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The 29th Annual Philadelphia Film Festival Will Be Screening Drive-In Movies at The Navy Yard!

The 29th Annual Philadelphia Film Festival Will Be Screening Drive-In Movies at The Navy Yard!

The 29th Annual Philadelphia Film Festival Will Be Screening Drive-In Movies at The Navy Yard!

The ​Philadelphia Film Society​ (​PFS​) is proud to announce the full lineup for the ​29th Philadelphia Film Festival​ (​PFF29​), spanning from October 23​ – ​November 2​.

Curated from the world’s most prestigious film festivals by PFS’s artistic team, the Festival will showcase 90+ of the year’s most highly anticipated, critically acclaimed, and thought provoking feature length and short films. The full lineup for PFF29 reflects PFS’s dedication to bringing diverse and acclaimed titles to Philadelphia audiences amid the transition away from traditional physical screenings in theaters. PFF29 features in-home screenings available through the Festival’s digital streaming platform, alongside nightly socially-distanced screenings throughout the 11-day Festival at the expanded 2-screen PFS Drive-In at the Navy Yard.

Alongside the previously announced titles ​NOMADLAND​, from Director Chloé Zhao and starring Frances McDormand; and Cannes selection and TIFF premiere ​AMMONITE​, starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan,​ ​the PFS Drive-In will also feature a nightly slate totalling over a dozen films, including ​BLACK BEAR​, starring Aubrey Plaza as an actress-turned-director retreating to a couple’s secluded country home to write her next script​. ​The Drive-In will feature powerful documentaries ​40 YEARS A PRISONER​, Director Tommy Oliver’s chronicling of activist Mike Africa Jr.’s mission to free his parents following their imprisonment as a result of the 1978 police raid on the revolutionary group MOVE’s compound and ​MLK / FBI​, Director Sam Pollard’s captivating examination, using recently declassified files, of the FBI’s extensive surveillance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The PFS Drive-In will also be the exclusive home of the PFS on Us free ticketing initiative.

The PFS Digital Streaming Platform including 69 films, 39 of which will be available throughout thecountry,andfeaturesmarqueeselections​HERSELF​,P​ hyllidaLloyd’spowerfulfilmofa young mother’s resolve to build a home after escaping from her abusive husband;​ ​MINARI​,​ ​Lee Isaac Chung’s sweeping Sundance award-winner, which follows the ups and downs of a Korean-America family adjusting to life in rural Arkansas​; and ​SOUND OF METAL​, ​in which​ ​Riz Ahmed delivers an stunning performance as a rock drummer coping with the sudden deterioration of his hearing; as well as both four short film programs of 20 new short films.

Programming Note from the Philadelphia Film Society: Additional Drive-In and Streaming titles may be announced closer to the Festival start date. Please visit Filmadelphia.org and subscribe to our email-blasts for all updates regarding PFF29.

Individual tickets going on-sale for PFS Members on Saturday, ​October 10th​ and to the general public beginning Tuesday, ​October 13th, ​with Badge Holders receiving a headstart on Drive-In screenings on Thursday,​ October 8th​. Badges are currently available to purchase.

PFF29 Virtual Programmers Panel​ will take place on Monday, ​October 12th​. Join the Philadelphia Film Society and the Festival Programming Team for an inside look at the 29th Philadelphia Film Festival lineup. This is a free event but attendees must reserve a ticket.

29th Philadelphia Film Festival Full Lineup

Marquee Screenings:​ Drive-In Marquee Screenings will be available first to Spotlight All Access and Premiere All Access badge holders with a limited number of individual tickets going on sale. Digital Marquee Screenings will be Accessible through the PFF29 website as well as through the PFF29 custom app on both the Roku and AppleTV platforms.

