19th Annual FirstGlance Film Festival

/19th Annual FirstGlance Film Festival

november, 2016

11novAll Day1319th Annual FirstGlance Film Festival

Event Details

FirstGlance Film Festival, Philadelphia’s Independent Film Festival since 1996, brings a weekend of premieres, original and local indie films from the Philadelphia area and around the world to Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, November 11 -13, 2016, to vie for the title, “Best of the Fest.” The 19th annual festival includes unique screening programs, networking with filmmakers, beer and wine bar, food trucks, cast and crew, after-parties, live filmmaker interviews on the red carpet with Ivonna Cadavar from YouToo America TV, and a filmmaker brunch.

Competing in this year’s festival are veteran and first time filmmakers who created movies to challenge and entertain audiences. From psychological and supernatural thrillers, horror, romantic comedies and dramas, the selection of films is tight with 37 in all, 20 of which are premieres. Exploring themes including love, disabilities, mental health, relationships, and triumph over adversity, all of the films were chosen based on creativity and execution. Included in the official selections for 2016 are films starring Katrina Law, Henry Winkler, Bruce Davison, Robert Picardo, Maria Bamford and a great number of Philadelphia area actors, producers and directors. For the complete screening schedule, visit http://firstglancefilms.com/schedule/.

Tickets are on sale now at http://firstglancefilms.com/tickets/. First night and closing night screenings are $20.00. All other screenings are $15.00. All Access Passes are $125.00.


november 11 (Friday) - 13 (Sunday)


Painted Bride Art Center

230 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA 19106


FirstGlance Film Festival

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The Greater Philadelphia Film Office (GPFO) is a "film commission" representing southeastern Pennsylvania that officially serves the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia.

We are a member of the Association of Film Commissions International (AFCI). GPFO, first established in 1985 as a part of Philadelphia city government, continues to reside within city offices.

In 1992, we became a regional economic development agency, incorporating in 2000 as the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, a Pennsylvania nonprofit corporation.


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