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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 2016

June 14: The Meddler

(2015) Comedy/Drama/Romance (Rated PG-13)

Writer & Director: Lorene Scafaria

Stars: Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons

Synopsis: An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.


June 21: Green Room

Sponsored by Left Hand Soap Company

(2015) Crime/Horror/Thriller (Rated R)

Writer & Director: Jeremy Saulnier

Stars: Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots, Alia Shawkat


Synopsis: After witnessing a murder, a punk rock band is forced into a vicious fight for survival against a group of maniacal skinheads.


June 28: Miles Ahead

Sponsored by Left Hand Soap Company

(2015) Biography/Drama/Music (Rated R)

Director:  Don Cheadle

Writers: Steven Baigelman, Don Cheadle, Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson

Stars: Don Cheadle, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Ewan McGregor

Synopsis: An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis.


July 5: The Lobster

(2015) Comedy/Drama/Romance (Rated R)

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

Writers: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthymis Filippou

Stars:  Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden

Synopsis: In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.



July 12: High-Rise

(2015) Drama (Rated R)

Director:  Ben Wheatley

Writers: J.G. Ballard (novel), Amy Jump

Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller

Synopsis: Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.



July 19: Marguerite

(2015) Drama (Rated R)

Director: Xavier Giannoli

Writers: Xavier Giannoli (screenplay) and Marcia Romano (collaborator)

Stars: Catherine Frot, André Marcon, Michel Fau

Synopsis: Paris, 1920s. Marguerite Dumont is a wealthy woman, lover of the music and the opera. She loves to sing for her friends, although she's not a good singer. Both her friends and her husband have kept her fantasy. The problem begins when she decides to perform in front of a real audience.

($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.