Puff 2019: Part Two - Postscript

by Allison Yakulis and Hunter Bush

The films that screen at the Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival, by and large, are difficult to pin down. Organizers prefer to think of it as an "Alternative" film festival, though a lot of the movies do tend to fall under the umbrella of "horror". But you may as well just classify them all as "movies" and call it a day for how unspecific that is. Hence the "Unnamed" part of the PUFF moniker; it's not just that they were too lazy to come up with a name.

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A Trip to The Morgue via TIFF19

A compilation of all the dead mothers I mourned at TIFF.
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by Rosalie Kicks, Old Sport 

After seeing a few flicks at the Toronto Film Festival, themes will emerge across the various films. At last year’s fest, my Moviejawn pal Jaime Leah Davis, noticed several movies such as Widows, Destroyer and Vox Lux featured bad mothers. This discovery inevitably inspired us and led to our most recent subject matter for the Fall 2019 print edition of Moviejawn.

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Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival: 2019 Preview

by Allison Yakulis and Hunter Bush

PUFF Part 1 - Prologue

For this, the fourth annual Philadelphia Unnamed Film Festival (or PUFF), Moviejawn contributors Allison Yakulis and Hunter Bush are going to check out all the delicious independent genre films and shorts that are being screened in our own backyard. PUFF will be rocking and rolling from September 26th to September 29th at the 2223 Theater in Fishtown. There’s also a pre-PUFF event on September 25th that will include a screening of The Blair Witch Project with director Eduardo Sánchez in attendance (it’s the 20th anniversary of the film!) and a screening of Legacy Award to Exhumed Films winner Lemora: A Child’s Tale of the Supernatural with its director Richard Blackburn there to introduce the film. Lemora is also going to be screened in 16mm, which is rad for all you format freaks out there.

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The Last Slice: The Court Jester

Minutes from the Moviejawn Pizza 🍕 Film 📼 Club August 2019

recorded by Hunter Bush, PFC Co-Founder

Welcome cinemaniacs and pizzatarians to the 2nd installment of The Last Slice, the newsletter devoted to unpacking our Pizza Film Club meetings every month in an effort to - A) encourage you to host Pizza Film Club meetings of your own and - B) expose you to some things - films, foods, drinks - that may be new to you but could end up becoming a favorite in no time!

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