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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 2015

January 6: Boyhood

(2014) Drama  (Rated R)

Director & Writer:  Richard Linklater

Stars: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke

Synopsis: The life of a young man, Mason, from age 5 to age 18.

 

January 13: The Babadook

(2014) Drama/Horror/Thriller  (Rated R)

Director & Writer: Jennifer Kent

Stars: Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall

Synopsis: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.

 

January 20: Citizenfour

(2014) Documentary (Rated R)

Director: Laura Poitras

Stars: Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Jacob Appelbaum

Synopsis: A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.

 

January 27: Zero Motivation

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(2014) Comedy/Drama (Rated R)

Director & Writer: Talya Lavie

Stars: Dana Ivgy, Nelly Tagar, Shani Klein

Synopsis: A unit of female Israeli soldiers at a remote desert base bide their time as they count down the minutes until they can return to civilian life.

 

 

February 3: The Homesman

(2014) Drama/Western (Rated R)

Director: Tommy Lee Jones

Writers: Tommy Lee Jones, Kieran Fitzgerald, Wesley A. Oliver

Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer

Synopsis: Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life drifter George Briggs to assist her.

 

February 10: Listen Up, Philip

(2014) Drama (Rated R)

Director and Writer: Alex Ross Perry

Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Elisabeth Moss, Jonathan Pryce

Synopsis: Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his girlfriend Ashley, and his own indifference to promoting the novel. When Philip's idol Ike Zimmerman offers his isolated summer home as a refuge, he finally gets the peace and quiet to focus on his favorite subject: himself.

 

February 17: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

(2014) Horror/Romance/Thriller (Rated R)

Director & Writer:  Ana Lily Amirpour

Stars: Sheila VandArash MarandiMarshall Manesh

Synopsis: In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

($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.