Photo credits: IMDb

The 24th Philadelphia Film Festival begins today–here's everything you need to know. (Ed note: Personal favorites include Gaspar Noé's sexy "Love", topical realist film "Mediterranea" and Turkish drama "Mustang").  

PRICING 

  • Regular screenings: $13

  • Weekday matinees before 5 pm: $8

  • Rush tickets based on availability (waiting on line 30 minutes before the screening): $5 when presented with valid student ID

  • *Can purchase tickets online, by phone, or at any festival venue up to 30 minutes before screening depending on availability

LOCATIONS

UPenn Shoemaker Green

  • 217 S. 33rd St

  • Price approximation: walk! 

PFS Roxy Theater

  • 2023 Sansom St

  • Price approximation: $11.65 by cab, $2.25 by public transit

Prince Theater (PFF24 Box Office)

  • 1412 Chestnut St

  • Price approximation: $12.83 by cab, $2.25 by public transit

Ritz Bourse

  • 400 Ranstead St

  • Price approximation: $17.76 by cab, $2.25 by public transit

Ritz East

  • 125 S. 2nd St

  • Price approximation: $19.44 by cab, $2.25 by public transit

Festival Lounge

  • 114 Market St

  • Price approximation: $18.53 by cab, $2.25 by public transit

RECOMMENDATIONS

Anomalisa

  • Year of Release: 2015

  • Who You’ll Recognize: director Charlie Kaufman

  • When: Thursday 10/22 at 6pm and 8pm

  • Where: Prince Theater

Being John Malkovich

  • Year of Release: 1999

  • Who You’ll Recognize: Cameron Diaz, John Cusack, director Spike Jonze, screenplay by Charlie Kaufman

  • When: Thursday 10/29 at 4:30pm

  • Where: Prince Theater

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

  • Year of Release: 2002

  • Who You’ll Recognize: Drew Barrymore, George Clooney (directs and stars)

  • sun oct 25 @9:45 - prince theater

  • When: Sunday 10/25 at 9:45pm

  • Where: Prince Theater

Carol 

  • Year of Release: 2015

  • Who You’ll Recognize: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara

  • When: Sunday 10/25 at 7:15pm

  • Where: Prince TheaterEternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

  • Year of Release: 2004

  • Who You’ll Recognize: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet

  • When: Saturday 10/24 at 4:45pm

  • Where: Prince Theater

James White

  • Year of Release: 2015

  • Who You’ll Recognize: Cynthia Nixon

  • When: Friday 10/23 at 7:25pm and Monday 10/26 at 2:55pm

  • Where: Ritz East

Our Brand is Crisis

  • Year of Release: 2015

  • Who You’ll Recognize: Sandra Bullock, Billy Bob Thornton

  • When: Saturday 10/24 at 7:30pm

  • Where: Prince Theater

Synecdoche, New York

  • Year of Release: 2008

  • Who You’ll Recognize: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Michelle Williams

  • When: Thursday 10/29 at 7pm

  • Where: Prince Theater

Tale of Tales

  • Year of Release: 2015

  • Who You’ll Recognize: Salma Hayek

  • When: Friday 10/23 at 2:10pm and Saturday 10/31 at 12:05pm

  • Where: Ritz East


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