Film Rewind: Top movies that premiered at Philadelphia Festival

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Image of Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in "La La Land."
"La La Land," starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, won eight awards including Best Picture at the Critics' Choice Awards.
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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Opening Night and Closing Night films of the 26th annual Philadelphia Film Festival have been announced - exclusively on 6abc Action News and

"I, Tonya" will be shown on Thursday, October 19. "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" will be screened on October 27. Both at the Prince Theater.

These films will be in very good company.

The Philadelphia Film Festival has premiered many critically acclaimed and award winning motion pictures.

Here's a list of some of the films that had their Philly premieres at the festival in the last few years.

La La Land


Manchester by the Sea






12 Years a Slave

Black Swan

The Artist

The Hurt Locker

PHOTOS: Look back at Philadelphia Film Festival

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Images from previous Philadelphia Film Festivals.

Have fun rewatching these movies as you get set for this year's Philadelphia Film Festival!

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