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We are excited to announce a joint collaboration between Universal Pictures, Princeton Garden Theatre and Princeton Film Society that will allow Princeton University students to attend an advanced screening of the film Steve Jobs on October 8th 2015! Tickets will be given out tonight (Friday October 2nd) at McCormick 106 at 8pm, before PFS’s screening of […]


On Friday 18th September, Princeton University held its annual Student Activities Fair at Dillon Gym. The Princeton Film Society (PFS) had its own booth where members took turns speaking to freshmen and answering their questions regarding activities and membership. Overall it was a sucessful day, our sign-up sheet was full by the time 3pm came […]


Blue is the Warmest Colour (dir. Abdellatif Kechiche) made headlines around the world when it was awarded the Palme d’Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. This was the first time both director and actors received this honour, making Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux the only women besides Jane Campion to have been given this recognition. The Princeton […]


As part of March’s [Independent Film Series], the Princeton Film Society screened Moon (dir. Duncan Jones) on 13th March at McCormick. Moon tells the story of Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell), an astronaut who has been in space for three years in isolation. The year is 2035 and Sam works at an automated lunar facility that mines helium-3 for […]


Brief announcement before the event recap: The Princeton Film Society has decided to bring back our popular voting system on Facebook. This means that Society members select eight films (from a chosen monthly theme eg. Romance) each month that will be screened. Two of the eight films will be selected each week for a Head-to-Head competition on our […]

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This past Friday, PFS screened Under the Skin, a provocative sci-fi thriller starring Scarlett Johansson. In keeping with this month’s theme of Independent Films, Under the Skin is not to be taken as a traditional Hollywood mega-production, although it impresses the viewer and conveys a utter sense of dread and all the same. The film reads more […]


This Thursday, as part of our February theme of Great Movie Romances, the Princeton Film society screened Casablanca (1942) at McCormick 106. We had the pleasure of having Michael Cramer, a Lecturer at the Lewis Center for the Arts, give a talk about the historical and cultural significance of the film before the screening. Cramer discussed the historical context […]


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