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Venues


Kimmel Center


300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Film screenings, box office, panels, quiet space, yoga sessions, and the BlackStar Bazaar

A photo of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, which is a large building with a glass dome.

Entrances
The Kimmel Center is wheelchair-accessible from both its east (Broad Street) and north (Spruce Street) entrances. Entrances are at sidewalk level (no steps). Ramps and/or level floors enter every level of Verizon Hall and Perelman Theater. A curb cut on the corner of Broad Street and Spruce Street allows for access from the sidewalk.

Seating
This theater has wheelchair-accessible seating locations, including locations with stair-free access and either open space to accommodate a variety of mobility devices, or an upholstered, loose chair can be provided with advanced notice to [email protected]. A limited number of seats near the stage are reserved for the exclusive use of attendees with low vision or blindness. A seating map can be found here.

Restrooms
Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are available on all levels of the Kimmel Center, accessible to guests of both Verizon Hall and Perelman Theater, as well as all ancillary spaces. Gender neutral restrooms are available.

Quiet Space
A dedicated Quiet Space will be available during festival operating hours, located in the Rendell Room on the second floor of the Kimmel Center. Features of this room include soft seating, yoga mats, low lighting, and a number of low-sensory self-guided activities. We encourage use of this room to decompress from the stimulating environment of a bustling film festival.

Suzanne Roberts Theatre


480 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Film screenings, box office, parent room

Entrances
This venue’s entrance is at sidewalk level and does not require steps to enter. 

Seating
This theater has wheelchair-accessible seating locations, including locations with stair-free access and either open space to accommodate a variety of mobility devices, or an upholstered, loose chair can be provided with advanced notice to [email protected]. A limited number of seats near the stage are reserved for the exclusive use of attendees with low vision or blindness.

Restrooms
All restrooms are wheelchair-accessible and gender neutral. They are located on the first floor near the entrance.

Parent Room
A private parent room is located on the first floor in the block of green rooms of this venue. The room includes a private restroom and a door with a lock. Please find a BlackStar team member to assist you in finding the area.

Festival Map