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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 $50 for any 10 films. Get your punch card in the box office at any Bama Art House film. 

Bama Art House Winter Film Series 2014

January 14: All Is Lost

(2013) Action/Adventure/Drama  (Rated PG-13)

Director/Writer: J.C. Chandor

Stars: Robert Redford

Synopsis: After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.


January 21: Enough Said

(2013) Comedy/Drama/Romance  (PG-13)

Director: Nicole Holofcener

Stars: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandolfini, Catherine Keener

Synopsis: A divorced woman who decides to pursue the man she's interested in learns he's her new friend's ex-husband.


February 3: Kill Your Darlings

Sponsored by The University of Alabama Creative Writing 

(2013) Biography/Drama/Romance (Rated R)

Director: John Krokidas

Writers: Austin Bunn, John Krokidas

Stars: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Michael C. Hall 

Synopsis: A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.


February 4: A Touch of Sin

Sponsored by Left Hand Soap Company

(2013) Drama (Rated R)

Director/Writer: Zhangke Jia

Stars: Wu Jiang, Lanshan Luo, Li Meng 

Synopsis: Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence.


February 11: In A World

(2013) Comedy  (Rated R)

Director/Writer: Lake Bell

Stars:  Lake Bell, Jeff Garlin, Fred Melamed 

Synopsis: An underachieving voice coach finds herself competing in the movie trailer voice-over profession against her arrogant father and his protégé.


February 18: The Best Offer

(2013) Crime/Drama/Mystery (Rated R)

Director/Writer: Giuseppe Tornatore

Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Sylvia Hoeks

Synopsis: A master auctioneer becomes obsessed with an extremely reclusive heiress who collects fine art.



February 25: Una Noche

(2012) Drama (Rated R)

Director/Writer: Lucy Mulloy

Stars: Dariel Arrechaga, Anailín de la Rúa de la Torre, Javier Núñez Florián 

Synopsis: In Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. Accused of assault, he appeals to Elio to help him reach the forbidden world 90 miles across the ocean. One night, full of hope, they face the biggest challenge of their lives.




March 4: No Film This Week


March 11: Wadjda

Sponsored by Left Hand Soap Company

(2012) Drama (Rated PG)

Director/Writer: Haifaa Al-Mansour

Stars: Waad Mohammed, Reem Abdullah, Abdullrahman Al Gohani

Synopsis: An enterprising Saudi girl signs on for her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the remaining funds she needs in order to buy the green bicycle that has captured her interest.

($7 general/$6 students and seniors/$5 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 $50 and pick 10 films in any series you want to attend! For sale in the box office before each film.