Monday, April 14, 7:30 PM
FILMADELPHIA: THE SEQUEL
Irv Slifkin, author of the best-selling book Filmadelphia: A Celebration of a City’s Movies, offers an exhilarating presentation that delves into the city’s movie and TV heritage. Slifkin, who also wrote Groovy Movies: Far-Out Films of the Psychedelic Era, serves as your tour guide to clips of films shot in and around Philly, from the silent days to the recent past. From the pioneering Siegmund “Pop” Lubin to Brian De Palma, from Diver Dan to Jayne Mansfield, and from Sidney Poitier to Jason Statham, FILMADELPHIA: THE SEQUEL opens up the cinematic treasure chest to unveil Philadelphia as an impressive movie center in an entertaining and informative program.