PICK OF THE WEEK
THU March 31, 2011
Riverview Plaza + Rave U. City 6, 7:00 PM
My Run (2009)
Dir. Tim VandeSteeg, US, digital
One-night-only screening of an inspirational documentary that follows superheroic 57 year old Terry Hitchcock as he runs 75 consecutive marathons in 75 consecutive days in the wake of his wife’s death. Narrated by Billy Bob Thornton.
Additional screenings of note:
It’s a genre-heavy week: See if Run Lola Run holds up in glorious 35mm (MON, 7:30 PM, County Theater); grab some free drinks and snacks prior to a free public screening of the premiere of Starz’s new series Camelot (TUE, 7:00 PM, Ritz East); help raise money for the Penn Jersey Roller Derby with a screening of Drew Barrymore’s Whip It (TUE, 8:30 PM, Trocadero); someone out there is excited to see The Terminator on the big screen (FRI, 9:45 PM, Colonial Theatre); revel in the gory Japanese wackiness that is the aptly titled Alien vs. Ninja (SAT, Midnight, Trocadero).
FULL SCREENING LIST FOR THE WEEK
Author: Eric Bresler
Eric is the Founder/Site Editor of Cinedelphia.com 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.