Philly Film Society announces new drive-in cinema film series


PHILADELPHIA – Two new curated film series arrive at the Philadelphia Film Society Drive-In at Navy Yard and the Film Society’s Film Center, showing films such as “Legally Blonde,” “Indiana Jones,” “The Lord of the Rings,” and more.

The Philadelphia Film Society has announced the launch of the 20th Anniversary Drive-In Series and the Blockbusters 4K Series at the center of the film.

The 20th anniversary series will run through fall, and the Blockbusters in 4K series will run all summer.

Here are the details of the upcoming screenings:

20th anniversary series at Drive-In

Tickets cost $ 12. Members of the Philadelphia Film Society pay only $ 8, and children under 12 pay $ 7.

“A blonde’s revenge,” 2001, 96 minutes, PG-13 – July 13

To win back her former Harvard-linked stepson, Valley’s daughter Elle Woods enrolled in college law school and eventually excelled in the legal arts.

“Josie and the Pussycats,” 2001, 98 minutes, PG-13 – July 20

A group of girls find themselves in the middle of a plot to deliver subliminal messages through popular music.

“The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring”, 2001, 178 minutes, PG-13 – July 27

A humble Shire Hobbit and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the mighty One Ring and save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.

More information on this series is available online here.

Blockbuster in 4K series at Film Center

Tickets cost $ 13. Members of the Philadelphia Film Society pay just 98, and children under 12 are $ 8.

“Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom”, 1984, 118 minutes, PG – July 15 to July 18

The second of the Lucas / Spielberg Indiana Jones epics takes place about a year before the events of RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK. Indy must recover a precious stone and several young boys kidnapped on behalf of a remote village in the East Indies. This time, he’s teamed up with a nightclub singer and a 12-year-old boy.

“The Raiders of the Lost Ark,” 1981, 115 minutes, PG – July 16 to July 18

Renowned archaeologist and occult science expert Dr. Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant, which still holds the Ten Commandments. Unfortunately, Hitler’s agents are also looking for the Ark. Indy and her ex-flame Marion escape from various scrapes close together on a quest that takes them from Nepal to Cairo.

“Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”, – 1989, 127 minutes, PG-13 ‘July 17 to July 18.

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly vanishes as he pursues the Holy Grail, prominent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father’s footsteps and stop the Nazis.

More information on this series is available online here.


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