First Friday, October 7 at Asian Arts Initiative: Screening of A Lot Like You, the first film in the Kinowatt series. 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia.
Second Thursday, October 13, 7 – 9 pm at International House: Motion Pictures: The Cinema of Attractions – The Essential Films of Segundo de Chomon. Cost: $9 general admission, $7 students/seniors, Free members/residents. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
Friday, October 14, 6:30 pm at Moore College of Art and Design: Conversation with Metropolis magazine Editor-in-Chief Susan Szenasy and leading Philadelphia designers. Screening of Brilliant Simplicity: 15 Designers Research Collaborate Innovate. 20th Street and the Parkway, Philadelphia.
Saturday, October 15, 8 pm at International House: Screening of Nosferatu (1922), with a live musical accompaniment of a new original score by Brendan Cooney. Cost: $9 general admission, $7 students/seniors, Free members/residents. 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
Tuesday, October 18, 7 pm at Annenberg School of Communication: University of Penn Center for Africana Studies screens Da Monzon: The Conquest of Samanyan, with director Sidy Diabaté in person. 3620 Walnut Street, Room 110, Philadelphia.
Tuesday, October 18, 7 pm at Gershman Y: Screening of Manufactured Landscapes. Part of DesignPhiladelphia. Cost: $6 general admission, Free students. 401 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia.
Wednesday, October 19, 6 pm at Penn Museum: Screening of The Thief of Baghdad (1924), 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, October 20: Philadelphia Film Festival begins today. Through November 3.
Saturday, October 22, 8 pm at Moore College of Art & Design: Secret Cinema presents “Another Romance of Celluloid: More Old Films about Film.” Cost: $8. 20th and Race Streets, Philadelphia.
Tuesday, October 25, 7:30 pm at Chestnut Hill Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia: Screening of The Bride of Frankenstein (1935), presented by The Secret Cinema. 8711 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia.
Friday, October 28, 8pm – 12 am at Temple Gallery: Rare Haunted House Horrors, a screening presented by The Secret Cinema. 2001 N. 13th Street, Suite 110, Philadelphia.