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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 2016

August 16: Love & Friendship

(2016) Comedy/Drama/Romance (Rated PG-13)

Director: Whit Stillman

Writers: Jane Austen (based on her novella "Lady Susan"), Whit Stillman

Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel

Synopsis: Lady Susan Vernon takes up temporary residence at her in-laws' estate and, while there, is determined to be a matchmaker for her daughter Frederica -- and herself too, naturally.


August 23: Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words

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(2016) Documentary/Biography/Music (Rated R)

Director: Thorsten Schütte

Stars: Frank Zappa, Steve Allen

Synopsis: An in-depth look at the life and work of avant-garde musician, Frank Zappa.


August 30: Wiener-Dog

(2016) Comedy (Rated R)

Writer & Director: Todd Solondz

Stars: Greta Gerwig, Keaton Nigel Cooke, Tracy Letts, Danny DeVito

Synopsis: A dachshund passes from oddball owner to oddball owner, whose radically dysfunctional lives are all impacted by the pooch.


September 6: La Novia

(2015) Drama

Director: Paula Ortiz

Writers: Javier García Arredondo (screenplay),  Federico García Lorca, Paula Ortiz

Stars:  Inma Cuesta, Manuela Vellés, Leticia Dolera

Synopsis: Based on "Bodas de sangre" by Federico García Lorca, tells the story of a love triangle between two men and a woman. Two lovers carried away by their passion defying all moral and social rules even challenging their own judgment. The same day of her wedding, the bride and her lover escape on horseback to live their love. Their disobedience will have devastating consequences.


September 20: The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - The Touring Years

(2016) Documentary

Director:   Ron Howard

Writers: Mark Monroe, P.G. Morgan

Stars: Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, George Harrison

Synopsis: A compilation of found footage featuring music, interviews and stories of the Beatles 250 concerts from 1963 to 1966.



September 27: Les Cowboys

(2015) Drama (Rated R)

Director: Thomas Bidegain

Writers: Laurent Abitbo, Thomas Bidegain, Noé Debré

Stars: François Damiens, Finnegan Oldfield, Agathe Dronne

Synopsis: When his daughter goes missing from their prairie town east of France, Alain and his young son, Kid, head out to find her. The journey takes the men to some far-off and unsettling places in what begins to feel like an endless quest.


October 11: Don't Think Twice

(2016) Comedy, Drama (Rated R)

Writer & Director:  Mike Birbiglia

Stars: Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Mike Birbiglia

Synopsis: When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets a huge break, the rest of the group - all best friends - start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all.


October 25: Hieronymus Bosch, Touched by the Devil

(2015) Documentary

Writer & Director: Pieter van Huystee

Synopsis: In 2016, the Noordbrabants Museum in the Dutch city of Den Bosch held a special exhibition devoted to the work of Hieronymus Bosch, who died 500 years ago. This late-medieval artist lived his entire life in the city, causing uproar with his fantastical and utterly unique paintings in which hell and the devil always played a prominent role.

($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.