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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.

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.

Fall Film Series 2018

RBG Poster

August 28: RBG

(2018) Rated PG | 1h 38min | Documentary, Biography

Directors: Julie Cohen, Betsy West
Stars: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Bill Clinton, Sharron Frontiero

Synopsis: A look at the life and work of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

The Rider PosterSeptember 4:
The Rider

(2017) Rated R | 1h 44min | Drama, Western
Director: Chloé Zhao
Writer: Chloé Zhao

Stars: Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lilly Jandreau

Synopsis: After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.

The Leisure Seeker Poster

September 11:
The Leisure Seeker

(2017) Rated R | 1h 52min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Director: Paolo Virzì
Writers: Michael Zadoorian (novel), Stephen Amidon (screenplay)

Stars: Helen Mirren, Donald Sutherland, Christian McKay

Synopsis: A runaway couple go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker.

Disobedience Poster

Rescheduled for October 16: Disobedience

(2017) Rated R | 1h 54min | Drama, Romance
Sebastián Lelio
Writers: Sebastián Lelio, Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Stars: Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola

Synopsis: A woman returns to her Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her for her attraction to a female childhood friend. Once back, their passions reignite as they explore the boundaries of faith and sexuality.

September 25: Bye Week-No film

Manhattan Short FF 2018

October 2:
Manhattan Short Film Festival 2018

Over 100,000 people in cities across six continents will gather in cinemas, galleries, museums, and cafes to view and vote on 10 films by the finalists in the festival. Audience members in each venue will be handed a voting card upon entering each cinema that will allow them to cast their ballot for best film. Votes are sent to MSFF headquarters where the winner will be announced in October, 2018. All genres are represented.

($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.