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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.

Bama Art House Summer Film Series 2017

The SalesmanJune 6: The Salesman

(2016) Drama, Thriller (Rated PG-13)

Director: Asghar Farhadi 

Writer: Asghar Farhadi 

Stars: Taraneh Alidoosti,  Shahab Hosseini,  Babak Karimi

Synopsis: While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.




A Quiet PassionJune 13: A Quiet Passion

(2016) Biography/Drama (Rated PG-13)

Director: Terence Davies 

Writer: Terence Davies 

Stars: Cynthia Nixon,  Jennifer Ehle,  Duncan Duff 

Synopsis: The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.


Citizen JaneJune 20: Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

(2016) Documentary/Biography/History

Director: Matt Tyrnauer 

Stars: Thomas Campanella,  Mindy Fullilove,  Alexander Garvin

Synopsis: Writer and urban activist Jane Jacobs fights to save historic New York City during the ruthless redevelopment era of urban planner Robert Moses in the 1960s.




Like CrazyJune 27: Like Crazy

(2016) Comedy/Drama

Director: Paolo Virzì 

Writers: Paolo Virzì (story),  Paolo Virzì (screenplay)

Stars: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi,  Micaela Ramazzotti,  Valentina Carnelutti 

Synopsis: Donatella and Beatrice reside in a psychiatric facility in Tuscany. They have very different life stories, but a chance to escape brings them together in an adventure that will change their lives forever and will help them realize the beauty in imperfection.



July 4: Bye Week (no screening)


The LoversJuly 11: The Lovers

(2017) Comedy (Rated R)

Director: Azazel Jacobs 

Writer: Azazel Jacobs 

Stars: Debra Winger,  Tracy Letts,  Aidan Gillen

Synopsis: Debra Winger and Tracy Letts play a long-married, dispassionate couple who are both in the midst of serious affairs. But on the brink of calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance.



The HeroJuly 18: The Hero

(2017) Comedy/Drama Rated R

Director: Brett Haley 

Writers: Marc Basch,  Brett Haley 

Stars: Laura Prepon,  Krysten Ritter,  Sam Elliott

Synopsis: An ailing movie star comes to terms with his past and mortality.

($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.