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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 Winter Film Series 2016

January 12: Room

(2015) Drama  (Rated R)

Director: Lenny Abrahamson

Writers: Emma Donoghue

Stars: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers

Synopsis: After five-year-old Jack and his mother escape from the enclosed surroundings that Jack has known his entire life, the boy makes a thrilling discovery: the outside world.


January 19: All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records

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(2015) Documentary/History/Music (Rated R)

Director: Colin Hanks

Writer: Steven Leckart

Stars: Russ Solomon, Chris Cornell, Heidi Cotler

Synopsis: 'All Things Must Pass' is a documentary that explores the rise and fall of Tower Records, and its legacy forged by its rebellious founder, Russ Solomon.


January 26: The New Girlfriend

(2014) Drama (Rated R)

Director: François Ozon

Writer: François Ozon (screenplay), Ruth Rendell (novel)

Stars: Romain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier, Raphaël Personnaz

Synopsis: A young woman makes a surprising discovery about the husband of her late best friend.



(2015) Drama (Rated PG-13)

Director: Deniz Gamze Ergüven

Writers: Deniz Gamze Ergüven (screenplay), Alice Winocour (screenplay)

Stars: Günes Sensoy, Doga Zeynep Doguslu, Elit Iscan

Synopsis: Early summer. In a village in northern Turkey, Lale and her four sisters are walking home from school, playing innocently with some boys. The immorality of their play sets off a scandal that has unexpected consequences. The family home is progressively transformed into a prison; instruction in homemaking replaces school and marriages start being arranged. The five sisters who share a common passion for freedom, find ways of getting around the constraints imposed on them.



February 9: Taxi

(2015) Comedy/Drama

Writer/Director/Star: Jafar Panahi

Synopsis: Jafar Panahi is banned from making movies by the Iranian government, he poses as a taxi driver and makes a movie about social challenges in Iran.


February 16: Janis: Little Girl Blue

(2015) Documentary/Biography/Music

Director: Amy Berg

Stars: Cat Power, Janis Joplin, Peter Albin

Synopsis: Musician Cat Power narrates this documentary on Janis Joplin's evolution into a star from letters that Joplin wrote over the years to her friends, family, and collaborators.


($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.