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Bama Art House

The mission of Bama Art House is to bring current, contemporary independent film to Tuscaloosa, transforming the Bama Theatre into a cinematic Art House, one night a week. Screenings are Tuesday nights at 7:30 p.m. with the exception of one bye week on January 28.

Instead of season passes for each series we are now offering a punch card- pay $60 for any 10 films. Get your punch card in the box office at any Bama Art House film.

Winter Series 2020

The Lighthouse Poster

January 14:
The Lighthouse

(2019) R | 1h 49 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Director: Robert Eggers
Max Eggers, Robert Eggers
Stars: Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson, Valeriia Karaman

Synopsis: Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

Parasite Poster

January 21:

(2019) R | 2h 12 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

Director: Bong Joon Ho
Bong Joon Ho (story and screenplay)
Stars: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Jo

Synopsis: All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incident.

 Tuesday, January 28: Bye Week, No Film

Oscar Shorts Poster

February 4:
2020 Oscar Shorts

(2020) | 2h 12 min | Live Action and Animated Shorts

Synopsis: For over a decade, ShortsTV has proudly brought the Oscar© Nominated Short Films to audiences across the globe. This exclusive release features the year’s most spectacular short films and for a limited time is available to watch on the big screen. Each nominee is released in one of three distinct feature-length compilations according to their category of nomination: Live Action, Animation or Documentary.
Trailer coming soon.

Toni Morrison Poster

February 11:
Toni Morrison:
The Pieces I Am

(2019) PG-13 | 2h | Documentary

Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Stars: Toni Morrison, Hilton Als, Oprah Winfrey

Synopsis: This artful and intimate meditation on the legendary storyteller examines her life, her works and the powerful themes she has confronted throughout her literary career.



Tel Aviv on Fire Poster

February 18:
Tel Aviv On Fire

(2018) Not Rated | 1 h 40 min| Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director: Sameh Zoabi
Writers: Dan Kleinman, Sameh Zoabi
Kais Nashif, Lubna Azabal, Yaniv Biton

Synopsis: Salam, an inexperienced young Palestinian man, becomes a writer on a popular soap opera after a chance meeting with an Israeli soldier. His creative career is on the rise until the soldier and the show's financial backers disagree about how the show should end, and Salam is caught in the middle.



($8 general/$7 students and seniors/$6 Arts Council members).

Films: 7:30 p.m.

Box office opens: 6:30 p.m. 

Doors and Bama Bar open: 6:45 p.m.

Get there early for drink specials!

Season passes have switched to punch cards- get yours for $60 and pick 10 films in any series you want to attend! For sale in the box office before each film. 

Bama Art House is presented by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa.