26th Annual FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia: Thursday Night


PFS - Bourse Theater 1 Thu, Oct 5, 2023 7:30 PM
Film Info
Event Type:FirstGlance Philadelphia


26th Annual FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia

Join us for the 26th Annual FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia. Over 50 indie films from Regional, National and International filmmakers. Celebrate Indie Film with FirstGlance Film Fests, by indie filmmakers, for indie filmmakers and audiences who enjoy celebrating new up and coming filmmakers from across the globe


Robin Epstein | 13 mins | English | PA 

When two feisty dog owners tangle in the unhappiest place on earth -- a pet Emergency Room -- they discover there’s no better place to find true love.

Cast: Desmin Borges, Frankie J Alvarez, Tina Johnson, Aaron Smallwood, Jr.


Alice Weber | 14 mins | English | PA 

Marlene's chance encounter with James at a bookstore, almost 50 years since their last meeting, brings back painful memories of a love lost. Can time and circumstances heal the wounds of racism, social mores and a dysfunctional family? Facing her regrets and asking for forgiveness, is there a "second chance" in their next chapter?

Cast: Joan Chak, Steve Mitchell, Lily Rose Smith, Leon Alexander, Alice Weber, Madeline Barbush, Shelby Tibbetts, Rafael Fontones


Greg Poppa | 19 mins | English | PA

Guided by the cries of an unseen fox, prehistoric Man and Woman struggle to survive the harshness of their environment, sickness, birth, and death.

Cast:  Greg Poppa, Caitlin Wells


Jill R Frechie | 43 mins | English | PA

“Heart of the Beat” with drummer David Uosikkinen. David shares his life story, the ups and downs and ins and outs of being a drummer with the Hooters band and other projects for over 40 years.


Christy McCaffrey, Brandan Giehl, Shawn McMullen | 45 mins | English | PA 

"Run Greg Run" is a remarkable and highly inspirational story about a man named Greg Cohen, an athletic trainer and distance runner, who also suffers from a rare incurable autoimmune disease called Scleroderma.