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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 2017

London TownJanuary 10: London Town

Sponsored by Left Hand Soap Company

(2016) Drama / Music (Rated R)

Director: Derrick Borte

Writers: Matt Brown (screenplay), Sonya Gildea

Stars: Kerry Howard, Natascha McElhone, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Synopsis: In '70s London, a 14 year-old boy is introduced to the Clash by his estranged mother. It changes his life forever.



DenialJanuary 17: Denial

Sponsored by Sisterhood of Temple Emanu-el & Bloom Hillel

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(2016) Biography/Drama / History (Rated PG-13)

Director: Mick Jackson       

Writers: David Hare (screenplay),  Deborah Lipstadt (book)

Stars: Rachel Weisz,  Tom Wilkinson,  Timothy Spall

Synopsis: Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.


A Man Called OveJanuary 24: A Man Called Ove

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

Director: Hannes Holm 

Writers: Fredrik Backman (novel),  Hannes Holm 

Stars: Rolf Lassgård,  Bahar Pars,  Zozan Akgün

Synopsis: Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors.



Gimme DangerJanuary 31: Gimme Danger

Sponsored by Left Hand Soap Co.

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(2016) Documentary / Music (Rated R)

Director: Jim Jarmusch 

Writer: Jim Jarmusch 

Stars: Ewan McGregor,  Iggy Pop,  Ron Asheton

Synopsis: An in-depth look at the legendary punk band, The Stooges.



The Eagle HuntressFebruary 7: The Eagle Huntress

(2016) Documentary / Adventure / Family (Rated G)

Director: Otto Bell 

Stars: Aisholpan Nurgaiv,  Daisy Ridley

Synopsis: The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter.




2017 Oscar Shorts PosterFebruary 14: An Evening of Oscar-Nominated Short Films

(2017) Animated /Live Action / Documentary

Please note: This is a compilation of films with various ratings. Some may not be appropriate for children.

Synopsis: For the 12th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films. With all three categories offered – Animated, Live Action and Documentary – this is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country, don’t miss this year’s selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, February 26th.

Click here to view the trailer


($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.