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Universal Signs

After the death of his fianc??e's daughter while in his care, a deaf man shuts himself off from the world. Haunted by memories, it is only through new friendship that he can learn to forgive, love, and reconnect. Director: Ann Calamia Writer: Ann Calamia Stars: Anthony Natale, Sabrina Lloyd, Lupe Ontiveros

Knock ’em Dead

An offbeat tale about a down and out hit man, "P.S." Esposito, who dreams about making it big as a stand up comedian. One thing is for certain, PS is determined to make everyone around him believe in him...even if he has to knock 'em dead trying. Director: Jose E. Cruz Jr. Writer: Jose E. [...]

Beautiful Man in the Buff

Hollywood has taken notice of newbie talent, Devaun Cheri, whose looks are unconventional. But loose-lipped, Tinseltown hotshot manager, Carson makes it plain as day what this actor has to do in order to succeed. Though fame and fortune become reality, Devaun doesn't feel much better about who he is. Will an adoring female fan make [...]

The Nail: The Story of Joey Nardone

After spending 8 years in prison for an unfortunate accident, heavy-weight boxer Joey Nardone returns to a solitary life in Philadelphia. Director: James Quattrochi Writers: Tony Luke Jr., Jason Noto Stars: William Forsythe, Tony Danza, Billy Gallo

New York

A taxi-driver is detained on suspicion of being a terrorist. Director: Kabir Khan Writers: Aditya Chopra, Sandeep Srivastava Stars: John Abraham, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Katrina Kaif

Tenure

A college professor competes for tenure with a hot-shot female colleague. Director: Mike Million Writer: Mike Million Stars: Luke Wilson, Gretchen Mol, David Koechner

Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen

Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war. Director: Michael Bay Writers: Ehren Kruger, Roberto Orci Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel

The Wrestler

A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle. Director: Darren Aronofsky Writer: Robert Siegel Stars: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, Evan Rachel Wood

No Boundaries

Isabel Moreno crosses the border into the United States, thinking only of making enough money to save her deathly ill mother. In Philadelphia, she finds love in an immigration agent who could send her back to where she started. Directors: Violet Mendoza, Jake Willing Writer: Violet Mendoza Stars: Mark McGraw, Dani Garza, John D'Alonzo

Heavy Sedation

This short film series centers on a recurring cast of individuals, playing an array of colorful characters utilizing a style of repertory theater which span the gamut of film genre:?ÿ comedy, drama, mystery and science fiction. Stars: Brian Anthony Wilson, Damon Diggs, Rasheda El

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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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