event · February 20

The Secret Cinema presents: Philadelphia - The Changing City

The Free Library of Philadelphia is thrilled to partner with Philadelphia's beloved film screening series, The Secret Cinema, now in its 27th year.

As usual, The Secret Cinema will present selections from their collection shown on 16mm film onto a big screen. This time the focus will be on subjects related to those illustrated in the Philadelphia - The Changing City exhibit on view now until April 13th in the Rare Book Department's 3rd floor Dietrich Gallery.

Pictured: Film still from "Our Changing City" produced by the Bureau of Public Information and the Office of the City Representative in 1955

This screening will take place in the Montgomery Auditorium, ground floor of the Parkway Central Library, 6-8pm

Free but advance registration is requested:


  • Wednesday, February 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm


Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 US