This week a highlight is Girls Like Us, winner of the Grand Jury Prize for documnentary at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival; it runs March 6 and 7, with co-directors Jane C. Wagner and Philadelphian Tina DiFeliciantonio attending the March 6 performance.
Also springing into action this month: The hardy perennials Suspicion, Casablanca, The Wizard of Oz and Citizen Kane, in the Classic Academy Awards Weekend March 14-17; and the Folklife Center's musical celebration (above).
Next in sight: The Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema (PFWC) is a 12-day festival that will run April 30-May 11 and screen about 60 feature length films and 70 shorts. This is the sixth annual festival which also includes panel discussions, receptions, seminars, workshops, tributes and other festivities. For more information call 895-6542.
By 1959, International House had outgrown two different buildings and in 1970, we built our permanent home in an award-winning structure at 37th and Chestnut Streets. In the late 1970s, International House developed two arts centers, the Folklife Center and the Neighborhood Film/Video Project, as part of our commitment to serve the broader community. In 1992, the House launched our most ambitious arts program: the Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema. The combined efforts of our residential and arts centers make us a unique resource for Philadelphia and the region.
--International House of Philadelphia
Volume 43 Number 24
March 4, 1997
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