130 Philadelphia Film Festival has announced the full lineup, including opening night films The Banshee of Inisherin, a documentary by directors Martin MacDonald and Laura Poitras All the beauty and bloodshed.
MUSIC FESTIVAL – scheduled in person in October 19 through October 30 at the Philadelphia Film Center, PFS Bourse Theatre and the newly acquired PFS East — will be on display for over 130 movies from 130 countries for which st version. This includes world premieres of three films, North American premieres of two films, and U.S. premieres of two films.
“This year’s show is one of our largest to date, and it only further cements the strength of today’s film industry,” said Michael Lerman, Artistic Director and Senior Director of Programming. The Philadelphia Motion Picture Association said in a statement. “Not only is the quality of the film very high, we are excited to bring new, bold, diverse and rebellious stories to Philadelphia. PFF 31 Truly highlight the urgency of the contemporary world we live in through a plethora of documentaries and thought-provoking narratives.”
2022 event will begin in October
with the critically acclaimed Irish drama The Banshee of Inisherin Starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson in a story about two lifelong friends who must grapple with the consequences of a sudden end to their relationship. The festival will then host the closing screening of Poitras’ documentary All the Beauty and the Bloodshed , which chronicles the life of renowned photographer Nan Goldin and the pharmaceutical industry Falling Sackler Dynasty, October .
“We couldn’t be more excited about this year’s festival because we’re finally back as a whole. Not only that, but as cliché as it may be, we’re more than ever Good. Full theater, more events, amazing festival lounge space and tons of special guests,” Philadelphia Film Society CEO and Executive Director J. Andrew Greenblatt said in a statement.
Core films include Glass The Onion: Knives Out directed by Rian Johnson and led by Daniel Craig; Noah Baum Bach White Noise starring Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig; Anne Hathaway, Jeremy Strong and Anthony Hope Kings starring Doomsday ; Sam Mendes Empire of Light , by Olivier Starring Aaron Coleman and reuniting him with cinematographer Roger Deakins; Chinonye Chukwu’s historical drama Till ; and Grace Bratton The debut check .
Other notable screenings include the North American premiere of Rebel from Miss. Marvel and Bad Boys in Life directors Adil El Abi and Bilal Farah, and Daniel Radcliffe-led special spotlight screening of biopic Weird: The Al Yankovic Story . Special event screenings include action hits RRR and 35 mm screenings Magic Mike XXL.
This year, the festival, curated and curated by the Philadelphia Film Society, returns to a fully in-person event and expands into a new theater, formerly known as the Ritz Hotel Orient. “Now known as PFS East, we’re excited to bring this much-loved theater, festival staple back to life,” Greenblatt said. “Not only that, but in between leveraging PFS East and PFS Bourse, we are creating a stronger festival presence across the Old Town community.”
FULL130 The Philadelphia Film Festival lineup can be found 130 here .