Street Movies! at Mifflin Square Park

Street Movies! at Mifflin Square Park

Wednesday, August 22 at 7:45 PM - 9:30 PM

With Special Guest Opening Performer: Cambodian American Girls Empowering (CAGE) dance group

Host: Julia Lopez

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 


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



Frolic N’ Mae dir. Danny Madden (USA, 2016, Action, 12:00 min)

Bored at a sleepover, Mae unleashes her imagination with doodles. But when the doodles come to life, she’s got a knock down drag out fight on her hands.


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

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.


Adija dir. Apollonia Thomaier (USA, 2017, Narrative, 14:00 min)

A young girl in the Bronx finds escape from an unhappy family life through her graffiti art.


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.


Free Like The Birds dir. Paola Mendoza (USA, 2016, Narrative, 10:00 min)

A young girl fights for her parents’ immigration status.


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.



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Location: Mifflin Square Park, 6th and Ritner Street
Rain Location: United Communities Houston Center, 2029 S 8th Street

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Street Movies!