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Film

The “$5 Foreign Films from 5” series will screen at the Bama Theatre Oct. 19-Dec. 17, 2015 and will feature five films. With a wide range of notable movies, the series will feature both classic films and recent productions. Screenings will take place at the Bama Theatre on select dates at 7:30 p.m. with the box office opening at 6:30 p.m. and doors at 6:45 p.m. General admission is $5 with tickets available at the box office prior to each screening. Admission is free to any college or university student with ID. Students must pick up their tickets at Five Restaurant on the day of the screening. The sponsor of this series is Five Restaurant, located at 2324 6th Street in Downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information visit five-bar.com/bar-locations/tuscaloosa-alabama

 

$5 Foreign Films from 5

October 19: Cinema Paradiso

(1988) Drama  (Rated R)

Director & Writer: Giuseppe Tornatore

Stars: Philippe Noiret, Enzo Cannavale, Antonella Attili

Synopsis: A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.

 

October 26: Nosferatu the Vampyre

(1979) Horror

Director & Writer: Werner Herzog

Stars: Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz

Synopsis: Jonathan and Lucy live in Wismar and the Count wants a house there. Varna is a port on the Black Sea, close to Dracula's castle.

 

November 1: Day for Night

(1973) Comedy/Drama/Romance

Director & Writer: François Truffaut

Screenplay Writer: Jean-Louis Richard

Stars: Jacqueline Bisset, Jean-Pierre Léaud, François Truffaut

Synopsis: A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.

 

November 6: A Pigeon Sat On a Branch Reflecting on Existence

(2015) Comedy/Drama

Director & Writer: Roy Andersson

Stars: Holger Andersson, Nils Westblom, Viktor Gyllenberg

Synopsis: Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, embark on a tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy that unfold in a series of absurdist episodes.

 

 

December 17: Joyeux Noel

(2005) Drama/History/Music

Director & Writer: Christian Carion

Stars: Diane Kruger, Benno Fürmann, Guillaume Canet

Synopsis: In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life.

Film Festivals

The Bama Theatre has been host to several film festivals, if you would like to sponsor a festival contact the Theatre Manager David Allgood at bamatheatre@tuscarts.org.

Bama Art House

The mission of the 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. Visit bamatheatre.org/bamaarthouse for upcoming films!

$5 Foreign Films from 5

Showtime: 7:30 p.m.

Doors: 6:45 p.m.

Box Office: 6:30 p.m.

$5 General Admission

Admission is free to any college or university student with ID. Students must pick up their tickets at Five Restaurant on the day of the screening.

Sponsored by:

Five Restaurant, located at 2324 6th Street in Downtown Tuscaloosa.

For more information visit five-bar.com/bar-locations/tuscaloosa-alabama