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Thursday, October 22 • 8:30pm - 10:30pm
OPENING NIGHT FILM: Anomalisa

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OPENING NIGHT FILM SCREENING: ANOMALISA
THE PRINCE THEATER, 1412 CHESTNUT STREET, CENTER CITY

Kick off the 24th Philadelphia Film Festival at the historic Prince Theater, Philadelphia Film Society’s newest venue, with two screenings of Anomalisa, at 6:00pm and 8:30pm*. From Charlie Kaufman, writer of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Anomalisa depicts a man desperately trying to escape his life in this extraordinary piece of stop-motion animation that is as tender and humorous as itis surreal.

Writer/director Charlie Kaufman and director Duke Johnson are scheduled to attend. Kaufman and Johnson will participate in a Q&A immediately following the film and will be presented with the festival’s Artistic Achievement Award. The award is to honor Charlie Kaufman for his career in incredibly imaginative writing, and Duke Johnson for his equally exciting work in animation, culminating in the revolutionary stop-motion animated work of art, Anomalisa.

*A limited quantity of tickets to this screening have become available! Get yours today!*

Followed by the Opening Night Party at 1925 Lounge.

OPENING NIGHT ADMISSION 
FILM ONLY and FILM & PARTY tickets are available.
21+ only; ID required.

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Anomalisa

Equal parts tender and humorous, emotional and surreal, ANOMALISA is a revolutionary stop-motion animated work of art detailing the story of a man desperately searching for an escape from the life he is living. From the brilliant minds of directors Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson, Anomalisa tells the seemingly familiar story of Michael Stone, a customer service guru unhappy with his life. Set in a dark, lonely world similar to those in... Read More →


Thursday October 22, 2015 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Prince Theater