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PFF ON US– the Philadelphia Film Festival’s (October 16-26, 2014) free ticketing program

Hello! On behalf of the Philadelphia Film Society, I’m pleased to announce our lineup for PFF ON US– the Philadelphia Film Festival’s (October 16-26, 2014) free ticketing program made possible through generous support from the Wyncote Foundation. All films in the Festival’s American Independents and Documentary Showcase categories are FREE. Both categories are particularly strong [...]

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WAKE Screening & Conversation with Haverford’s Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellows Wednesday, Sept 10, 2014 7:00pm Chase Auditorium, Haverford College

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“Between Fiction and Essay” Screenings of Chinese Filmmaker and Writer Guo Xiaolu @ Swarthmore College and International House

Guo Xiaolu is a provocative and prolific screenwriter and director of features and documentaries, and a distinctive voice in contemporary literature in both Chinese and English. Raised by her grandparents in a fishing village, Guo later studied screenwriting at the prestigious Berlin Film Academy (with Jia Zhangke) and began making documentaries. Now based in London, [...]

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A Celebration of David Lynch @ Bryn Mawr Film Institute

A series of screenings of David Lynch’s most prominent work including The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet and Mulholand Drive with an evening of conversation with the artist, moderated by film critic Carrie Rickey. (An Evening with David Lynch) This series is presented in conjunction with David Lynch: The Unified Field at the Pennsylvania Academy of [...]

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WAKE – Screening & Conversation with Haverford’s Summer 2014 Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Fellows @ Chase Auditorium, Haverford

WAKE US, 2014, 23 minutes Screening & Conversation Wednesday, September 10th, 7:00pm Chase Auditorium Haverford College In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, spilling 4.9 barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Four years later, WAKE meditates on the continued presence of the oil industry in southern Louisiana. By bringing together the perspectives of [...]

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Philadelphia Film Festival (Oct 16 to Oct 26) – Call for Volunteers

The Philadelphia Film Festival (Oct 16 to Oct 26) is an international film festival that welcomes filmmakers and film-lovers from around the world to venues throughout the city for screenings and special events. Last year, we screened Academy Award nominated The Broken Circle Breakdown , crowd-pleaser About Time , the groundbreaking Blue is the Warmest [...]

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The Philadelphia Film Festival (Oct 16 to Oct 26)

Hello! The Philadelphia Film Festival (Oct 16 to Oct 26) is an international film festival that welcomes filmmakers and film-lovers from around the world to venues throughout the city for films and special events. Last year, we screened Academy Award nominated The Broken Circle Breakdown , crowd-pleaser About Time , the groundbreaking Blue is the [...]

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New Student Documentaries, Sunday 11 May 2014 at 7pm

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URGENT : Tri-Co Film Festival Submissions – last week before deadline

Student Film/ Awards/ GO! Bryn Mawr Film Institute Thursday May 1st 7:00 pm SUBMIT your film by 11:59pm, MONDAY, April 21st | GUIDELINES are here: hav.to/tricofilmfest OVER $500-worth of AWARDS including exclusive memberships to Philadelphia media organizations, workshops with groundbreaking filmmakers, and free equipment rentals. JURIED by LAURA DEUTCH, community media artist and Education + [...]

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There will be a public screening of Rea Tajiri’s new film, LORDVILLE Monday, April 21, 7-8:30 PM Bryn Mawr College, Carpenter Library B-21 Q & A with filmmaker to follow

“LORDVILLE is an experiential, sense-driven film – a reading of landscape and culture through the lens of historiography. In LORDVILLE, I ask, ‘What does it mean to own the land?’ For myself as filmmaker and inhabitant, the physical presence of this small now-fading American town and the provocations of its histories collide” — Rea Tajiri [...]

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