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The 2023 Pittsburgh Japanese Film Festival
March 17-30 at Row House Cinema

Join us for two weeks of new releases out of Japan, classic cinema, and a slew of special events during our favorite and biggest festival of the year!

Destroy All Monsters Brew & View
7:15 & 9:45 pm– March 30 – $29
We are wrapping up two weeks of monster-movie fun the best way we know how — a Destroy All Monsters Brew & View! Ishirō Honda’s 1968 film takes place in 1999 when aliens release a whole crew of kaiju monsters — Godzilla, Mothra, Rodan, Ghidorah, and more — onto major cities across the world.
Thematically paired beer will be delivered to your seat at key points during the movie. 21+

The Room
10 pm – April 1 – $13
It’s time for another weekend with cult classic The Room! We give you the cues and the props, you get to shout and have a good time! Don’t worry, we’ll give you a quick run down before it begins!

The Manchurian Candidate with The Pittsburgh Classic Movie Club
8 pm – April 2 – $12
Join us for a very special screening of The Manchurian Candidate with the Pittsburgh Classic Movie Club. Wendy Whittick, film historian and President of Pittsburgh Classic Movie Club, will introduce the film. The Pittsburgh Classic Movie Club’s mission is to preserve and promote film from The Golden Age of Hollywood in the community by providing free movie screenings and a place for all classic film lovers to come together. 

Gilda w. Alfajores
7:30 pm – April 3 – $16
Watch this steamy noir film set in Argentina and enjoy a decadent Argentinian shortbread and dulce de leech sandwich cookie from our friends across the street at Mi Empanada.

Studio 666
10 pm – April 7 – $12
The Foo Fighters do horror! Legendary rock band Foo Fighters move into an Encino mansion steeped in grisly rock and roll history to record their much anticipated 10th album. Once in the house, Dave Grohl finds himself grappling with supernatural forces that threaten both the completion of the album and the lives of the band.

Skinamarink PJ Night
10 pm – April 8 – $12
Don your best PJs like the kids in the film and be comfy during this this wholly disquieting film about two children who wake up in the middle of the night, they find their father is missing and all the windows and doors in the home have vanished.

ScareHouse M3GAN
7:20 pm – April 10 – $13
Our awesome friends at ScareHouse are sending over their very own M3GAN to greet you before an extra fun screening of the movie!

New Gods: Yang Jian
7 pm – April 13 – $12
Thirteen years after Yang Jian (known to some as Erlang Shen) imprisoned his sister beneath a mountain, the once powerful god now scrapes by as a penniless bounty hunter. When a mysterious woman hires him for a new job, Yang Jian soon finds himself chasing down a familiar figure. He must stop Chenxiang, his long-lost nephew, who is in search of the magical lotus lantern that will free his mother, even if it will bring catastrophe. As Yang Jian confronts the actions of his past, he must face a host of dangerous vigilantes seeking the same treasure with the power to alter the balance of their worlds.

Sweded Film Fest Registration
Open now through May 31
Registration is now open for The 2023 Sweded Film Festival. Make your own Sweded Film, and you could end up on screen at Row House Cinema and even win cash prizes. Registration fee is $10.