The Philadelphia Film Festival
A city-wide celebration of the cinema
October 19-29, 2017
Note: The information below is from 2016. Stay tuned for more information about this year’s event as it becomes available.
Hosted by the Philadelphia Film Society (PFS), the 25th annual Philadelphia Film Festival showcases the best in independent and foreign cinema in theaters and venues throughout Philadelphia.
The 11-day festival features dozens of films from around the globe — divided into helpful categories — along with appearances from special guests from the world of cinema.
Every year, the festival is bookended with blockbuster opening and closing night films. Stay tuned to find out this year’s featured films.
The festival also promises screenings of short films, feature-length films, animated movies and other genres at venues like the Prince Theater, the Ritz East and the Ritz at the Bourse.
Guide to the 25th Annual Philadelphia Film Festival
Screening 110 feature length and short films this year, the Philadelphia Film Festival has plenty of options to navigate! To get you started, we’ve got a guide over on Uwishunu, which includes movie highlights, ticketing info and all the other details you need to know to rock this year’s festival. Click the button below!
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In the neighborhood
225 S. 8th Street Philadelphia, PA 19106
- The Independent Hotel Philadelphia
- Rodeway Inn Center City
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- Alexander Inn
- Hampton Inn Philadelphia Center City Convention Center
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Philadelphia City Center
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Museums & Attractions
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- Franklin’s Print Shop
- National Liberty Museum
- Independence National Historical Park
- Independence Hall
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- Washington Square
- Christ Church
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Restaurants & Dining
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- Vango Lounge and Sky Bar
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