Philadelphia Screendance Festival
Nora Gibson Contemporary Ballet presents Philadelphia’s 2nd Annual International “dance-for-camera” film festival, which celebrates the nexus between the cinematic and the choreographic 20 “dance-for-camera” short films from film/dance-makers from all over the globe, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, the U.K., Seattle, Vancouver, Netherlands, Belgium, and more are represented in two separate screenings. The screenings feature award winning film makers, seasoned choreographers, and emerging artists. Returning artists from the 2016 Screendance festival include Wilder Projects and Jason Andrews & Julia Gleich of Norte Maar. Philadelphia artists’ work can be seen in both programs: Zornitsa Stoyanova, Lora Allen, Laura Katz, and Elizabeth June Bergman. The Philadelphia Screendance Festival is a world class event that Philadelphia can be proud to call its own for the second consecutive year.
Date: March 3 – 4, 2017
Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia
The Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia is a celebration of Israeli culture, with the aim of enriching the American vision of Israeli culture and society through film. Each season, a slate of feature films and documentaries are selected to provide a diverse and impartial reflection of Israel.
Date: March 4 – April 2, 2017
qFlix Film Festival
QFlix’s vision is to preserve the tradition of the exhibition of American and international lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and queer independent film in the Philadelphia region. Film as an international language allows qFLIXphiladelphia to foster, support, and give access to independent filmmakers and to encourage and nurture younger ones in the art of filmmaking. Queer film inspires the imagination and encourages the journey of discovery and acceptance by both the ever-growing region’s LGBTQ and the mainstream communities.
Date: March 14 – 19, 2017
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival
The Gershman Y’s Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (PJFF) seeks to entertain, educate, and engage the greater Philadelphia community through film programming that explores universal themes and values that deepen our understanding of ourselves and society at large.
As the second longest-running series of its kind in the United States and Philadelphia’s first film festival, in its 35-year history, the critically-acclaimed PJFF has presented over 500 international films that highlight the diversity and commonality of the human experience.
Date: March 20 – May 8, 2017
2017 MooreWomenArtists: Women in Animation Film Festival
In conjunction with Women’s History Month, Moore College of Art & Design presents a free four-day festival of animated feature and short films created by women, along with Meet the Artists discussions, an Adobe Creative Jam, and the annual panel featuring women game designers, March 23-26, 2017, in Stewart Auditorium on the College’s campus at 20th and The Parkway. The festival comes at a time when Moore is looking forward to graduating its first group of students majoring in Animation & Game Arts in May.
Date: March 23 – 26, 2017