The Philadelphia Film Society presents the Philadelphia debut of the most anticipated film out of Sundance “Upstream Color” on Wednesday, March 27. Ticket sales benefit the new PFS Theater at the Roxy.
Join us for cocktails and light fare before the screening at Positano Coast for an exclusive opportunity to meet and chat with Writer/Director, Shane Carruth and PFS Artistic Director, Michael Lerman.
Cocktail event begins at 6:30pm, followed by the 8pm screening at the Ritz Five Theater. Tickets available for screening and reception, or screening only. Limited space available, pre-registration is required.
About the film:
- Spring 2013 Release
- Written/Directed by Shane Carruth
- Winner of 2013 Sundance Film Festival U. S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Sound Design
Premiering at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, “Upstream Color” is a story about a man and woman who are drawn together, entangled in the lifecycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.
When & Where
The Philadelphia Film Society (PFS)’s mission is to utilize film’s unique capacity to engage a broad cross-section of the community, while further providing access to powerful films from around the world in order to increase education and understanding. It does so by annually producing a top-tier film festival featuring the best of American and International cinema, programming the Roxy theater, thereby providing daily access to films and experiences from which the Philadelphia community can be further engaged and educated, as well as by offering unique and varied screenings and events throughout the year that furthers the awareness of film as an important form of artistic expression and instrument of cultural change.