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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 Fall Film Series 2015

August 18: I'll See You In My Dreams

(2015) Comedy/Drama  (Rated PG-13)

Director: Brett Haley

Writers: Marc Basch, Brett Haley

Stars: Blythe Danner, Martin Starr, Sam Elliott

Synopsis: A widow and former songstress discovers that life can begin anew at any age.


August 25: Amy

Sponsored by Left Hand Soap Company

(2015) Documentary/Biography (Rated R)

Director: Asif Kapadia

Stars: Amy Winehouse, Mitch Winehouse, Mark Ronson

Synopsis: The story of Amy Winehouse in her own words, featuring unseen archival footage and unheard tracks.


September 1: Love & Mercy

(2014) Biography/Drama (Rated PG-13)

Director: Bill Pohlad

Writer: Oren Moverman, Michael A. Lerner, Brian Wilson

Stars: John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks

Synopsis: In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour watch of shady therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.


September 8: Court

Sponsored by Sanjay & Dibya Singh

(2014) Drama (Rated R)

Director & Writer: Chaitanya Tamhane

Stars: Usha Bane, Vivek Gomber, Pradeep Joshi

Synopsis: A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the act. As the trial unfolds, the personal lives of the lawyers and the judge involved in the case are observed outside the court.



September 15: The Look of Silence

(2014) Documentary (Rated PG-13)

Director: Joshua Oppenheimer

Synopsis: A family that survives the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.


September 22: NO FILM THIS WEEK


September 29: Irrational Man

(2015) Drama/Mystery (Rated R)

Director and Writer: Woody Allen

Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Parker Posey

Synopsis: A tormented philosophy professor finds a will to live when he commits an existential act.


October 6: A Borrowed Identity

(2014) Drama (Rated R)

Director: Eran Riklis

Writers: Sayed Kashua (screenplay), Sayed Kashua (novel)

Stars: Tawfeek Barhom, Razi Gabareen, Yaël Abecassis

Synopsis: A Palestinian-Israeli boy named Eyad is sent to a prestigious boarding school in Jerusalem, where he struggles with issues of language, culture, and identity.




October 20: The End of the Tour

(2015) Drama (Rated R)

Director: James Ponsoldt

Writers: Donald Margulies (screenplay), David Lipsky (book)

Stars: Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg, Anna Chlumsky

Synopsis: The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'


October 27: Bonus Film Western

(2015) Documentary (Rated R)

Directors: Bill Ross IV, Turner Ross

Documentary film from the producer of "Beasts of the Southern Wild."

Stars: Chad Foster, Brylyn Wall, Martín Wall

Synopsis: For generations, all that distinguished Eagle Pass, TX, from Piedras Negras, MX, was the Rio Grande. But when darkness descends upon these harmonious border towns, a cowboy and lawman face a new reality that threatens their way of life.


November 3: Bonus Film Grandma

Sponsored by Sunheart Metalworks

(2015) Comedy  (Rated R)

Director & Writer: Paul Weitz

Stars: Lily Tomlin, Julia Garner, Marcia Gay Harden

Synopsis: Lily Tomlin stars as Elle who has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle's granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.


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

Films: 7:30 pm.

Box office opens: 6:30 pm. 

Doors and Bama Bar open: 6:45 pm.

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.