Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Upcoming Films Philadelphia

Greetings Soldiers and Cinephiles,

The big event in Philadelphia film this week will be International House's 3 day Pop Cinema: Art and Film in US and UK 1950s - 1970s. This will be a 3 day extravaganza of talks, short films, and features from the likes of Kenneth Anger, Tony Richardson, Lindsay Anderson, Karel Reisz, William Klein, Robert Breer, Marie Menken, Peter Whitehead, and Niki de Saint Phalle. This is a very exciting event and all Philadelphia cinephiles should be in attendance. I will be there all three days and will have Shooting Wall issues and will always be up for discussion. Check out the link below for the full schedule. I hope to see everyone there!

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Screening Tomorrow Night (Sunday April 24th) at Wooden Shoe

Our friends at Wooden Shoe are hosting an evening of anarchist films starting at 7pm. The screening will feature two classics; Jean Vigo's Zero for Conduct and Luc Moullet's Barres. Also featured will be my film, The Grave Delinquents. This should be a good time. As always, it is totally free and open to the public. All Philadelphia cinephiles should attend!

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Upcoming Films Philadelphia

Greetings Soldiers and Cinephiles,

Below are some upcoming films worth checking out in Philly for next two weeks. Also, be sure to look for Shooting Wall Issue #2 out now.

International House:

Saturday April 16th at 5:30pm -
Shorts Program:
Rien que les heures (Nothing but Time) (1926) by Alberto Cavalcanit
Amor Pedeste (Love a Foot) (1914) by Marcel Fabre
Ritimi di Stazione, Impressioni de Vita N. 1 Rhythms (Impressions of Life #1: Railway Station) (1933)by Corrado D'Errico
Rennsymphonie (Race Symphony) (1928) by Hans Richter
La Marche des Machines (The March of the Machines) (1929) by Eugene Deslaw
Life and Death of 9413 - A Hollywood Extra (1928) by Robert Florey
L'Histoire Du Soldat Inconnu (The History of the Unknown Soldier) (1931) by Henri Storck

Saturday April 16th at 7pm -
Limite (1931) by Mario Peixoto

Saturday April 23rd at 7pm - Harlan County, USA (1976) by Barbara Kopple - This has turned out to be a particularly timely and important film from IHouse to be playing considering the attack going on right now in this county by the right on unions. An important film for anyone to see at this time in our history. A reminder of how important unions and protecting the rights of unions are.

Also, I will have a post in more detail closer to the date, but a very exciting event coming at the end of this month at IHouse:
Pop Cinema: Art and Film in the UK and US, 1950s - 1970s

Opening at the Ritz:

April 15th -

In a Better World by Susanne Bier
Potiche by Francoise Ozon
The Human Resources Manager by Eran Riklis

April 22nd -

White Irish Drinkers by John Gray
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold by Morgan Spurlock
The Princess of Montpensier by Bertrand Tavernier
Exporting Raymond by Philip Rosenthal
Ceremony by Max Winkler

Cinema 16:9 -

Friday April 15th - His Girl Friday (1940) by Howard Hawks

Uncle Boonmee is also still playing at Cinema 16:9, if you haven't got a chance, I recommend seeing it, as this may be your only chance to see it in the theater in Philadelphia.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Shooting Wall Issue #2 Now Available

Shooting Wall Issue #2 has been printed and is now in our possession. We will begin placing these issues out strategical around Philadelphia. So visits your local cinemas, coffee shops, bookstores, etc. and looking for Shooting Wall Issue #2. And if they don't have Shooting Wall Issue #2 demand that they get it! We will also be posting a copy of the issue online in the next few days. We are shipping some out to Karl in LA today to put out there for all of our LA friends.
We are quite happy with how this issue turned out and think it offers a very good summation of what Shooting Wall is and what we are working for in the future. Please check it out and feel free to send us your comments, responses, and praises.

Shooting Wall Screening

Thanks for everyone who showed up for the first Shooting Wall Screening/Discussion. We had a great time, saw some good films, and took another step in the revolution to save cinema! Wooden Shoe was a great venue and everyone there were excellent hosts; we will definitely hold screenings there in the future. If you missed the first screening, fret, but do not fret too much, as Shooting Wall is already looking ahead to screening number 2. I hope to see more of you there in the future.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Shooting Wall Screening/Meeting Tonight!

Tonight at 7pm at Wooden Shoe (704 South Street) the first ever Shooting Wall screening and discussion will be happening! Anyone who is anyone will be attending. Come check out some local films, get Issue 2 of Shooting Wall, and join the cinematic revolution! Every cinephile in Philadelphia should be attendance!

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Shooting Wall Screening/Meeting

Sunday April 10th at 7pm at Wooden Shoe (704 South Street • Philadelphia, PA 19147).

This is your chance to join the Shooting Wall revolution. We will have copies of Issue 2 hot off the presses, film screenings, and discussions and plans for the future of Shooting Wall. Come and bring your friends!

Upcoming Films Philadelphia

Greetings Soldiers and Cinephiles,

Below are some upcoming films and events in Philadelphia worth checking out. Plus this Sunday April 10th at 7pm Shooting Wall Screening/Meeting at Wooden Shoe. Be there! Issue 2 is printed and on the way!

International House:

Thursday April 7th at 7pm: 2011 Experimental Media Series - a showcase of new media works by emerging artists.

Friday April 8th at 7pm: Kick in the Eye Screenings: The Closet (1966) by Andy Warhol and Blue (1993) by Derek Jarman

Saturday April 9th at 7pm: Kick in the Eye Screenings: Bijou (1972) by Wakefield Poole and Community Action Center (2010) by AK Burns and A.L. Steiner

Bryn Mawr Film Instiute:

Tuesday April 12th at 7pm - The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928) by Carl Theodor Dreyer

Cinefest Films (April 7-14):

The Catechism Cataclysm
Living on Love Alone
My Joy
Old Cats
Project Nim
Two Gates of Sleep