  • ●  AMMONITE ​|​ ​Director Francis Lee | 2020 | UK | Drive-In
  • ●  HERSELF​ | Director Phyllida Lloyd | 2020 | Ireland, UK | Digital
  • ●  MINARI ​| Director Lee Issac Chung | 2020 | USA | Digital
  • ●  NOMADLAND​ ​| Director Chloé ​Zhao​ | 2020 | USA | Drive-In
  • ●  SOUND OF METAL ​| Director Darius Marder | 2019 | USA | Digital

    PFS on Us Films​ ​At the PFS Drive-In at the Navy Yard: ​PFS on Us free ticketing initiative – attendees still need to reserve a free ticket to these screenings.

  • ●  40 YEARS A PRISONER​ | Director Tommy Oliver | 2020 | USA
  • ●  BLACK BEAR ​| Director Lawrence Michael Levine | 2020 | USA
  • ●  BULLETPROOF ​| Director Todd Chandler | 2020 | USA
  • ●  ENEMIES OF THE STATE​ | Director Sonia Kennebeck | 2020 | USA
  • ●  HARLEY​ | Director Jean-Cosme Delaloye | 2020 | USA
  • ●  LA LEYENDA NEGRA ​| Director Patricia Delgado | 2020 | USA
  • ●  MLK/FBI​ | Director Sam Pollard | 2020 | USA
  • ●  NO ORDINARY MAN​ | Director Aisling Chin-Yee, Chase Joynt | 2020 | Canada
  • ●  PG (PSYCHO GOREMAN)​ | Director Steven Kostanski | 2020 | Canada

    Available On the PFS Digital Streaming Platform: ​Accessible through the PFF29 website as well as through the PFF29 custom app on both the Roku and AppleTV platforms.

  • ●  40 YEARS A PRISONER​ | Director Tommy Oliver | 2020 | USA
  • ●  ACASA, MY HOME​ | Radu Ciorniciuc | 2020 | Romania, Germany, Finland
  • ●  A SON​ |​ ​D​ irector Mehdi Barsaoui​ ​|​ ​2019​ ​|​ ​France, Tunisia, Lebanon, Qatar
  • ●  AND TOMORROW THE ENTIRE WORLD​ | Director Julia von Heinz | 2020 | Germany,

    France

  • ●  APPLES​ | Director Christos Nikou | 2020 | Greece, Poland, Slovenia
  • ●  BANKSY MOST WANTED​ ​| Director Aurélia Rouvier, Seamus Haley | 2020 | France
  • ●  BEETHOVEN IN BEIJING​ | Director Jennifer R. Lin, Sharon Mullally | 2020 | USA
  • ●  THE BIG HIT​ | Director Emmanuel Courcol | 2020 | France
  • ●  BLACK BEAR​ | Director Lawrence Michael Levine | 2020 | USA
  • ●  THE BOY BEHIND THE DOOR ​| Directors Justin Powell, David Charbonier | 2020 | USA
  • ●  BREAKING SURFACE​ | Director Joachim Hedén | 2020 | Sweden, Belgium, Norway
  • ●  CHARLATAN​ | Director Agnieszka Holland | 2020 | Czech Republic, Ireland, Poland,

