The Citizen Recommends: Free Speech Film Festival
The American INSIGHT festival, which culminates with an awards program in Philadelphia on Saturday, explores a fundamental insight: Without free speech, we aren’t really free.
The Citizen Recommends: The Tunnel Premiere
West Philadelphia filmmaker Kyle Jordan debuts a suspenseful short about the lingering, haunting effects of everyday Black trauma
George Carlin and Me
A riveting HBO documentary on the philosopher comic prompts some warm memories — and reminds us of what’s missing from today’s public conversation
The Citizen Recommends: Short Films From Kensington, North Philly, and Germantown
The Bryn Mawr Film Institute’s documentary film series aims to showcase the culture, community, and good works of often overlooked Philly neighborhoods
The Citizen Recommends: Four Seasons Total Documentary
Big (huge!) thanks to MSNBC for bringing us Four Seasons Total Documentary, delving into just what actually happened on the one-year anniversary of the fiasco.
The Citizen Recommends: Our American Family
Hallee Adelman’s latest film is a raw and empathetic portrait of one local family’s struggle with—and determination to break free of—opioid addiction.
The Citizen Recommends: BlackStar Film Festival
Come together to support and celebrate the visionary work of Black, brown, and indigenous filmmakers from August 4 through 8
“Black Future Matters”
With Concrete Cowboy premiering on Netflix this week, Neighborhood Film Company’s Ricky Staub and local actor/activist OG Law check in about telling an authentic Black story, saving Philly’s urban riders—and having Idris Elba on your side