by Rosalie Kicks!
Old Sport at Moviejawn
For those that don’t live in Philadelphia you may be surprised by the lack of our alternative movie theaters. Frankly, with there being so few film venues I am a bit embarrassed to admit that my first visit to The Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA) was not until earlier this year when I saw the “I Am Thor” documentary. Old Sport I have to tell ya, this place is neat as pizza. Not only is it located in the Eraserhood (the neighborhood that was inspiration to David Lynch’s 1977 film), PhilaMOCA is housed in a former showroom for tombstones and mausoleums. Dating back to 1865, the historic Finney & Son is now used as a multi-purpose venue for alternative, indie, and underground film, art, and musical performances. On average PhilaMOCA hosts 250+ events a year and aims to provide a low cost space for artists to share their work in Philadelphia.Read More