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FRIDAYS JUNE 13 & 27 AND JULY 11 & 25

Film al Fresco 2014 will dish up independent films and videos by film & video-makers from the Greater Philadelphia and Delaware Valley regions and tasty street snacks from local food trucks on select Friday evenings this summer. The films & videos will be shown on a large outdoor screen in Aviator Park right in front of Moore and the Franklin Institute; all programs are free and open to the public.

This year's screenings are scheduled for June 13 & 27 and July 11 & 25 and commence around dusk. Food trucks arrive around 7pm, so come early, get a good seat and enjoy the local fare!

Check back end of May for the complete list of participating filmmakers and their projects.



What time do the screenings start?

Screenings begin at dusk (approximately 8:00 pm), and will take place in Aviator Park, in between Moore College of Art & Design and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.  

What should I bring? 

Picnic materials, lawn chairs, food, non-alcoholic beverages, blankets, and your friends are our suggestions.

Do you sell food and beverages? 

A rotating roster of Philadelphia food trucks will be on hand at each screening, serving up a variety of tasty treats from 7-10pm.  

What is not allowed? 

You may not bring grills, knives, or alcoholic beverages.  

What is there to do before the screenings begin? 

Please visit the exhibitions on view in The Galleries at Moore, which will be open until 9pm during screenings. The Galleries are always free, and open to everyone. 

What happens in the case of inclement weather?

For rain days, films will be screened in Moore’s Stewart Auditorium at 8pm. The weather decision will be made by 5pm the day of each screening. Check our Twitter page @MooreGalleries or call 215-965-4027 to confirm. 

Are the films and videos family-friendly? 

Because the films and videos are unrated, viewer discretion is advised.   


Film al Fresco is a juried competition and outdoor summer film & video series that showcases the work of independent film & video-makers from the Greater Philadelphia and Delaware Valley regions. The series expands The Galleries at Moore’s commitment to presenting the work of emerging Philadephia-area artists and its role as a venue for exhibitions and programs that focus on innovative ideas in contemporary art and visual culture. Click here to read more about the screening night details.