The Penn Humanities Forum is teaming up with Penn Cinema Studies and International House Philadelphia to present a series of film screenings in January through March. On Wednesday, March 1st, the series concludes with "Windtalkers," director John Woo's WWII drama about U.S. Marines tasked with protecting Navajo colleagues as they communicate over the radio in their native tongue.
Movies that range from special children to adults hiding the truth highlight the Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia's 21st season. Running Saturday, March 4th through Sunday, April 2nd at various city and suburb theatres, the event showcases the best in Israeli film. Nancy Spielberg's latest, "On the Map," headlines the 13 featured films, with a special appearance by basketball star Tal Brody.