Philadelphia: The Great Experiment

Director: Mark Moskowitz Writers: Sam Katz, Nathaniel Popkin Stars: Michael Boatman, Steven Conn, Allen Guelzo


The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Creed, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed. Director: Ryan Coogler. Writers: Ryan Coogler, Aaron Covington. Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson

The Visit

A single mother finds that things in her family's life go very wrong after her two young children visit their grandparents. Director: M. Night Shyamalan. Writer: M. Night Shyamalan. Stars: Kathryn Hahn, Ed Oxenbould, Olivia DeJonge

The Benefactor

A philanthropist meddles in the lives of newly-married couples in an attempt to relive his past. Director: Andrew Renzi. Writer: Andrew Renzi. Stars: Richard Gere, Theo James, Dakota Fanning


STRUT! spotlights the world of the Philadelphia Mummers and their annual parade. Each New Year's Day, electricians, longshoremen, plumbers, cops and other working class wizards transform the City of Brotherly Love into the world capital of Surrealism. Their boundless celebration of life, liberty, and the pursuit of joy capture the heart and soul of America. [...]

I’d Rather Be in Philadelphia

Director: Shawn David Thompson Writer: Hal Borden Stars: Patrick Warburton, Ian Merrill Peakes, Carol Anne Raffa


What happens when two profoundly lonely men who are strangers, one older and gay, and the second younger and questioning, take one last chance at making a sincere human connection? Based on true events in the life of the writer/director. Director: Alison Carvalho Writer: Alison Carvalho Stars: Sara Hunter, Jamie Roberts, Lawrence Channon

Rittenhouse Square

Director: Robert Downey Sr. Stars: Caeli Veronica Smith, Zach DePue, Ranaan Meyer


High school senior Ben secretly lusts after bad boy classmate Johnny. After Ben gives Johnny a ride home one night, the boys end up in Johnny's swimming pool and have an encounter that breaks the rules and blows Ben's mind. Director: Adam Salky Writer: David Brind Stars: Adam Fleming, Michael Cassidy, Marla Burkholder

In Her Shoes

Strait-laced Rose breaks off relations with her party girl sister, Maggie, over an indiscretion involving Rose's boyfriend. The chilly atmosphere is broken with the arrival of Ella, the grandmother neither sister knew existed. Director: Curtis Hanson Writers: Jennifer Weiner, Susannah Grant Stars: Toni Collette, Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine

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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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