Screenings August 2011

Wednesday, August 3, 8 – 11 pm at the Institute of Contemporary Art: Sister Ray Slam with Secret Cinema presents a celebration
of the end of the summer season with screenings of rare Andy Warhol short films and “Screen Tests,” accompanied by four live bands
reinterpreting the Velvet Underground’s “Sister Ray.” Admission is free. 118 S. 36th Street, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, August 3, 7:45 pm at Fotterall Square: Ursula Rucker along with guitarist Tim Motzer kick off the opening week of Scribe’s Street Movies. 11th & York Streets, Philadelphia.

Thursday, August 4, 7:45 pm at High School Park: Part of Scribe’s Street Movies Week, screenings of short films about the environment, saving a community garden, farming, food justice and gardening. Opening performance by folk acoustic funk group Hootgrass. High School Rd. and Montgomery Ave., Philadelphia.

First Friday August 5, 9 pm at the Franklin Institute: Free screening of The Mummy (1999), in conjunction with Mummies of the World exhibition. 222 N. 20th Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, August 5, 7:45 pm at Marian Anderson Recreation Center: Part of Scribe’s Street Movies featuring films topics such as include a story about a YWCA founded by black church women in 1920 struggles inside a gentrifying South Philadelphia neighborhood and more.  Opening performance group MOM (Music over Matter). 744 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, August 5, 6 pm at The William Way Center: Secret Cinema presents a benefit screening for AIDS Law Project: Paul Anka in LOOK IN
ANY WINDOW. Food and drinks will be served starting at 6 pm with the actual screening starting at 7:30 pm. Admission: a minimum tax-deductible donation of $20 in advance or $25 at the door. For tickets, visit http://www.aidslawpa.org/.

Saturday, August 6, 7:45 pm at Clark Park: Part of Scribe’s Street Movies featuring short films about W.E.B. Dubois, Kenyan science fiction, green energy and transportation.

Sunday, August 7, 2 pm at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: Screening of Little Big Man in conjunction with the exhibition, Romancing the West. Admission: $5 after museum admission, or $4 with museum membership. (Museum admission is “pay what you wish” the first Sunday of each month.) 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia.

Second Thursday, August 11, 4:30 – 5:30 pm at Philadelphia Center for Arts and Technology: Screening of student-produced work from the REEL Film Experience. 2111 – 31 Eastburn Avenue, Philadelphia.

Second Thursday, August 11, 8 – 10 pm at The Piazza at Schmidts: Screening of Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, presented by The Awesome Fest. 1001 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

Sunday, August 14, 8 – 11 pm at The Piazza at Schmidts: Screening of Senna, presented by The Awesome Fest. 1001 N. Second Street, Philadelphia.

Sunday, August 21, 8 – 11 pm at The Piazza at Schmidts: The Awesome Fest presents a screening of the documentary Beauty Day.

Thursday, August 25, 2 pm at International House: Screening of Ash Wednesday. Cost: $5 general admission; Free for members. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Tuesday, August 30, 7 pm at Bryn Mawr Film Institute: Screening of Casablanca. 824 W. Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA.

Wednesday, August 31, 7 pm at Bryn Mawr Film Institute: Screening of Gone with the Wind. 824 W. Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA.

Wednesday, August 31, 8:30 pm at International House: Free outdoor screening of The Secret of NIMH. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.