Independent films get big-screen treatment at second annual 'Film al Fresco'

Feature and short films are screened in Aviator Park as a part of Film al Fresco, a film series highlighting local independent filmmakers.

The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design present the second annual "Film al Fresco," an outdoor summer film series featuring work from local independent filmmakers where viewers will watch winning submissions from narrative and documentary genres.

The free screenings, slated to begin at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.), will be held in Aviator Park—on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway—and include delicious eats from local food trucks.

Even if the weather is less than cooperative, the show will go on in Moore’s Stewart Auditorium with each week's food trucks waiting for hungry viewers outside.

Mark your calendars for Fridays, June 13 and 27 and July 11 and 25 – remember to bring your chairs and blankets. 

The selected films include Mark Kochanowicz's Assumption of Risk, playing on June 13, with food from Mi Pueblito Tacos and Milk & Sugar, June 27 will see an assortment of works like Around the Block, I Remember Them Now, Dust, Lie and Red Brick, Green Grass, Blue Sky with food from Tacos Don Memo and Little Baby's Ice Cream.

In July we've got Marc Dickerson's Not The End of the World on July 11 joined by Dapper Dog and Little Baby's Ice Cream on food duty and more short works like Memory Untitled, Seeing in the Dark, Audrey, Rough Edits, Andrea Fraser is Shining, Alles Nahe Werde Fern, Doom Jazz and Physical Dialogic on July 25 with food trucks Samosa Deb and Jimmies Cupcakes.