PhilaMOCA‘s second annual Cinedelphia Film Festival begins this week, bringing a full month of “archival oddities, Philly premieres, and locally-shot rarities” to the Mausoleum. Programmed by Video Pirates, the multi-media event kicks off tomorrow, April 1st, with a free preview night hosted by the curators to give a “guided multimedia tour through the CFF program guide.” In addition to the eclectic film screening schedule, there will be several music-related events during the festival from live scores to variety shows and music documentaries.
April’s Tuesday Tune-Outs begin with electronic artist Ryan M Todd, aka Tom Guycot, performing a live score during Son of the White Mare on the 8th. The 15th showcases Baltimore comedy troupe and recent Adult Swim performers Wham City Comedy, a quartet of comedians that perform skits, monologues and stand-up. Fans of conspiracy and horror will enjoy a special screening of The Shining on the 22nd, played backwards and forwards simultaneously while Psychic Teens contribute a live score. And the festival comes to a close on the 29th with George Lucas’ feature-length debut THX 1138 accompanied by an original live score by Conveyor.
Friday, April 18th brings the monthly Mausoleum Party back to the space with a “Mondo” edition featuring Chicago singer Jan Terri, experimental outsider musician Mary Ocher and local weirdo-psych three piece Dead, who just released a debut full-length Ralph. Continue reading →