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Genre: Drama

Duration: 125 Minutes

Philadelphia – Movies that Mattered Talk

Movies that Mattered Film Talk Series with Fred Fuchs

In our Movies that Mattered Film Talk series, we will present narrative movies from different decades that managed to achieve commercial and critical success while profoundly challenging audiences to look at the world differently.

Watch the film and stay for the Film Talk. Included in the price of admission.

When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

PHILADELPHIA (1993) With special guest Tim McClemont, Executive Director of The AIDS Network

Directed by Jonathan Demme
Starring Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, and Roberta Maxwell

Nominated for five Academy Awards, winner of two
• Best Actor, Tom Hanks
• Best Original Song, Bruce Springsteen “Streets of Philadelphia”

The Film Talks will be recorded. By attending, you consent that your voice and/or likeness may be recorded.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or valid medical exemption) is required to attend an indoor event in Ontario beginning September 22, 2021. Patrons, guests, and rental customers 12 or older will be required to show accepted proof, alongside a valid government-issued photo ID. Guests 11 years of age or younger must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult

Tim McClemont has over 35 years’ experience in the charitable and non-profit sector in communications, fund development and management.
Tim has been the Executive Director of The AIDS Network since 2015. Prior to that, Tim worked for local Hamilton organizations in fund development roles including for Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation, Children’s Aid Society of Hamilton, Wesley Urban Ministries, St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation, Good Shepherd and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation.

Tim worked in the non-profit sector in Ontario as an Executive or Public Relations Director for four other organizations in Guelph, Mississauga, and Toronto. At the time of Philadelphia’s release in late 1993, Tim was work working at the AIDS Committee of Guelph and Wellington County.
In his volunteer life, Tim served on the Founding Board of The AIDS Network in Hamilton from 1987-1990 as well as many other organizations since. He graduated from Ryerson University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Journalism.