The 32nd Annual Philadelphia Film Festival, presented by the Philadelphia Film Society, is set to captivate movie enthusiasts from October 19 to 29. This festival offers a unique opportunity to preview early Oscar contenders and explore diverse categories, from “Non-fiction” to “After Hours,” featuring thrilling experiences.

The festival proudly embraces its local roots with “Filmadelphia,” showcasing Philadelphia-made films. Notable premieres include John Legend and Mike Jackson’s HBO film, “Stand Up and Shout: Songs From a Philly High School,” which documents the creation of a unique album by Hill-Freedman World Academy students.

The lineup features local talents like Bradley Cooper in “Maestro” and Sylvester Stallone in the Netflix documentary “Sly.” The grand finale, “Saltburn,” directed by Emerald Fennell, promises an exciting closure to the festival.

The Philadelphia Film Festival is a cinematic journey celebrating both international and local film artistry. For more details, visit and immerse yourself in the magic of the silver screen.