20th Annual FirstGlance Film Festival


Oct 7, 2017 to Oct 8, 2017
02:00 PM until 07:30 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).


FirstGlance Film Festival, Philadelphia’s Independent Film Festival since 1996, brings a weekend of premieres and original indie films from the Philadelphia area and around the world to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 on Friday, October 6th and Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 on Saturday and Sunday, October 7th and 8th to vie for the title, “Best of the Fest.”  Celebrating 20 years, the weekend event includes red carpet happy hour with press and filmmaker interviews, opening night screening presented by Sharon Pinkenson, Executive Director of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office, unique screening programs, indie film expo, networking with filmmakers, after parties with cast and crew, beer and wine bar, filmmaker brunch, and for the first time, a live awards ceremony. 

Ticket prices are First Night Screening $19.96, Day Screenings $15, Night Screenings $20, FirstGlance Awards $10, All Access Passes, $150.  For screening schedule, tickets, and trailers, visit firstglancefilms.com.




View map Painted Bride Art Center
230 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA

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Andrea DiFabio

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