The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival presents Karaoke, A Radiant Girl, and America
PJFF celebrates 42 years
The 2022 Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival celebrates 42 years with screenings at the Weitzman and other venues November 12 through 19. Stephen Silver reviews three picks.
The BSR November 2022 movie repertory roundup
A Jeff Bridges retrospective, Rocky, Mississippi Masala, and more
Stephen Silver rounds up the Philadelphia area's November movie screenings.
The Philadelphia Film Festival presents Decision to Leave, The Banshees of Inisherin, and Armageddon Time
PFF celebrates 31 years
Three films featured at this year’s Philadelphia Film Festival, which runs through Sunday, October 30, 2022, are headed to local cinemas soon. Stephen Silver reviews.
Celebrating indie films for 25 years with the FirstGlance Film Festival
From a Philly basement to bicoastal screenings
Stephen Silver previews the upcoming FirstGlance Film Festival.
The BSR October 2022 movie repertory roundup
Spooky film screenings galore
An assortment of the scary, the spooky, and the magical will screen throughout the month in the Philadelphia area. Stephen Silver rounds up.
Philly Fringe 2022 and Festival O22: Opera Philadelphia and Beth Morrison Projects present Black Lodge
Reimagining the operatic form
Opera Philadelphia closed out Festival O22 with the premiere of Black Lodge by composer David T. Little and librettist Anne Waldman, with live music by Timur and the Dime Museum and the Opera Philadelphia String Quartet. Gail Obenreder reviews.
Opera Philadelphia presents Festival O22: Opera on Film
Every frame a song
Gail Obenreder previews Opera Philadelphia’s Festival O22, which features 30 films screened at the Philadelphia Film Center.
Our American Family zooms in on addiction in one real-life Philly home
A brave family
Substance abuse and addiction are common topics onscreen, but a new documentary about family life while striving for sobriety is an essential and intimate look at the struggle. Stephen Silver reviews.
September 2022 BSR repertory movie roundup
The return of Avatar and The Godfather with live music and more
Stephen Silver rounds up film screenings in the Philly area for September.
Maori Karmael Holmes talks the 11th annual BlackStar Film Festival
Celebration of storytelling traditions
Stephen Silver spoke with BlackStar's founder, artistic director, and CEO Maori Karmael Holmes about this year's film festival.