    Slovakia

  • ●  CHARTER​ | Director Amanda Kernell | 2020 | Sweden, Norway, Denmark
  • ●  CODED BIAS​ | Director Shalini Kantayya | 2020 | USA, UK
  • ●  COME TRUE ​| Director Anthony Scott Burns | 2020 | Canada
  • ●  DIGGER​ | Director Georgis Grigorakis | 2020 | Greece, France
  • ●  THE DILEMMA OF DESIRE​ | Director Maria Finitzo | 2020 | USA
  • ●  EMA​|​​​DirectorPabloLarraìn​​|​​2019​​|​​Chile
  • ●  FAREWELL AMOR ​| Director Ekwa Msangi | 2020 | USA
  • ●  FREELAND​|​​D​ irectorMarioFurloni,KateMcLean​​|​​2020​​|​​USA
  • ●  GET THE HELL OUT​ | Director Wang I-Fan | 2020 | Taiwan
  • ●  GOODBYE HONEY ​| Max Strand | 2020 | USA
  • ●  GUNDA​ |​ ​D​ irector Victor Kossakovsky​ |​ ​2​ 020​ ​|​ ​Norway, USA
  • ●  THE HOUSE OF US​ | Director Yoon Ga-eun | 2019 | South Korea
  • ●  I’M YOUR WOMAN​ | Director Julia Hart | 2020 | USA
  • ●  JUMBO​ ​|​ ​Director Zoé Wittock​ ​|​ ​2020​ ​|​ ​France, Belgium, Luxembourg
  • ●  THE KILLING OF TWO LOVERS​ ​|​ ​Director Robert Machoian​ ​|​ ​2020​ ​|​ ​USA
  • ●  KUBRICK BY KUBRICK​ ​|​ D​ irector Grégory Monro​ ​|​ ​2020​ ​|​ ​France
  • ●  LAPSIS​|​​D​ irectorNoahHutton​​|​​2020​|​​U​ SA
  • ●  LITTLE FISH​ |​ ​D​ irector Chad Hartigan | 2020 | USA
  • ●  MANDIBLES​ | Director Quentin Dupieux | 2020 | France, Belgium
  • ●  MARIONETTE LAND ​| Director Alexander Monelli | 2020 | USA
  • ●  MAYOR​ ​|​ ​Director David Osit | 2020 | UK, USA
  • ●  MICHAEL SMERCONISH: THINGS I WISH I KNEW BEFORE I STARTED TALKING ​|

    Director Chris Strand | 2020 | USA

  • ●  MINYAN​ | Director Eric Steel | 2020 | USA
  • ●  MIRACLEFISHING​|​​​DirectorMilesHargrove​|​​2​020​​|​​USA
  • ●  MLK/FBI​ | Director Sam Pollard | 2020 | USA
  • ●  MYLITTLESISTER​​|​D​ irectorStéphanieChuat,VéroniqueReymond|2020​|​

    Switzerland

  • ●  MY WONDERFUL WANDA​ | Director Stéphanie Chuat, Véronique Reymond | 2020 |

    Switzerland

  • ●  MY ZOE​ |​ ​​Director Julie Delpy​ ​|​ ​2019​ ​|​ ​Germany, France, UK, USA
  • ●  NEW ORDER​ | Director Michel Franco | 2020 | Mexico, France
  • ●  NIGHTOFTHEKINGS​|​​D​ irectorPhilippeLacôte|2020|IvoryCoast,France,Canada,

    Senegal

  • ●  THE OBITUARY OF TUNDE JOHNSON​ ​|​ ​Director Ali LeRoi​ ​|​ ​2019​ ​|​ ​USA
  • ●  ONE OF THESE DAYS​ |​ ​D​ irector Bastian Günther​ |​ ​2​ 020​ ​|​ ​Germany, USA
  • ●  THE PERFECT CANDIDATE​ ​|​ ​Director Haifaa Al-Mansour​ ​|​ ​2019​ ​|​ ​Saudi Arabia,

