Opening Night Film: Unleashed

Tuesday, June 13 – We are pleased to present the opening night film for SSFF 2017! Unleashed – When a cosmic event turns Emma’s (Kate Micucci) dog and cat into two perfect guys (Justin Chatwin and Steve Howey), Emma reconsiders her outlook on dating, hilariously works out her trust issues, …

Late Night Film: The Night Watchmen

Friday, June 16 – SSFF Presents the Pennsylvania Premiere of the Horror/Comedy film, The Night Watchmen!!! Three inept night watchmen, aided by a young rookie and a fearless tabloid journalist, fight an epic battle to save their lives. A mistaken warehouse delivery unleashes a horde of hungry vampires, and these …

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN celebrates one of the world’s most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer whose novels inspired millions to re-claim their lives. Directed by: Jennifer M. Kroot Screening Times: Victory Firehouse: 7:20pm Friday, June …

44 Pages

44 Pages A portrait of Highlights Magazine following the creation of the cultural phenomenon’s 70th Anniversary issue, from the first editorial meeting to its arrival in homes, and introducing the quirky people who passionately produce the monthly publication for “the world’s most important people,”…children. Along the way, a rich and …

Meet the Filmmakers!

The SouthSide Film Festival garnered its reputation as “the Filmmakers’ Festival” very early in it’s 14 year history.  And, this year’s festival carries that tradition forward.  Don’t miss your opportunity to to only see well-made, thought-provoking films, but meet the filmmakers behind them. Filmmakers will be in attendance to conduct talk …

Local Ties

The SouthSide Film Festival has screen films from more than 80 countries and almost all 50 United States. However, we’re always proud to screen films that feature local talent, subjects and locations. Here are a few of the films with local ties that we’ll be screening at this year’s festival: …