITURE, FRANCES HA, and many more.
TICKETS ARE ONLY $5!
For showtimes, to purchase tickets, and to see theater safety guidelines –
please visit WaterTowerCinema.com.
750 Montgomery Glen Drive, Montgomeryville, PA 19446 | 215.855.1234
August 13 – August 20
CHRISTIAN PETZOLD | 2015 | GERMANY | 99 MIN | TICKETS & SHOWTIMES
A spellbinding mystery of identity, illusion, and deception unfolds against the turmoil of post-World War II Germany in the stunning new film from acclaimed director Christian Petzold.
IN THE LOOP
ARMANDO IANNUCCI | 2009 | UK | 109 MIN | TICKETS & SHOWTIMES
IN THE LOOP is a smart comedy and Sundance Film Festival hit. With razor-sharp, truly laugh-out-loud dialogue the film pokes fun at the absurdity and ineptitude of our highest leaders.
Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN
ALFONSO CUARÓN | 2002 | MEXICO | 106 MIN | TICKETS & SHOWTIMES
Alfonso Cuarón had his breakout hit with this Mexican box-office smash that sparked controversy for its frank depiction of drug use and sexual exploration.
MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY
BARRY JENKINS | 2009 | USA | 87 MIN | TICKETS & SHOWTIMES
A love story of bikes and one-night stands told through two African-American twenty-something’s dealing with issues of class, identity, and the evolving conundrum of being a minority in rapidly gentrifying San Francisco.
NOAH BAUMBACH | 2013 | USA | 86 MIN | TICKETS & SHOWTIMES
FRANCES HA is a modern comic fable that explores New York, friendship, class, ambition, failure, and redemption.
RICHARD LINKLATER | 2014 | USA | 165 MIN | TICKETS & SHOWTIMES
Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason, who literally grows up on screen before our eyes.
August 21 – August 27
CINDY MEEHL | 2011 | USA | 88 MIN | TICKETS & SHOWTIMES
BUCK, a richly textured and visually stunning film, follows Brannaman from his abusive childhood to his phenomenally successful approach to horses.
CHRISTOPHER NOLAN | 1999 | UK | 69 MIN | TICKETS & SHOWTIMES
The first film by the Oscar-nominated director of MEMENTO, THE PRESTIGE and THE DARK KNIGHT, Christopher Nolan, FOLLOWING is a tantalizing indie neo-noir.
BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR
ABDELLATIF KECHICHE | 2013 | FRANCE | 179 MIN | TICKETS & SHOWTIMES
The sensation of the Cannes Film Festival and the most controversial film of the year, Blue is the Warmest Color made cinema history as the first film ever awarded the Palme d’Or to both its director and its actresses.
ME AND YOU AND EVERYONE WE KNOW
MIRANDA JULY | 2005 | USA | 90 MIN | TICKETS & SHOWTIMES
Single dad Richard (John Hawkes) meets Christine (Miranda July), a starving artist who moonlights as a cabbie. They awkwardly attempt to start a romance, but Richard’s divorce has left him emotionally damaged, and he struggles to remain open to the possibilities of this new relationship.
LEAN DUNHAM | 2010 | USA | 98 MIN | TICKETS & SHOWTIMES
TINY FURNITURE is a hilarious and endearing film that explores the depths of romantic humiliation and the heights of post-college confusion.
JENNIFER KENT | 2017 | AUSTRALIA | 94 MIN | TICKETS & SHOWTIMES
Six years after the violent death of her husband, Amelia is at a loss. She struggles to discipline her ‘out of control’ 6 year-old, Samuel, a son she finds impossible to love. Samuel’s dreams are plagued by a monster he believes is coming to kill them both.