Lightbox Film Center Calendar
BlackStar Film Festival
Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities
FEATURE DOCUMENTARY United States, 2017, 94 min. Philadelphia Premiere Dir. Stanley Nelson A haven for Black intellectuals, artists and...
Two films by David Brooks
Utilizing the poetic, diaristic structure commonly associated with filmmakers such as Jonas Mekas and Warren Sonbert, David Brooks created dazzling...
Best of Ottawa Animation Program 2016
The Best of Ottawa 2016 is a collection of juried short films and fan favorites from the 40th anniversary edition of the Ottawa International...
A film essay that poetically investigates the eponymous Brazilian film movement, the most prominent in Latin America in the past century, Cinema Novo...
45 Years of Women Make Movies
Black Women’s Filmmaking in the 1970s
A shorts program of rarely screened prints by four key directors shows women’s central role in the black filmmaking renaissance of the 1970s and...
Blanca Guerra, Guy Stockwell and the filmmaker’s sons Axel and Adan Jodorowsky star in this surreal epic about a young circus performer, the crime of...
Best of the Fest 2016: Kid Flix Mix 1
Featuring audience favorites and award-winning short films hand-picked from the 2016 New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival. ONE, TWO, TREE...
In collaboration with MUSTARD SEED FILM FESTIVAL:
Arifa / with the short film Field Notes
Mustard Seed Film Festival is the first and only South Asian film festival in Philadelphia. The festival screens contemporary, socially engaged...
7 Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller
The Seduction of Mimi
Giancarlo Giannini gives a wonderfully comic performance as the sad sack Mimi, a Sicilian laborer whose refusal to vote for the Mafia candidate leads...