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18 1/2 Philadelphia Film Festival tickets ON SALE TODAY

18 1/2 Philadelphia Film Festival tickets ON SALE TODAY

5 Days of World-Class Films programmed under the expertise of new Artistic Director Harlan Jacobson and new Program Director Michael Lerman.
Public ticket on sale date: October 5th
Nicole Shiner, Elise Persico and Erin Jackson
PFF staff includes Susie Talbot, events, Melissa Langer, operations and Pari Patel Managing Director (Whoo Hooo!!)
October 15 – 18 1/2 Philadelphia Film Festival: Opening Night Celebration
premiere screening of LAW ABIDING CITIZEN with Director F. Gary Gray Here
J. Andrew Greenblatt, Philadelphia Film Society greets the press.
Artistic Director: Harlan Jacobson introduces the exciting films that will be showcased in the upcoming festival. According to the PFF press release: Harlan Jacobson has covered the film industry for more than 30 years, having served as film critic and reporter at Variety, and as editor of Film Comment Magazine, where he continues to interview major filmmakers (Francis Ford Coppola, Mike Leigh, Sir Ben Kingsley) as contributing editor. “Philadelphia is special to me, having gone to college here, and having a very active and enthusiastic Talk Cinema series here since 1995,” Jacobson said. “This is a wonderful city that deserves a wide-ranging, adventurous film festival, which I look forward to helping Andrew and the Film Society bring to Philadelphians.”

For more information about the upcoming 18th½ Philadelphia Film Festival, please contact the Philadelphia Film Society at 215-253-3599 or info@filmadelphia.org.