Street Movies!

Saxophonist Larry Price
Classical Cambodian dancer Lanica Angpak will perform at Scribe's Street Movies!, August 11, 2016 at Mifflin Square Park in South Philly

Round up the neighbors, grab your lawn chairs and enjoy independent short films and live performances under the stars. Street Movies! is returning this August for its 19th season!  Street Movies! is a free screening series for audiences of all ages that tours neighborhoods around the Philadelphia region, bringing a program of independent film - fiction, animation, documentary, and youth and community produced work - from around the world to local parks, lots, playgrounds, and community spaces.  Each screening is hosted by a community organization and followed by a moderated discussion about the topics raised in the films.  It’s a great way to see films, talk about community issues and meet your neighbors.  This August, Street Movies! will feature live performances by renowned novelist Lorene Cary, poet and recording artist Ursula Rucker, Cambodian classcical dancer Lanica Angpak, Magdaliz and Her Latin Ensemble CRISOL, native Mexican dance and music troupe Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac, guitar and violin duo Mike and Callie, and jazz bassist Nimrod Speaks and saxophonist Larry PricePlease follow the "More Info" link below each listing for the line up of films at each location. 

 

Lorene Cary photo by Martin RegustersMonday, August 1, 7:45PM
SOUTH CENTRAL
Host: Tindley Temple United Methodist Church
Location: Tindley Temple - 750 S. Broad Street
Rain Location: Tindley Temple
Opening Performance: Lorene Cary

Emcee: Julia Lopez
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Tuesday, August 2, 8:30PM
CHESTER, PA
Host: Ruth L. Bennett Homes
Location: Ruth L. Bennett Farm - 1208 W. Carla's Ln, Chester, PA
Rain Location: Bennett Community Center - 1350 W 9th Street, Chester, PA
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Monday, August 8, 8:30PM
CAMDEN, NJ
Host: The Neighborhood Center In Camden
Location: 278 Kaighns Avenue, Camden, NJ
Rain Date: Tuesday, August 9
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Thursday, August 11, 7:45PM
SOUTH PHILLY
Hosts: Friends of Mifflin Square Park & SEAMAAC
Location: Mifflin Square Park - 6th and Ritner Streets
Rain Date: Friday, August 12
Opening Performance: Lanica Angpak
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Saturday, August 13, 8:30PM
HADDINGTON
Host: Urban Tree Connection
Location: Memorial Garden - 54th & Wyalusing Avenue
Rain Location: Neighborhood Foods Farm - 53rd & Wyalusing Avenue
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Sunday, August 14, 7:45PM
WEST PHILLY
Hosts: Friends of Malcolm X Park & WPEB 88.1FM
Location: Malcolm X Park – 52nd & Pine Streets
Rain Location: Scribe Video Center
Opening Performance: Nimrod Speaks & Larry Price
Emcee: Stephanie Renee
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Tuesday, August 16, 7:45PM
PASSYUNK SQUARE
Host: Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac
Location: Capitolo Playground - 900 Federal Street
Rain Location: Capitolo Playground Gym
Opening Performance: Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac
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Wednesday, August 17, 8:30PM
POINT BREEZE
Hosts: Wharton Square Playground, St. Simon the Cyrenian Church, and Neighbors In Action Association
Location: Wharton Square Playground - 2300 Wharton Street
Rain Location: Wharton Square Playground Multi Purpose Room
Emcee: Dyana Williams
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Ursula Rucker photo by Duc NicolasThursday, August 18, 7:45PM
NORTH PHILLY
Hosts: Uptown Entertainment & Development Corporation & African American United Fund
Location: Baba Yahya’s Garden - 2229 N. Broad Street
Rain Location: 2227 N. Broad Street
Opening Performance: Ursula Rucker
Emcee: Stephanie Renee
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Monday, August 22, 8:30PM
KINGSESSING
Hosts: Bartram Village Resident Council & Bartram’s Garden
Location: Bartram Village – 54th & Gibson Dr - near 54th & Lindbergh Blvd
Rain Location: Stone Barn at Bartram’s Garden – 54th & Lindbergh Blvd
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Thursday, August 25, 7:45PM
TACONY
Hosts: Tacony Civic Association & Historical Society of Tacony
Location: Disston Recreation Center - 4423 Longshore Avenue
Rain Location: Disston Recreation Center
Opening Performance: Mike and Callie
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Friday, August 26, 7:45PM
WEST KENSINGTON
Hosts: Norris Square Neighborhood Project & Casa de Duende
Location: Open Kitchen Sculpture Garden - 2229 N. Philip Street
Rain Date: Saturday, August 27
Opening Performance: Magdaliz and Her Latin Ensemble CRISOL
Emcee: David Acosta
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Street Movies! is made possible with support from PECO and National Recreation Foundation and with additional support from the City of Philadelphia's Performances in Public Spaces program managed by the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy.

                                                 

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Photos, top to bottom: Larry Price; Lanica Angpak; Lorene Cary, photo by Martin Regusters; Lanica Angpak; Nimrod Speaks, photo by Anthony Dean Photography; Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac; Ursula Rucker, photo by Duc Nicolas; Magdaliz Roura.