Street Movies! at Chinatown

Street Movies! at Chinatown
Street Movies! at Chinatown
Saturday, August 11 at 7:45 PM - 9:30 PM
Location(s): 

Location: Francis House of Peace, 810 Arch St
Rain Date: Francis House of Peace, 810 Arch Street

Event Type: 
Screening
Street Movies!

With Special Guest Opening Performer: L&M DANCE STUDIO

We invite you to join us for a night of free independent short films from local and international filmmakers! It's a fun evening for our Philadelphia neighborhoods! 

Each screening is hosted by a community organization and followed by a moderated discussion about the topics raised in the films. It’s a great way to see films, talk about community issues and meet your neighbors.

Arrive by 7:45pm, Performances start at 8pm!



Sponsored by PECO

FILMS

Welcome to My Life  dir. Elizabeth Ito (USA, 2015, Animation, Short, Drama, 9:00 min)

Welcome to My Life Watch this exclusive short about a day in the life of Douglas aka T-Kash, a monster trying to fit in at his high school.

 

The Old Man and The Pears  dir. Jing Sun (USA, 2018 Animation, Short, 5:00 min)

The Old Man and the Pears A weak and hungry old man begs for a pear from a fruit peddler, but the peddler refuses and rejects him. A little boy bravely steps forward and spends his last coin to buy a pear.

 

The Lions of Chinatown dir. Lawrence Chen (USA, 2018, Short, 5:00 min)

A young woman as she trains to become the lion head, a traditionally male dominated role in the forgotten art of Chinese lion dancing.

 

Nathan Jung v. Bruce Lee dir. Timothy Tau (USA, 2016, Documentary, Short, Action 12:00 min)

Nathan Jung recounts the crazy and hilarious true-account of meeting Bruce Lee on the set of the TV show 'Here Comes the Brides' in 1969.

 

Vhils - debris, Macau 2017 dir. Jose Pando Lucas (USA, 2016, Documentary, Short, Action 4:00 min)

A visual journey with the art of street artist Vhils

 

My sister swallowed a zoo dir. Maya Yu Zhang (USA, 2016, Documentary, Short, Action 12:00 min)

An ordinary phone call between a mother and a daughter.

 

Tough dir. Jennifer Zheng (USA, 2016, Documentary, Short, 5:00 min)

New light is shed on childhood cultural misunderstandings when a Chinese mother and her British born daughter speak as adults for the first time.

Contact Email Address: 
Contact Phone Number: 
215-222-4201
Cost: 
Free