cinedelphia-langan-sm-smThe CFF is looking more and more impressive…and check out this cool new poster from Brian Langan!

The Cinedelphia Film Festival will run from April 4 – 27, 2013 at a variety of venues throughout Philadelphia. All CFF programming is Philly-related in some manner.




Sunday, April 14, 7:30 PM @ PhilaMOCA
World Premiere of the Polonia brothers’ ARMY OF WOLVES (2013)
Nazi werewolves courtesy of Central PA’s no-budget horror favorites.

Sunday, April 14, 9:30 PM @ PhilaMOCA
Vivisections: International Short Horror Films program
Local filmmaker Matt Garrett hosts an evening of horror shorts straight out of current film festivals worldwide, all Philadelphia Premieres, select filmmakers in attendance.

Monday, April 15, 7:00 PM @ PhilaMOCA
TLA Entertainment: A History
TLA Entertainment President Ray Murray provides a visual history of Philly film’s MVPs plus a screening of FEMALE TROUBLE.

Tuesday, April 16, 8:00 PM @ PhilaMOCA
Farquar Muckenfuss play the Monkees plus HEAD (1968)
Local band Farquar Muckenfuss perform a full set of Monkees covers followed by a screening of the Monkees’ weirdo feature-film HEAD.

Wednesday, April 17, 7:30 PM @ PhilaMOCA
HIGH SCHOOL (1968) 45th Anniversary Screening
A rare screening of Frederick Wiseman’s controversial documentary on Philadelphia’s Northeast High School.

Thursday, April 18, 8:00 PM @ PhilaMOCA
POINT BREAK (1991) with a live surf score
Bethlehem, PA’s Great White Caps perform an original live surf score to the testosterone-fueled action classic.

Friday, April 19, 7:30 PM @ PhilaMOCA
Philadelphia Premiere of VANISHING WAVES (2012)
Current film festival favorite from Lithuania gets its Philly Premiere courtesy of Philly-based distributor Artsploitation Films.

Friday, April 19, 10:00 PM @ PhilaMOCA
Danger After Dark: A Retrospective
Film festival programmer Travis Crawford guides attendees through 12 years of mind-bending genre film programming followed by a secret screening of one of his favorites.

Saturday, April 20, 3:00 PM @ PhilaMOCA
Termite TV Retrospective
FREE ADMISSION; Termite TV provide an overview of their 21 year career along with a new piece on the subject of “surveillance”.

Saturday, April 20, 6:00 PM @ PhilaMOCA
Urban Archives program
FREE ADMISSION; Archival Philly news footage from Temple University’s libraries.

Saturday, April 20, 10:00 PM @ PhilaMOCA
Miss Rose’s Sexploitation Follies presents Wes Anderson-themed burlesque
The popular local movie-themed burlesque group pay tribute to the popular director of your girlfriend’s favorite movies.


The CFF is also currently holding a call for vintage Philly punk/hardcore footage for a visual retrospective on the Philly DIY punk scene:

A limited number (20) of All-Access Badges are currently available as a means of fundraising, no additional CFF badges will be made available at any point. Badges can be purchased here:

Festival links:

Author: Eric Bresler

Eric is the Founder/Site Editor of whose additional activities are numerous: Director/Curator of the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA), founder of Tokyo No Records, the brain behind Video Pirates, and active local film programmer including the Unknown Japan screening series. He’s served as a TLA Video Manager, Philadelphia Film Society Managing Director, and Adjunct Professor in Cinema Studies at Drexel University. He is shy and modest. Email Eric.

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