    Germany

  • ●  PINKSKIESAHEAD​|​​D​ irectorKellyOxford​​|​​2020​|​​U​ SA
  • ●  ROSE PLAYS JULIE ​| Director Joe Lawler, Christine Malloy | 2019 | Ireland, UK
  • ●  THE SALT OF TEARS​ | Director Phillippe Garrel | 2020 | France, Switzerland
  • ●  SOME KIND OF HEAVEN​ ​|​ ​Director Lance Oppenheim​ ​|​ ​2020​ ​|​ ​USA
  • ●  SPRING BLOSSOM​ ​| Director Suzanne Lindon | 2020 | France
  • ●  SUMMER OF 85​ ​| Director Francois Ozon | 2020 | France
  • ●  SURVIVAL SKILLS​ ​|​ ​Director Quinn Armstrong​ |​ ​2​ 020​ ​|​ ​USA
  • ●  SYLVIE’S LOVE​ ​|​ ​Director Eugene Ashe​ ​|​ ​2020​ |​ ​U​ SA
  • ●  THERE IS NO EVIL​ | Director Mohammad Rasoulof | 2020 | Germany, Iran, Czech Republic
  • ●  THE TIES​ | Director Daniele Luchetti | 2020 | Italy, France
  • ●  TRUE MOTHERS ​| Director Naomi Kawase | 2020 | Japan
  • ●  TWOOFUS​​|​​DirectorFilippoMeneghetti​|​​2​019​​|​​France,Luxembourg,Belgium
  • ●  UNDERTHEOPENSKY​|​​​DirectorMiwaNishikawa|2020|Japan
  • ●  UNDINE​ ​|​ D​ irector Christian Petzold​ ​|​ ​2020​ |​ ​G​ ermany, France
  • ●  THE WITMANS ​| Director David Peterson | 2020 | USA
  • ●  WHITE LIE​ | Director Calvin Thomas, Yonah Lewis | 2020 | USA
  • ●  YALDA, A NIGHT FOR FORGIVENESS​ |​ ​​Director Massoud Bakhshi​ ​|​ ​2020​ ​|​ ​Iran,

    France, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg

  • ●  ZAPPA​ |​ ​D​ irector Alex Winter​ |​ ​2​ 020​ ​|​ ​USA

    Shorts Programs​: Accessible through the PFF29 website as well as through the PFF29 custom app on both the Roku and AppleTV platforms.

  • ●  BITTU​ | Director Karishma Dev Dube
  • ●  BRONTOSAURUS​ | Director Jack Dunphy
  • ●  THE DEEPEST HOLE​ | Director Matt McCormick
  • ●  DUMMY​ | Director Laurynas Bauresia
  • ●  GABBY! ​| Director Adam Murray
  • ●  HUDSON GEESE​ | Director Bernardo Britto
  • ●  HUNTSVILLE STATION​ | Director Chris Filippone, Jamie Meltzer
  • ●  ISLANDER​ | Director Derek Pastuszek
  • ●  THE MIDSUMMER’S VOICE ​| Director Yudi Zhang
  • ●  MIZUKO​ | Director Kira Dane, Katelyn Rebelo
  • ●  NO CRYING AT THE DINNER TABLE​ | Director Carol Nguyen
  • ●  OLD YOUNG ​| Director Emma Baiada
  • ●  ON THE FENCELINE: A FIGHT FOR CLEAN AIR ​| Directors Tara Eng, Kristen

    Harrison, Alex Klein, Alisha Tamarchenko

  • ●  PILAR​ | Director Yngwie Boley, J.J. Epping, Diana van Houten
  • ●  SIXTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ​| Director Symone Baptiste
  • ●  SOGNI AL CAMPO ​| Director Mara Cerri, Magda Guidi
  • ●  TIE ​| Director Alexandra Ramires
  • ●  TRASHY BOOTY​ | Director Iris Devins
  • ●  WAFFLE​ | Director Carlyn Hudson
  • ●  THE WELL ​| Director Neal Dhand
  • ●  WHITE EYE​ | Director Tomer Shushan
  • ●  WOOD CHILD AND THE HIDDEN FOREST MOTHER ​| Director Stephen Irwin
  • ●  ZOE AND HANH​ | Director Kim Tran

    Individual tickets to titles available on the the PFS Digital Streaming Platform will be $15, $10 for PFS Members. Individual tickets to Centerpiece films exclusively at the PFS Drive-In at the Navy Yard will be $50 a car, $45 a car for PFS Members.

    PFF29 offers 3 pass options for audiences to choose from. The​ Streaming Pass​ ($200) allows Festival viewers to watch all PFF29 films and filmmaker talkbacks available on the PFF29 digital platform from the comfort of your own home. The ​Spotlight All Access Badge​ ($300) available

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