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ADVENTURELAND DAY CAMP
6401 Hulmerville Rd., Bensalem, 215-757-9142, theawesomefest.com. Friday the 13th Summer Camp Sleepover: Celebrate this superstitious day with hours of gore and horror. You might want to sleep with one eye open. Fri., Sept. 13, 4 p.m., $23.
108 E. Butler Ave., Ambler, 215-345-7855, amblertheater.org. Rare Silent Shorts: This 90-minute collection of silent shorts includes everything from Charlie Chaplin to Felix the Cat and Koko the Clown. Thu., Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., $9.75. 24 Hour Party People (2002, U.K., 117 min.): A film about the birth of punk and new wave. Free beer tasting pre-screening. Sun. Sept. 15, 9:15 p.m.
BRYN MAWR FILM INSTITUTE
824 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr, 610-527-9898, brynmawrfilm.org. Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy (2013, U.S., 88 min.) A documentary looks back on the condolences sent to Jacqueline Kennedy in the wake of her husband’s assassination. Tue., Sept. 17, 6 p.m., $10.50.
227 Bridge St., Phoenixville, 610-917-1228, thecolonialtheatre.com. The Apartment (1960, U.S., 125 min.) Director Billy Wilder’s classic romantic comedy about swinging bachelor pads, extramarital affairs and lovely elevator operators. Sun., Sept. 15, 2 p.m., $9.
20 E. State St., Doylestown, 215-345-6789, countytheater.org. Rare Silent Shorts: See Ambler listing. Wed., Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m., $9.75.
THE GERSHMAN Y
401 S. Broad St., 215-545-4400, filmadelphia.org. Watchtower (2012, Turkey/Germany/France, 100 min.): A dark, mysterious relationship begins. Wed., Sept. 18, 7:30, $5.
3701 Chestnut St., 215-387-5125, ihousephilly.org. Nana (2011, France, 68 min.): Follow the abandoned toddler as she experiences life alone. Sat., Sept. 14, 2 p.m., $5. Day of Wrath (1943, Denmark, 97 min.): A pastor’s second wife falls in love with her stepson. Sat., Sept. 14, 7 p.m., $7-$9. Gideon’s Army (2013, U.S., 95 min.): Director Dawn Porter will be in attendance to discuss her documentary following public defenders in the deep South. Tue., Sept. 17, 7 p.m., $10.
531 N. 12th St., 267-519-9651, philamoca.org. That’s Sexploitation! (1977, U.S., 136 min.): A cinematic time machine of adults-only content followed by Let Me Die a Woman (1977, U.S., 79 min.), the transgender classic featuring a real-life gender-reassignment operation. Fri., Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m., $10.
RITZ AT THE BOURSE
400 Ranstead St., 215-440-1181, landmarktheatres.com. Jaws (1975, U.S., 124 min.): It’s still not safe to go in the water. Fri., Sept. 13, midnight, $10.
4014 Walnut St., therotunda.org. West of Zanzibar (1928, U.S., 65 min.) and Adventure in Iraq (1943, U.S., 64 min.) screen ib a vengeful, thrilling double feature. Thu., Sept. 12, 8 p.m., free.
VOX POPULI GALLERY
319 N. 11th St., 3rd floor, 215-238-1236, voxpopuligallery.org. Second Saturday Series: A collection of animated films boasting Alexis Gideon’s stop-motion video operas. Sat., Sept. 14, 7 p.m., $5.
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