Selma, screening in Clark Park Sept. 11


824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, 610-527-9898,

The Merchant of Venice (2015, U.K., 210 min.): Theatercast of the Bard’s tale of commerce and intrigue, as performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Don’t mess with the Shylock. Thu., Sept. 10, 7 p.m., and Sun., Sept. 13, 1 p.m., $20.

Wodehouse in Exile (2013, U.K., 82 min.): Nigel Williams is P.G. Wodehouse, the widely read British humorist who was controversially exiled from England during World War II. The screening is free, but tickets are first-come, first-served. Sat., Sept. 12, 11 a.m., free.

Open Screen Monday BMFI opens up its theater to local and independent filmmakers to screen their work, free of charge. Bring your 10-minutes-max film in DVD format. Mon., Sept. 14, 9:15 p.m., free.

Fabergé: A Life of its Own (2014, U.K./U.S., 87 min.): Rich people, unfairly silenced for far too long, finally get the chance to brag about the incredibly expensive Fabergé eggs they own. Wed., Sept. 16, 7 p.m., $20. 


4398 Chester Ave.,

Selma (2014, U.S., 128 min.): David Oyelowo looms off the screen as Martin Luther King, Jr. in Ava DuVernay’s recount of the Selma to Montgomery marches. Fri., Sept. 11, dusk, free. 


227 Bridge St., Phoenixville, 610-917-1228,

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977, U.S., 137 min.): Great movie but we’d honestly just watch a loop of Dreyfuss building Devils Tower out of mashed potatoes on loop for two hours and be just as happy. A 35mm screening. Sun., Sept. 13, 2 p.m., $9. 


20 E. State St., Doylestown, 215-345-6789,

Caffeinated (2015, U.S., 80 min.): Director Hahn Nguyen on the global obsession with coffee, tracing the global process from fields to cafés. Thu., Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m., $10.50.

The Impressionists (2015, U.K., 91 min.): How did artists like Monet, Degas, Cezanne and Renoir get so big? This documentary follows French collector Paul Durand-Ruel’s efforts to promote impressionist artists to a wider audience in the late 19th century. Featuring pieces from collections around the world, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Sun., Sept. 13, 12:30 p.m., $14. 


3701 Chestnut St., 215-387-5125,

Filmmakers in Focus: Sylvia Schedelbauer Berlin-based filmmaker Schedelbauer, who will be in attendance, presents six shorts, largely based around archival and found footage. Fri., Sept. 11, 7 p.m., $9.

The King and the Mockingbird (1980, France, 83 min.): Based on the Hans Christian Andersen fable, Paul Grimault’s standout French animated film has influenced a number of directors working within the genre. Sat., Sept. 12, 2 and 7 p.m., $9.

Spirits of Rebellion: Black Cinema at UCLA (2015, U.S., 90 min.): African-American filmmakers discuss how their studies at UCLA shaped their art and the state of black film today. Director Zeinabu Irene Davis, who’s also featured in the doc, will be in attendance. Tue., Sept. 15, 7 p.m., $10.

The Great Museum (2014, Austria, 94 min.): Insightful doc taking art fans behind the curtain of Vienna’s Kunsthistorisches Museum, home to one of the most distinctive collections in the world. Wed., Aug. 16, 7 p.m., $9.


635 Seneca Road, Lehighton, 610-683-7243,

Quentin Tarantino Double Feature Exhumed Films presents Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, screening from 35mm prints on loan from QT’s personal collection. The double feature runs both nights; more info at Fri.-Sat., Sept. 11-12, dusk, $10.


2023 Sansom St., 267-639-9508,

The Graduate (1967, U.S., 106 min.): “I think you’re the most attractive of all my parents’ friends. I mean that.” A BYOB screening ($2 fee). Wed., Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m., $10.


531 N. 12th St., 267-519-9651,

Dead Giveaway (2015, U.S., 32 min.): A young woman awakens to the lifeless body of her one-night stand in this Philly-shot horror comedy. The screening will be accompanied by a number of other shorts. Admission price includes refreshments. Fri., Sept. 11, 7 p.m., $10.

A Night with Greg Sestero Sestero, best known as Mark from The Room, stops by PhilaMOCA to screen and discuss behind-the-scenes footage of the cult classic. Fri., Sept. 11, 11 p.m., $12.

Wakaliwood Invades Philadelphia Wakali, a small village in Uganda, enjoys a growing reputation for producing entertaining action films with little to no resources or budget. This screening of Who Killed Captain Alex? will be accompanied by various shorts and a Skype Q&A session with director Nabwana Isaac Godfrey Geoffrey. Sat., Sept. 12, 8 p.m., $10.


4014 Walnut St., no phone,

Andrew’s Video Vault This month’s installment of the free screening series will feature a as-yet-unannounced surprise program curated by Dan Buskirk of Thu., Sept. 10, 8 p.m., free.


Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Ave., 215-236-3300,

Outside the Wall (1950, U.S., 80 min.): Secret Cinema has tracked down an ultra-rare 16mm print of this prison drama, actually shot inside Eastern State Penitentiary and at other locations around Philly, for this special screening. More info at Fri., Sept. 11, 8 p.m., $10.


1003 Arch St., 215-922-6888,

Hackers (1995, U.S., 107 min.): Next time you meet an actual, real-life hacker, ask them what he/she thinks of this movie. Guaranteed interesting response. Presented by Geekadelphia. Mon., Sept. 14, 8 p.m., $3.