Jan
28
Tue
Non/Fiction: The Hottest August @ Philadelphia Film Society
Jan 28 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Documentarian Brett Story (The Prison in Twelve Landscapes) cements her place as one of the most exciting voices in contemporary nonfiction filmmaking with this offbeat, surprising capsule of the hopes and fears of a city and its inhabitants at a precise moment in time (in this case, the sweltering August of 2017).

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Jan
30
Thu
Film Essentials: Eve’s Bayou on 35MM @ Philadelphia Film Society
Jan 30 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Magic and restless spirits drift through the sticky swamps and aging mansions of Louisiana in the remarkable Southern Gothic directorial debut of Kasi Lemmons (Harriet, PFF28). Centered around the home of the well-to-do Batiste family, headed by esteemed local doctor Louis (Samuel L. Jackson) and charming socialite Roz (Lynn Whitfield).

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