International Premiere of ‘Madame Presidenta: Why Not U.S.?’


I know the tickets for the premier are expensive but I wanted to share this because this film was made by a Pittsburgh resident and I know there will be more screenings of the film to come. Check out the trailer and be sure to follow @wgfpa for updates. ‘Madame Presidenta: Why Not U.S.?’, a documentary exploring the role of women in global politics, was inspired by Arnet’s grandmother, the late Vivian Goldstein, whose own mother marched as a suffragette advocating for women to achieve … [Read more...]

Watch the Trailers and Vote for Your Favorite Pittsburgh Film Projects


While you know that some big blockbuster movies are shot in Pittsburgh, there are quite a few Pittsburghers who are working on their own film project.  The Sprout Fund has put together a special round of grants to help some of these local filmmakers finish and promote their films. The public is invited to watch the trailers here and vote for your favorite films.  The deadline for public voting is December 2, 2013.  (Take a minute to watch the intro video that The Sprout Fund put … [Read more...]

“Cold Turkey” Screening at The Hollywood Theater – Thursday 11/21


Just in time for the family fun of the holidays!  Cold Turkey is a film about families and Thanksgiving.  With an all star cast, including Peter Bogdanovich and Cheryl Hines, this looks like a promising film. You can watch Cold Turkey online at Amazon and Google Play.  If you would like to catch this film on the big screen, Cold Turkey will be showing at The Hollywood Theater in Dormont this Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 7:30pm. Tickets are available online via Gathr. A friend of mine … [Read more...]

Preview Screening of Pgh Made Short Films and Videos – Mon. November 25


The Sprout Fund is a Pittsburgh non-profit that has been giving out grants to project big and small that make this city a better place to live.  This year the Sprout Fund has put together a special round of grants for film and video projects. On Monday, November 25, the public is invited to watch the trailers and vote for their favorites. Afterwards you will have a chance to vote for your favorites.  Voting will be factored into the decision of which projects receive funding from the Sprout … [Read more...]

Steel of the Week – A Year of Movies At Row House Cinema


Thanks to the IheartPGH Twitter followers for the heads up on this Indiegogo campaign.   It has been awhile since we've posted about a crowdfunding project in Pittsburgh (which isn't 100% true - thanks to the readers of IheartPGH who helped to crowdfund my seat on the Millennial Trains Project). Sometimes - you just need to go to the movies and sadly there aren't that many movie theaters left in the city if Pittsburgh.  I believe the Manor theater in Sq. Hill is the only theater left in the … [Read more...]