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In March I visited the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive to see Hippie Modernism, a recently closed large-scale exhibition devoted to late ’60s-early ’70s counterculture movements that merged utopian aspirations with... Read More
The film program now known as Lightbox Film Center has a rich history. As we transition to a new era with our new name, we also felt it was a fitting moment to look back. A new exhibition on view in the gallery, curated by... Read More
It’s a big deal to suddenly rename a nearly 40-year-old film program. But we realized that even as our hidden gem of a cinema was steadily growing with new funding, more ambitious projects, and partnerships with many of the... Read More
Patricia White is the Eugene Lang Research Professor of Film and Media Studies and the coordinator of Gender and Sexuality Studies at Swarthmore College. White partnered with Lightbox Film Center to present 45 Years of Women Make... Read More
International House and Lightbox Film Center were recently featured on WHYY's Newsworks in a piece that covered our film program's name change. Read it here The Daily Pennsylvanian talks to Chief Curator Jesse Pires and Director... Read More
International House Philadelphia proudly announces its newly renamed film program, Lightbox Film Center, with a Lightbox Launch Party (ihousephilly.org/calendar/lightbox-launch-party) on Thursday, May 18. The evening will include... Read More
What does 1970s radical video art have to do with Steve Bannon’s current right-wing propaganda machine? As it turns out, quite a lot. In conjunction with Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, we’ll be... Read More
In the U.S., arts programs rely so heavily on public and private support that they are used to operating under the constant threat of reduced funding. The proposed elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts in President... Read More
International House Philadelphia invites the public to attend its Nowruz (Persian New Year) Celebration on Thursday, March 23 at 7pm.  Nowruz, or "new day" in Persian, is an ancient festival that marks the beginning of spring... Read More
INTERNATIONAL HOUSE PHILADELPHIA PRESENTS CARNIVAL CELEBRATION ON FRIDAY, FEB. 24, 2017 If you can’t fly to Rio de Janeiro or the Caribbean islands for Carnival, you can celebrate right in University City. International House... Read More
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