Street Movies! in Germantown at Kelly School

Saturday, August 25 at 7:45 PM - 9:30 PM
Location(s): 

Location: John B. Kelly School, 5116 Pulaski Ave
Rain Location: John B. Kelly School, 5116 Pulaski Ave

Event Type: 
Screening
Street Movies!

With Special Guest Opening Performer: URSULA RUCKER

Host: Stephanie Renee

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! 

This is a special event where we'll be showing 

ALL CHILDREN'S FILMS!

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.

Performances start at 8pm!

Sponsored by PECO

FILMS

Standing at the Scratch Line dir. Julie Dash (USA, 2016, Experimental, 10:00 min)

Traveling between Mother Emmanuel A.M.E. in Charleston, SC to Mother Bethel A.M.E. in Philadelphia, Dash creates a cinematic tone poem about returning to sacred spaces of departure and arrival.

 

Finding Connection: Youth Across the Diaspora (USA, 2018, experimental, 12:00 min)

POPPYN Production

Philadelphia young people engage and explore relationships with other young people across the African Diaspora.

 

Land of the Strays dir. Adrian Cicerone (Costa Rica, 2018, Documentary, 12:00 min)

In the mountains of Costa Rica, Lya Battle gives a second chance to over 1,000 stray dogs at her sanctuary, and hope for those who have yet to be found.

 

HOME: A Rockumentary dir. by Ben Kalina (USA, 2018, 30:00)

HOME: A Rockumentary, spends a year behind the scenes with public school music teacher Chris Argerakis (Mr. A.) and the middle school rock band HOME at the Andrew Jackson School in South Philadelphia.

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