America’s founding fathers & Philadelphia’s best known – Benjamin Franklin, Governor Ed Rendell and Mayor Michael Nutter were are Masons. Watch the history and secrecy unfold on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 at 7:30 P.M.

Los Angeles, CA – January 15, 2018 – Philadelphia’s historical icon of their Masonic Grand Lodge in Center City – exploring the history and secrecy inside its walls.

TriCoast Entertainment and Praetorian Motion Pictures’ is elated to extend the invitation to Philadelphia natives for the exclusive opportunity to delve into Director Johnny Royal’s alluring and eye-opening documentary, “33 & BEYOND: THE ROYAL ART OF FREEMASONRY” in Philadelphia – a historical location for America’s founding fathers, who were also Masons.

Since the film’s start, “33 & BEYOND: THE ROYAL AT OF FREEMASONRY” has been in demand in over 90 Masonic lodges across the U.S., noted as the first film to fully examine the entire American Masonic structure. 

Photo: Philadelphia’s Masonic Grand Lodge in Center City.

With previous full-housed screenings in San Francisco, Phoenix and Beverly Hills, “33 & BEYOND: THE ROYAL ART OF FREEMASONRY” is already selling out upcoming dates; including Philadelphia’s exclusive screening.

“To be a Mason you must not violate the laws of God, man or country. Although women are barred from membership, they invite any male believer in a supreme being to join them, regardless of politics, religion and race,” wrote Cheryl Mettendorf from 6ABC.

Later this month, “33 & BEYOND: THE ROYAL ART OF FREEMASONRY” will travel from the almost sold-out screening in Oklahoma City, OK, to Pittsburgh, PA, where the tickets are high in demand and already scarce. 

Photo: The start to the U.S. theatrical tour: Director Johnny Royal with fans at the red carpet world premiere at San Francisco’s Masonic Theater Grand Lodge of Freemasonry in October 2017. 

Through interviews and reflections by today’s most prominent Masons which highlight the Freemason experience as they continue the legacy of history’s most historic fraternity, explore and get the inside look at the Masonic Brotherhood which Benjamin Franklin, Governor Ed Rendell (2003-2011) and Mayor Michael Nutter (2007-2011) were significant staples – from their brotherhood communities to the politics of the U.S.

“It is a universal brotherhood and we can communicate as Freemasons universally with symbols & allegory,” said Samuel King, the Grand Master of the Pennsylvania Prince Hall Masons, adding “We do things to try to make a good man better to make the world better by improving the man himself.” (6ABC) 



300 W. Waterfront Dr.

Homestead, PA 15120

Date: Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 

Time: 7:30 P.M.

Purchase tickets here:

After several successful red carpet and screening events, TriCoast Entertainment is excited to announce upcoming screenings of “33 & BEYOND: THE ROYAL ART OF FREEMASONRY”:

–       Monday, January 29th at 7:30 P.M. in Fargo, ND

–       Tuesday, January 30th at 7:30 P.M. in Nashville, TN

–       Friday, February 2nd at 7:30 P.M. in Charlotte, NC

Tickets for Charlotte, NC (2/2/18) are SOLD OUT!

After these select screening, guests are invited to join Director Johnny Royal for a Q&A: “California Freemasons: Sharing the Experience, Continuing the Legacy” to share personal Freemason experiences and answering longtime secret Masonic questions.

For further information about upcoming screening events for “33 & BEYOND: THE ROYAL ART OF FREEMASONRY”, or to join as press, talent, or reviewers, please contact Jenna at

Royal‘s team on the film includes California Freemasons Producer Robert Doan, Producer, Music Supervisor, Composer, and Re-Recording Mixer Sean Beavan (Lost Highway, Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson,) Supervising Editor Jason Pachomski (Bates Motel, Hand of God), and Composer and Co-Producer Tennessee Freemason Ernest Chapman. The team also includes Co-Producer and Composer Juliette Beavan, as well as Visual FX Supervisor Zach Brinkerhoff  (“Thor” and “X-Men First Class”). 


Watch the “33 & BEYOND: THE ROYAL ART OF FREEMASONRY” trailer here: Order your pre-release Blu-Ray and DVD copy at

33 & BEYOND: THE ROYAL ART OF FREEMASONRY (2017, 90 min.) Written and Directed by Johnny Royal. Supervising Editor: Jason Pachomski. Cinematographers: Pablo Diez, Philipp Friesenbichler and Daryl Gilmore. Original Music: Juliette Beavan, Sean Beavan, Ernest Chapman and Johnny Royal. US, English. Praetorian Motion Pictures, TriCoast Entertainment. 

PRODUCTION COMPANY: Praetorian Motion Pictures

About TriCoast Entertainment: A new home for story-driven American films, TriCoast Entertainment is a full service media company that creates, produces, manages and distributes unique and unusual entertainment. Bringing together filmmakers, distributors, financiers, and technologists, TriCoast Entertainment embraces change by redefining the production and distribution model for indie filmmakers, providing them with low cost tools, financing, and worldwide theatrical and digital distribution, along with market feedback and storytelling opportunities tools, financing, and worldwide theatrical and digital distribution, along with market feedback and storytelling opportunities.

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