Screenings January 2012

Wednesday, January 4, 7 pm at Bryn Mawr Film Institute: Collaborators, performed at the National Theatre, London. Cost: General admission $20; BMFI members $18; Students $10. 824 W. Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA.

First Friday, January 6, 8 pm at Asian Arts Initiative: Screening of PressPausePlay. After the film join in on a discussion with local digital artists Aaron Levinson (Range Records), Anthony Howard (BigHeaded Geniuses), and Rashid Zakat (Free Film Collective). Cost: $8 general admission, $5 students. 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia.

First Friday, January 6, 7 – 9 pm at International House: Music with Roots in the Aether. Cost: $9, $7 students and seniors, Free for IHP members. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, January 7, 7 pm at International House: “In Memoriam: Bob Cowan & George Kuchar.” Cost: $9, $7 students and seniors, Free for IHP members. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Sunday, January 8, 1 pm at Bryn Mawr Film Institute: Collaborators, performed at the National Theatre, London. Cost: General admission $20; BMFI members $18; Students $10. 824 W. Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA.

Monday, January 9, 7 pm at Prince Music Theater: Documentaries & Dialogue. This year the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival‘s Documentary & Dialogue series will premiere at the Prince Music Theater and will screen independent documentaries from all over the world for five consecutive Monday evenings in January and early February. Through February 6. For more information and a complete listing of films, please click here. 1214 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Tuesday, January 10, 5:30 pm at International House: Reception and screening of Sing Your Song (2011), part of Scribe Video Center‘s Producers’ Forum. Director Susanne Rostock and Editor Jason Pollard in person. Cost: $10, $8 students and seniors, $5 IHP and Scribe members. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, January 11, 7 pm at International House: Screening of La niebla en las palmeras (The Mist in the Palm Trees) (2005), directed by Carlos Molinero and Lola Salvador. Cost: $9, $7 students and seniors, Free for IHP members. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Thursday, January 12, 7 pm at International House: Motion Pictures: Early Animation. Cost: $9, $7 students and seniors, Free for IHP members. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, January 14, 11 am at Bryn Mawr Film Institute: Screening of The Three Lives of Thomasina (1964), directed by Don Chaffey. Cost: Adults $5; Children $4. 824 W. Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA.

Saturday, January 14, 1 pm at International House: Screening of Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003), directed by Thom Andersen. Cost: $9, $7 for students/seniors, Free for ICA and International House members. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, January 14, 7 pm at International House: Screening of Under the Volcano (1984), directed by John Huston. Cost: $9, $7 for students/seniors, Free for IHP members. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Monday, January 16, 7 pm at The Prince: Screening of Nicky’s Family, in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Presented by the Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival. 1412 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Wednesday, January 18, 6 pm at Penn Museum: Screening of the semi-documentary Chang: A Drama of the Wilderness (1927), directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack. Presented by Secret Cinema. Cost: $10 general admission; $7 senior citizens; $6 for children and full-time students; Free for museum members, children under 5, and PENNcard holders. 3260 South Street, Philadelphia.

Thursday, January 19, 7 pm at W.E.B Du Bois College House: Street Movies! Undercover, presented by Scribe Video Center and PNC Arts Alive. 3900 Walnut Street, Philadelphia.

Friday, January 20, 7 pm at Scribe Video Center: January Storyville: Place, Story and Interactive Documentary. Media artists Michael Kuetemeyer and Anula Shetty will present their recent work creating mobile media apps to explore new ways of experiencing a place and the oral histories that surround it. Cost: $5, free for members. 4212 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Monday, January 23, 8 pm at Trocadero Theatre: Screening of 50/50. Cost: $3. 1600 N. Fifth Street, Philadelphia.

Thursday, January 26, 7 pm at International House: Spring Arts Preview. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Saturday, January 28, 11 am at Bryn Mawr Film Institute: Screening of National Velvet (1944), directed by Clarence Brown. Cost: Adults $5; Children $4. 824 W. Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA.

Saturday, January 28, 1:30 pm at Prince Music Theater: World premiere of new documentary, Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance. Cost: $12, $8 for students. 1412 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.