Happy Tuesday MMT Fam! Here’s another list of recommendations featuring TV, online and streaming suggestions that you and/or the family can enjoy from home, or at a reasonable social-distance. And I’m still sharing events and cool posts on Instagram and/or the MMT Facebook page throughout the week, so hit those hyperlinks, give me a follow, and don’t forget to share the wealth with others.
- Our friends at the Philadelphia Film Society are continuing virtual streaming offerings of newly released and recommended films, including titles like “The Informer” “12 Hour Shift, ”City Hall,” and “Jungleland.” PFS Drive-In at the Navy Yard is currently showing “Freaky.” You can get additional information and purchase tickets at the PFS website here.
- If you read the last give away post, you know that Amazon Studios is hosting a free drive-in screening of MANGROVE, the first film in the SMALL AXE anthology from Academy Award winning filmmaker Steve McQueen. The local screening will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, November 18th, at 7:30 PM at Shankweiler’s Drive-In in Orefield (about an hour from the city, near Allentown). Click here to find additional locations nationally and register.
- The African American Museum in Philadelphia is presenting Brotherly Love: A Dialogue about Race, Reentry, and Redemptive Justice tomorrow Wednesday, November 6 to 8:30 pm ET. In conjunction with the African American Museum’s latest exhibition offering, Rendering Justice, produced in partnership with Mural Arts Philadelphia, AAMP convenes a timely public conversation on Black men, reentry, family ties, and our collective pathways to socio-political awakening. The event is FREE with RSVP and a Zoom link will be emailed prior to the event. Click here to get additional info and register.
- Lastly, our friends at the Wizard World Virtual Experience have released additional schedule info featuring stars of iconic franchises across its digital video platforms in the coming weeks as follows: On Thursday, November 19 at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT there will be a rewatch party of “The Magicians” featuring Summer Bishil, in advance of her Virtual Photo Ops session with fans on Nov. 21. Then, it’s the nerdy survivor-style trivia game “WizQuiz” with Wizard World’s own MikeGDoesThings on Thursday at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT. On Sunday, November 22, “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys” lead Kevin Sorbo is joined by regulars Bruce Campbell and Ted Raimi at 7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT. And on Sunday, December 6, it’s a holiday-themed session of “Stars from Hallmark Movies,” with Lindsay Wagner, Cindy Busby, Erin Gray, Teddy Sears, Teryl Rothery, Katrina Law and Kelly Hu at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT. Panels are available for viewing live or on demand via Twitch: www.twitch.tv/wizardworldvirtual; YouTube: www.youtube.com/wizardworld; and Facebook: www.facebook.com/wizardworld. The live Q&A panels are FREE for fans to view and to submit questions in text chat. Separately fans may purchase live video chat sessions, recorded videos and autographs. Sessions are accessible to virtual attendees on their computer and mobile devices via www.wizardworldvirtual.com.
That’s it for now Fam. Until next thought, Thomasena