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THE ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES
1900 Ben Franklin Pkwy., 215-299-1000, ansp.org. Mega-Bad Movie Night: Them! (1954, U.S., 94 min.): Giant ants try to take over the world in this cult classic. Thu., Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m., $15.
108 E. Butler Ave., Ambler, 215-345-7855, amblertheater.org. Nosferatu (1922, Germany, 81 min.): Not So Silent Cinema accompanies this classic silent film with live music. Thu., Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m, $13. The Wolf Man (1941, U.S., 70 min.): Be prepared for a full moon. Wed., Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m., $9.75.
BRYN MAWR FILM INSTITUTE
824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, 610-527-9898, brynmawrfilm.org. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993, U.S., 76 min.): The beloved Halloween-Christmas crossover. Sat., Oct. 26, 11 a.m., $5. Blood Brother (2013, U.S., 92 min.): A winner at Sundance this year, this doc follows a graphic designer who quit his job to help Indian orphans living with H.I.V. Q&A with director Steve Hoover post-screening via Skype. Tue., Oct. 29, 7 p.m., $10.50.
227 Bridge St., Phoenixville, 610-917-1228, thecolonialtheatre.com. Ghostbusters (1984, U.S., 105 min.): Who you gonna call? Sat., Oct. 26, 2 p.m., $5. The Phantom of the Opera (1925, U.S., 93 min.): A mad composer pursues a romance with a pretty young thing. Screening accompanied by a live pipe organ. Sun., Oct. 27, 3 p.m., $10.
20 E. State St., Doylestown, 215-345-6789, countytheater.org. Vampire Blues: A local short film made with the help of several dozen area artists. Wed., Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m., $10.
26th Street and Ben Franklin Parkway, theawesomefest.com. Awesome Fest Drive-In: Grease (1978, U.S., 110 min.) and The Blob (1958, U.S., 82 min.): There’s a little-known cinematic connection between these two movies. The key is in Grease’s drive-in scene. Fri., Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., cars soldout, pedestrians free.
3701 Chestnut St., 215-387-5125, ihousephilly.org. Life in Stills (2011, Israel and Germany, 60 min.): A photo-shop owner and her grandson fight to keep their business alive. Tue., Oct. 29, 5:30 p.m., free. Water: A series of docs and shorts detailing the complexities of having access to such a simple, yet essential, resource in Israel and Palestine. Tue., Oct. 29, 8:30 p.m., free. The Repentant (2012, Algeria and France, 87 min.): The story of a terrorist who surrenders himself to the police. Wed., Oct. 30, 5:30 p.m., free. Horses of God (2012, Morocco/Tunisia, 115 min.): A fictional account of two brothers transitioning from innocence to extremism. Wed., Oct. 30, 8:30 p.m., free.
PHILADELPHIA CITY INSTITUTE
1905 Locust St., 215-685-6621, freelibrary.org. To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995, U.S., 109 min.): Patrick Swayze in drag. Wed., Oct. 30, 2 p.m., free.
531 N. 12th St., 267-519-9651, philamoca.org. Toad Road (2012, U.S., 76 min.): The Philadelphia premiere of a horror film about contemporary youth culture. Thu., Oct. 24, 8 p.m., $10. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920, Germany, 67 min.): Read more here. Fri., Oct. 25, 7:30 and 10:00 p.m., $12-$14. Philadelphia Through Different Lenses: A screening of recently digitized and preserved films about Philly. Wed., Oct. 30, 7 p.m., free.
WOODMERE ART MUSEUM
9201 Germantown Ave., 215-247-0476, woodmereartmuseum.org. Hands of a Stranger (1962, U.S., 95 min.): A surgery to replace a pianist’s hands goes awry. Tue., Oct. 29, 7 p.m., $5 suggested donation.
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