Festival Updates

  • Submissions are open! Fest #8 ~ April 17-25, 2015. Wah??

    Submissions are open! Fest #8 ~ April 17-25, 2015. Wah??

    2015 submissions are open! You can mail submissions to: c/o Philadelphia Independent Film Festival  2401 Walnut Street Philadelphia, Pa 19103. As usual, walk ins are welcome! Online submissions submit here. ~ The festival gears are rolling. We have not stopped since the last festival and we are constantly out discovering […]

  • 2014 Screening Schedule Posted.

    Hello all – Here’s the 2014 schedule. Thank you for your patience and input. We spoke to dozens of film makers and their supporters. You posted hundreds of times to FB, Twitter, and other Social Media outlets. We have never been so overwhelmed and the selection process has never been […]

  • Movie Maker Magazine has spoken.

    Thank you to Movie Maker Magazine for listing us as one of the top film festivals worth the submission. We are very proud of this and hope you all are as well. See the article here: Movie Maker Top Film festivals. We are looking to keep the momentum going and […]

  • Welcome Bryn Mawr Film Institute to festival #6!

    Welcome Bryn Mawr Film Institute to festival #6! We are excited to announce that we will screen at the BMFI and can’t tell you how thrilled we are. Screening time is Saturday at 1:00pm, June 29th, 2013. Discussion to follow.

  • Join the Festival at YouTube.com/MediaBureau 215

    Be seen, not just heard! Yes, we have a festival page. Yes it’s a channel at our original page at MediaBureau215. We figured for now, we will link the two. You know the eco-system.

Updates and discussions on @PhilaIndie films:

Thank you to all the Volunteers!

Thank you to all the Volunteers!

From the Blogs..., PIFF News July 8, 2014 at 10:26 pm 0 comments

Thank you! After completing our 7th year, we have much to look forward to in the run-up to our 8th year June 24-28, 2015. We want to thank the volunteers who made this years festival run as smooth as it did. The festival covered 11 total venues. We screened 87 […]

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DOSTOEVSKY BEHIND BARS ~ Plays & Players ~ June 26th, 11:00pm – 11:55pm

DOSTOEVSKY BEHIND BARS ~ Plays & Players ~ June 26th, 11:00pm – 11:55pm

Documentary, From the Blogs... June 19, 2014 at 6:13 pm 0 comments

University graduate students and prison inmates meet weekly to discuss literature and share personal essays and stories. Classroom sessions and interviews explode the stereotypes of brutish convicts, out-of-touch scholars and callous prison staff, while offering viewers a sense of hope. Shot on location in a minimum-security facility in Wisconsin, this […]

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Druid Peak ~ PAFA ~ June 28th, 2:45pm

Druid Peak ~ PAFA ~ June 28th, 2:45pm

Features June 17, 2014 at 5:50 pm 1 comment

Set against the backdrop of the wolf reintroduction program in Yellowstone National Park, Druid Peak is a coming of age story about a troubled teenage boy who finds a home tracking wolves in the wild lands of Wyoming. Shot on location in West Virginia, Wyoming, Montana and Utah, the film […]

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REM ~ Screening Opening Night! (SPAIN) at Plays & Players Theater

REM ~ Screening Opening Night! (SPAIN) at Plays & Players Theater

Special Feature June 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm 1 comment

Have you ever shared a dream with someone else? That is Lays story, a young man with a nondescript daily life, whose only purpose is to sleep to meet the woman he loves. His whole world changes when she comes in to the real world to rescue him. But from […]

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Rambler ~ Screening Opening Night! June 25th at Plays & Players Theater

Rambler ~ Screening Opening Night! June 25th at Plays & Players Theater

Special Feature June 17, 2014 at 3:50 pm 1 comment

  When the various crime syndicates in London discover they’ve all hired the same scarred up punk hit man to take one another out, they put a bounty on his head. The police think they’ve discovered a new serial killer. All hell breaks out on the streets of London in […]

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Welcome to The Terrordome ~ PAFA June 27th, 11:45pm

Welcome to The Terrordome ~ PAFA June 27th, 11:45pm

Documentary, From the Blogs... June 16, 2014 at 5:36 pm 1 comment

  Public Enemy: Welcome to the Terrordome. This film chronicles their legacy and history, while revealing what icons of the music world say about their influence. Title: Welcome To The Terrordome Venue: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Director: Date: June 27th Genre: Drama/Action Show Time: 11:45pm TRT: 86 min […]

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