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Phoenixville Arts & Culture

Art & Independent Films
7 nights a week
Sundays at 2:00pm
Young Audiences
Saturdays at 2:00pm
Fright Night
First Fridays at 9:45pm
Baby Nights
Mondays at 6:30pm
Wednesdays at 2:00pm
Film Discussions
Wednesdays at 9:30pm

Events for December 22nd, 2012

A Christmas Story

Directed by Bob Clark. US. 1983. Age 6+. 98 min. Warner Bros. blu ray.

Sponsored by Upattinas School

  • Sat, Dec 22
  • 2:00 pm

“A Christmas Story grasps the full scope of childhood injustice and obsession. Amid the comically cranky Santa Clauses and tree-lighting mishaps, the movie’s key moment is a Billingsley crying jag, prompted by a fight with the neighborhood bully and the fear that his dad will clobber him. The affection audiences feel for A Christmas Story is related to the holiday spirit, yes, but specifically to director Bob Clark and writer Jean Shepherd’s awareness of how the true meaning of More »

It’s a Wonderful Life

Directed by Frank Capra. 1946. NR. 130 min. Paramount. 35mm.

Sponsored by Upattinas School

Sat, Dec 22 thru Sun, Dec 23 -- Roll over to view showtimes.

What can we say about It’s a Wonderful Life that hasn’t been said a thousand times before? One of the most popular movies of all time (though it wasn’t a hit when it was first released), this is a film that has come to represent all the hope, good will, and sentiment that define the holiday season. Please join us in rooting for Jimmy Stewart, Clarence the Angel, and all his friends as they discover that each of us More »

Joel Hodgson: Riffing Myself

Tickets: $11 - $15. Buy tickets online. 140 min.

  • Fri, Oct 19
  • 9:30 pm
  • Sat, Dec 22
  • 8:00 pm

Joel Hodgson, creator of the enduring cult hit Mystery Science Theater 3000 will present his one-man keynote address entitled “Riffing Myself” on Sat, Dec 22 at 8PM followed by an MST3K episode of Joel’s choosing, “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians.”

Joel will survey his lifelong endeavors to entertain people in new and inventive ways, and how those efforts, along with a host of diverse influences, led to the invention of the comedic art form of movie riffing. The presentation will More »