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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 2014

August 19: Snowpiercer

Sponsored by Left Hand Soap Company

(2013) Action/Sci-Fi/Thriller  (Rated R)

Director:  Joon-ho Bong

Writers: Joon-ho Bong, Kelly Masterson

Stars: Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda Swinton

Synopsis: Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges.


August 26: Mood Indigo

(2013) Comedy/Drama/Fantasy  (Rated R)

Director: Michel Gondry

Writers: Michel Gondry, Luc Bossi

Stars: Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, Gad Elmaleh

Synopsis: Wealthy, inventive bachelor Colin endeavors to find a cure for his lover Chloe after she's diagnosed with an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.


September 2: Ida

Sponsored by Left Hand Soap Company

(2013) Drama (Rated PG-13)

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski

Writers: Pawel Pawlikowski, Rebecca Lenkiewicz

Stars: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik

Synopsis: Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation.


September 9: Venus In Fur

(2013) Drama (Rated R)

Director: Roman Polanski

Writers: David Ives, Roman Polanski, Leopold von Sacher Masoch

Stars: Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric

Synopsis: An actress attempts to convince a director how she's perfect for a role in his upcoming production.




September 16: Life Itself

(2014) Documentary/Biography (Rated R)

Director: Steve James

Stars: Roger Ebert, Chaz Ebert, Gene Siskel

Synopsis: The life and career of the renowned film critic and social commentator, Roger Ebert.


September 23: Frank

(2014) Comedy/Drama/Mystery (Rated R)

Directors: Lenny Abrahamson

Writer: Jon Ronson, Peter Straughan

Stars: Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Domhnall Gleeson

Synopsis: Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.


September 30: No film due to limitations with the theatre rental schedule.

October 7: Magic in the Moonlight

(2014) Comedy/Drama/Romance (Rated PG-13)

Director & Writer: Woody Allen

Stars: Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Antonia Clarke, Natasha Andrews

Synopsis: A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue.




October 14: Art and Craft

(2014) Documentary (Rated R)

Directors: Sam Cullman, Jennifer Grausman, Mark Becker

Synopsis: When one of the most prolific art forgers in US history is finally exposed, he must confront the legacy of his 30-year con.




($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.